ShiningIdeal
Number of Movies: 8
Number of Winning Movies: 0
Average Rating Received: 4.1

Number of Movies Reviewed: 75
Number of Reviews Given that were Featured: 10
Average Rating Given: 4.11
 
Movies Released by ShiningIdeal
Endymion and Memories Romance
This is my entry for the TMPC Contest. Unfortunately, I ran it through a rather rushed process to get it ready. Rather than use a specific poem, it is a trio of three seperate works. The first work i... posted August 31, 2006
The Legend Of Ralph Gunspur Action Not Rated
No Description posted August 26, 2006
Metamorphosis Action
An action/horror blend of what I would love to say is modern surrealism but I fear is somewhat limited. It is influenced pretty heavily by some of the campy but fun shows like Buffy or Xena. There is ... posted August 24, 2006
Never See Trevor Again Comedy
This movie is truly a fantasy of the bizarre and demented. Honestly, it was me showing a friend around the program and making the most absurd collection of scenes with no concern over any single narr... posted December 3, 2005
Rivers and Dreams Romance
This is my first semi-coherent narrative with the program. The lack of a male actor in my studio at the time it was shot sort of reoriented the plot of the movie but it was really little more than exp... posted December 2, 2005
WTF Action
I think the name says it all. posted November 30, 2005
Rivers and Dreams Romance Not Rated
You know I really wish I had a competent male actor when I shot this.. it would have come off a bit less sapphic. posted November 30, 2005
Menu Of Disaster Action Not Rated
No Description posted November 30, 2005
 
Movies Reviewed by ShiningIdeal
Genome by FraasMovies Action
Really quite well told, great shots that you dont get to utilize often in TMO comes out quite brilliant with all your custom work within this film. My only complaint within the film is that the title ... reviewed September 10, 2006
Choices by Dulci Romance
Solely on the merits of the film, it is completely a success. The blocking in the scenes is well chosen, backdrops and camera angles artistically used. The writing is sharp, refined and only at one ... reviewed September 6, 2006
Game Station II by Irish_Scorpion Comedy
170 Without pausing. I don't know if I should be happy I picked them up or somewhat sad that much of my brain is devoted to pop culture fodder. reviewed September 1, 2006
Last Cookie by colingaiser Horror
While I am normally very pleased by your films.. in this case.. I just don't get it. Maybe there wasn't anything to get and I'm just trying to hard. For me at least this just wasn't effective at getti... reviewed September 1, 2006
Divine Secrets of the Bush Administration by colingaiser Comedy
I did enjoy this film a lot more than the previous one in the series given it was tied together. I would really love to see you branch out some though. While they have been great, Soap Operas and maki... reviewed September 1, 2006
Metal On Metal Action in TMO City by countingtonone Comedy
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I wouldn't say brief so much as to the point and there is nothing wrong with that. It set out to do everything that I believe you intended to do. And besides, kudos to anyone who can fit Schizotypa...
reviewed September 1, 2006
Angel Hero Reborn by Yodabob Action
In situations like this I really hate that the angel is such a half ethereal looking model. Something a little more solid or a little less would make it work better, though this isn't really something... reviewed September 1, 2006
Porcelain Dolls - C01 by neonoir1x Sci-Fi
The robot out of control for various reasons plot is certainly nothing we have never seen before, but some alterations really make the story promising here. The use of flashbacks are jarring (which ... reviewed August 31, 2006
Sapphotron - A Funkomatic Odyssey by postmodernchuck Comedy
The pacing seemed a bit off, not something I have seen in your other work. I don't know, seeing a reference to Herland in the inspirations I sort of.. hmm. I'm a little befuddled by all of this actual... reviewed August 31, 2006
The Picture Of Dorian Grey VO by Dracin Horror
As a great admirer of Wilde's work, I was very eager to see the adaptation presented here. I think you did a wonderful job of using framing and choice of shots to demonstrate Dorian's narcissism. Mo... reviewed August 29, 2006
Christina and Dante by pegleg Romance
While I enjoyed this slightly less than the first in this series, I still think it was inspired. I particularly like where your taste level is throughout this, the almost playful wit that dances betw... reviewed August 29, 2006
The Kingston Kidnapping by cronicclapper Action
I think this film was a lot of strong pieces that lacked anything that really blew my skirt up as it was. The voice overs were good, though with one part that seemed to over annunciate slightly (The... reviewed August 29, 2006
The Fate of Traitors Part Four Final Vers by Tie Action
