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Judge Joel Pearce

Judge Joel Pearce • Joined: March 2004
• Retired: November 2009
• 338 full reviews
• 184 small claims

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Rulings

The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin
The 4 Musketeers
$5 A Day
Ab-Normal Beauty
Acacia
Address Unknown
Africa Unite
Ah! My Goddess: Always And Forever (Volume 1)
Aladdin
Alias: The Complete Third Season
American Son
And Starring Pancho Villa As Himself
Animal Farm
Anne Frank: Classroom Edition
Annie Leibovitz: Life Through A Lens
Another Lonely Hitman
Apres Lui
Arab Labor: The Complete First Season
Arang
The Architects
Around The World In 80 Days
Art Of War
The Art Of War III: Retribution
Astro Boy (2003): The Complete Series
As You Like It
At Last The 1948 Show
Aurora Borealis
Auschwitz: Inside The Nazi State
Autumn Spring (Babi Leto)
Avenging Angel
Average White Band: Live At Montreux
An Awfully Big Adventure
Azumanga Daioh: The Animation (Volume 1)
Azumanga Daioh: Festivals (Volume 2)
Azumanga Daioh: Rivals (Volume 3)
Azumanga Daioh: Seniors! (Volume 5)
Azumanga Daioh: Graduation (Volume 6)
Azumanga Daioh: The Complete Series
Baby Einstein: World Animal Adventure
Bad Guy
Baian The Assassin: Volume One
Baian The Assassin: Volume Two
Baraka: Special Edition
BASToF Syndrome: Fear and Lemons (Volume 1)
BASToF Syndrome: The Hacker (Volume 2)
BASToF Syndrome: Secrets Revealed (Volume 4)
BASToF Syndrome: Past Echoes (Volume 5)
BASToF Syndrome: Endgame (Volume 6)
Battles B.C.: The Complete Season One
The Beautiful Country
Big Brother And The Holding Company With Janis Joplin: Nine Hundred Nights
Billy The Kid
The Bird People In China
Black Kiss
Blood Tea And Red String
Blood+: Volume One
Blue Remains
Blue Spring
Bob Funk
The Bodyguard / The Bodyguard 2
Body Of Lies (Blu-Ray)
Bopha!
Born To Fight
Bounty
The Bow
Box 507
The Boy Who Wanted To Be A Bear: Collector's Edition
The Bushido Blade
The Butterfly Effect 2
Bye Bye Monkey
Cafe Au Lait
Calvaire
Camp De Thiaroye
Cargo 200
Carnivale: The Complete First Season
Catch That Kid
The Cat Returns
Cello
Chapter 27
Charlie
The Children Of Chabannes
Chocolate
Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong
Christopher Reeve: Hope In Motion
The Chumscrubber
Chungking Express: Criterion Collection (Blu-Ray)
The City Of No Limits
Classic Christmas Favorites
Coach Carter (Blu-Ray)
Coast Guard
The Code (2002)
A Collection Of 2005 Academy Award Nominated Short Films
A Collection Of 2006 Academy Award Nominated Short Films
Colors Straight Up
Conduct Zero
Connors' War
The Corporation
Crazed Fruit: Criterion Collection
Cream: Royal Albert Hall 2005
The Crew
The Crow: Stairway To Heaven: The Complete Series
Curious George
The Daichis: Earth's Defense Family: Dysfunctional Heroes (Volume 1)
The Daichis: Earth's Defense Family: Debt-Doomed (Volume 2)
Day Watch
Dead Leaves
The Death Of Mr. Lazarescu
Deathwatch
December
Deck Dogz
Demon Lord Dante: Dante Resurrects (Volume 1)
Demons
Demons 2
The Descent: Original Unrated Cut
The Devil's Backbone: Special Edition
Diana: Queen Of Hearts
Dirty War
Divergence
Divide
Doing Time
Donnie Darko: Director's Cut
Doppelganger (2003)
Dororo
Doubles
Dragonhead
Driving Lessons
Dusan Makavejev: Free Radical
