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  1. DonMac

    Two different cases for SNOW WHITE Blu-ray...I bought the wrong one!

    The OP is not clear on which case is the "right one" - the Blu-ray standard-sized case or the DVD standard-sized case?
  2. DonMac

    SUPERNATURAL - Season 3

    I know he'll eventually get out of his soul-selling contract (this is a TV show afterall and he's one of the stars), but I still want to see "how" he does it. (So far, the show has not given away an "out clause" they can use).
  3. DonMac

    SUPERNATURAL - Season 3

    This last episode (which is the last of the "in the can" bunch :frowning: ) was pretty good, although yet another play on a movie, this time the original Assault on Precinct 13. Still a good storyline development with the introduction of Lilith setting up the upcoming episodes now in production.
  4. DonMac

    The AFI 100 Years List for 2008...

    They omit the Horror genre, yet include the Sports genre even though there are far more great Horror films than there are great Sports films, plus the total of Sports films ever made is pretty small compared to most genres (especially Horror).
  5. DonMac

    Manhattan & The Apartment

    On Woody Allen's films, I'd just be happy with an anamorphic transfer of Annie Hall (I still don't understand why his most famous film got arguably the worst transfer of the bunch.)
  6. DonMac

    Favorite television edit of a movie's dialogue?

    In The Jerk, the dog's name of "Shithead" was dubbed to "Stupid"
  7. DonMac

    *** Official SUNSHINE Discussion Thread

    The July 20th date is a limited release. It doesn't go wide until July 27th from what I've heard. Also, this weekend Richard Roeper listed it as one of the movies to be reviewed on "Ebert & Roeper" (or now more accurately "Roeper and guest-of-the-week") that'll be broadcast next weekend, so...
  8. DonMac

    Wi-Fi question....

    Is there a "Repair" option under your connection's properties? If so, that'll re-establish your connection.
  9. DonMac

    Supernatural Season 2

    Reminder that there's a new episode tonight (after yet another month off).
  10. DonMac

    Anyone heard William Shatner's hilarious rendition of LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS?

    Here it is... Shatner singing "Rocket Man" in 1978 (before even he was in on the joke and became a self-parody): Stewie from Family Guy singing "Rocket Man" Shatner-style: :laugh:
  11. DonMac

    New Kubrick SE's

    And that makes sense. So for standard TV formats (VHS, LD), release the films framed for the 4:3 format. But for widescreen TV formats (DVD, HD-DVD, Blu-ray), release the films framed for either 16:9 or 1.85:1 format. .
  12. DonMac

    Choose The Best Summer Movie Season ('89-'06)

    And also from 1982... Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Rocky III The Road Warrior (a 1981 film in Australia, but its U.S. theatrical wide release was on 21 May 1982) And two of the most popular movies in the Sword & Sorcery genre, besides Conan, came out in the Summer Movie season of 1982: The...
  13. DonMac

    *** Official THE DESCENT Discussion Thread

    You guys really need to use spoiler tags, particularly for a movie like this. And the U.S. and U.K. endings are drastically different. For anyone who only saw the U.S. ending, the U.K. ending is viewable here to see what we missed. (I think this original ending was much, much better) .
  14. DonMac

    Which DLP RPTV do you recommend

    What resolution are you looking for: 720p or 1080p? What screen size?
  15. DonMac

    Pretty good sale prices at Circuit City

    Looks like CC is possibly bringing some of its prices in-line with BrandsMart. The price for the 60" SXRD is the same as BrandsMart's, and the one for the 50" SXRD beats BrandsMart by a few hundred buck.
  16. DonMac

    Plasma, LCD, or DLP?

    Ted Lee wrote: Wow! Looking at that article, I'm amazed at just how high the prices on these new-technology HDTVs were just 2.5 years ago! They really have come down a lot!
  17. DonMac

    Dropping Any Shows This Year?

    What shows are you planning to drop from your viewing schedule this season?
  18. DonMac

    Classic films that tanked at the box-office

    The Iron Giant was a huge flop in 1999, but is generally recognized as a modern animation classic. It's a Wonderful Life, though, may be the best example of a flop that, many years later, developing into a classic that everyone sees.
  19. DonMac

    BFI's Fifty Films a Child should see by Age 14

    Steve Christou I personally would prefer that kids read Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter books instead of see the movies. Kids don't read enough as is, so these books are at least a good start in getting them to read instead of watch everything as the movie-version.
  20. DonMac

    The greatest and most unusual movie WEAPONS.

    Oh yeah, and the Hanzo sword(s) from Kill Bill:
  21. DonMac

    The greatest and most unusual movie WEAPONS.

    Conan's sword from Conan the Barbarian (I've always liked how it has a place to grip it beyond the hilt) The Blasters from Star Wars (okay, the scopes are off enough that it's hard to hit the broadside of a barn with one, but the sound they make is :emoji_thumbsup: )
  22. DonMac

    best films of the 70s.

    Some I didn't see listed: Aguirre: Wrath of God All the President's Men Cabaret Colossus: The Forbin Project Dark Star Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex (But Were Afraid To Ask) High Plains Drifter Interiors Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Jeremiah Johnson Last...
  23. DonMac

    AFI 100 Years Series Discussion & Challenges, vol. 2

    Eric Peterson wrote: The AFI dissed The Empire Strikes Back yet again - what else is new? (I personally think that, with the exception of the two Best Picture Oscar winning sequels The Godfather Part II and LOTR: Return of the King, the AFI is completely biased against sequels, no matter...
  24. DonMac

    Battlestar Galactica: Season 2 - SciFi US broadcast thread

    Sam Favate wrote: Too bad you didn't ask this question a couple of weeks ago, because the SciFi Channel ran an all-day marathon of BG's Season One episodes a day or two after the 4th of July. All I can advise at this point is that you record (either on a DVR or VCR) the new Season Two...
  25. DonMac

    Ben Burtt Leaves Lucasfilm for Pixar

    Now that the Star Wars saga is over, the timing of the move makes sense.
  26. DonMac

    Sex in mainstream movies?

    Francois Caron wrote: Sorry for going off on a tangent here, but as a Greco-Roman-phile, this review bugged the hell out of me due to its near total ignorance of Roman society. Although seemingly primitive and brutal by our standards, the Roman Empire was the height of civilization in ancient...
  27. DonMac

    "Fox Reuniting Itself with 'Family Guy'"

    Sean Moon Yes, the Chappelle Show Season 1 boxed set is now the #1 selling TV-show DVD boxed set, while Family Guy Seasons 1 & 2 boxed set is #2. (But #2 in sales out of every TV boxed set released is still pretty good ;) )
  28. DonMac

    Desperate Housewives ongoing thread

    Good episode, especially after the disappointing one last week, with a lot of development on multiple storylines. It looks like the Dana storyline is finally going to be clearly tied into Mike's secret investigative work. And finding out Carlos has hidden money in the Caymans made Gabby's...
  29. DonMac

    Porn titles derived from legitimate films

    Also Batteries Included. (Title lifted from the now mostly forgotten '80s movie Batteries Not Included)
  30. DonMac

    Hitchhiker's Guide Teaser out!

    TheodoreQ wrote: 42 .
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