Reviews written by the-scribbling-man

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May 16, 2024
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I watched Raiders as a child, but I remember how terrified I was when my parents covered my eyes at certain segments. Part of me enjoyed the thrill of not...

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the-scribbling-man
May 13, 2024 (Updated: May 13, 2024)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I had no real issue with the theatrical cut; it’s a great slice of Hollywood cheese, and classic execution of the three-act formula, with great dialogue. But the idea of...

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the-scribbling-man
May 06, 2024 (Updated: May 11, 2024)
Overall rating
 
9.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

It’s been many years since I’ve seen Young Frankenstein, and I wanted to go into this edit blind, so I can’t be certain of many changes. Nor can I really...

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the-scribbling-man
March 17, 2024
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

QUALITY I nearly always opt for the higher quality file, but due to space I had to go with the small MP4 this time. It largely looks very...

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the-scribbling-man
March 11, 2024 (Updated: March 11, 2024)
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
7.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I had no immediate plans to watch this but Ray left me no choice - NO CHOICE ;) In all seriousness though, audio editing...

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the-scribbling-man
February 16, 2024
Overall rating
 
8.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
6.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

The Hole is a Dante deep cut and a bit of a curiosity. When I saw it I felt that the script was pretty poor and the tonal clash between...

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the-scribbling-man
January 30, 2024 (Updated: January 30, 2024)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I’ve never really liked Bride that much, largely for being such a stark tonal shift from the first film. Minnie’s constant interjections are beyond annoying and I’m not a fan...

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the-scribbling-man
December 09, 2023 (Updated: December 09, 2023)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

James Whale's Frankenstein is easily one of the best (if not the best) examples of classic Universal Horror, elevated considerably by Karloff's excellent performance. The theatrical cut holds up relatively...

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the-scribbling-man
November 14, 2023 (Updated: November 14, 2023)
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is something I hoped someone would do eventually. Catferoze provides two versions, I watched the main edit, as opposed to the workprint. Visual quality is great. Audio quality sometimes...

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the-scribbling-man
November 02, 2023 (Updated: November 02, 2023)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I'm not really a fan of New Nightmare, but one of the biggest problems it has is pacing and Ray has done a great job of tightening things up. I...

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the-scribbling-man
October 19, 2023
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I'm not a massive fan of the original Elm Street film and I went into this knowing that Ray wouldn't have ticked all my personal boxes for an edit. That...

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the-scribbling-man
October 05, 2023 (Updated: October 05, 2023)
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Ray Danger has done a very good job here, although I feel like it's a little too restrained for its own good. Amazingly, while 20 minutes have been cut, the...

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the-scribbling-man
July 05, 2023
Overall rating
 
8.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

15MaF has clearly put in a lot of work here, and I'm not sure I'm familiar enough with the film to appreciate it (so apologies if I misinterpret changes). I...

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the-scribbling-man
May 28, 2023
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
FanFix

QUALITY Quality is excellent considering the file size. VISUAL EDITING Visual cuts are seamless. Newly added dream segments are nicely...

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the-scribbling-man
May 17, 2023
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Krausfadr has put together a very slick looking version of a low budget film, drawing from pre-made material from a few different FX artists. The colour grading is a welcome...

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the-scribbling-man
April 30, 2023 (Updated: April 30, 2023)
Overall rating
 
8.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

It's been a long time since I've seen the theatrical cut. I was not a fan at all, but with some time now passed, I was curious how this edit...

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the-scribbling-man
April 28, 2023 (Updated: April 28, 2023)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Visual quality is pretty good, if a little softer than I'd like. The shot at 44:30 is noticeably more compressed than the rest of the edit but I can't think...

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the-scribbling-man
March 15, 2023 (Updated: March 15, 2023)
Overall rating
 
6.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
6.0
Audio Editing
 
6.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
4.0
Enjoyment
 
5.0

For the record, I have never seen Thor: Love and Thunder (I have seen the previous films). Every now and again I choose to make a fanedit my first experience,...

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the-scribbling-man
March 10, 2023
Overall rating
 
4.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
3.0
Visual Editing
 
3.0
Narrative
 
4.0
Enjoyment
 
5.0

I've been interested in watching this for a while but I wasn't able to find it till recently. I always assumed this was the film presented as a 1970s/80s TV...

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the-scribbling-man
March 10, 2023 (Updated: March 10, 2023)
Overall rating
 
7.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
6.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Quality is SD and it isn't great to look at, but it works well enough. Audio sounds good except for some of the Twilight Zone elements, which sound of a...

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the-scribbling-man
March 08, 2023
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I hold the controversial opinion of thinking that the second Elm Street film is actually quite good, and would put it at #2 in my ranking of the franchise, after...

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the-scribbling-man
March 07, 2023
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I was not familiar with Psycho II, but the concept of the edit sounded so wild that I felt like I had to make it my first experience. ...

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the-scribbling-man
March 07, 2023 (Updated: November 01, 2023)
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

REWATCH 1/11/23: Watched Ray's recent Version 2 and it's a great update to an already solid edit. Some of my criticisms still stand, but the...

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the-scribbling-man
March 04, 2023 (Updated: March 04, 2023)
Overall rating
 
7.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
6.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

QUALITY I'll get the most negative aspect over with right away: the audio quality was very poor. I'm surprised to see no one has mentioned...

