Reviews written by recordwrangler95

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March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

As with the original, Tom Sawyer sticks out like a sore American thumb amidst all the iconic British pulp characters, but he's much more tolerable in this version, which moves...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Nothing too drastic in this edit, but rather a number of small changes that add up to a much better version of this inessential but nice-looking Star Wars entry. The...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

An improvement over the "Creature from the Black Lagoon" entry in the B+ Movies series, TISM feels almost like a modern movie with its wealth of visuals and special effects...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I heartily endorse A Scribbling Man's B+ movie series -- what a fantastic idea, to make older-but-iconic movies (or obscure overlooked ones) punchier and more palatable to modern audiences. Much...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022 (Updated: March 05, 2022)
Overall rating
 
8.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

A much, much more palatable experience than the original cut, with dumb jokes reduced and a sense of menace maintained throughout. It still feels like a story written by 10...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

The Czech Black Wave's great gift to cinema was art-house trappings and themes mixed with baudy and dark humour, and Milos Forman, the movement's most famous member, has always been...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022 (Updated: March 02, 2022)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I love Memento, and it's neck-and-neck for me as Nolan's masterwork (along with Dunkirk) but it occurs to me every time I watch it that its detractors may have a...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022 (Updated: March 02, 2022)
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Cliche-ridden and packed-to-the-brim with FM radio staples, Miami Vice turns out to nevertheless (or because of those factors) work brilliantly in this TV-to-movie form. This edit doesn't exactly feel like...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I live in a household divided on the subject of Hook, as I don't have the love for it that a lot of my generational cohort does (although weirdly, I...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

As is usually the case with the best extended cuts, scenes that develop character and/or setting are reinstated to the benefit of the whole. In the case, we get a...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A terrific package, with extra documentary footage explaining Dredd's backstory to newcomers and casual fans, as well as the history of the troubled production of Judge Dredd. The movie still...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A solid salvaging of what was good about the recent FF reboot - while the ending seems like less of a cliffhanger and more of a commercial break (Doom re-appearing...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This ruled exactly as hard as you want it to. Can't think of anything else to say. Possibly the most metal movie ever made with an actual metal soundtrack and...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

The least-favourite of my BTTF films, Bobson's small addition of the marshal-killing scene is nonetheless revelatory in that it shows me that, while the stakes are even more life-and-death here...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022 (Updated: March 02, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Not just a vast improvement on the original version, lapis' edit of Incredible Hulk is a tantalizing glimpse of an alternate MCU where the tone is a bit more Edward...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

A huge improvement all around for one of the weakest MCU movies -- the villains seem more threatening and less comical, and the deleted scenes contribute much needed insight into...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.1
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Lots of fun, great dance number added, and the extras were a stoner's cornucopia. Thanks, ADM!

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I love, love, love this kind of edit. Putting a revered, long-running TV franchise/series like this into a more easily digestible (not to mention coherent) form is a real public...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

As expected, great editorial choices by Bobson here, from the use of trailer footage to craft a more fun, less creepy, title sequence, to the excision of that utterly out-of-place...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is a film, I have to admit, for which I have a lot of sentimental feelings -- it was always one of my dad's and my favourite movies to...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022 (Updated: March 03, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Extended Edition

It's a tragedy that I had to watch Aliens a second time, hot on the heels of Bobson's other edit of this tremendous sequel, but alas, these are the sacrifices...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

For a movie that celebrates the excesses of the 70s adult film industry, an extended cut makes absolute sense, and it almost the essential way to experience Boogie Nights. I...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A beauty of a restoration, as usual Bobson's editorial senses are right on the money in terms of what to keep and what to leave out, and his collection of...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
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 exactly the movie I always wanted Superman: The Movie to be for my whole life. The pace is tightened, much of the cheese and dated jokes are gone,...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A heartbreaking glimpse of a near-masterpiece, and as close as we're ever likely to get to the finished product. An essential fan edit, as well as a service to the...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I watched this on the heels of/as a continuation of Ryantology's "10 Years of Horror" edit that combines Halloweens I,II and IV, and it made for a fantastic evening of...

