Reviews written by paranoidandroid

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June 22, 2022 (Updated: June 22, 2022)
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

First time seeing this edit in any form, thank you Possessed for making it available in such great quality! As I understand the original was...

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paranoidandroid
June 19, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

For anybody who wants to live in the world of Close Encounters for a little longer this edit is certainly worth their time. Watching any of the three official...

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paranoidandroid
June 18, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Being only familiar with the original film through references and parodies, I have been intending to see it for a long while but also waiting for the coincidence of the...

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paranoidandroid
May 23, 2022 (Updated: May 31, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

My second viewing of the film, after TM2YC's Theatrical Cut HD Reconstruction, and it is just as excellent. Noticed nothing at fault technically and found no reasons to not...

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paranoidandroid
May 21, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Never seen the theatrical cut, watched this edit immediately after seeing the series for the first time (using MisterCooper's Mid-Season 2 fanfix), and it's absolutely brilliant, cannot see anything that...

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paranoidandroid
May 08, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Had been years since I’d seen the original but could remembered the important story beats and glacial pacing. As with Ed’s edit of “An Unearthly Child”, nowhere at any...

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paranoidandroid
May 08, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Moves along at a nice clip, all edits done well and as far as I can see there is nothing in that aspect to give away the fact that half...

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paranoidandroid
April 25, 2022 (Updated: April 25, 2022)
Overall rating
 
7.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

In his review of Pearl Harbor, Roger Ebert described it as depicting "...a surprise attack on an American love triangle.", not being a fan of Michael Bay I saw no...

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paranoidandroid
April 03, 2022 (Updated: April 03, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

After following Peter Jackson's production diaries with excitement throughout 2012, I remember the surprise at the mixed reviews and the disappointment of finally seeing "An Unexpected Journey". The...

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paranoidandroid
April 02, 2022 (Updated: April 02, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Would be difficult to believe that more than half an hour has been removed from this film, no loss at all of narrative coherence. Since I only saw it...

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paranoidandroid
April 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
7.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Excellent video quality, audio occasionally a little muffled and appears to lag slightly but this may be an issue with my playback rather than the edit itself. ...

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paranoidandroid
March 12, 2022 (Updated: March 12, 2022)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

While the plot is still ludicrous upon any examination, no longer does it continually grind to a standstill with awkwardness galore to bring the viewer out of the moment. ...

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paranoidandroid
March 08, 2022 (Updated: March 08, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

While the film is still far from perfect in my eyes, the efforts of Ninja-Trix make for a far more watchable time than I anticipated, the lack of frequent narration...

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paranoidandroid
March 01, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Thanks Raki for prompting me to revisit this film, haven’t watched it in nearly eight years! While the technical aspects of this edit are flawless...

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paranoidandroid
February 24, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

One would have hoped that such a project was unnecessary but it's nonetheless a superb piece of work: conforming of the source material to the shorter version is seamless with...

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paranoidandroid
February 19, 2022
Overall rating
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Can't find fault with any technical aspects of the edit, no ugly cuts leapt out and AV quality is great. As a fan of RoboCop,...

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paranoidandroid
January 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

As unfamiliar as I am with the character from the comics (having not read a single one), certain elements of Tim Burton's 1989 Batman never felt quite right to me,...

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paranoidandroid
January 09, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
FanFix

Never saw the original fully through (clips are enough to make me cringe), this edit is actually enjoyable and allows Pierce Brosnan to bow out of the series gracefully. ...

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paranoidandroid
January 09, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

For me the best of the Episode III edits, except for a couple of editing choices this is my ideal version. HAL9000's changes demonstrate how there always was a...

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paranoidandroid
January 09, 2022 (Updated: January 09, 2022)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Really enjoyed the original film and am fairly surprised that a cut of this kind was not at least provided as a special feature on home media releases. With...

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paranoidandroid
January 09, 2022
Overall rating
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Having watched Star Wars I knew I had to see this early work of George Lucas, but with all the reported "enhancements" I once again bought the blu-ray and didn't...

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paranoidandroid
January 09, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

A case where I bought the blu-ray in order to download the FanEdit and didn't watch the disc for about three years, no plans to do this again so mutilated...

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paranoidandroid
January 06, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This edit introduced me to the Beach Boys before I even watched it, now they are probably my favourite band! I consider the theatrical cut...

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paranoidandroid
January 06, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Watched with audio track maintaining original title theme and unchanged "We Have All the Time in the World". Already one of my favourite Bond films...

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paranoidandroid
December 11, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

The literary Bond is hardly the most upstanding of characters, yet I cannot recall any instance when he behaved in a manner akin to that in the theatrical version of...

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paranoidandroid
November 29, 2021
Overall rating
 
8.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Timothy Dalton is my favourite Bond (in my opinion definitely the best actor to play the character) and The Living Daylights is among the few films in the series that...

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paranoidandroid
November 20, 2021 (Updated: November 20, 2021)
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
Extended Edition

The video quality is good, deleted scenes not standing out when watched on a (admittedly small) television, aliasing does crop up from time to time (noticeable mostly on fine horizontal...

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