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I Bought a "Movie Lot" (120 Mystery Movies)
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: I Bought a "Movie Lot" (120 Mystery Movies)

I have since watched The Weatherman (8), so that is the kind of speed I am working with here, haha.

The Weatherman was pretty good though. I would recommend it.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
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Good Movies About Stand-Up Comedy?
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Good Movies About Stand-Up Comedy?

I don't know what the general sentiment is on it, but I highly enjoyed Funny People. It's runtime is a little more than what the story warrants and it might not be wholly about comedy (but it's a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 35,249
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Movie You're Watching Tonight

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Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 81,491
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By McConnaughay
Coincidentally, I just watched the first...

Coincidentally, I just watched the first Leprechaun today. I have never ventured beyond the first film, but I was hoping to go through and watch all of them in something of a "segmented binge".

I...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 weeks ago
Replies: 35,249
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By McConnaughay
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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: 35,249
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By McConnaughay
Re: Movie You're Watching Tonight

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You know, in the 15+ years I have written reviews, I have never reviewed a single...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-31-23
Replies: 81,491
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
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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
Replies: 36
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: 81,491
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...