Reviews written by dingo

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July 06, 2021 (Updated: July 06, 2021)
Overall rating
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Loved the edit. Through inspired sound edits, a judicious selection of scenes, some reworking of the narrative, and restoration of much of Donner's vision, Wraith has built the best possible...

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dingo
June 11, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
FanFix

The fan editor promised "to give Pierce Brosnan the Bond swansong he deserved." And has delivered, I despised the original, which put me off the Bondverse for a decade. It...

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dingo
June 09, 2021 (Updated: June 09, 2021)
Overall rating
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Fun edit of a bad film. The fan-edit is -- as always with BionicBob -- smart and smooth. So, in technical terms, a superb job, and in terms of the...

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dingo
June 01, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Great fan-edit. The insertion of deleted scenes is seamless, and they really do add a lot to the story and character arcs. The changed structure works well, making the introduction...

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dingo
May 28, 2021
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Great fun. Removed comedy that weakened the film e.g. Jaws is treated better, or overdid it e.g. endless Moore quips. Nice changes in soundtrack. Drax really shines. Plot moves quickly....

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dingo
May 26, 2021
Overall rating
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Great job. I always wished I could like this film more, and now, I do. Its not one of the best of the 1930s Universal horror flicks despite Lugosi's...

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dingo
May 25, 2021 (Updated: May 26, 2021)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

An enjoyable edit that redeems a pretty bad film. The 1998 film was, despite much hype, pretty awful. The tone, pace and story are improved. Really amazing what a fan-edit...

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dingo
May 24, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Great edit: this is now a Punisher movie in spirit as well as in name. Darker. Removed implausibilites and efforts to soften the character. You can probably find better...

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dingo
May 22, 2021
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I really enjoyed this edit. It reduces bloat, cheese, arbitrary changes to characters and canon, and flows well. Nice and fast. Quite a lot is cut but you won't...

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dingo
May 13, 2021 (Updated: May 13, 2021)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Great fun. Gets you straight into the dazzling cyberworld, makes the movie more of a redemption story about fatherhood than nonsensical stuff about "bio-digital jazz, man," providing a deft combination...

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dingo
May 13, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

The best possible version of a not-great Terminator film. The orginal had a lot of cheese ("talk to the hand," boob inflation etc) and more than enough whine (a weak,...

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dingo
May 13, 2021
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I have a soft spot for the Daredevil movie (the Director's Cut is best), and really enjoyed this fanedit. Less cheese (e.g. removing the fight in the park, awful lines...

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dingo
April 14, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

There have been a few attempts to improve Spider-Man 3, This is a great one. Generally seen as the weakest of the trilogy, Spider-Man 3...

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dingo
April 13, 2021 (Updated: April 13, 2021)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

An incredible job. A great choice of additional scenes, some cuts, and some amazing work on sound and visuals. I have always loved this...

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dingo
April 11, 2021
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Loads of fun. Lapis Morali has done a great edit, making fine use of flashbacks and tweaks, to deliver a film that has it all: Buster Crabbe in a nice...

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dingo
April 10, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

As other reviewers have said, this is an impressive job, with great use of John Williams soundtrack ot "Jaws." Coordination between sound and images is pretty stunning. Nice use of...

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dingo
April 10, 2021 (Updated: April 10, 2021)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
FanMix

One of the greatest superhero films becomes greater. The black-and-white palette, and the light tweaks, but most especially the new. well-chosen and effectively deployed country and folk soundtrack emphasised the...

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dingo
April 10, 2021
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

A great edit. This is an example of the potential of fanedits. While I am a fan of the classic Universal monsters, and most of...

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dingo
April 08, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Does exactly what it says on the tin and does it really well: this fan edit (re)builds a really good film by adding in deleted material, moving things around, and...

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dingo
April 08, 2021 (Updated: April 08, 2021)
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I loved the edit. I was not looking for something more Marvel- or Christopher Reeves-style, and if you are, you will not get it...

