Reviews written by joebshmoe

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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joebshmoe   September 12, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
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8.4
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9.0
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10.0
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8.0
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8.0

February 24, 2009 great execution. the opening scene works even though it feels a bit rushed (because of the lack of young indiana) but otherwise works great....

Extended Edition
joebshmoe   September 12, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
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6.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

April 29, 2009 it feels a little strange to brand an extended movie as a fanedit (intro, credits, etc.) but i’ll bite. all of...

joebshmoe   September 12, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

February 13, 2009 this edit works well and IS an improvement on the original. a lot of the “Will Smith-ness” is reduced here and without that dumb...

joebshmoe   September 12, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
7.5
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

February 13, 2009 masterfully edited, but unfortunately the story does not improve :( entertainment 3/5 fanediting 5/5 video 5/5 audio 5/5...

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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8.0
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8.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 8:09 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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9.0
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9.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 13, 2009 @ 6:37 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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8.0
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8.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:52 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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10.0
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10.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 12:57 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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8.0
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8.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 11:27 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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8.0
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8.0

Review by joebshmoe — April 12, 2010 @ 7:05 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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8.0
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8.0

Review by joebshmoe - March 30, 2009 @ 12:20 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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10.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:00 pm How can this not be a 5/5? What is missing? What isn’t working for all of you?...

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
8.0
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8.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 11:28 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

Review by joebshmoe — April 21, 2010 @ 7:46 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
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10.0
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10.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 12:57 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
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7.0
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7.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 8:10 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
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7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

Review by joebshmoe - March 14, 2009 @ 2:02 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 10, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
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8.0
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8.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:52 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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10.0
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10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:53 pm Slumberland’s PT is my current favorite, and why? Because his ROTS edit is practically perfect. This easily...

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
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8.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 11:28 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 10, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
7.0
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7.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 8:10 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
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10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 10:44 pm Awesome is an understatement here. This is/was a huge achievement and if Adywan wasn’t so damn ridiculously...

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:51 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
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6.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 6:25 pm (In reference to the 1.0 cut) This was entertaining, but did not feel like...

Documentary/Review
joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:40 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

Documentary/Review
joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:40 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
7.4
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

red dawn is cut down to a minimum and then fade out into a TOTALLY different direction. a fun edit idea. most of the enjoyment from this comes from the...

joebshmoe   September 09, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

fantastic! john lithgow’s character is hilarious and this definitely adds to the wackiness that is l.a. story. thank you, doctor m, for this extended edition! this is...

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
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5.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
6.0
Narrative 
 
5.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 9:23 pm I can fully agree with Mojo_LA above – the technical quality is lacking here and the editing...

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
6.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

Review by joebshmoe - July 23, 2009 @ 2:02 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
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9.8
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 10:25 pm RAW is right. watch Starship Troopers as Heinlein wished it were imagined for the screen in the...

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
6.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

joebshmoe April 12, 2010 @ 6:55 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

Special Projects
joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
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9.0
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9.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 12:11 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
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7.0
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7.0

a fun, stylish change to this most abysmal of movies. thanks scaperat Review by joebshmoe — June 9, 2009 @ 7:29 AM

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
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9.0
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9.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 12:11 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

joebshmoe March 30, 2009 @ 12:18 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

joebshmoe December 7, 2009 @ 4:58 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 09, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Visual Editing 
 
10.0
Audio Editing 
 
10.0
Narrative 
 
10.0
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10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:15 pm I’m pretty sure this is my favorite extended edition. Great job on this. The deleted scenes are...

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
8.1
Audio/Video Quality 
 
9.0
Visual Editing 
 
8.0
Audio Editing 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

ok so the “chronological cut” of memento is a pretty fun experience. it doesn’t improve the film experience, but it IS a fun exercise in telling a decent story (which...

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
9.0
Enjoyment 
 
9.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 11:22 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

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FanMix
joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
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6.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

joebshmoe February 13, 2009 @ 8:55 pm i didn’t like it. the editing and idea are pulled off great. i just didn’t care...

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 12:48 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 11, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
8.0
Enjoyment 
 
8.0

Review by joebshmoe — November 19, 2009 @ 3:39 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
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7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 30, 2009 @ 11:21 am *This rating was given before reviews were required*

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

Review by joebshmoe — February 13, 2009 @ 11:33 pm Ok, so this isn’t an epic edit or anything, but definitely a fun addition to the original....

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
6.0
Enjoyment 
 
6.0

Review by joebshmoe — November 2, 2009 @ 3:14 am Mutes some of the more ridiculous elements of swordfish and still enjoyable. A loop...

joebshmoe   September 08, 2012
(Updated: September 12, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
7.0
Enjoyment 
 
7.0

Review by joebshmoe — March 8, 2010 @ 1:22 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

FanMix
joebshmoe   September 07, 2012
(Updated: September 08, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Audio/Video Quality 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
2.0

February 13, 2009 @ 8:29 PM it could be because i’ve actually never seen 24 (and never plan to…) but i didn’t enjoy this edit at all....

Extended Edition
joebshmoe   September 07, 2012
(Updated: September 08, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

February 13, 2009 @ 11:25 pm *This rating was given before reviews were required*

Extended Edition
joebshmoe   September 07, 2012
(Updated: September 08, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
10.0
Enjoyment 
 
10.0

February 13, 2009 @ 11:26 PM another fantastic hybrid from leonenut. i’ve actually never seen many of these additional scenes so what a great movie experience! 5/5...

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