Home on their own which is a holiday movie of many people who will never find them in the Christmas spirit. While the film is an almost perfect film in our eyes, actor Macaulay Culkin believes it is not free from its flaws.
While appearing on a program of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon in 2018, the actor revealed a huge plot hole that went over many of our heads during the million and once we saw the movie. Now, we can never watch the same movie.
According to Macaulay Culkin, ‘Home Alone’ has a ‘big plot hole’
Just in case you’ve never seen the fan-favorite holiday classic Alon Homee, let us fill you in on the plot.
The film is centered around 8-year-old Kevin McCallister defending his family’s home against a pair of inept thieves after he was left unattended when his parents and sisters go to France for the holidays. .
While it’s a very simple plot, there’s one thing about the film that needs a little explanation, and it’s something we didn’t understand even until it was built.
During a look in March 2018 on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, the star of the film Macaulay Culkin considered a difference in the film that made him famous years ago.
“This child is very cunning, right?” Culkin said. “So, these people are going to break in, why doesn’t he just name the cops? ”
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“He makes a master plan, he uses Micro Machines but for real, there are landlines – there are no cell phones yet. I think that’s the same thing and I think that’s a big plot hole, ”he said before noticing,“ I don’t spend my days thinking about it. , that’s just the only thing I can think of right now! ”
Now that we think about it, Kevin could have saved a ton of time and effort for himself doing those well-thought-out traps if he had just called the police when learn about Harry and Marv’s plan to break in.
And it’s not like he didn’t have a phone on hand, especially since he would have apparently used one to place a pizza order after realizing his family had left him alone.
Macauley Culkin isn’t the only one to point out a big plot hole in the film
While Culkin’s assessment makes a ton of sense, it turns out that it’s not the only plot hole people have questioned through the film’s 30-year history.
Another big plot hole happens near the end of the movie when Kevin prepares a macaroni and cheese dinner before Marv and Harry come to steal McCallister ‘s home. However, he does not eat it at all, which causes some people to run out.
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In a recent interview with Inside, the film ‘s director Chris Columbus opened up about that plot hole, saying it’ s one he can’t even explain.
“I never talked about this. [Pauses.] Interest. I have no idea. And if memory serves me, did he set up this dinner and the boys show up? That is a mystery to me. Something may have been cut, but that movie is long gone. I have no idea why that happened, but this is going to make me go back and come back later today. “
Hopefully someone will one day explain this plot hole to us so that the last world makes sense again.