Honestly, this is my least favorite installment. You mentioned about the 'expected' ending in the third part. This isn't really a bad thing. When you watch something, that expectation being met can ... reviewed August 29, 2006
The Fate of Traitors Part Three by Tie Action
Again, carrying over my general comments from the previous two films that leaves me with.. In this film, is the first time I really have a problem with your editting and shooting. There is a lot of ... reviewed August 29, 2006
The Fate of Traitors Part Two by Tie Action
(Also in case anyone is reading the reviews first, there are spoilers here) Well, you can carry over a lot of my critiques from your first film to this one, but I will try and focus on new points her... reviewed August 29, 2006
The Fate of Traitors Part One by Tie Action
This is, perhaps, a little more critical of a review than I would post but you did ask for ways to improve it. First and foremost - Dialogue. Whether appropriate or not, mafia films have given the p... reviewed August 29, 2006
Damien-Teaser by bricksfilms Horror
I'm not sure exactly about the voiceover. I am assuming you just did it by altering your voice (which is fine) but for that particular tone it makes things get a little rough to hear. You may try look... reviewed August 28, 2006
The Angels of Mons by slarner Action
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I really appreciate both your attention to detail and your choices for inspiration. The knowledge or research that you have at hand creates a lovely quilt of scenes and ideas. The cinematography in ...
reviewed August 28, 2006
The Statement of Randolph Carter by slarner Horror
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A perfectly executed adaptation from start to finish. I'm quite pleased that I saw your poster and followed it here. I have always had something of a soft spot for Lovecraft's work though I had not i...
reviewed August 28, 2006
Perception by Dulci Romance
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Wow. This short is amazing on a number of levels. First of all, you really seem to have a great appreciation for the short as something different than a traditional length narrative. The freedom and...
reviewed August 27, 2006
Galaxy Girls by Thalomarre Action
No Review reviewed August 27, 2006
Reconciliation A Western Story by koolteenm Romance
Hmm.. I think this may have been a case of biting off a little more than you can chew. The 'twist' at the end, as well as quite a few other things just seemed oddly placed. The time period also seemed... reviewed August 27, 2006
Quantum Effect I by nutzhouse Sci-Fi
I'm not sure I would exactly have called this an 'episode' exactly, more like the intro that would run at the beginning of a show for new viewers. Still its very neatly cut and easily consumable. reviewed August 27, 2006
Wont Get Fooled Again Pt1 by Quackerstheduck7 Action
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The number of scenes where one could see off the set was a little disturbing, and I don't really care for famous quotes being used as dialoge other than for a kitsch sort of goal. It could use a litt...
reviewed August 27, 2006
Universal Wars Episode 1 Season 1 by omaha54 Sci-Fi
I almost feel like the simple fact my attention was held the whole time, despite my normal distaste of the genre should be a lot of praise. I really appreciate that you have put thought into your pl... reviewed August 27, 2006
SuperHero have no break by alexyoumba Comedy
I really think comedy is one of the hardest genres to really translate in the game (or maybe I just have a horrid sense of humor most of the time). You manage to couple the patently absurd with a sati... reviewed August 27, 2006
The Hidden Face Part III by peetree Horror
I think you put this film together well. You had some interesting uses of set-pieces and you follow a very classic horror groove. In particular, I am glad to see a horror spin without an innocent prot... reviewed August 27, 2006
The Idewood Tapes by el_chupaqueso Horror
I'm pleased with the film, though I'm not sure you really needed the narrator. It seems to just add time when the story is clear without it. For what its worth I would say its a better job than the Bl... reviewed August 27, 2006
Drinking Problems by chris2006 Comedy
No Review reviewed August 26, 2006
Tara Jackey by DME6223 Action
The major problem I had with this film was that the dialogue seemed a bit forced and chock full of exposition where the genre didn't really seem to call for it. I would have loved to see a little more... reviewed August 26, 2006
Computer WarLord 20 by FlushyMoviesRock Sci-Fi
While I think game-style humor may have been done to death at this point, I appreciate the work that went into this nonetheless. Everything is cut well, with an easy mesh from scene to scene. The film... reviewed August 26, 2006
First to Fight trailor by MaroonedStudios Action
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reviewed August 26, 2006
PhotoShoot For XG-666 by dragon_fire Sci-Fi
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I think this is an excellent and different way to generate buzz than most of the masses.
