Author Topic: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?  (Read 138712 times)

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #30 on: July 30, 2010, 04:08:06 PM »
would it make more sense, and be way cooler,
to do all of this.....on the moon?

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #31 on: July 30, 2010, 04:18:57 PM »
I hope city council doesn't give him any money. hehe.

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« Reply #32 on: July 30, 2010, 07:35:37 PM »
This is a very bold idea obviously. Being skeptical is fine. Obviously their first step is to produce a first rate film. What is impressive about this is someone has a VISION for downtown, something you guys aré always crying about.

Prank? Who would go through the trouble for jacksonville? I don think so.

This would bring jobs. Tourism. Life. Most important, a reason for people to live and visit a vibrant downtown. State tax breaks for film would certainly help. The city council leed not give  money, but their input and collaboration would help.

So lets see what they can do. Very exciting.

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #33 on: July 30, 2010, 08:16:23 PM »
Two other quick thoughts.

The largest sound stage in the world in in Michigan - just finished. Something like 450,000 sq feet.
So these folks are planning something BIGGER than that if they want the BIGGEST title as proclaimed.

But the start seems to be something very simple - usage of exisiting space - the Prime Osborn Center as a soundstage. So they would have to work around existing calendar of events in producing their film. What logical reason would the city NOT want to allow them to do this at a cheap rate? They'd have 200,000 plus sq feet at their disposal.

It also makes sense - instead of trying to build a fantastic movie theater on new ground like Ben Carter properties tried with Bay Street Station, convert the POC into a temporary theater for showings and invite people to come. In this down economy, being creative and using existing space at a cheap rate is very smart.

I cannot rave enough about this idea. I love it and it's exactly what downtown needs. I don't know how they would handle seating - I guess simple chairs would have to do from the start. You could decorate the heck out of the place and roll out the red carpet on Saturday nights. Invite celebrities every other weekend to come into town for screenings and watch Jacksonvillians spend Saturday morning at the RAM and migrate over to the Prime for MOVIES!

PRIME OSBORN THEATER!!! DO IT BABY!!

( I feel like a movie film version of Ock now!)

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #34 on: May 24, 2011, 10:26:37 AM »
Any update on this??

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #35 on: May 24, 2011, 10:28:47 AM »
OMG you did not just bump this thread.
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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #36 on: May 24, 2011, 10:34:00 AM »
What reminded me of this was an article I was reading about a huckster in Tennessee promising a theme park, waterpark, resort hotels and an NBA arena.

http://www.newschannel5.com/story/14183613/festival-tennessee-developers-claims-flunk-truth-test

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #37 on: May 24, 2011, 10:36:47 AM »
OMG you did not just bump this thread.

Yessir it has been offically bumped!!! LMAO Mooneyhan was a fluck. The office number he had listed is not even in service anymore. He was all lip service.
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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #38 on: May 24, 2011, 11:45:06 AM »
Hahaha the thread that just won't die.

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #39 on: May 24, 2011, 11:52:50 AM »
Can we bump the Fuddruckers thread too? :)

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #40 on: May 24, 2011, 12:14:42 PM »
Well.. Lip service or no,  If it had become reality , it could have been really cool and really good for Jacksonville

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2011, 12:47:53 PM »
Sadly Mooneyhan was looking for a theme park with his hand out and a sign, "Will work for Dumbo." Though I was hoping he would pull this off as he was involved in a couple of movie productions it turned out to be NOTHING.

BTW, boys, I'm rebuilding the TITANIC in my back yard out of old VHS tapes as a tourist attraction, wanna help?



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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #42 on: May 24, 2011, 12:51:23 PM »

BTW, boys, I'm rebuilding the TITANIC in my back yard out of old VHS tapes as a tourist attraction, wanna help?[/b]


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I dunno, that idea gives me a sinking feeling!

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2011, 12:54:48 PM »
Well.. Lip service or no,  If it had become reality , it could have been really cool and really good for Jacksonville

It that theme park was ever built, it would have the same ending as the Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach did.

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Re: Mooneyhan Entertainment Group to make Jax entertainment center?
« Reply #44 on: May 24, 2011, 01:51:42 PM »
I don't think you are right about that, in fact I think a moderate sized park is long overdue for several reasons.

VALDOSTA:

There are 134,000 people in the Valdosta, Georgia metro area.
Region has as one Air Force Base and one Marine Supply Depot
One large State Park nearby
Has regional commercial airport
Wild Adventures is in Valdosta Georgia, isolated on a back road that ends at a paper mill, and it is doing great.
Wild Adventures draws from one Interstate Highway and three U.S. Highways.
Wild Adventures is 117 miles (two hours) away from Jacksonville.
Wild Adventures is 209 miles from Orlando. ...and 234 from Atlanta. ...and 432 from Miami. and finally 693 from Cincinnati, Ohio, consistently the center of Florida Visitation on I-75.

JACKSONVILLE:

There are 1,328,144 people in Jacksonville, Florida metro area.
Region has 3 major Naval Bases, 1 Marine Corps Base, 3 Coast Guard Bases, 1 Army/Guard training Base
Has more state and national parks within an hours drive then any other city in America.
Has a BEACH and major river and international airport.
Has 4 Interstate Highways and 5 U.S. Highways
317 miles to Atlanta, 344 miles to Miami, 710 from Washington, D.C. and the Northeast Corridor.  On the route of virtually all traffic between the northeast and Florida.

Any park could be located at or near the junction of I-95 and I-295 SOUTH which would logistically catch all eastbound traffic on I-10 heading south, and all I-95 traffic, and all beltway traffic.
The local population, hungry for recreation would flood the place daily, and the Florida visitors would have a first shot at fantasyland USA.

Oh no! Theme Park in Jacksonville is all about LOGISTICS, and as long as the owner didn't try to out spent Disney, he or she would succeed beyond their wildest dreams. This is why I keep coming back to the idea of a creek side, old style, family, TROLLEY PARK on Hogan's Creek.


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