Reviews written by ssj

The Internet Fanedit Database (IFDB) is a database of fanedits vetted by the Fanedit.org Academy. IFDB is intended to provide information about what edits have been made, and allow fans of fanediting a means to review edits that they have seen. Neither IFDB nor its parent site, Fanedit.org, host links or files for fanedits.

IFDB_logo_02 Older edits which pre-date Academy approval may not meet the same quality expectations as newer fanedits, but are grandfathered in as they are part of the fanediting history, and in addition to their own entertainment value, help provide context for the evolution of fanediting as an art and educational exercise.


Below are the types of fanedits we index on IFDb. Click on a category for a description of the edit type:

FanFix

With a FanFix, the editor is typically attempting clean-up or otherwise modify the original so as to make it a more enjoyable viewing experience. Quite often this entails adding and/or removing portions of the movie, reordering scenes and in general, addressing aspects of story and/or character that detract from the movie. In general terms, a FanFix tends to be an effort to polish the movie, often removing contrivances added by studios or filmmakers which interfere with the story. The goal here is not to invent a new movie or narrative, but to clean-up the existing one and hopefully make the movie more enjoyable. Examples of FanFixes are havok1977's Codename: Wolverine, gekko's Mission Impossible 2: Disavowed and The Phantom Editor's Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Edit.

FanMix

Where a FanFix attempts to clean-up a story, a FanMix fanedit instead modifies the story so drastically as to make it a new and unique movie experience. In these "new takes" entire sub-plots and characters can be removed, character motivations changed and new endings created. Famous instances of such new takes include Remixed by Jorge’s The Dark Knight, Jack Marshall’s Star Trek Phase II, and CBB’s Titanic – The Jack Edit.

Extended Edition

Extended Editions (EE) attempt to create the fullest version of a movie as possible using deleted scenes from commercial DVD’s. Similar to the concept of a Director’s cut, EEs look to present all possible material available as an integrated movie-going experience. If a studio releases an official version that incorporates the same material in similar fashion, it is our site policy to remove the fanedit from the site as it can be legally purchased from a retailer. Extended Editions can be include deleted scenes only available in TV versions, such is the case with EEs like Ridgeshark's Army of Darkness: Primitive Screwhead Edition or Tranzor's The Warriors: TV Composite.

Documentary/Review

This particular form of fanedit creates a movie that does exactly as the name implies, documents a particular topic (quite typically a movie) or provides a review of a movie. Both incorporate movie footage and voice-over work that speaks to the events happening on-screen. The intent of these particular edits is not to create a fictional story, but rather inform, illuminate, or otherwise make comment on or about a particular movie, or set of movies.

Shorts

This category takes a movie (or TV show) and turns it into a significantly shorter piece of work, either as a stand-alone short movie, or broken/restructured into a series of edits in either the fashion of episodic television, or old-fashioned movie serials. These edits may modify visual style, or restructure the flow of events, but it is a broad category which allows for a wide-range of freedom and reinterpretation.

Special Projects

Some fan-based projects do not seek to create new, untold or heavily modified versions of a film or show. Special Projects are fanedits in which faneditors infuse personal creative choices to modify the viewing experience, yet are not significantly different from the original. The main purpose of a Special Project is to make minor changes to a movie that don't affect the story or plot too much but change the atmosphere of the movie or create a unique viewing experience.

Preservation

These aren't fanedits per se, but a collection of works not available commercially. These may include behind-the-scenes specials, interviews, outtakes, music videos, guest spots, and more for a particular film. Preservation projects are a means of collecting and preserving as much promotional material as possible for a film that may otherwise be lost.
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ssj   May 05, 2017
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9.8
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9.0
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For ages I've been looking forward to watching Return of the Jedi: The Spence Edit, and this did not disappoint! Inexplicably, though, the entire story takes place on Hoth, and...

ssj   March 14, 2017
(Updated: March 15, 2017)
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9.3
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0
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7.0
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10.0

How often do I get to say that an edit's storyline is borderline indecipherable, yet I enjoyed the fuck out of it and without hesitation would recommend it to just...

ssj   February 09, 2017
(Updated: February 09, 2017)
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9.8
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0

Heartwarming story about a cat named Keanu and his dog. . . well, his ex-dog. Also a touching portrayal of parental expectations. Told with economy. Presented...

ssj   January 31, 2017
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9.3
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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9.0

Many Hobbit fanedits have emerged from Director Peter Jackson’s fertile raw material, but if you’re looking for the shortest 3-in-1 version, look no further. . . or higher. Clocking in...

ssj   December 05, 2016
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9.8
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0

Excellent prequel. In concentrated form, this edit shows how love can prepare a man for the call of crimefighting. Kudos to the editor for the understated and delicate approach, for...

Shorts
ssj   October 23, 2016
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9.9
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10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0
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10.0

Excellent condensation of the original story. I really enjoyed this. It probably seems simple to take a great and stylish story and whittle it down to its essence, but I...

