The supposed ‘Don’t look up’ mistake that was actually intentional

Adam McKay has confirmed that the frame that “slips” into one of the scenes in the film is not a failure, but something voluntary with a very specific objective.

Netflix’s new comedy Don’t look up It’s getting the most mixed reception from critics and audiences alike, but one thing is clear: the film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence, has not gone unnoticed at all. Quite the opposite. As the film, directed by filmmaker Adam McKay (The vice of power), gains popularity in word of mouth, viewers to find out which side they are on.

In the middle of so much and so heated conversation about Don’t look upA viewer of those who does not miss a detail realized an alleged error in the film and quickly circulated it on social networks. It would not be the first time, and if not that they tell Game of Thrones and his famous Starbucks glass, which is strained an element that is not part of a scene or that breaks the continuity, but this time it has turned out to be that the “failure” in question was not such, but something completely intentional on the part of the team.

As the viewer pointed out, it is a scene Around an hour and a half after the start of the film, the film crew can be seen behind the characters played by Jennifer Lawrence and Timothee Chalamet. All of them with the mask that accompanies us in every public place since the first wave of the pandemic. The “error” quickly received media attention, so it did not take long to reach the director of the film, who wanted to clarify on his personal Twitter account that the frame in question was part of the scene with a clear objective.


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The comedy, released in theaters in early December and shortly thereafter on Netflix, features a cast full of Hollywood stars led by DiCaprio and Lawrence to tell a story about the end of the world. In it, two brilliant astronomers have discovered a new comet that is approaching the earth and that, with 100% certainty, will destroy the Earth if nothing is done to try to change its trajectory.

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Only six months separate them from the fateful collision during which the protagonists try to do everything in their power to warn a world that seems not to want to notice. Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill, among others, complete the incredible lineup led by Lawrence and DiCaprio.

Don’t look up Shortly after its premiere, it received four nominations for the Golden Globes, whose awards ceremony will take place next Sunday, January 9.