Reviews written by the-scribbling-man

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July 09, 2019 (Updated: July 09, 2019)
Overall rating
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Personally, I enjoyed the theatrical cut – so this edit technically wasn’t for me. Having seen the theatrical twice, my feelings towards it have been that the film is messy...

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the-scribbling-man
April 19, 2019
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Audio/Visual Quality: Always an odd one to rate for a grind house edit - picture was actually pretty good, considering the concept. I know that the picture and audio deteriorates...

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the-scribbling-man
July 16, 2018
Overall rating
 
7.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Quality - Mostly good, though there is a noticeable degradation of quality on many shots due to the zoom ins. The audio bitrate also seemed a bit low on one...

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the-scribbling-man
July 06, 2018
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Quality - Good. A little soft for my liking, but perfectly fine. Visual editing - pretty much flawless, except that the fades on the flashback to...

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the-scribbling-man
July 05, 2018
Overall rating
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Massive apology to the editor, whom I promised I would write a review ages ago and just completely forgot. The edit is no longer uber fresh in my mind, but...

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the-scribbling-man
July 04, 2018
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

'"Yib Nub" echoes in my mind.' This is not an easy thing to pull off. Take a classic - arguably untouchable - (in mono) and rescore it...

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the-scribbling-man
May 31, 2018 (Updated: May 31, 2018)
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Great edit. Many subtle changes made that can easily go unnoticed, but a lot of effort was clearly put in (Envy the editor, I do not). I don't agree with...

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the-scribbling-man
May 16, 2018 (Updated: May 16, 2018)
Overall rating
 
7.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

I'm one of the people who actually liked Prometheus when it came out, although I certainly wasn't blind to its flaws. The story was told in a very convoluted way,...

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the-scribbling-man
April 25, 2018 (Updated: April 25, 2018)
Overall rating
 
7.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

If you haven’t seen the original edit that this is based on, spoilers follow. Video/audio quality was excellent – no complaints. For what it...

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the-scribbling-man
April 04, 2018
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I watched the non-purist cut of this (blu-ray) which contained elements from both versions of the film, and I honestly couldn't discern which shots didn't belong to the original. The...

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the-scribbling-man
April 01, 2018
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Well, here it is… Back to the future – THE SERIES; The Hill Valley Chronicles; The epic time-peregrination of Marty McFly; The Scott-tastic, nonsensical, illogical fantasy-science of Doc Brown, serialised...

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the-scribbling-man
April 01, 2018 (Updated: April 01, 2018)
Overall rating
 
7.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Initially looking at the cutlist for this, my thoughts were positive, but seeing alot of it in practice, I don't think it works. One reviewer commented saying that...

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the-scribbling-man
March 29, 2018 (Updated: March 29, 2018)
Overall rating
 
7.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Before I get into this, I'll give some context. I don't really like Blade Runner that much. I think it's good, but not great. I appreciate it, but I believe...

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the-scribbling-man
March 26, 2018 (Updated: March 26, 2018)
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I initially saw this during the Christmas period, a short while before the edit was "officially" released. It was great fun to watch it then during "prime" season, but although...

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the-scribbling-man
January 06, 2018 (Updated: January 06, 2018)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Video/Audio quality: Seemed perfect to me. Blu-ray quality. File was huge though, so I guess that's expected. Visual editing: ...

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the-scribbling-man
January 03, 2018 (Updated: January 03, 2018)
Overall rating
 
7.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

Impressive work. A big improvement on the theatrical, but I can't help but feel too much was cut. Been a while since I've seen the original, but the film lacked...

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the-scribbling-man
December 26, 2017 (Updated: December 27, 2017)
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Extended Edition

A very enjoyable extended edit. Visual editing was seamless, as was audio, bar a couple of occasions where I noticed a slight shift in volume. Video quality...

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the-scribbling-man
December 26, 2017 (Updated: December 26, 2017)
Overall rating
 
6.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

I'm not a big fan of Blade Runner, but I do like it, and although I'm interested in seeing alternative takes on the narrative and pacing, the soundtrack is probably...

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the-scribbling-man
December 24, 2017 (Updated: December 26, 2017)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Haven't seen this since the cinema, and when I saw it then I was bored out of my mind. This edit filters out all the unnecessary drama and streamlines the...

