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Old 09-07-2014, 10:24 AM  
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Default My wife and I watch a lot of movies

and "True Detective" with Woody, Matthew and Michelle is one of the best I've seen, for many different reasons.

The only technical error I could find was that a guy who should have known better pulled out the knife he was stabbed with (you're supposed to leave it in, according to what I was told by a person who does know better).



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True Detective was great. Unfortunately, although they are making new episodes, I hear Matthew will not be returning, so without him, I'm afraid it will die a quick death.



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I watch a lot of movies - Usually at home.

My #1 favorite is Ghandi. It is only about 3 1/2 hours long. After renting it about 5 times, my wife bought a copy to make it easier for me in the future. I have been to India 8 or 10 times and it is accurate picture of a part of the country made without revealing all of the modern high-tech portions or the country and hotels that make the U.S. blush. In interesting thing is that it was made to reflect the "old" India and was done without building and big sets or hiring extras for the almost million person scenes. When you look closely, you will see famous actors in small roles because they all wanted to work in a guaranteed Oscar winner. - My Indian friends though it was good, but a little short. Everytime I watch it, I see something new.

A recent favorite is the comedy "The Lone Ranger". Johnny Depp was great as "Tonto" and "Silver" was also great, especially running on top of and off a moving train and jumping to another (great scenes and filming). This was also the only one that had a very long list of almost every person involved in the movie while Tonto walked off (not rode off) across the desert into distance until he was just a spot. Corny, but great. - I also have the DVD so I can watch parts at my leisure.

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I hear Matthew will not be returning
Too bad, because a substantial part of the real content of the movie was the deep conversations that he had with Woody.

BTW, I think Matthew's character was an example of Asperger's syndrome along with substance abuse. Doc Martin had the first without the second.
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Anyone watching The Knick? It's pretty great. Turn of the century surgery.

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Anyone watching The Knick? It's pretty great. Turn of the century surgery.
I haven't yet seen Clive Owen in a movie I didn't like.
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We don't watch movies around here. I feel left out. All my free time is spent on projects.

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We do watch a lot of movies or more like we hope to watch a lot of movies. With the remodel job of the old house we bought we have been more like Chris for going on two years now with projects. I did add a home theater off the living room in a room I guess was a den at one time and the last owners used as a first floor bedroom.

We have well over 2000 DVD’s and the theater has a grand arch I added as the new entry point. It’s not a huge room but seats 6 really nice and we have had 10 in there before with some floor seating for the kids. It’s light controlled and has a DLP projector to a 120” screen and of course Big sound. It’s up and running but I’m saving the finish work for last as I saw just getting it running slowed the rest of the house getting done.

At some point I thought about starting a thread for others hoping to build a theater. Almost everyone that comes for a movie or a sporting event leaves saying they are going home to build a theater / media room and no one ever does. It wasn’t that expensive or that hard but did require a lot of planning and learning.

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Anixiously awaiting the theatre build thread.

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