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Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 16 hours ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
If the gun in question is indeed a Pietta...

If the gun in question is indeed a Pietta reproduction, this news (for the time being) sounds very bad for Mr. Baldwin. That model has a safety notch, half-cock, and full cock position -- that gun is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 69
Rank the James Bond films
Posted By Corax
Re: Rank the James Bond films

These films are all a blur to me now. I am honestly impressed that the rest of you are able to rank them.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 day ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
More information appears to have emerged...

More information appears to have emerged identifying the gun on the set as a Pietta reproduction of a Colt SAA. I've heard this from a few sources, however, I must emphasize that don't have inside...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 day ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
Good point. He seems to think that what matters...

Good point. He seems to think that what matters is that you don't pull the trigger when pointing a gun at someone you don't intend to shoot, right?



I think the defense strategy is to try to...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 day ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
I believe that this is the key question. See the...

I believe that this is the key question. See the GIF I posted upthread that shows the release of a hammer without depressing the trigger. I believe that the answer to your question is that, yes,...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 day ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
The transcript of the interview is available...

The transcript of the interview is available here.

https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/alec-baldwin-abc-interview-on-rust-film-shooting-transcript

We should note that the central stasis of...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
We don't know how old the gun is or what its...

We don't know how old the gun is or what its condition was when it discharged. Guns are very durable, simple, machines. An old gun can turn out to be in excellent order. A new gun that has been...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 65
My Top 250 Movies
Posted By Corax
Re: My Top 250 Movies

I am hard pressed to just name 250 films without cheating.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 437
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By Corax
I feel you, but you have keep in mind that there...

I feel you, but you have keep in mind that there are certain subtleties at play here. ;)

Are these two complaints "all you've got"? Because, "I can do this all day." "I was born ready" for this. I...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
This is not substantively different from the...

This is not substantively different from the question of whether factor ammunition would ever be considered safe for a movie set.



It looks like regular ammo. Reloaded ammunition is real...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
You have two perform two actions to fire a single...

You have two perform two actions to fire a single action revolver. '



You have to pull the hammer back (this operation usually performed with the thumb).
You have to depress the trigger...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
Apparently, he thinks that the gun pulled back...

Apparently, he thinks that the gun pulled back its own hammer and then depressed it's own trigger. That's not just malfunction. That's demonic possession.

https://i.redd.it/la2a0ywoy8381.gif
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 54
Rate The Ghostbusters Films
Posted By Corax
Re: Rate The Ghostbusters Films

Ghostbusters is a 10. It's a near-perfect movie.



The rest have no reason to exit.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 4 days ago
Replies: 528
Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun
Posted By Corax
Re: Alec Baldwin accidentally kills crew member with prop gun

Baldwin claims gun fired itself, somehow?



https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/01/alec-baldwin-says-he-did-not-pull-trigger-before-bullet-killed-cinematographer.html
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 51
Quentin Tarantino Top 10
Posted By Corax
Do we trust you to comment objectively about this...

Do we trust you to comment objectively about this one?



What I can say for the Grindhouse combo is that when I saw it, that was the most fun I'd had in a theater in a while.



When you...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 437
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By Corax
Re: CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES

HOME MOVIE SYMPATHY - Dead spouse? Feel bad? Want to know the audience that the character feels bad? Just put them in a room with their wedding video on infinite repeat. Dead kid? Show video of their...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 68,041
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Corax
That's a fair cop.

That's a fair cop.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 68,041
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By Corax
Could this poster be any more on the nose? Look,...

Could this poster be any more on the nose? Look, here are the voyeurs... ...they're lookin' in 'yer window, watchin' 'ya copulate!



Why is it that voyeur movies are almost always about people...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 51
Quentin Tarantino Top 10
Posted By Corax
Re: Quentin Tarantino Top 10

It's interesting that "Once a Upon a Time" is so high on so many lists. I thought it was OK and that it had some fun moments, but it didn't really grab me - seemed like one of his middling efforts.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 27
Anyone Here Make Films?
Posted By Corax
Right, but unlike you, I actually do think I know...

Right, but unlike you, I actually do think I know everything about movies, which is how I know you're the actual expert.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 27
Anyone Here Make Films?
Posted By Corax
And when I can fashion a machine with a base...

And when I can fashion a machine with a base plate of prefabulated amulite surmounted by a malleable logarithmic casing in such a way that the two main spurving bearings are in a direct line with...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 117
Roger Moore is the worst Bond! Comments?
Posted By Corax
Bond has to be physically capable to deal with...

Bond has to be physically capable to deal with some of the deadliest people in the world. 45 is just too far north. At least, that's my opinion.



Even a short tenure. These film are now...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 27
Anyone Here Make Films?
Posted By Corax
Said the expert.

Said the expert.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 286
what is the best non porn incest movie?
Posted By Corax
Re: what is the best non porn incest movie?

This gets my vote for "Most tastefully perverted thread title."