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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-25-2015, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
Not horror but I watched "Maps To The Stars" the...

Not horror but I watched "Maps To The Stars" the other night on DVD. Redbox had a 25 cent rental deal for DVDs. Like I say not horror but it is a Cronenberg film so weird enough and contrary to...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-24-2015, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
Yeah, those OS/2 machines took forever to boot...

Yeah, those OS/2 machines took forever to boot up. We used to call it a "half OS" system. I went to a talk given by IBM promoting using OS/2 for kiosks and they were embarrassed because only only...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-23-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
Huh? What are you running on, a C64? :D ...

Huh? What are you running on, a C64? :D

Windows has it's paint program and there are plenty of online apps that will do the resizing. I run Linux and have everything from Gimp to command line...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-22-2015, 11:27 AM
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Views: 29,279
Posted By Brian Conrad
While Netflix just did the opposite and if...

While Netflix just did the opposite and if putting up episodes of "Between" one a week. In fact they only launced the first episode last evening like it was broadcast. :D
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-21-2015, 11:35 AM
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Views: 29,279
Posted By Brian Conrad
A lot of these people can't even write 13 good...

A lot of these people can't even write 13 good episodes. That's why I like the 6 or 8 rich episode model many foreign networks follow.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-21-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 41,717
Posted By Brian Conrad
I attended a conference in 1993 at Intel where...

I attended a conference in 1993 at Intel where Andy Grove spoke that the business market had been saturated and the new target was to get computers into homes.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-20-2015, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
I "oinked" "Icetastrophe" after about 15 minutes....

I "oinked" "Icetastrophe" after about 15 minutes. Too much a Syfy "movie of the week" which probably it was. Blah, even with some cast members from "Continuum". I did think that "After" was quite...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-20-2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
A lot of TV series these days run like "we got...

A lot of TV series these days run like "we got greenlit, now what do we do?"
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-17-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 327
Posted By Brian Conrad
I only have 12mbps and pay too much for it but I...

I only have 12mbps and pay too much for it but I don't want another damn contract. The choices via line are Comcast and ATT. There is a third option in the town but it has yet to come down my block...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-17-2015, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
I was a little disappointed with "The Hybrid"...

I was a little disappointed with "The Hybrid" (Scintilla) which was added to NF. Good idea but sorta slogged along and didn't get going until about the 40 minute mark.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-16-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 351,502
Posted By Brian Conrad
Thumbs up from me on "Late Phases" though I...

Thumbs up from me on "Late Phases" though I thought there were a couple of strange jump cuts in it.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-14-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 307
Posted By Brian Conrad
I watched it last night and thought it was quite...

I watched it last night and thought it was quite good. Not your average "cabin in the woods" movie.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-14-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
"Extraterrestrial" was great. Much better than...

"Extraterrestrial" was great. Much better than the cutesy "Close Encounters" Spielberg did.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-14-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 169,866
Posted By Brian Conrad
I have the S1200 and it doesn't do it much...

I have the S1200 and it doesn't do it much better. In fact I "own" one series but chose to show to visiting friends on Netflix instead where the quality is better. The final episode of "Justify"...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-14-2015, 11:21 AM
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Views: 29,279
Posted By Brian Conrad
I had a friend who was a former police detective....

I had a friend who was a former police detective. Boy did he have tales to tell. And a well know author used to hang out in his shop and probably used some of them in his books. No it wasn't...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-13-2015, 01:25 PM
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Views: 351,502
Posted By Brian Conrad
That what I said about "Beaster Day". But they...

That what I said about "Beaster Day". But they were trying for "intentionally bad." :D

In other news I notice that Netflix has added "Extraterrestrial" and "Icetastrophe".
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-13-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
Subtitles were okay tough on "The Liberator"...

Subtitles were okay tough on "The Liberator" which is a Spanish speaking biopic about Simon Bolivar which I highly recommend.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-13-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Brian Conrad
I read where they may spin off some of those...

I read where they may spin off some of those including HuffPo.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-12-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Brian Conrad
It includes media companies that AOL owns...

It includes media companies that AOL owns including "The Huffington Post."
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-11-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 327
Posted By Brian Conrad
I watched on BD for my "New Year's Eve movie" and...

I watched on BD for my "New Year's Eve movie" and also watched it again with the commentary not to mention all the extras. I rented it at Redbox and it was not a "rental edition." The story behind...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-11-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Brian Conrad
I forgot to mention that I "oinked" Hayride 2...

I forgot to mention that I "oinked" Hayride 2 after about 10-15 minutes. I made it through "Jinn" last night though may have fallen asleep in the "action" third act. The subject interests me...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-11-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 41,717
Posted By Brian Conrad
Even in the populous San Francisco Bay Area where...

Even in the populous San Francisco Bay Area where there are many TV stations there are many areas where you can't receive any of them due to the hills and valleys. It's been a gold mine for the...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-10-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,811
Views: 321,344
Posted By Brian Conrad
Yes, I did notice some of those. I've been told...

Yes, I did notice some of those. I've been told before when I noticed them on other titles that others were not experiencing this. I thought it might be related to my BD player. It's like the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-10-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 351,502
Posted By Brian Conrad
I gave it an extra star because they used my...

I gave it an extra star because they used my brand of car. :D

Yeah, the first one was so good I don't even remember it.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-10-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,811
Views: 321,344
Posted By Brian Conrad
"Witnesses" is an excellent French crime series...

"Witnesses" is an excellent French crime series (6 episodes). You may need to turn subtitles on as they didn't default on my app and my French is rusty.
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