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the-scribbling-man
January 27, 2023
Overall rating
 
7.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
6.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

This is a fantastic concept and an edit I have wanted to watch for a while, so I was glad to finally stumble across it. One of those ones I...

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the-scribbling-man
January 16, 2023 (Updated: January 16, 2023)
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Ray Danger has made a very admirable effort to fix up what is typically considered to be a pretty mediocre sequel. The use of quick cuts and music changes is...

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the-scribbling-man
January 09, 2023
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Shorts

This is a neat concept and one that is probably worth pursuing beyond the trailer, should INIGHTMARES choose to go down that road. If he does, I'll gladly watch it....

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the-scribbling-man
November 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
5.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

I once started watching the theatrical cut. Apparently, I wasn't in the mood, because I rarely DNF, but I was barely half an hour in before I became bored and...

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the-scribbling-man
November 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Disclaimer: I haven't seen this since I was a child, when the film was always experienced at the hands of the VHS player. I picked up the blu-ray pretty much...

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the-scribbling-man
June 28, 2022 (Updated: June 28, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I've been away from the forums for a bit and will be running away again after I drop this review. Life has demanded it. But I saw the release for...

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the-scribbling-man
May 06, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Disclaimer: I've seen the theatrical cut once and Hal's edit once, so I am not crazy familiar with the material. Frankly, the editing felt botched in the theatrical, so if...

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the-scribbling-man
May 04, 2022 (Updated: May 04, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

QUALITY I watched the largest file size available and it looked excellent. No complaints. Surround sound too - yay! ...

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the-scribbling-man
April 17, 2022
Overall rating
 
7.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

QUALITY Quality is decent. The cropping to 16:9 naturally means a reduced resolution. VISUAL EDITING ...

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the-scribbling-man
April 07, 2022
Overall rating
 
7.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
7.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

QUALITY Quality is decent overall, but some odd scenes look to be more heavily compressed with some noticeable artifacts. I know that trailers are used...

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the-scribbling-man
April 07, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Meant to watch this a while ago... sorry it took me so long! Been about 8 years since I've seen the theatricals, so hopefully my observations are relatively untainted by...

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the-scribbling-man
March 24, 2022 (Updated: March 24, 2022)
Overall rating
 
8.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

QUALITY For me, Glass and Split quality ranges between 8.5 and 9. Some scenes have some visible compression, but generally the footage looks good. Unbreakable...

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the-scribbling-man
March 22, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I watched through all of the original Twin Peaks and Fire Walk With Me recently. I was going to watch The Missing Pieces before moving onto The Return, but I...

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the-scribbling-man
March 15, 2022 (Updated: March 15, 2022)
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

QUALITY Quality is decent, but not peak for an HD source. Visual is a little soft in places and the rich reds of Mars betray...

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the-scribbling-man
March 07, 2022 (Updated: March 07, 2022)
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

QUALITY Quality is often difficult to rate with a Grindhouse edit... it's MEANT to look bad... right? From my perspective, the majority of this...

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the-scribbling-man
March 05, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

(Ratings are an average, reflecting the overall experience) I have reviewed the shorts separately on their individual pages, so this is really more of...

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the-scribbling-man
February 26, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This here: the ONLY fan-mix in the Animation Consecution (at least, in the sense of merging unrelated material)! We need more of this kind of thing. I love a good...

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the-scribbling-man
February 26, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

MKV. Generally well put together. There's a drop in quality for a couple of the night shots, but otherwise things look very crisp. I noticed two audio fades, and a...

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the-scribbling-man
February 25, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Watched the MKV. Some noticeable compression in darker areas, otherwise quality seemed very good. This functioned well enough as a standalone story, but I still...

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the-scribbling-man
February 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

This felt pretty rushed, if I'm honest. It starts off with some kind of narrative, but then sort of turns into a fever dream. I wasn't really sure what to...

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the-scribbling-man
February 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

The opening prologue is a little choppy visually, but otherwise this works well and I didn't pick up on many transitions. There did seem to be a number of audio...

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the-scribbling-man
February 20, 2022 (Updated: February 20, 2022)
Overall rating
 
7.4
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
7.0
Visual Editing
 
8.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0
Shorts

I hope I don't come across as harsh, but this edit feels like a missed opportunity. What it amounts to is an episode of Futurama cut down to 15 minutes,...

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the-scribbling-man
February 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

This is a very effective trimming of a feature film into short format. Nothing felt amiss in the narrative and I didn't notice a single transition. It honestly makes me...

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the-scribbling-man
February 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.3
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0
Shorts

I thought that a couple of visual edits/fades were a bit quick, but otherwise, this is a simple and well-executed short. Musical cues are timed well and a clear visual...

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the-scribbling-man
February 20, 2022 (Updated: February 20, 2022)
Overall rating
 
9.6
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0

Objectively: This is a simple and concise short made up of material relating to the Ishval war in Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood. I didn't notice any transitions and on a...

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the-scribbling-man
February 11, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
7.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
Shorts

Quality is various shades of SD, with occasional issues. Aside from some interlacing, frame-blending and dropped frames, the visual editing is otherwise superb and very creative. The only audio editing...

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