Reviews written by thecuddlyninja

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thecuddlyninja   January 16, 2017
Overall rating 
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

An excellent effort by TM2YC. I hadn't revisited the theatrical cut of this film since it first came out on video. I liked it okay but never really felt compelled...

thecuddlyninja   December 29, 2016
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

What an experience. Life and all that. This edit shows a lot of what fanedits can do at their best: turn a great movie into an alternate great experience. Ssj...

thecuddlyninja   October 11, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

What a fun idea. It definitely changes the source material drastically. It was interesting to see these scenes with the thematic context completely changed. It does feel a touch disjointed...

thecuddlyninja   October 11, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Really enjoyable edit. The film lent itself to be segmented like this and the editor did a great job at recognizing it and pacing it out. Complete emotional journey in...

thecuddlyninja   October 11, 2016
Overall rating 
 
7.5
Audio/Video Quality 
 
7.0
Visual Editing 
 
7.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

I love the source material, so seeing a shorter version of it was fun but ultimately I couldn't get past the aging. It seemed very artificial most of the time,...

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   October 11, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Really great short version of 'Requiem for a Dream.' The editing is masterful. It's really tough to condense a feature length narrative into 15 minutes but Adabisi did a great...

thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
(Updated: October 02, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
9.6
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Dazzling edit. The use of color in this was magnificent. Very compelling, tight short. Takes place over the course of 5 minutes so there's no rush. This is such a...

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
(Updated: October 02, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Narrative 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Very funny edit. It does feel a bit like a montage of scenes but it's funny enough that it's never a problem. This is a bit less ambitious than the...

thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
Overall rating 
 
6.1
Audio/Video Quality 
 
7.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Narrative 
 
4.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

I applaud the effort but this is a really terrible movie, and the scenes in the short are also pretty bad. I noticed some smart trims but at the end...

thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
Overall rating 
 
7.7
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

Very nicely edited. Familiarity with the source probably helps a lot with this one. Even with all that, it felt like a bit of a sidecar to other stuff happening...

thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Dark, gripping, psychological ride. Very clever use of many sources. The audio was slightly uneven but not too much. The visual editing was flawless. For narrative, I enjoyed it but...

thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Really fun edit. Loved the commercial break probably the most. This is a cool idea executed very well. Outside of the score after the Joker's transformation, the audio was good....

thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

This is a very enjoyable fanedit. I have no idea where the cuts are at all, so great job. I was fortunate to preview this a while back and I...

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   October 02, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Really enjoyable short. I don't think I can divorce myself of the source knowledge to really say if it would work or not but I suspect it would be a...

thecuddlyninja   July 31, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
6.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Jurassic World was a movie I enjoyed well enough the first time through because I'm a big sucker for nostalgia (hence why everything is made and marketed toward my childhood...

thecuddlyninja   July 22, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Very well done edit. This is a great example of how removing a few minutes can really improve a film. I thought Spectre was okay. I think Craig has really...

thecuddlyninja   June 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
5.7
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Narrative 
 
5.0
Enjoyment 
 
4.0

I should probably preface this review by saying that 'A Clockwork Orange' is my favorite film of all-time. I think this edit misses the point of the entire film, for...

thecuddlyninja   May 29, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
8.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

This is a fantastic edit. Spence does more than just reduce the run-time here. My biggest gripe with the film was the mystical on-the-nose stuff. I was excited to see...

thecuddlyninja   May 28, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Mulholland Dr. is the best David Lynch movie in my opinion (I am a fan of most of his other works). I think it's one of the best films ever...

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   May 28, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality 
 
8.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Excellent, fun edit which I thoroughly enjoyed. I watched with my daughter who's also a huge MJ fan and she was delighted. I think the broader thematic elements in play...

thecuddlyninja   April 17, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

I thoroughly enjoyed this fanedit. Jerick did a great job of exactly what he set out to do. I didn't even realize this movie wasn't a Disney film until maybe...

FanMix
thecuddlyninja   April 11, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Hilarious edit. My wife and I didn't get to this in time for Easter which is fine since we don't believe in bunnies. At least I watched this on a...

thecuddlyninja   April 05, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

SPOILERS IN REVIEW: I am a huge fan of Hostel and a fan of Hostel: Part II. They are an interesting two to mash up to me. Not just because...

thecuddlyninja   April 05, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Great cut of ROTJ! The worst SE additions have been removed, while the ones which are fine or enhance the film are left in. Q2 strikes a really great balance...

