Reviews written by Vultural

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November 03, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Overview - Overwritten, over-acted, overwrought. Lifeforce was the Swiss knife of Horror/SciFi/Apocalypse rolled into one howling package. That said, it has always been a guilty pleasure of mine,...

October 17, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
FanMix

Overview - Hard to improve on a definitive classic. Jackson’s relies on recreating deleted footage, as well as scenes excised before filming. Also, his Kong is not some...

October 12, 2014 (Updated: October 12, 2014)
Overall rating
 
7.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
Shorts

A solid short, yet suffers in comparison with Mayhem & Mistletoe. Unfortunately, whoever organized this consecution placed this immediately after ThrowgnCpr's edit. This is virtually the exact story,...

October 10, 2014 (Updated: October 10, 2014)
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Overview - I saw Mimic during a preview, Del Toro was in attendance to field questions, including the ever popular, "Is this film autobiographical?" It played well enough...

September 27, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

What a great little Christmas card this makes for your favorite Batman fan! Wonderfully decolourized except for the gold, and the red. Oh, those red cat lips. ...

September 26, 2014 (Updated: September 26, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Overview - Third part of Nolan’s trilogy was the most ambitious, was the longest, was sluggish, and was weighed down by already irrelevant political stances. njvc made judicious edits,...

September 24, 2014
Overall rating
 
7.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

OK at best. Disjointed editing. Characters completely non developed, with no outward motivation. Noted. Rewatched a second time, this time viewing it as a cartoon. ...

September 21, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Unfamiliar with the source material - never heard of, let alone saw - Birds Of Prey. The video quality was poor, the editing a bit heavy handed. Audio...

September 21, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
6.0
Audio Editing
 
4.0
Visual Editing
 
6.0
Narrative
 
3.0
Enjoyment
 
3.0

As my cat would declare, "Holy moly!" The sheer chutzpah of the concept was utterly lost. Initially, I thought this was going to be an infomercial for either...

September 21, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

An outstanding, albeit dark, take on guilt and self-destruction. Video editing terrific. Audio, much less so. Gain should have been increased on material from The Machinist. ...

September 21, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
Shorts

Seamless editing, visually and sonically. The story did not hold up as well, alas. Instead of viewing this fresh, I applied my knowledge of the source movie to...

September 17, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Overview - The original Paranormal Activity is marred by the godawful “found footage” crutch, unsympathetic, foolish characters, and a decrepit, snail like pace. Frantic Canadian’s edit trims 12 minutes...

September 17, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Overview - I am absolutely NOT the Lynch guy. Watched S01 when it initially aired 20+ years ago, and was infuriated with Lynch because he did not (or could...

September 03, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Overview - Frighteners is one of those Horror films I watch every couple of years. Peter Jackson’s career was ascending rapidly at this stage, having nailed a hit with...

August 22, 2014 (Updated: August 22, 2014)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Overview - Flash Gordon was one of a fistful of films that emerged after the Star Wars phenomena. Many were rushed Hollywood SciFi scripts (eg: Black Hole, Meteor, Saturn...

August 18, 2014 (Updated: August 18, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Overview - TM2YC selected two of the weakest Doctor Who entries, the stand alone movies with Peter Cushing, and reedited each into three episodes, in keeping with the BBC series....

August 09, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Overview - Intending to overhaul the Matrix trilogy, Wraith follows the road less traveled and merges the three films into one. Reloaded and Revolutions was where the original series...

July 25, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Overview - Thunderball was a fine followup to Goldfinger. The style and tone of the film were peerless, and it was the last Bond in which Connery seemed committed....

July 20, 2014 (Updated: July 20, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Overview - Intriguing followup to T2 featured interesting plot twists to resurrect the narrative. The film was overlong, however, the characters unlikeable and unsympathetic, and humour elements mishandled and...

July 19, 2014 (Updated: July 19, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Overview - Anticipated release back in its day, Waterworld proved disappointing for many. Overlong, poorly directed, oft times a soggy mess, it was, nevertheless, embraced by fans for action...

July 10, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Problematic edit for me. Seemed more a reduction of the original dark colour scheme to pure black n white. Video - I found the majority of...

July 09, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Excellent Noir rendition of Blade Runner. Creative, using Roy's, and other replicants, point of view to drive the narrative. Storywise, everything made sense - which is not always...

July 08, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

The original was a disappointing failure, not least of which were inept marketing and odd narrative. If you liked the original, or simply wanted to like the...