Earth: The Biography
The Elder Son
Eldorado
Election
Electric Shadows
Eli Stone: The Complete First Season
Elizabethtown
Empire Falls
EMR
Epitaph
E's Otherwise: Operation: Gald City (Volume 1)
E's Otherwise: Mind Bender (Volume 2)
E's Otherwise: Head Spin (Volume 3)
Everything's Cool
Excel Saga: Imperfect Collection
Face
Facing Darkness
Facing The Giants (Blu-Ray)
Fatwa
Fausto 5.0
Fermat's Room
Festival Express
Finding Neverland
Fireproof (Blu-Ray)
The First Year
5ive Days To Midnight
5ive
Flywheel
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Curse (Volume 1)
Fullmetal Alchemist: Equivalent Exchange (Volume 3)
Funky Meters: Live From The New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival
The F Word
Ganges
Garage Days
Garfield Gets Real
Genesis
The Ghost
Ghost In The Shell: Special Edition
Ghosts Of Rwanda
Ghost Train
Gilligan's Island: The Complete Second Season
The Girls Next Door: Season One
The Good Earth
The Good Life
A Good Night To Die
Gozu
The Green Chair
Green Street Hooligans 2
Gunhed
Gunslinger Girl: Little Girls, Big Guns (Volume 1)
H
H-2 Worker
Hail Mary
Hamlet (1996)
Hard-Boiled: Two-Disc Ultimate Edition
Harsh Realm: The Complete Series
Haven (2004)
The Heartbreak Kid (Blu-Ray)
Heights
The Heirloom
The Helen Morgan Story
Hellboy: Blood And Iron
Herbie: Fully Loaded
Heroic Duo
Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!
Hiroshima No Pika
The History Of Rock 'n' Roll
The Holy Girl
Home Alone 2: Lost In New York (Blu-Ray)
The Host (2006)
Hostage (2005)
House Of Flying Daggers
How To Rob A Bank
Hunting Camp
Ice Age: The Meltdown
Ice Age: The Super-Cool Edition
Ice Princess
I Like It Like That
In July
In My Country
In The Electric Mist (Blu-Ray)
In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great
Izo
Jack Frost: Deluxe Edition
Janet Jackson: The Velvet Rope Tour, Live In Concert
Japanese Story
JCVD (Blu-Ray)
Jellyfish
Joan Of Arcadia: The First Season
Joan Of Arcadia: The Complete Second Season
Johnny Belinda
Journeys With George
JSA: Joint Security Area
Jubei-Chan 2: Resurrection (Volume 1)
Judas
Kaena: The Prophecy
Kagemusha: Criterion Collection
Karas: The Revelation
a/k/a Tommy Chong
Keith
Kilometre Zero
Knight Errant
Koi Kaze: The Reunion (Volume 1)
Koi Kaze: The Decision (Volume 3)
Koi Kaze: Budding Attraction
Koma
Ladysmith Black Mambazo: On Tiptoe
Lady Vengeance
La Femme Nikita (Blu-Ray)
Larisa Shepitko
The Last Kiss (Blu-Ray)
The Last Unicorn
The Last Unicorn: 25th Anniversary Edition
The Last Word (Blu-Ray)
Late Ozu
Latin Nights
La Vie En Rose
The Legend Of Suriyothai
Leon: The Professional: Deluxe Edition
Little Britain: The Complete First Series
Little Britain: The Complete Second Series
Little Britain: The Complete Third Series
Little Britain Live
Little Dorrit
The Little Shop Of Horrors
The Local
Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels: Director's Cut
Lock Up
Lonely Street
Lone Rider
Louis C.K.: Chewed Up
Love, Ludlow
A Love Song For Bobby Long
A Loving Father
Luis Bunuel 2-Disc Collector's Edition
Lullaby Of Broadway
Lupin The 3rd: Farewell To Nostradamus
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (Volume 1)
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (Volume 2)
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (Volume 3)