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recordwrangler95
March 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Top-notch omnibus edit of the first 3 canonical Michael Myers movies. Especially excellent is the re-structuring of Halloween II to turn a cut-rate knock-off sequel into a mysterious and suspenseful...

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recordwrangler95
January 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

An excellent bit of restructuring, showing off the magic of what opening in medias res can do for a film. The Alec Baldwin Shadow was never going to be a...

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recordwrangler95
January 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

The anti-Darklighter Cut! Truthfully, I love these micro-surgical fan edits where the excision or addition of a small number of scenes (or scene, in this case) makes a world of...

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recordwrangler95
January 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Documentary/Review

While not quite the mythical and surreal act of filmmaking serendipity that the original Star Wars was, the story of Empire Strikes Back is just as compelling, due to the...

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recordwrangler95
January 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

A great service done by this editor for those of us wishing to delve into genre entertainment of old, but who find the pacing agonizing. This movie is a fascinating...

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recordwrangler95
January 14, 2022 (Updated: January 14, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Maybe Bobson's masterwork (so far), this is a great package here, my go-to version of Star Wars in a heartbeat. The Biggs scenes add excellent emotional weight to Luke's character...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I've watched and deeply enjoyed all of Kerr's Red Book edits, but this one was, I felt, the most improved. Rather than splitting the audience's attention between the two halves...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
6.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

A fine notion for a fan-edit, to restore X-Men: First Class to its original conception as "X-Men Origins: Magneto," however rather than deleting the right footage or restructuring the film...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
7.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

A bit of a curious missing link between TMBTM's Jaws Sharksploitation Cut and LS' own Jaws 2: Amity Horror, Jaws III: Monster is a fairly faithful trimming-down of the original...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Great to see a bit more of one of the great examples of MST3K, building out the space on the SOL beyond just the bridge a bit more, and a...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I have a real soft spot for the 90s Spider-Man show and this arc in particular, it turned me into a rabid Spidey fan for five minutes in the mid-90s...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

An excellent restoration of the movie to its original intentions. Not only does the mystery add to the film in terms of making its young hero seem like a sinister...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Brilliant stuff. Works just fine, arguably better in some places, without the interview sections/commercial breaks. Great cover/disc art too. TM2YC continues to be just an endless supply of quality edits...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Once again, Bobson has made an original cut of BTTF obsolete, going above and beyond to assemble shots of alternate '85 from disparate sources to further build the dark world...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

As someone who's always admired Blade Runner, but had a hard time liking it, this edit is a gift. The rapey parts are gone, and there's added deleted scenes that...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A longtime favourite of mine, Ghostbusters 2 is one of those flawed sequels with a good heart that I'll stick up for given half a chance. Bobson's edit goes a...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022 (Updated: January 13, 2022)
Overall rating
 
7.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
5.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

After witnessing Bobson's miraculous salvation of Raimi's final Spider-film, I was eager to see what could be made of Marc Webb's terrible final outing with the Webhead. Unfortunately, despite lots...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
6.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

To echo Zarius' comments below, this cut is a valiant effort to make B&R into something watchable, however the excision of Alfred's health decline and some of the primitiveness of...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Somehow, you can always tell a movie that was made in 1967 apart from any other year, I'm not sure what it is, but if it isn't Peter Sellers' presence,...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A stripped-down and well-told take on Salvation, this edit makes what was previously a pointless epilogue/prologue to the franchise into an indispensable interlude between the first two films. It's entirely...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022 (Updated: January 13, 2022)
Overall rating
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

For the hologram Snoke and the delayed Kylo reveal alone, Digmod gets high marks for this edit. Both of these elements make TFA/HTTF feel much more of-a-piece with the overall...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
6.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Not necessarily the ideal way to see Alien, as there's variable A/V quality, scenes interpolated in that were clearly outtakes, and out-and-out bits with Ridley Scott shouting direction at the...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A typically excellent Bobson Extended Cut of an already very good Marvel movie, 2/3 of the deleted scenes don't impact the movie hugely -- although more Dum Dum Dugan is...

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recordwrangler95
January 13, 2022 (Updated: January 13, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A much-needed shuffling of the narrative works wonders here, lending mystery to an otherwise dull superhero origin story. Your mileage for god-out-of-water shenanigans may vary, but to my mind, the...

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