05-24-12, 07:38 PM #521
Yeah, the studios are terrified of streaming because their existing revenue model is based on the physical discs. So they handicap the streaming services like NetFlix by refusing to license anything good.
But you can stream better selections on other services like Zune or Amazon. Costs more, though.
Anyway, that and better broadband deployment are the only things standing in the way of streaming replacing discs entirely.
05-24-12, 07:52 PM #522
05-24-12, 09:17 PM #523
I have Roku..for 50 bucks you get netflix (sub req) crackle (no sub) amazon (pay per) and a few others easy to hook up and has hi def option.
am checking now about zune.
05-24-12, 11:53 PM #524
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06-03-12, 12:53 PM #529
I'd like to recommend the following mini series. The 2 discs contain 2 episodes each. Great plot and great acting.
5ive Days to Midnight
2004 NR 2 discs
Prof. J.T. Neumeyer (Timothy Hutton) gets his hands on a police file, dated five days in the future, that recounts his own murder. At first, Neumeyer thinks it's a joke, but when strange events begin to occur, he believes his days are numbered. Neumeyer suspects everyone, even his own girlfriend (Kari Matchett). Det. Irwin Sikorski (Randy Quaid) thinks Neumeyer's nuts, but eventually believes him, and the duo sets out to alter future events.
Cast:Timothy Hutton, Randy Quaid, Kari Matchett, Hamish Linklater, Angus Macfadyen, Gage Golightly, David McIlwraith, Giancarlo Esposito
Director:Michael W. Watkins
Genres:Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Suspense, Sci-Fi Thrillers, TV Miniseries, Made-for-TV Movies
This movie is:Suspenseful, Scary
06-03-12, 02:11 PM #530
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Henry David Thoreau
06-03-12, 04:33 PM #531
Just watched "Last of the Dogmen"
set in modern times about a lost tribe of Chyanne Indians..
06-07-12, 04:44 AM #532
Living in oblivion is excellent
06-07-12, 07:16 AM #533
Just watched this last night, and I can say I sure wouldn't want to wake up in that Cube. Also, the main characters name in the movie is Wynn (I was just surprised).
2004 R 97 minutes
A group of men and women are forced to venture through a deadly maze in this prequel to the sci-fi thriller Cube, but the third installment of this film franchise is mainly from the perspective of Eric (Zachary Bennett), a Cube technician who himself becomes trapped. In this exhilarating tale about a stranger-than-fiction space, only those who locate the labyrinth's exit emerge from the experience alive -- because every room promises danger.
Cast:Zachary Bennett, Stephanie Moore, Michael Riley, Martin Roach, David Huband, Mike 'Nug' Nahrgang, Richard McMillan, Terri Hawkes, Tony Munch, Jasmin Geljo
Genres:Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Horror, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers
This movie is:Violent, Gritty, Suspenseful
06-12-12, 08:16 AM #534
06-12-12, 04:25 PM #535
I saw Prometheus in 3D IMAX today and it was well done but really didn't get going until about halfway into the movie. A good plot with some twists and turns but the main thrust is about belief about where we came from. Some nice special effects but nothing that was new or mind blowing. Acting was good by all and the story held together fairly well. I'd give it a 6 out of ten and would recommend to see it if your really into sci fi movies but wait if your not that hyped up about them until it comes out on DVD.
06-12-12, 06:04 PM #536
I was kind of disappointed. It was formulaic, and I couldn't relate to the faith aspect they were pushing. The religion one was Aliens 3.
06-12-12, 08:11 PM #537
07-07-12, 06:38 AM #538
07-07-12, 07:00 AM #539
Pleasantville 1998 PG-13 124 minutes
David and his sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville." But when Jennifer's modern attitude disrupts Pleasantville's boring routine, she literally brings color into its life.
Cast:Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Giuseppe Andrews, Jenny Lewis, Marissa Ribisi, Jane Kaczmarek, Denise Dowse, Don Knotts, Robin Bissell, Harry Singleton, Paul Walker, Dawn Cody, Maggie Lawson
Genre:20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Romantic Comedies
07-07-12, 10:30 AM #540
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