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February 06, 2017
Overall rating
 
9.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

I was really curious to check this edit out, since Ghostbusters (2016) was among my least favourite films of the year. Happy to report that TM2YC has performed some sort...

February 06, 2017
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I still enjoy the extended theatrical editions of The Hobbit trilogy, despite their many faults. That being said, the opportunity for a streamlined fanedit is clear, and L8wrtr has brought...

March 21, 2016
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is an excellent fanedit, highly recommended. INH5 has improved on the original, and created a technically flawless and highly enjoyable film.

October 18, 2015
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I loved this edit. The original cut is grey and dull, bordering on unwatchable. Agent 9 has brought it back to life and truly made it feel like a Superman...

April 15, 2015
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is a wonderful edit of Superman Returns, and does almost everything I would want out of a fanfix of this movie. The restructured narrative is kind...

September 07, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Extended Edition

If you liked Hamlet 2 the first time, you'll enjoy this new edit from TM2YC. It's a very gentle edit, so much so that only a couple of scenes have...

June 23, 2014 (Updated: June 23, 2014)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is a wonderful first release by a very promising new editor at fanedit.org. Ranger613 has carefully and skilfully removed many of the elements that weighed...

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
Shorts

Another mashup editor at the top of his game. Watching this back to back with Rejected was gold. Loved this one from start to finish (although I wish the mention...

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
Shorts

I long for the day when Blueyoda releases a feature length mashup and wins FEOTY by a record margin. His work here is genius, as per usual.

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
6.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
4.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
5.0
Enjoyment
 
5.0

I don't really know what to say about this one, except to state the obvious that the 'acting bits' are the worst parts of a Porn Parody... The audio transitions...

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Really strong, I actually enjoyed this more than the movies. The only plot issue I noticed was that baby Blade's bloody hand miraculously heals once he leaves home. But overall,...

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Excellent. Slight plot issue with the Bank already having been robbed by the time spidey shows up, but otherwise a really strong alternate universe take on Spiderman.

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Nice mashup, but one of the weaker efforts of the bunch. The fight scenes from Daredevil are just terrible, so it doesn't help that a lot of the edit focusses...

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Excellent. Rogue-theX truly is the most talented editor I have seen when it comes to re-creating the 'classic' look, including fonts, use of lighting, music - the whole deal. It...

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is great stuff. The ability to turn Spiderman 3 into a moody abstract Lynchian nightmare takes serious talent. Well done Mr.Fry

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

A very strong collection of shorts, for the most part filled with creative and bold choices. A Psychogenic Fugue - This is great stuff. The ability...

April 20, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Very good edit. Agreed with all of the changes, and the picture quality/technical efforts were excellent. I would consider this a replacement version for any future viewings. I still don't...

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
7.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Loss of points for choosing to edit Batman and Robin and for using Comic Sans. Bonus points for including the line, “I don’t suppose they have fax machines on elephants”...

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
7.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Loss of points for choosing to edit Batman and Robin and for using Comic Sans. Bonus points for including the line, “I don’t suppose they have fax machines on elephants”...

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0
Shorts

The concept is an interesting one, but this narrative didn’t quite work for me.

April 18, 2014 (Updated: April 18, 2014)
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0
Shorts

Well constructed, but unfortunately not as strong as Mayhem Mistletoe which utilises mostly the same footage to more interesting effect.

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Shorts

Extremely creative use of live action/animated footage, and a solid coherent narrative. 1 point off for some clunky transitions and fluctuating picture quality between sources and also for the implication...

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

A bit disappointing. Felt like a highlights reel of Gordon in Batman Begins rather than a fully formed standalone narrative. Fade to black was used a little too often and...

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
7.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Tells an iconic story within the Batman universe and works as a standalone story. Let down by poor picture quality/aspect ratio issues, but other than that it worked quite well....

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Very well executed, save for a couple of hard audio cuts. I wish this was a tv show! And if it was, this would be a classic episode. ...

