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Old 06-04-2007, 11:59 PM   #1
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Hi All,

It has been suggested by a great member of the HDF (PFC5) that we all follow a review format commonality. Please try to adhere to the following:

1. Title = "Movie Name" Blu-Ray Review
2. The 5 Star Ratings for; Movie Content, Video Quality, Sound Quality, Extras Value, and maybe a Family Content Value Rating.
3. A side section that has the movie disc specs (i.e. Studio Name, MPAA Rating, Disc Size/type (DL, Combo, etc), Video codec used, Audio codecs used, Director Name, Starring Cast)
4. Standard Sections of the review body could be broken up as follows: Synopsys, Video Quality, Sound Quality, Extras, Summary which would include a "Family Value" notation and a Buy, Rent, or Never Mind, recommendation.

Thanks for your reviews!!!
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Doesn't ANYONE read the format structure in this sticky?

This is not the chat about BD movies section but the REVIEW section. That is WHY there is a format to follow.
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This thread project seems to be duplicating the The New PQ Tier thread for Blu-Ray

in the AVS Forum...

It requires a lot of work and input from members to reclassify movies in a more proper rating.

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LOL, they didn't read the format?

More reviews please!!
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Doesn't ANYONE read the format structure in this sticky?

This is not the chat about BD movies section but the REVIEW section. That is WHY there is a format to follow.
As long as no one enforces them why bother.
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Why all the fuss about "proper" review structuring? I will not be doing any more reviews because I don't feel the need to add all that extra fluff to a review.

IMO, just state what you thought of the AQ, PQ and plot. If folks want an all out, full blown 1000 word review.. there are plenty of "professional" sites to go to.

I just see too much bickering here over how some people choose to take the time to post a review..

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Why all the fuss about "proper" review structuring? I will not be doing any more reviews because I don't feel the need to add all that extra fluff to a review.

IMO, just state what you thought of the AQ, PQ and plot. If folks want an all out, full blown 1000 word review.. there are plenty of "professional" sites to go to.

I just see too much bickering here over how some people choose to take the time to post a review..

my 3 cents .
100% agree. My reviews, albiet far and few between, have been "following the format" so to speak. I give a brief plot description, whether I like the movie or not and of course my PQ/AQ rating. What else do you need? Sheesh!
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100% agree. My reviews, albiet far and few between, have been "following the format" so to speak. I give a brief plot description, whether I like the movie or not and of course my PQ/AQ rating. What else do you need? Sheesh!
Thanks! I like your reviews which is similar to how I do mine
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It does not have to be as "wordy" as Peter's reviews and can be more like my sample review of The Happening, or Mattie _B's review of The Day the Earth Stood Still. By just simply keeping these main format elements, it serves as a sort of check list reminder to the reviewer what to include in the review, and to give a more consistent structure for people. I actually prefer a fairly brief Synopsis myself like you both do myself.

Once we get the "formal" review section up we may just say the hell with it and abandon asking for a structure to the reviews in this section, but hope people try to have the major elements included in their reviews then.
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It does not have to be as "wordy" as Peter's reviews and can be more like my sample review of The Happening, or Mattie _B's review of The Day the Earth Stood Still. By just simply keeping these main format elements, it serves as a sort of check list reminder to the reviewer what to include in the review, and to give a more consistent structure for people. I actually prefer a fairly brief Synopsis myself like you both do myself.

Once we get the "formal" review section up we may just say the hell with it and abandon asking for a structure to the reviews in this section, but hope people try to have the major elements included in their reviews then.
It's great to have a formatted structure! I guess I was under the impression that HDF wanted a format more like Peter's. If brief yet structured is still fine.. then I will add a review now and then
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I agree with Stew. The standard structure should be simple and not a 12 page essay as Peter tends to write.
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It does not have to be as "wordy" as Peter's reviews and can be more like my sample review of The Happening, or Mattie _B's review of The Day the Earth Stood Still. ----- I actually prefer a fairly brief Synopsis myself like you both do myself.
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I agree with Stew. The standard structure should be simple and not a 12 page essay as Peter tends to write.
Oh boy. It's too early for popcorn.... What's a good morning-time snack for a show???
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Oh boy. It's too early for popcorn.... What's a good morning-time snack for a show???
Peanut butter granola bars are perfect.. or oatmeal and raisin!
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