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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone [Revisited] (Released) — Page 13

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Hey! I’m new to this site, and the projects available here are amazing!
I’m a huge Harry Potter saga fan, and loved the video previews for this revisited version, they look amazing, and I would love, if possible, to get a link as well!
Thank you so much!

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Hello, I was able to download all the other edits, but sadly I can not get Sorcerer’s Stone. Can someone please help me get a link? Thank you.

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I found the samples to be quite innovatively immersive with the atmospheric dark over-tone. May I have the download link to both/all related revisited movies?

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Hey, Could I get a download link please, I’m dying to start a dark HP marathon!

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Hello can anyone PM me the link for the movies? Thank you!

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[UPDATE]

The Sorcerers Stone - as well as Chamber of Secrets (and very soon Half-Blood Prince) has received its V4 edition, which has alterations - but the most crucial part is; I have been using the 4K Sources of the films. In other words, Sorcerers Stone (and the rest;) look - AMAZING! Happy holidays, and enjoy the Revisited series like never before! 😃

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Anjohan said:

[UPDATE]

The Sorcerers Stone - as well as Chamber of Secrets (and very soon Half-Blood Prince) has received its V4 edition, which has alterations - but the most crucial part is; I have been using the 4K Sources of the films. In other words, Sorcerers Stone (and the rest;) look - AMAZING! Happy holidays, and enjoy the Revisited series like never before! 😃

Thanks Anjohan

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How or where I can see Harry Potter saga Revisited? Can you send me a PM at least for the first one? Although I would like to see them all

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So, a major update:

Sorcerer’s Stone and all up to Deathly Hallows (and yes, Deathly Hallows will finally be finished) is getting new treatments. There are major reasons as to why, some of which are:

  • The Full Screen versions are superior, and now that they are upscaled and beautiful, this will be my go-to source for editing purposes. Sorcerer’s Stone and Chamber of Secrets look so different in many regards due to the color grading, pacing and the aspect ratio. I’ve previously only been able to alter the grading and the pacing (although not completely hit the nail on the head there (in my perfectionistic, retrospective look back). Finally, I can complete the look I’ve always wanted now that I have more tools at my disposal - a look that fits the continuity of the following films, and their more digital and “fuller” look. The Color Grading will also grow organically darker, for each film. Sorcerer’s Stone will look very resemblent of an in-between of PoA and GoF, although with slightly more color.

  • I started this edit in 2012, when I had about four years of editing experience. Now that I’ve grown a lot more attuned to the intricacies of editing, and especially with sound and photo manipulation, I think I am crafting a very, very good Sorcerer’s Stone (and it’s following counterparts).

  • I now have a son, older each day, - which has made me appreciate the first two films even more than what I originally did.

Also, I want to mention that a lot of the Original Score for Sorcerer’s Stone is coming back. I want the film to have it’s own identity, and the music of Harry Potter literally came to be from this one film. I will have to honor that - fully, so therefore, many of the musical alterations from previous Revisited Edits are now heavily trimmed and mostly gone.

There are of course certain musical alterations still - to build a continuity with the upcoming CoS and PoA John Williams score, but these are mostly far and few between and serve - imo - a very important purpose, be it tension, suspense or simply just to bridge one scene well with another, but befitting to the tone and pace of the scene.

Also, the biggest changes from the upcoming Sorcerer’s Stone Revisited Revisited (lol) - is the pacing. You will notice that the overly long close-up shots are heavily trimmed. Often in Columbus’s children movies, like Home Alone and Harry Potter 1 & 2, him and his editor(s) seem to be very ackonwledging of the fact that children’s minds work a little bit slower than teenagers and adults, and therefore I’ve noticed that he often takes his time on the lingering of shots - especially be it reaction shots, general close-ups and very often when a character is explaining something he will linger on a shot to enforce the message to the point it can be almost exhausting for a more adult audience.

Therefore, if I do my job well, you will feel that this is the Sorcerer’s Stone for children and teenagers and adults alike (with still the more mature tone and color grading), but the structure will be very resemblent of the even more mature entries to the franchise like PoA and onwards. This is a very fast-paced Sorcerer’s Stone.

Trust me, you have no idea how many minutes are shred of simply by removing one or two second’s from a close-up shot that goes on for eternity.

Anywho, enough explaining and more editing!

Sorcerer’s Stone Revisited (V3) will release in 1080p 10GB before 24th of November, in fullscreen!

AND: The (soon what will be) older versions will still be available through a seperate folder, for those who really, really enjoyed (or prefer) the original Revisited entries. Thank you. ❤️

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Oh, and the overly dark opening is unfortunately gone. It’s a tad to sinister, and might prevent families from showing the film to their kids. It now starts with a new, custom WB intro, then Voldemort walking up to the Potter House, and then Harry awakening under the stairs.