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
3.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
2.0
Visual Editing
 
2.0
Narrative
 
2.0
Enjoyment
 
2.0

Heavy metal opening. No. Poor quality voice over . Nope. “Assification”. No. Batman and Robin? No.

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Exceptionally well done. Loved the use of colour and the short narrative felt complete and satisfying. Like another episode of Joker’s mailbag’s show really! Only a couple of hard audio...

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Amazing. Incredibly original and perfectly executed.

April 18, 2014
Overall rating
 
7.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Pretty solid collection of edits with some great highlights mixed in with some not so great moments. Depths of Darkness – 10/10 Mayhem and Mistletoe –...

April 16, 2014
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

What a great edit. Scrooge is one of my favourite morality tales, and this edit brings out the best aspects of the tale. The use of colour was inspired and...

April 14, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is a great little edit, nip and tucking the film back in line with Roald Dahl's original wishes. Removing the reformed witch subplot and the original ending worked...

March 12, 2014
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
Shorts

Technically amazing, thought provoking, artistic and original. Hooray!

February 24, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is a great edit for all MASH fans, especially those who loved the 'Henry Era'. Many of the classic moments from these episodes are sewn together into a loose...

February 24, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I consider Son of Jorel to be the best Superman edit that I have seen, so was not sure if Avid4D's take on a combined Superman 1 and 2 edit...

February 05, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This was a really fun take on Indy 4 - Highly original, as is the way of TMBTM, and in parts, extremely effective. It's an alternate universe take on the...

January 12, 2014
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is an excellent fan-fix. From the excellent integration of the new titles, to the overall tone created by the editor, this is what a fan-edit is all about. ...

April 18, 2013 (Updated: April 18, 2013)
Overall rating
 
5.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
1.0
Audio Editing
 
1.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
1.0

More commentaries should be translated into Greek.

April 18, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This is a great fan-fix, and a big improvement over the original. Agent9's cuts are smart and well integrated, removing a lot of unnecessary filler and...

March 25, 2013
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
FanMix

TMBTM makes them like no one else makes them. This is an epic, mind bending, meditative, spiritual, philosophical brain bender of an edit. I loved the ambition and the scope,...

February 11, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

This edit is a perfect example of why i love fanedits so much. Severian's take on Prometheus is the film I wished we had seen in cinemas. The film is...

February 03, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This is a highly ambitious fanedit, and for the most part it works exceptionally well. The vast majority of the edits are fantastic, and create a strong sense of the...

February 03, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

TV to movie fanedits are extremely difficult to do well, and I'm pleased to report that I really enjoyed this edit. There are many fantastic achievements in this ambitious edit,...

January 29, 2013
Overall rating
 
8.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Rêverie by Rogue-theX. - Excellent. 9/10 I Am Will Smith by Leeroy. - Also very good. Better than the actual film. 8/10 Carry That Weight by...

January 28, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Shorts

This was excellent. I'm a sucker for powerful images set against powerful music, and this short has that combo in spades. Great use of multiple sources to create an intense...

January 24, 2013
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Like many reviewers, the 1989 Batman is a special one to me. It's the first superhero movie that I remember getting swept up in the marketing campaign for, and feeling...

September 17, 2012
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

TMBTM's edits are really quite excellent, aren't they. I rewatched Jaws the night before watching the Sharksploitation Edit, and was reminded why the original film is so...

September 10, 2012
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Having completed his Noir Crime Trilogy, Neglify has since turned his attention to Horror - A genre that he is clearly in love with! First, we had Neg's take...

September 08, 2012 (Updated: September 11, 2012)
Overall rating
 
7.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0
TV-to-Movie

I watched this last night and wasn't blown away to be honest. I'm intrigued as to why the decision was made to anchor this edit in...

September 06, 2012
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

"The structure simply doesn't let any of the characters build an arc of growth or despair; aside from being confusing, the narrative locks us out." - from Roger Ebert's review...

September 05, 2012 (Updated: September 05, 2012)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Quite often footage that gets left on the cutting room floor ends up there for a good reason. Having recently seen the Avengers deleted scenes, with the exception of maybe...

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