reviewed August 26, 2006
Blood Eater by mjlee1 Horror
Throughout the majority of the film you made wonderful use of transitional scenes. They are great fillers and keep your mind focussed on where the narrative thread goes. On the other hand, I really ... reviewed August 26, 2006
Star Track by Elvennomad Sci-Fi
I'm really not entirely sure what the goal of this film was. Without subtitles or voice overs it is hard to make any sort of plot given the scene choices. I think with a fresh approach it could really blossom. reviewed August 26, 2006
Deans War by blacksunstudios Action
I think this was a valiant attempt at putting together a short war epic. Unfortunately, the overall length breaks up the three act structure a bit. Obviously the voice actors were younger than their r... reviewed August 26, 2006
Hotel Dead End by branjor Horror
The pace was a little slow to really fall into the thriller genre. I think a little tighter editting would have raised the tension level somewhat. Overall it seems like a good attempt to the genre, ju... reviewed August 25, 2006
Life in the Old West by yeagmaster Romance
I was really eager to see this when I read the summary earlier in the day and I can safely say I was not disappointed after the wait. While I normally dislike movies told so heavily in flashback, I ... reviewed August 25, 2006
Fembus McSneed Has A Crazy Girlfriend! by tascac Romance
I'm afraid the comedic value really went over my head on this, which seemed to be the driving force of the film. However, I can really appreciate the good work putting everything together and keeping ... reviewed August 25, 2006
Grey by Alf06 Sci-Fi
I think a little more background or story development would have increased my enjoyment. However you do a good job of keeping things moving forward, not dwelling on any particular areas and combine it... reviewed August 25, 2006
The Chinese war by JohnsonLuu10 Action
A short and bloody conflict based film. It really lacks anything but the flow of action to dictate any sort of narrative flow. That said the choice of scenes are well put together, a very collected fe... reviewed August 25, 2006
luca brasi episode 1 by omaha54 Action
No Review reviewed August 25, 2006
Follow at Own Risk by Gmoser Action
I think this was an excellent first project but there are a few things that I do think could be improved. Primarily I think you were at a bit of a loss for how to write your romantic dialogue. I would... reviewed August 25, 2006
Night of the Monkey by Ydalnogard21 Comedy
No Review reviewed August 25, 2006
Yellow Sub Overlay by extech Sci-Fi
No Review reviewed August 25, 2006
Ghosts are retards by lecowles Comedy
I was really amused despite myself during this. The title put me off a bit on principle. The first three fourths of it are quite fun and easy to watch, but the rapid tempo you have set really down shi... reviewed August 25, 2006
Verboten by Iriseon Horror
I can appreciate some of the shot options but I have to agree that the voiceovers really kill any ability to enjoy the work. Also there is a bit of a mixed bag with the 'film stock' you used in the ... reviewed August 25, 2006
Last Chance For A Slow Dance by esperanza15 Romance
I'm a little lost, as to whats going at the end. But I generally appreciate the 'fatal attraction' style plot but it does seem you have an even more negative view as to how callow males are then me, a... reviewed August 25, 2006
Kung-fu Detectives by Azn_boi9832 Action
I have to start out by saying I was very surprised at how much more there was to this movie than I was expecting. I know that sounds horrible, but with so many short action films out that are nothing ... reviewed August 25, 2006
Another Job Well Done by DDawg130 Action
No Review reviewed August 25, 2006
No Thank You John by pegleg Romance
This was very well put together and I have never quite seen anything here quite like it. reviewed August 25, 2006
Sternenkrieg Episode1 ein neuer Feind by luckes Sci-Fi
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I thought this film was incredibly well put together. I think the language barrier was very minimal even to my incredibly limited german skills. The only things that even caused a raised eyebrow were ...