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (Volume 4)
The Maid (2005)
Mango Yellow
Man Stroke Woman: The Complete First Series
Manufactured Landscapes
Man, Woman, And The Wall
Marrying The Mafia
Martin Luther King: "I Have A Dream"
Masters Of Horror: Valerie On The Stairs
McLuhan's Wake
Memento Mori
Menage
Midnight Eagle
A Mighty Heart (Blu-Ray)
Millennium Mambo
Milwaukee, Minnesota
The Miracle Maker
Mission: Impossible: Special Collector's Edition
Mona Lisa
Monsieur Ibrahim
Monsieur N
Monster Camp
Moon Child
Moscow Chill
Moviemark DVD Indie Shorts Project: Volume 1
Movies 101: The Essential Interviews
MPD Psycho: The Complete Miniseries
Mr. Vampire
The Munsters: Family Portrait
Murder One: The Complete Second Season
Murderous Intent
My Beautiful Girl Mari
My Brother's Keeper
My Dear Marie
My Life In Ruins (Blu-Ray)
My Sassy Girl
My Young Auntie
Nada+
Nadia: The Secret Of Blue Water: Collection 1
Nadia: The Secret Of Blue Water: Collection 2
The Nameless
The Namesake
Nanaka 6/17 (Volume One)
Napoleon Dynamite (Blu-Ray)
Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind
New Kimagure Orange Road: Summer's Beginning
Next Door
Nick Of Time
Night Watch (2004)
Nighty Night: Series One
9 Souls
No Blood No Tears
Normal (2007)
Not Easily Broken
Oasis
An Obsession
Occupation: Dreamland
Offspring
Of Love And Eggs
Oldboy (2007)
Oldboy (2007) Ultimate Edition
Olivia Newton-John And The Sydney Symphony: Live At The Sydney Opera House
Once Upon A Time In Mexico: Superbit Edition
One Take Only
Onibi: The Fire Within
Other People's Money
Pan's Labyrinth: Two-Disc Platinum Series
Paprika
Paranoia Agent: Enter Lil Slugger (Volume 1)
Paranoia Agent: Serial Psychosis
Parenthood: Special Edition
Passionada
The Passion Of The Christ
Payback: Straight Up
Peep Show: The Complete First Series
Pelle The Conqueror
A Perfect Candidate
A Perfect Day
Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer
Peter Pan (2003)
Philippe Garrel x2
Phone
Piano: Movement 1: Secret Love
Piano: Movement 2: Confessions
Ping Pong Playa (Blu-Ray)
The Pink Panther (Blu-Ray)
The Place Promised In Our Early Days
Planetes (Volume 1)
Planetes (Volume 2)
Pope Dreams
Prayer Beads
Pretear: Volume 3
Pretear: Volume 4
The Prodigal Son
The Promise (2004)
The Promise (2005)
The Puffy Chair
Purple Butterfly
Quark: The Entire Series
The Quiet Duel
Quo Vadis: Two-Disc Special Edition
The Radio Revolution: The Rise And Fall Of The Big 8
The Rambo Trilogy: The Ultimate Collection
Ransom: Special Edition
Read It And Weep: The Zapped Edition
Red Heat: Special Edition
The Red Shoes
Requiem
Rescue Me: Season One
Ripping Yarns: The Complete Series
Roald Dahl's The BFG
Romeo And Juliet Get Married
Ron White: Behavioral Problems
Room 205
Rounding First
The Royal Tramp Collection
R-Point
Ryan
Sabu
Safe Passage
Samaritan Girl
Samurai Champloo (Volume 2)
Samurai Champloo: Volume 3
Sangre De Mi Sangre
Sansho The Bailiff: Criterion Collection
Saving Face
Scourge Of Worlds: Special Collector's Edition
Scrapped Princess: Family Tree (Volume 1)
Scrapped Princess: Melancholy Wagon Trails (Volume 2)
Scrubs: The Complete Second Season
Season Of The Witch / There's Always Vanilla
Serenity: Collector's Edition
Shadow Star Narutaru (Volume 1)
Shadow Star Narutaru (Volume 2)
