Reviews written by doug23

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March 04, 2024
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Smudger9 is back; our hero’s long-cherished (by me) Clone Wars edits are essentials in my SW catalogue, and I do believe I’ll be putting these Mando edits up there with...

March 02, 2024
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

“Omnibus” is the right word here for sure. As individual “movies” this format wouldn't fly; “Andor” is far too meditative, patient, and brooding to fulfill our modern Dexedrine-paced excuse for...

November 15, 2023 (Updated: November 15, 2023)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

All right now, so, Twin Peaks is not just any show; it's easily one of the absolute richest, most tantalizing, unusual, daring, confoundingly mysterious mythologies existing in fiction. I remember...

November 04, 2023 (Updated: November 04, 2023)
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10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
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10.0

Blade Runner was never a “perfect” film (I mean, how many official versions, let alone fanedits, are there?), but this is far and away the best version of this stone...

October 09, 2023
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Now, this is far from your typical fanedit. We have here an incredibly intricate, multifaceted, living project which allows the viewer total latitude as to what is going to be...

August 30, 2023
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
Extended Edition

The Big Sleep is one of those stone classics that has its merits in both versions; they’re both so good it is, indeed, a rare occasion when, as Roger Ebert...

December 25, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
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10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Hi Stromboli - Now, I’ve been with Adam Dens’ edit for some time now, but it’s time for a changing of the guard. ...

October 04, 2022
Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
6.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
6.0

Ok, just a quick one: this review I may amend if an update comes around. I appreciate recordwrangler’s attempt here. It’s a simple edit, but, knowing Vertigo so well with...

October 04, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

No treatise on Psycho the film itself, which has been written about to death. This is a long-needed edit. I remember reading Roger’s review and...

August 16, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Amazing. Spence has worked wonders with what really is a neglected series in Dune lore, but one that tells the story with far more clarity and structure than Lynch, and...

August 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

I’ve a more comprehensive review of Spicediver’s film for the SD version; for this revelation I’ll keep it to the point, with some notes: *the...

August 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

In going through edits of the sequel series, I’ll give credit to the go-to selections here, although I’m looking at it from a lens a few years removed from that...

August 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Hi, Hal. I go: Ep. 4 - Adywan Ep. 5 - Adywan Ep. 6 - (pending Adywan….) ...

July 15, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
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10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Coaxium Heist - everyone seems to be raving about this one and I’m not going to spoil that party. It’s awesome, and does indeed feel like a Star Wars edit....

July 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Wraith is a great editor and communicator of his passion and vision. I am very happy to have been able to make his acquaintance through this site and enjoy the...

July 02, 2022
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Bobson's edit will be the end-all-be-all for this film, which has its intrinsic ups and downs, but I never wanted to ever give up on it, as, yes, this is...

March 27, 2020
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10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

For the ultra-fan, if you’ll so indulge me.... I’ve evening-waltzed with Blue Velvet for 30+ years, and have never felt entirely comfortable with it except...

September 22, 2018
Overall rating
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

I've been long a huge fan of smudger9's edits, as others have been (where are the reviews for this one, guys?!?). He's back, and with another that was almost obliged...

September 22, 2018 (Updated: September 22, 2018)
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10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

Here it is. The one you want. With total reverence and respect to L8wrtr and his beautiful edit of the Hobbit, this is the one that I've been waiting these...

May 03, 2018 (Updated: June 28, 2018)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

My long, strange love/hate affair with Dune has culminated to an end point with this fanedit. I will never go back to any other conceivable version of Dune, nor will...

March 27, 2018
Overall rating
 
9.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
8.0
Audio Editing
 
8.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Here's an example of an already-great film given a total new dimension with the addition of the deleted scenes. Usually such a move as this is hit or miss -...

December 15, 2017 (Updated: December 15, 2017)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Not as familiar with the Rebels series as the Clone Wars, but this one makes a solid impression of the still-ongoing (as of this writing) series. ...

December 12, 2017
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Well, it's been a long search for the perfect edit for ROTS. I'm now with Hal9000's indefinitely. There is so much that is so right here that I...

November 14, 2017
Overall rating
 
9.2
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
8.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0

Perhaps the least of smudger9's edits, but that's not against anything related to our hero editor, nor the quality of the art he's mastered through the series so...

November 05, 2017
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

Another winner in this ongoing series from smudger9. This one combines two narratives rather seamlesslly. While the 2nd film is the most exciting, this one has plenty going...

October 30, 2017 (Updated: October 30, 2017)
Overall rating
 
10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

My favorite of smudger9s edits. A totally streamlined, exciting film that makes good use of the fanedit phenomenon. The plot isnt as episodic as some of the others in this...

October 25, 2017 (Updated: October 26, 2017)
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
9.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
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10.0

What a fantastic concept. Smudger9's edits are a wonderful way to approach the series with the best elements maintained and the cheese minimized. There are plenty of moments remaining that...

October 22, 2017 (Updated: October 22, 2017)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
9.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

Continuing on from L8wrtr's wonderfully watchable "Shadow of the Sith" comes my 2nd go-to in the ever-elusive "perfect SW prequel fanedit series " search. I like L8wrtr's takes on the...

October 17, 2017 (Updated: October 17, 2017)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

My go-to edit for this monstrosity of a Star Wars movie....I do like having as complete as possible a Star Wars chronology; it is interesting that the majority of the...

October 12, 2017 (Updated: October 12, 2017)
Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0

I was 6 years old watching "Return of the Jedi" in the theater, and all too well I remember the collective *gasp* of the crowd when Yoda did indeed confirm...

October 10, 2017 (Updated: October 10, 2017)
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10.0
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
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10.0

The perfect fanedit. I was absolutely blown away by Adywan's vision here, and i was expecting big things, given my long-term love for his take on ANH. ...

October 10, 2017
Overall rating
 
9.8
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
10.0

The only way to watch ANH is via Adywan. I dont think i can add too much more to what people have said already; suffice it to say this is...

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