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the-scribbling-man
December 05, 2017
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

This was an absolute joy to watch. At less than hour long, TMBTM manages to still maintain a consistent and clear narrative, capturing all the key plot points. ...

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the-scribbling-man
November 23, 2017
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Been a while since I've seen the original, but this was very well done. Most of what I remember of the film is there, only shorter. I noticed one audio...

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the-scribbling-man
November 18, 2017
Overall rating
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I've seen Reservoir Dogs once and it was a while back, but I remember liking it. Watching this edit certainly didn't change my mind - it's a great film. Does...

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the-scribbling-man
November 16, 2017
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Bloody hilarious. Editing isn't seamless, but nor would you expect it to be. Many things throughout are a testament to Frinks skill as an editor, even if the audio makes...

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the-scribbling-man
November 16, 2017
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This is a close 2nd for my go to Episode II edit, although I may have to watch Hal9000's again to be sure. Quality was good, but...

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the-scribbling-man
November 10, 2017
Overall rating
 
9.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Only seen the series once before and it's been a long time. My brother is a big fan and so I burnt this to DVD to watch with him when...

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the-scribbling-man
November 10, 2017
Overall rating
 
7.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

I've never seen Terminator 3. I've not avoided it, but the opportunity never came up and since it wasn't meant to be very good I didn't really seek it out....

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the-scribbling-man
November 10, 2017 (Updated: November 10, 2017)
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Enjoyment - I think my biggest problem with this edit is that it feels like a job half done. It has the potential to be great, but it stops just...

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the-scribbling-man
November 07, 2017 (Updated: November 09, 2017)
Overall rating
 
8.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
FanFix

Hmmmm.... Mixed thoughts on this. Some really nice changes, but also some unfortunate ones. Adele's theme is great. One of the best bond themes in my opinion...

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the-scribbling-man
November 04, 2017 (Updated: November 04, 2017)
Overall rating
 
7.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0
FanMix

[SPOILERS] Resurrection is a horrible film. Each time I've seen it I've gone in with a vague memory of it being bad, but thinking "it can't really...

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the-scribbling-man
October 28, 2017
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0
FanFix

Only seen this movie once and it's been a very, VERY long time. Decided that when I watched it again I would watch an edit. It's always nice to experience...

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the-scribbling-man
October 25, 2017 (Updated: October 25, 2017)
Overall rating
 
5.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
4.0
Enjoyment
 
5.0

I saw First-Class about three years ago and was sorely disappointed. It came across to me as being very average, the many minor characters as annoying and their mutant powers...

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the-scribbling-man
October 24, 2017
Overall rating
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I have no words... ...other than, well... Is it strange to say that it was over too soon? This stuff is like a drug. Horrible, damaging stuff,...

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the-scribbling-man
October 20, 2017
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Terminator has a very basic plot, which makes it a perfect candidate for a short film. The editor has done a great job. Nothing feels rushed, there are no jarring...

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the-scribbling-man
October 19, 2017 (Updated: October 19, 2017)
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Great little short. I Am Legend was a fairly average movie with some good scenes. The film was well set up, but the laughable Darkseekers and weak ending left a...

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the-scribbling-man
October 18, 2017 (Updated: October 18, 2017)
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
FanMix

The editing in this is just sublime, a whole other level. The way this is put together in itself is worth a great deal of merit and makes for a...

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the-scribbling-man
October 18, 2017 (Updated: October 18, 2017)
Overall rating
 
7.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Narratively, this is a bit of a mess, particularly in the final act. It's not something that could be easily experienced if you aren't already familiar with the films, but...

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the-scribbling-man
October 13, 2017 (Updated: October 17, 2017)
Overall rating
 
8.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
FanMix

A great re-imagining of the 2 Alien prequels which also succeeds in doing away with some of more confusing scenes, plot holes and character inconsistencies. I have no idea how...

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the-scribbling-man
October 12, 2017 (Updated: October 13, 2017)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Apart from some extremely minor nitpicks (mainly the purist in me), this is absolutely phenomenal. An incredible achievement. The battle of Hoth is gorgeous! Thank you,...

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