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dingo
May 11, 2020
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

This extended blend of the pilot and the spin-off movie showcases the spirit of the series. This is a pretty grim, dark future with a devastated earth short of food...

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dingo
April 22, 2020 (Updated: April 22, 2020)
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This is a great edit, and I really really enjoyed it. However, some choices create -- in my view -- some problems for character development, and for the larger Prequel...

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dingo
October 19, 2019 (Updated: October 19, 2019)
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This is a great edit of a not-great trilogy of films, into one watchable movie. LOTR -- the extended editions especially! -- did an amazing, still unmatched, job of treating...

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dingo
October 19, 2019 (Updated: October 21, 2019)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I always liked the "Revenge of the Sith" and Hayden Christensen's Anakin always worked for me (in the "attack of the Clones," too). Sure, there were some quibbles with ROTS....

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dingo
September 17, 2019
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I really enjoyed this. Moved at a cracking pace, and held together well. Its not exactly grimdark; its a blast, really showcasing the energy, magic and sheer lunacy of the...

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dingo
September 17, 2019 (Updated: September 17, 2019)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I like the original: nicely done, but a bit bland. There was no real sense of the grime and grit of the Victorian era. Rather, there were empty, immaculately streets,...

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dingo
September 17, 2019
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Amazing. That's all there is to it. The editor has retrieved a pretty decent film from the shell of a truly bad film: something watchable and enjoyable, rather than something...

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dingo
September 17, 2019 (Updated: September 17, 2019)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Great edit. I liked the serial when I bought the discs a while back, and the very impressive special effects and production values, both for the time, and in comparison...

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dingo
September 17, 2019
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Fantastic job, trimming away exposition and repetition, and blending in later soundtracks. I love OTR so its a easy sell for me, but there is no doubt that OTR serials...

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dingo
September 17, 2019
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Not much I can add that I have not said in reviews of the other two parts: fantastic job, trimming away exposition and repetition, and blending in later soundtracks. A...

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dingo
September 17, 2019
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Fantastic job, trimming away exposition and repetition, and blending in later soundtracks. A fine tribute to a series that helps erode the myth -- fostered by the Donners' movies --...

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dingo
September 16, 2019 (Updated: September 16, 2019)
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
4.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
FanFix

I liked the original film, even if it was somewhat Americanised, Constantine, in the comics being a tough, street-wise working class Brit -- part of what makes him stand out...

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dingo
September 12, 2019 (Updated: September 12, 2019)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

This edit is the fanedit that won me to the genre! It does an amazing job of rescuing a bland movie, and bringing it closer to the 2012 "Dredd," which...

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dingo
September 06, 2019 (Updated: September 06, 2019)
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

This gave me a new appreciation for the film. The use of extra (in some cases, alternative) scenes really helped the movie, as did the cuts and moving things around....

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dingo
September 06, 2019 (Updated: April 08, 2021)
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This worked really well. I liked the original, but I loved this one. The small changes, the extra bits -- these all add up to a much more satisfying film,...

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dingo
September 06, 2019 (Updated: September 06, 2019)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I loved the "Incredible Hulk" movie. It managed to capture the pathos of the character, the havoc Banner's split personality plays with his life and the ruin and regrets it...

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dingo
September 06, 2019 (Updated: September 06, 2019)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This tightens up Iron Man 2, which was plagued by a rambling story, and a not terribly exciting plot i.e. bad guys want to get Stark-tech, failing which they copy...

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dingo
September 02, 2019 (Updated: September 02, 2019)
Overall rating
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This was, dare I say it, an amazing edit. I did not like the cinematic version too much. Max Dillon (Electro) was not a very compelling...

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dingo
September 02, 2019
Overall rating
 
7.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

This fanfix does about much fixing as is possible for a pretty weak movie. Removing the poor efforts at being camp, which mostly came across as ham acting rather than...

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dingo
September 02, 2019 (Updated: September 02, 2019)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

The trailer for the original release of "Green Lantern" left me uneasy, but I watched the movie anyway, determined to keep an open mind and not to nitpick. I left...

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