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True Detective (HBO) Official Thread
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: True Detective (HBO) Official Thread

I recently re-finished the first season of True Detective. I binge-watched it on my day off because my wife had never seen it. It's still terrific and Matthew's performance remains one of my...
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (As of Now)
Posted By McConnaughay
I say this purely from an analytic standpoint, in...

I say this purely from an analytic standpoint, in the film industry (specifically, in the United States), there are two demographics that are repeatedly under served and will always show up and...
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (As of Now)
Posted By McConnaughay
Not exactly. Ant-Man 3 made 476 million off...

Not exactly.

Ant-Man 3 made 476 million off a production budget of 200 million and did not break-even and thus, did not make money.

Also, for a proper understanding of the box-office, you don't...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-06-24
Replies: 59
Films Better Off Without Sequels
Posted By McConnaughay
I have heard good things about the newest season...

I have heard good things about the newest season of True Detective. I haven't seen anything after my father's season (:D), but I know a lot of people believe it fell off after that. Part of me is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-06-24
Replies: 35,102
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Movie You're Watching Tonight

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/bf/Suitable_Flesh_poster.jpg/220px-Suitable_Flesh_poster.jpg
You know, in the 15+ years I have written reviews, I have never reviewed a single...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-31-23
Replies: 80,771
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

I watched the Empire film From Beyond. It was filmed a year after Re-Animator, has the same director (Stuart Gordon), and the same central cast of Jeffrey Combs and Barbara Crampton. That in mind, I...
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PS3 & Blurays
Posted By McConnaughay
I've, ahem, ... dabbled, but I have never been...

I've, ahem, ... dabbled, but I have never been able to bite the bullet and commit to PC gaming, per se. If the Raspberry Pi ever advances well enough to play PlayStation 3 video-games, and it's...
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PS3 & Blurays
Posted By McConnaughay
This isn't on-topic very much, but I recently...

This isn't on-topic very much, but I recently bought a PlayStation 3 earlier this year because I wanted the chance to buy some video-games I hadn't gotten around to yet and experience old ones with...
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PS3 & Blurays
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: PS3 & Blurays

Yes, a PS3 plays Blu-Rays. :cool:
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Horror at the Box Office (2023)
Posted By McConnaughay
They recently did a film called It's a Wonderful...

They recently did a film called It's a Wonderful Knife, released on Shudder, if you liked Totally Killer, I think you will like that. :cool:
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Horror at the Box Office (2023)
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Horror at the Box Office (2023)

Another worthy mention is Godzilla Minus One (although it is sometimes iffy on whether we consider kaiju / monster movies as horror or something uniquely their own). The film has received critical...
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Horror at the Box Office (2023)
Posted By McConnaughay
Infinity Pool was a 2023 release, I am not sure...

Infinity Pool was a 2023 release, I am not sure how I missed that. Good on ya.
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Horror at the Box Office (2023)
Posted By McConnaughay
Horror at the Box Office (2023)

January is the first month of the year, and is oftentimes looked at as the dumping grounds for lackluster, low-quality cinema. Although I believe the stigma carries some merit, for certain, I believe...
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The Videogames Tab
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: The Videogames Tab

I recently started playing Gotham Knights again. I had taken a break from it for about a year, and now, I am trying to offer it a real college try. Last time I played it, I feel like I went into it...
Forum: Movie Reviews 12-22-23
Replies: 75
McConnaughay's Reviews
Posted By McConnaughay
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BZWFlN2ZiYj...

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Terror Train

In 1978, Jamie Lee Curtis...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-19-23
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-19-23
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Jonathan Majors arrested for domestic violence
Posted By McConnaughay
That's two different companies. But you're right...

That's two different companies. But you're right - The Flash was finished (barring any re-shoots), whereas no movie with Majors has really made any major headway (given the strike).
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I Bought a "Movie Lot" (120 Mystery Movies)
Posted By McConnaughay
Yeah, all in the movie lot. I am scared to buy...

Yeah, all in the movie lot. I am scared to buy another one because of the likelihood of more and more duplicates. This lot alone brought me multiple copies of each Lord of the Rings movie (which I...
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I Bought a "Movie Lot" (120 Mystery Movies)
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: I Bought a "Movie Lot" (120 Mystery Movies)

As of now, I have since watched ...

1.) Transformers
2.) Don't Mess with the Zohan
3.) 50 First Dates
4.) Road Trip
5.) 27 Dresses
6.) Sweet Home Alabama
7.) The Dead Center
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-16-23
Replies: 80,771
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By McConnaughay
I used to interview a lot of filmmakers. I was...

I used to interview a lot of filmmakers. I was lucky enough to interview Robert Englund, Gregory Plotkin, and lesser known names like Josh Stifter, Stephen Cognetti (Hell House LLC.), and a few...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-16-23
Replies: 80,771
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By McConnaughay
*Googles* ... Oh, well, damn. As for 27...

*Googles*

... Oh, well, damn.

As for 27 Dresses, it is a film I would never normally watch, but I have a wife who loves it. She puts up with a lot of my darker horror movies, so I try to make...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-16-23
Replies: 80,771
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

I watched 27 Dresses and The Dead Center. One was my wife's pick, the other was my own. Unfortunately, I didn't particularly care for either of them. I bought a large lot of movies early this year...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-15-23
Replies: 32
Golden Globe Nominees, 2024, FILM
Posted By McConnaughay
I haven't seen the film. However, from what I can...

I haven't seen the film. However, from what I can tell it looks like an R-rated comedy in a similar vein as, like, American Pie. Imagine the Stiffmeister getting a nomination for Best Supporting...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12-13-23
Replies: 32
Golden Globe Nominees, 2024, FILM
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Golden Globe Nominees, 2024, FILM

The only thing about this list that caught me a little off-guard is Jennifer Lawrence being nominated for No Hard Feelings.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-13-23
Replies: 80,771
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

My wife asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year, and I told her I'd like to add more South Korean horror / crime movies to my movie collection. Bless her heart, she bought me the Japanese...