Shorts
ssj   October 17, 2016
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9.8
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8.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

ROTCLMFCO*. *rolling on the couch laughing my face cheeks off

ssj   October 15, 2016
(Updated: October 15, 2016)
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8.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
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9.0
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9.0
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8.0
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9.0

I enjoyed this on several levels. Foremost, it’s almost a different beast compared to the lurid original. TM2YC does a great job presenting a straightforward story that I’m sure the...

ssj   October 06, 2016
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8.1
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7.0
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7.0
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9.0
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9.0
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8.0

The story's well condensed, giving it poignancy. Interesting how this edit got me thinking about past relationships. The aged film effect is sometimes unobtrusive (bueno), at other...

ssj   October 05, 2016
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8.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
7.0
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8.0
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10.0
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9.0
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8.0

The pacing's improved. And while watching this edit, I found myself rooting less for Team Dinosaur and more for Team Humanity, so kudos to the editor for whittling away at...

ssj   October 05, 2016
(Updated: October 05, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
7.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
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10.0
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7.0
Narrative 
 
6.0
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7.0

As “visual wallpaper,” as Soderbergh describes it, this edit works pretty darn well. A glance here, a half-minute of eyeball attention there, along with the hypno-lounge soundtrack, make for an...

ssj   October 01, 2016
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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That wa2 a wee bit fucking wild, a video gauntlet, inventive all the way. And the be2t fanedit by Chris2pher Walken ever. Bonus points (invisible to ordinary...

ssj   September 30, 2016
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Action-packed! Between the whistle of throwing stars, the flash of sword canes, and geysers of arterial blood, this short is an exciting explosion of ninjitsu-on-karate mayhem. Don't...

TV-to-Movie
ssj   July 21, 2016
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9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0

Not having watched the 66series6, I wondered whether thecuddlyninja's condensed version would make 66sense6 to me, and it does. If the story elements didn't make sense the first time around,...

ssj   May 02, 2016
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

What's so divine about this edit is that Kristen Stewart has been removed almost entirely. Unfortunately, all the Kate Beckinsale scenes were excised, which should make the People for the...

ssj   March 23, 2016
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

I know this wasn't the editor's intention, but this edit replaces the prequels for me. This concludes my review. P.S. Seriously, I enjoyed this edit. The story...

FanFix
ssj   February 11, 2016
(Updated: March 04, 2016)
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Great cut of a fantastic movie. The cuts are minor but judicious—as what Nathan has accomplished is already godlike, there's no need to make any blunt pronouncements about gods and...

FanMix
ssj   January 31, 2016
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9.1
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9.0
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10.0
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9.0
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9.0
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9.0

The 51st maniac ruthlessly cuts from the first movie, and that part works surprisingly well as a compact experience with concentrated action—this is less difficult to admit than I'd thought,...

ssj   January 26, 2016
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

In an ideal world, I would have enough time to run a smuggling empire from my prison cell, watch every TV show that interests me, and still get seven hours...

ssj   December 16, 2015
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

LastSurvivor tightens up one of the better Bond films in sleek fashion. I appreciate the nips & tucks, including less Diana-Rigg-slapping. Too bad there was no tidy...

ssj   October 20, 2015
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

I’m not sure how the director could have left these deleted scenes behind. Neglify spreads apart the film and firmly inserts these segments to create a deeply satisfying edit. This...

FanFix
ssj   September 12, 2015
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9.9
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9.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Like the last reviewer, I wanted to see Another Earth when it was released but never got around to it. When Beezo released this edit, I chose to watch his...

ssj   July 26, 2015
(Updated: July 26, 2015)
Overall rating 
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
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9.0

A classic popcorn movie just got popcornier. This edit moves along at a good pace and ends neither late nor early, but precisely when thecuddlyninja means it to. The removal...

ssj   July 18, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
7.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
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8.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
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10.0

Man-o-man-o-steel, this was entertaining. Superman under normal circumstances doesn't need much of a character arc, but in this edit, mredthefed gives him one, an arc of darkness. The way the...

ssj   June 14, 2015
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9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0

Gargantuan mechas battling gargantuan monsters—these are the ingredients for Awesome Sauce, except for what felt like a gargantuan theatrical run time. (I fell asleep watching the original version, but in...

Shorts
ssj   May 27, 2015
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

This is Lola Groundhog Day, oozing with style and unfolding with occiput-smacking newness. The rhythm is urgent, as if Back to the Future were put on a giant, motorized hamster...

ssj   March 04, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Gatos gives this slow burn of a film a shot of caffeine. De Niro's Johnny Boy cannon remains loose, and even with extensive cuts, there's enough left to tell that...

Shorts
ssj   February 22, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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9.0
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10.0
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10.0

Good approach to this short, giving time to the father-son relationship. I predict I'll revisit this piece every so often to enjoy its beautiful warmth. (Sorry, enjeivisi—the...