Extended Edition
thecuddlyninja   March 07, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

A top notch edit which does exactly what it set out to do and looks great. A/V Quality - 10 - I watched the BD-50 and it...

thecuddlyninja   February 29, 2016
(Updated: February 29, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Top notch edit which takes a fine movie and makes it really good, in my opinion. I bought Oblivion when it first came out on Google, started watching it twice,...

thecuddlyninja   February 29, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Another excellently done Maniac double feature. Like Siege and Snake, John Carpenter films lend themselves well to the format. Again, these would never replace the originals for me but Maniac...

thecuddlyninja   February 21, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Drugs, orcs, goblins and dragons oh my! Super fun edit! I should have known, ssj is hilarious on the regular in the forums and his style of...

FanMix
thecuddlyninja   February 21, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

I'm about to go into the booth, guys, because it's confession time (really hope I'm not in Boston circa 2000). I had never seen Spiely's first movie. I'd heard about...

thecuddlyninja   February 20, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Maniac at it again with another really enjoyable double feature. A/V Quality - 10 - Looked great. Visual Editing - 10 - No wonky cuts, edits...

thecuddlyninja   February 17, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Truly excellent work. A/V Quality - 10 - Watched the blu-ray; looked like my blu-ray. Visual Editing - 10 - Seamless editing throughout. Very professional job....

thecuddlyninja   February 15, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

A/V Quality - 9 - Honestly, I thought this was going to bother the shit out of me. I can be a bit of a quality snob sometimes. But I...

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   January 24, 2016
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Brilliant. Great idea executed flawlessly. The wife and I were all transfixed and loved every second. The transitions to the various futures were amazing and the music was pitch perfect....

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   January 24, 2016
Overall rating 
 
7.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
8.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Narrative 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

This was a really awesome idea. I enjoyed it but there were parts of the execution that didn't work for me. Obviously it would always be noticeable but I wish...

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   January 24, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Great edit of a really enjoyable film. Distilling it down to the father/son relationship works perfectly. I'm a huge sucker for father/son relationship films so this is right in my...

thecuddlyninja   January 24, 2016
Overall rating 
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

A lot has been said about this, pretty much all of it good and with good reason. This is a very well-executed edit. This pretty much works as a film....

thecuddlyninja   January 22, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Impressive work all around. The color grading and rescoring were very successful to me in lightening the tone of the film and bringing back some old feels. It was overall...

thecuddlyninja   January 22, 2016
(Updated: January 22, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
8.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

I had never seen this film before. I meant to for a long time but just never got to it. When all you can watch is a version everybody seems...

FanMix
thecuddlyninja   January 21, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Wonderful edit. This shows how good 2-in-1s can be, in my opinion. Great streamlining of both narratives so that we are left with a thrill ride that flows cohesively with...

thecuddlyninja   January 09, 2016
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Really enjoyable French home invasion double feature. A/V quality was stellar throughout. The visual editing was very good. The only issue was with the subtitles of Revenge. It seemed as...

thecuddlyninja   November 27, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

This is a great edit. You have taken a great Bond film and subtly improved it. You took out most of the parts that always made me cringe a little....

thecuddlyninja   November 27, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Very good edit! Big improvement over the original in my opinion. There is a lot of bloat gone from this, it really feels much better paced than the original. I...

thecuddlyninja   November 20, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality 
 
8.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Very good job. I really like the changes made here. Bond's relationship with M and Vesper feels more natural and I particularly loved the hokey poisoning part being removed. This...

thecuddlyninja   November 18, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

This is one of those edits that takes a decent movie and makes it very good, in my opinion. I liked Iron Man 3 but thought it got bogged down...

thecuddlyninja   November 02, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Fantastic work! I watched this one on Halloween night with the family late at night in the dark, which is the way to watch this one. This edit is pretty...

thecuddlyninja   October 15, 2015
Overall rating 
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
8.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Wonderful edit. This takes a really good movie and makes it great in my opinion. A/V Quality: 8/10 - No complaints at all, good DVD quality ...

thecuddlyninja   October 11, 2015
(Updated: October 11, 2015)
Overall rating 
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

This was a great edit. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I was intrigued by this from listening to the Feature This podcast. When I read about it in the forums, I...

FanMix
thecuddlyninja   October 11, 2015
Overall rating 
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
9.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Another enjoyable horror edit from Maniac! This is a trim version of 'The Shining' and it really moves. I personally love the original so much and think it's pretty much...

thecuddlyninja   October 04, 2015
Overall rating 
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality 
 
8.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Narrative 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Totally tubular edit! This is basically the core of the film condensed into 15 minutes. It's no small feat and for the most part done seamlessly. It's hard for me...

Shorts
thecuddlyninja   October 04, 2015
Overall rating 
 
7.4
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
7.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Narrative 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

This short has a lot of awesome moments in it but most of those moments are great because of the context of the source, honestly. As a short, the narrative...

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