Shameless: The Complete First Season
The Shawshank Redemption: Special Edition
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade
Shiri
Shoah
Shooter
Shooting Livien
Significant Others: The Complete Series
Silent Light
Silk
The Silver Chalice
The Silver Stallion
Sin Nombre
Sister Helen
6ixtynin9
The Six Wives Of Henry VIII: Live At Hampton Court (Blu-Ray)
Slasher
Snake Woman's Curse
Something The Lord Made
The Son
Spanglish
Spider Forest
Spring In A Small Town
Springtime In A Small Town
The Star Wars Trilogy
Steamboy
Straw Dogs
Strike
Sukiyaki Western Django
Sun Seekers
Sunshine (2007)
Superior Defender Gundam Force: Heroes United (Volume 3)
Superior Defender Gundam Force: Unknown Dangers (Volume 4)
The Sword Of Doom: Criterion Collection
Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance
Take Me
Taking Lives: Unrated Edition
A Tale Of Two Sisters: Unrated Edition
Tekkonkinkreet
Tetsuo: The Iron Man
Texhnolyze: Inhumane And Beautiful (Volume 1)
Texhnolyze: Spectacle (Volume 2)
Texhnolyze: Retaliation (Volume 3)
That's So Raven: Supernaturally Stylish
The Thin Blue Line: The Complete Line-Up
Things We Lost In The Fire (Blu-Ray)
13 Going On 30: The Fun And Flirty Edition
13 Tzameti
Thr3e
3 Extremes
3-Iron
The 3 Marias
Three Men And A Cradle
301, 302
Tibet: Cry Of The Snow Lion
Time Of The Wolf
Tiresia
Soup of the Day
To End All Wars
Toi & Moi
Tokyo Godfathers
Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis
The Tomb
Tomie: Beginning
Toronto Rocks
Travellers And Magicians
A Tree Of Palme
The Trouble With Men And Women
The Truman Show: Special Edition
Tube
Tulpan
Tutenstein: Volume 1: The Beginning
TV Sets: Beyond The Ordinary
TV Sets: Crime And Punishment
2 Days In Paris
Ultimate Versus
Unborn But Forgotten
Underworld: Evolution: Special Edition
Undisputed II: Last Man Standing
Unfinished Business
Unknown Pleasures
Until Death
The Unwinking Gaze
Valhalla And Other Tales Of Intrigue
The Vanishing: Criterion Collection
Van Wilder: The Rise Of Taj (Unrated Version)
Venus Versus Virus: The Complete Series
Veronica Mars: The Complete First Season
A Very Long Engagement
VH1 Storytellers: Natalie Merchant
Vinyan
The Visitor (2008)
Wah-Wah
The Warrior
The Wedding Director
Westender
What Doesn't Kill You
When The Last Sword Is Drawn
Whispering Corridors
Whisper Of The Heart
White Light, Black Rain: The Destruction Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki
Windhorse
Wind In The Willows: The Complete Second Series
The Wind In The Willows: The Complete First Series
Wire In The Blood: The Complete First Season
Wire In The Blood: The Complete Second Season
Wire In The Blood: The Complete Third Season
Wire In The Blood: Prayer Of The Bone
Wishing Stairs
Witch Board
Woman Is The Future Of Man
The Woman on the Beach (2006)
Wondrous Oblivion
The Woods
Wool 100%
A World Without Thieves
Xiaolin Showdown: The Complete First Season
Yellowbeard
Yesterday (2002)
Yesterday (2004)
Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow
Young Thugs: Innocent Blood
Young Thugs: Nostalgia
Yours, Mine And Ours (2005)
You Should Not Be Here

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Average Scales of Justice

Video: 84
Audio: 84
Extras: 55
Acting: 86
Story: 77
Judgment: 79

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