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I can’t wait to check the update out! I’m excited to see the changes. I wondered if there could be more recurring musical motifs for characters and such. For example, the “Fawkes the Phoenix” theme for Dumbledore and things relating to him (like Fawkes of course). Having themes like this appear in later movies when appropriate for the character would also be cool. Just a suggestion and I’m looking forward to whatever you do and update!

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Released:

So I promised before the 24th, and here it is. On the same day that Sorcerer’s Stone / Philosopher’s Stone released and had its premiere in London, 21 years ago.

This is the Sorcerer’s Stone Revisited edit I’ve always wanted to make. It looks better than ever before. It flows better. It contains the magic and childlike nature one would expect for the first entry, but with more maturity and a firmer grip on its pace and tone. And I just love the aspect ratio - it feels bigger, it looks bigger - and it just feels different.

Gone are also certain nitpicks mentioned in reviews and constructive criticisms all the way back from 2014.

Lumos Maxima!

Oh, and it’s 1080p 5.1 Surround - 8gb file.

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Great, great news!

I am very happy to read that you have made your Ultimate edit on the Potter movies!

As Christmas is coming soon, I am planning to do a marathon with your edits on Harry Potter! As the movies (especially the first few) have an amazing christmas spirit!

I don’t know where the other topic dissapeared but will post my comment here on the Chamber of Secrets, saying that my favourite vesion is the one(the first!?) which emphasize on the possibility that Harry is THE heir of Slytherin. There was the most epic scene which included music from Inception, and the Potter guy started questioning himself at the uttermost! Ahhh, loved that version! On the later edit, seems like that emphasize is left, and you decided to do it in a different way…or so I think. Sadly this edit is nowhere to be found in the older folders.
Would love watching that kind of “mind bubbling is-it-me” stuff in the second movie.

Anyways, keep up the great and everimproving work! ❤️

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You honor me, my friends. Thank you - and I hope it’s a pleasant watch!

Work has commenced on CoS, which will be my favourite fanedit alongside Game of Thrones when it’s released. I’ve also taken the new, mostly custom establishing shots and sound mixing to a whole new level. I hope it will be a thrilling experience, in it’s full “Imax” 16:9 release glory.

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I saw the original movie the year it came out, on my first trans-Atlantic flight. I had never read the books but had heard it was very good. I enjoyed it but didn’t quite see what all the fuss was about. The ending particularly struck me as weak and a bit contrived. I’m sure it didn’t help that I had just gotten into Lord of the Rings; I’m not sure that anything could have been impressive to me at that time.

Let me begin by saying that your edit fixes my core issues with the end. By starting with the death of Harry’s parents and flashing back to it multiple times, then flashing back one last time as Dumbledor explains it, you keep those events in both their heaviness and their mystery in our minds far better than the original did. When Harry is told that his mother’s love protected him, it feels deeper and earned now. Thank you.

I may provide some more detailed feedback later, when I have time to watch more carefully and take notes, but I did have a couple of initial critiques.

  • While I really like opening on that flashback, I think it tells too much clearly. It also transitions very suddenly to those owls and letters, before going back and introducing the cupboard, the characters, etc for Dudley’s birthday.

My suggestion would be to cut the initial flashback and instead have the voiceover from Harry’s mom play over the nightmare flashback. It’s more cryptic and confusing, but it will be explained as the movie progresses. When Harry wakes up, then we introduce our characters. Have the first letter arrive after the zoo sequence, then segue into the rest of the letter scenes. I wish there was another more ordinary life scene you could intersperse there to start the letters off more slowly, but I don’t remember one existing.

  • I like the Chamber of Secrets music for the Sorcerers Stone vault, but I’m not sure it works for Harry’s vault too. Maybe experiment with a more subtle music blend between those two shots

  • Similarly, I really like how you use the Window on the Past music, but it isn’t always blended in and out organically, biggest example being when he’s shopping with Hagrid. I think that there are great opportunities in this movie for it, as a theme for Harry’s parents. Just be careful with it and maybe keep it subtle.

  • The last thing that stood out to me on an initial viewing was sadly the large number of pixel compression artifacts in the backgrounds, especially during some dark shots and when candlelit stonework is in the background. I struggle with this too in my edits, and I’m not sure what the best solution is. I just thought I’d mention it, as the effect is distracting.

All in all, thank you. Like I said, you’ve taken a movie that I never really cared about and made it something I enjoy. I’m excited to see it beside your other edits in the series and see how you have chosen to also adjust those.

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So, as is probably obvious to you at this point, I watched the old version. I have since found your Ultimate release and it’s much improved, some in the specific ways I was hoping for. Thank you for your excellent work. I can’t wait to watch the other Ultimate versions as you release them.