Shorts
ssj   November 23, 2014
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

This reminds me of the time I went out for nachos and woke up naked in Uzbekistan and all I wanted to do was go home and saw something in...

ssj   November 06, 2014
(Updated: November 06, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality 
 
6.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

The music totally worked for me and turned every scene into one of greater dread. I once thought the techno soundtrack for T1 fit the movie like a hand in...

ssj   October 19, 2014
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Dear Peter Jackson: Please hire the 613th incarnation of Ranger Kris. He'll make a fine addition to your editing team and just might save you 15% on...

Shorts
ssj   May 05, 2014
Overall rating 
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
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10.0
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10.0

Lyrical and horrifying, with the music holding up the atmosphere superbly. The ending is open to interpretation, and given that the tragedy is well known, a departure from hard reality...

ssj   April 13, 2014
(Updated: April 13, 2014)
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9.0
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10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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9.0
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8.0
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9.0

Oh, hai. Frink has indeed grown indeedishly powerful, as he turns yet another Star Wars prequel into richer, creamier, higher-quality material, i.e., into comedy. The humor comes...

ssj   April 12, 2014
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8.5
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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8.0
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8.0

I didn't care much for Superman Returns when I saw it in the theaters. Man of Steel was considerably worse, as the batmanization of supes seemed both unnecessary and tonally...

Shorts
ssj   February 25, 2014
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10.0
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10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

i don't always open up my skull and trace a finger along a cerebral groove. but when i do, i'm usually watching a yodableu assembly. ...

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ssj   February 08, 2014
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Guitars power the universe. Neglify shows us how.

ssj   December 04, 2013
Overall rating 
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
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9.0
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10.0

Jeejuss H. Pink Star Woes Floyd. Viewing may lead to cerebrospinal fluid leaking out your nose. Trip factor: 10 mental aerothrusts.

ssj   November 13, 2013
(Updated: November 13, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
7.5
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
4.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

There be some funny shit in this here cake. Ain't gonna give surprises away, though. Music adds and subtracts, entertainment-wise. At times, a goofy and well-timed tune...

FanMix
ssj   May 16, 2013
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

I enjoyed this immensely! This edit is gangsta creative, something different. Like the next guy, I like mubi fixes, but there's something about remixes that speaks to my heart, and...

ssj   May 07, 2013
Overall rating 
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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9.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
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8.0

I really, really, really wanted to enjoy myself with this edit, to experience the magic of T1 & T2 all over again, or the magic of watching Uncanny Antman's sublime...

FanMix
ssj   April 30, 2013
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8.4
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9.0
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10.0
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9.0
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8.0
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8.0

Parts of Cosmogony were beautiful, combining tone poetry with reflections on life and humanity. I'm reminded of some of the documentaries and movies that have caused me to think of...

ssj   April 02, 2013
(Updated: April 03, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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10.0
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1.0
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1.0

Audio and video quality were superb @ 2160 interlaced, upconverted from the DVD source; I can only imagine how good the progressive version would look. The editing was seamless, and...

ssj   February 15, 2013
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10.0
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10.0
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This version makes me view Beerfest in an entirely new way. The deleted scenes add depth to the movie, expand the motivations of the characters, and make me laugh. ...

ssj   February 14, 2013
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9.8
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9.0
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0
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10.0

The pacing was on point. Concentrated absurdity at its finest. Loved every campy gonzo minute of it. The mp4 version carried a bit of audio/visual asynchrony, whether...

ssj   February 10, 2013
Overall rating 
 
9.9
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9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Dwight Fry gives us a leaner, brisker, smoother version of Scrooge by hosing away all sorts of extraneous crap. Despite my distase for colorized films in general,...

Shorts
ssj   January 28, 2013
(Updated: January 28, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Even though there's not much of a narrative, I still felt I could float on this stream through the visuals and music alone. It's an impressionist collage, and the sooner...

ssj   December 13, 2012
(Updated: December 13, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
9.4
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10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
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10.0
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10.0
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9.0

Theatrical releases: I loved The Fellowship of the RIng. It was magical, and if it were a pillow, I'd hold it between my thighs every night. The Two Towers was...

ssj   November 26, 2012
Overall rating 
 
9.3
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10.0
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9.0

This is a charming movie that gets its charm upgraded by the addition of multiple deleted scenes. The added footage is notably different in visual quality (lighting, graininess) but tonally...

ssj   November 17, 2012
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

This short presentation asks and answers the hard philosophical questions. Romance, heartfelt disappointment, ire, and intense indignation find a home in this highly engaging exploration of the human condition. Pedestrians...

ssj   October 25, 2012
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10.0
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10.0

Dude (or dudette), DF's concoction really messed with my sense of reality. Use with caution. Killer use of a Fantomas song, by the way. That totally spanked...

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