June 28, 2014 (Updated: June 28, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Didn't care for this a whole lot, but aspects of it kept gnawing away in my mind, so I rewatched it. Twice. Subversive job of turning...

June 28, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Pi was one of those films I saw once, "appreciated," and decided never to view again. I stand corrected. A surreal slice n dice interpretation. ...

June 28, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

A great, tight edit. My favorite from this Consecution. The story was coherent and made logical sense. No character development, but the heist caper was easy to...

June 26, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Mixed bag for me. I found the bookends - opening and closing - truly inspired. Scenes of walkers superimposed against WWII stock, that took my breath away. ...

May 06, 2014 (Updated: May 06, 2014)
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

First off, thanks to someone who reupped this. Never played the game. Disliked the movie (bought from the $2.00 junk pile) Per the editor's intentions:...

May 05, 2014 (Updated: May 05, 2014)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

More enjoyable than I anticipated, much more enjoyable. Sleek, fast moving edit, almost breathless many ways. This really harks back to the earliest SW releases, which echoed old...

May 01, 2014 (Updated: May 01, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This was long, but held my interest throughout. BBob's editing choices were always inventive, often uncanny. Excellent pacing, and the sprawling narrative was generally clean. ...

February 10, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Wrath of the Augments reflects very solid craftsmanship, typical of BBob. The menu design was nice, and I cannot stress how enjoyable the "bonus", The Eugenics Wars, was. ...

January 26, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I enjoyed Part 2 slightly less than Part 1. The editing was fine, but the Dusty, while nicely marred, was sepia toned, and that just struck me as...

January 26, 2014 (Updated: January 26, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

As others have commented, a really nice edit. All the more so as this negates half of Christensen's part - his voice. I watch a lot of serials,...

December 12, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Really enjoyed this. Much more character focused than the original. Liked that overlong action sequences were trimmed. Never bought the Vesper backstory, not in this nor in...

December 12, 2013 (Updated: December 12, 2013)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I hesitated chasing after this. Wary of yet another franchise edit. Did not care for this on initial viewing. Luckily, Robots Vs Kung Fu was brief, so...

November 16, 2013
Overall rating
 
7.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Never Say McClory Again by Blofeld’s Cat Hands down, my least favorite 007 film. Connery simply too old. He was 53 at this stage, and...

November 16, 2013 (Updated: November 16, 2013)
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Moonraker edited by MusicEd921 Confession first. I always liked this film. Not because it was a great Bond film, but because it was a...

November 10, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Cracking good edit, turning Payback into gritty Noir from the 40s. Audio work, great. Nothing sounded out of place or jumps around with gain issues. Video work,...

November 10, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Top job and a quality companion to The Shadow Strikes! Cannot stress how enjoyable this was. The audio mix was clear and nicely detailed. Video edits were...

October 10, 2013
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Only meant to watch one of these, but I got caught up in the spirit and went for the double. Must have been the curry commercial. Leeroy has...

September 27, 2013
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Dark City was one of the touchstones of the early DVD era. The film was embraced by the geeks, and derided by them. Likewise, the pacing and the...

September 20, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This sequel was even more enjoyable than the first installment. Aside from the pesky Jimmy Olsen, all the goofy characters from the first series were dropped in favor of...

September 06, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Ha ha, one of my better drive-in experiences. None of the, "Why'd you pick this film?" or 'I hope none of my friends see me with you." ...

September 03, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Just finished watching this last night. Very, very fine work. Audio and video editing appeared seamless. No oddball scene jumps, no sudden shifts of audio levels. ...

August 27, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Nasty, grainy, repellant slice of grindhouse churl. I generally enjoy Fulci, and this one was especially sour. Tasty, if you like bitter. SteFAN did juicy...

August 26, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Tasteful adaptation of lengthy radio serial. All the intro music and closing music was removed, as well as those pesky recaps. The discreet overlayering of recent music cues...

August 21, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

"A film that’s been admired, hated and puzzled-over in fairly equal amounts ... " How about, all the above? Stunning set design and ridiculous costumes. What...

August 18, 2013 (Updated: August 18, 2013)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Ii was really concerned when the theatrical release went from two to three long films. Those fears proved correct when The Hobbit - Part 1 was three ass-numbing hours....

August 18, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Cracking good film! I delayed viewing this because I hated the original. Never fear, this edit cranks. As noted, the love story is completely excised, and the...

August 01, 2013
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Count me as a fan of the original. Saw it theatrically a couple times, defended it in arguments. Bought the VHS, later the Laserdisc, finally the DVD in...

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