Reviews written by pedantic-contrarian

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November 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

As a kid Return Of The Jedi was my favourite film in the trilogy however as an an adult It became clear to me that it had some structural and...

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pedantic-contrarian
November 24, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Normally I don’t watch stuff where the narrative centres around a bunch of villain protagonists with very few if any redeeming qualities and yet with both the theoretical edition and...

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pedantic-contrarian
September 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

It’s to bad there’s no english subtitles for the majority of the scenes where the Japanese cast are speaking…well Japanese as a little more context on there motives and actions...

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pedantic-contrarian
August 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

My only gripes are the 1:25:44 to 1:25:45 hour marks where that girls eyelids can be seen moving slightly despite the fact that she’s well…dead otherwise I have nothing but...

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pedantic-contrarian
August 10, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Having watched the original before watching this edit I found that it was a lot better than I remember but had some odd choices of characterisation and a revenge subplot...

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pedantic-contrarian
July 24, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

The music and colour grading are blended together rather nicely to create an atmospheric viewing experience with the intro immediately drawing me in with it's use of text, music and...

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pedantic-contrarian
July 03, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Well I enjoyed the theoretical editions of the Kill Bill franchise I did find that they were a little slow in some areas and anticlimactic in others however Lantern51’s upscaled...

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pedantic-contrarian
June 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

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope or simply Star Wars as it was known back in the day was a film I had great nostalgia for and watched countless...

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pedantic-contrarian
May 05, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

So this is where the sand that is heated and formed into the fine unbreakable glass is formed, split and created and speaking of creation hopefully I am able to...

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pedantic-contrarian
April 28, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

So how does one split glass that was once made Unbreakable? well I believe that it is through sheer force of will and creativity that the unbreakable glass can be...

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pedantic-contrarian
April 23, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

The title itself is genius and poses some interesting questions such as how is one able to split glass if it’s unbreakable and if one can split glass how does...

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pedantic-contrarian
April 04, 2022 (Updated: April 11, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

All the out of place moments which I would also dub WTF moments are definitely detrimental aspects of the film that I did not miss and the exclusion of said...

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pedantic-contrarian
March 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Splitting the various aspects of Joaquin Phoenix Joker’s story into separate origins not only brought this version of Joker closer to his comic counterpart but ultimately improved the overall pacing...

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pedantic-contrarian
February 05, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Really enjoyed this series as a kid and as an adult I often come back to watch it, much preferred Captain Scarlet to the likes of say Stingray and Thunderbirds...

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pedantic-contrarian
January 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Paul Atreides immaturity and arrogance was something I found to be quite grating in the original series however seeing as how this edit improved Paul’s characterisation by dialling down his...

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pedantic-contrarian
December 27, 2021
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

It has always been a pet peeve of mine that they split the Hobbit into three films as it clearly reeked of ‘’we’ve gotta make money so were splitting this...

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pedantic-contrarian
November 25, 2021 (Updated: November 25, 2021)
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I was hit with a huge wave of nostalgia upon seeing that old Twentieth Century Fox logo and seeing that non special edition footage, really felt like I was reliving...

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pedantic-contrarian
November 16, 2021
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Now this was definitely an ingenious idea not only did it keep me on the edge of my seat but it also quickened the pacing too, the level of buildup...

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pedantic-contrarian
November 14, 2021 (Updated: January 13, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Extended Edition

Not to sure about the comic book pages effect at the beginning with the fanedit.org logo as I feel just having the Marvel Studios comic book page effect is enough,...

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pedantic-contrarian
November 11, 2021
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

The Exclusion of Castle’s neighbours and the Russian Hitman certainly works to the edits benefit allowing the more darker and grittier aspects of The Punisher’s sociopathic bloodstained carnage to shine...

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pedantic-contrarian
November 04, 2021
Overall rating
 
7.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

The amount of continuity errors unfortunately took me out of the movie but not entirely though as to the continuity errors themselves. The first occurred...

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pedantic-contrarian
October 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

Like the rest of the reviewers on this thread I am not a big fan of the theoretical version of Thor Ragnarok, quite frankly they should have did away with...

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pedantic-contrarian
October 21, 2021
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I can just imagine Problem Eliminator’s thought process well trying to fix all the technical errors ‘’YOU CAN’T ESCAPE ME I’ll EDIT YOU TO THE ENDS OF THE EEEEEEEEARTH!!!!!!!!!!!! joke...

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pedantic-contrarian
October 14, 2021
Overall rating
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
FanMix

Well I am not the biggest fan of Ragnarok I am a fan of Thor Odinson and keeping the focus of these MCU Films around the mighty God Of Thunder...

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pedantic-contrarian
October 11, 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 rearranging of certain scenes and the deletion of others certainly benefited the development of the characters far better than the theoretical versions did and well Logan still gets a...

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pedantic-contrarian
October 07, 2021
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

The repeated scene of Thor colliding with his soon to be mortal friends vehicle should have been left out and instead after he's sent hurtling to Midgard the scene should...

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