reviewed August 25, 2006
Resident Evil Las Plagas (Trailor) by chopper09 Action
You may really want to be a bit more careful dealing with so much copywritten content... reviewed August 25, 2006
Ninja Battle!!! by EugeneLogan Action
Hmm, I assume from the name you designed the lead female in Starmaker. I think you might have wanted to reduce her chest slider some as it really causes a bit of suspension of disbelief problem that s... reviewed August 25, 2006
Curled World by skinnytwirp47 Horror
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I think it is fairly effective as a trailer but I wonder if you are showing a bit much of your hand already.
reviewed August 25, 2006
Cabin by eklumt Horror
Having just made a very similar goaled movie (that being, to refamiliarize myself with the tools after months of not touching them) I am very sympathetic to this. The only real problem I saw was that ... reviewed August 25, 2006
König Drosselbart by Postalia Romance
Another great film that is shot well enough to transcend the language barrier. Smart choices make the dialogue less important to understanding the plot. The narrators voice I thought worked very well ... reviewed August 25, 2006
Hard Shoulder by samuelcaveman Action
Well, I have to say it turned out a lot more serious than I had expected from the thumbnail (or maybe its my general ambivalence to gorilla costumes that led to that). I feel like I type this twenty t... reviewed August 25, 2006
Instinct Teaser by Throwaxe Sci-Fi
I think it was very effective as a trailer, as is pretty clear from all the buzz and comments below. While giving away nothing it raises interest. Certainly better than trailers that make the movie al... reviewed August 25, 2006
How to earn love by Falke2246 Romance
I think its a cute tongue in cheek comedic play at romance. I think some tighter editting in here would have removed a couple minor issues or just trimmed it to a more ideal package. reviewed August 25, 2006
Cinderella by jane690 Romance
I really appreciate the retelling of a fable in a slightly different setting, though this is perhaps a bit direct of a translation. Something you may want to try in the future is using a different fon... reviewed August 25, 2006
60 Second Soap Opera by colingaiser Comedy
Well, no one came back mysteriously from the dead so I feel I missed a whole month's worth of a soap opera but close enough. Actually I think the budget for this was a bit higher. reviewed August 25, 2006
Doctor who by bobmoh Action
Well, I'm certainly speechless. My enjoyment would have been greatly boosted by proper spelling in the subtitles though. reviewed August 25, 2006
Final Time 1 by madjaxter Action
Well, this is something I know is rarely said, but it might have benefitted from a little more exposition. While I enjoyed the processing of the scenes and their natural order, I did spend quite a lit... reviewed August 25, 2006
The Wire Collector by Carlos_Stu Sci-Fi
No Review reviewed August 25, 2006
The Loneliest Hitman by Hairbrush1 Action
This seemed like a lot of scenes that may have made sense together dropped into too many different set pieces. It makes it hard to think there was a common narrative thread. reviewed August 25, 2006
Snakes on a train by deanj2006 Horror
I liked this quite a bit actually. It was very pithy, to the point. Shots were well chosen to prevent one many problems with plot. There were one or two places where I think a couple seconds of editti... reviewed August 25, 2006
Fight for love by cameroony Romance
I certainly appreciate the work put into it though a few scenes seemed to be a little off. Tighter editing would have been great and a spell check on your captions. Still, nice work. reviewed August 24, 2006
Foreigner by Tarison Sci-Fi
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You know, I am actually really glad it was done in side the normal play. There is something to be said for getting to really appreciate it as a period film with all the glitches and flaws. I think it ...
reviewed December 2, 2005
My Mom!! by mimymo Comedy
I thought it was nice, amusing and didn't mess around too much. reviewed December 2, 2005
Orken and Spud by darbyantle Sci-Fi
I am not sure if it was the intent, but I found it very humorous. reviewed December 1, 2005
Am Ende der Distanz by Meowan Romance
I am afraid there is little to say that hasn't already been said, but its an amazing example of the use of this device. reviewed December 1, 2005
Starside (episode 1) by LBPoggi Sci-Fi
That was an incredibly well done piece. I don't really care for Science Fiction personally but was curious to see how it came out. My only real complaint is that one subtitle font didn't really read well. reviewed November 30, 2005
Der Soldat Jürgen Fischer by ubi_sam Action
While I would have enjoyed subtitles I think, I enjoyed the visuals quite a bit. reviewed November 30, 2005
Writers Strike 1 Die Biznatch! Die! by Hackjob Action
My god thats a scary bird. reviewed November 30, 2005