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Chief Justice Michael Stailey

Chief Justice Michael Stailey • Location: Santa Monica, CA
• Joined: May 2002
• 181 full reviews
• 115 small claims

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Having joined the team in May 2002 as a writer, Michael inherited the site from former Chief Justice Mike Jackson in January 2004, evolving Verdict from a fan site into a legitimate marketing partner for Hollywood studios, distributors, and PR agencies, due in large part to the finest collection of writers, editors, and film enthusiasts the world has ever seen. In 2006, Michael moved DVD Verdict from Chicago to Santa Monica, CA and heart of the entertainment industry. In addition to his editing and site management duties, Michael is also a professional actor, writer, medical school educator, and classically trained violinist/vocalist.

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Rulings

Adventures in Babysitting (Blu-ray)
The Adventures Of Pinocchio
AFV: Home For The Holidays
Alice In Wonderland (2010) (Blu-Ray)
Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem (Blu-Ray)
All-Star Superman
All Together Now
The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan: The Complete Series
American Scary
Angel: The Complete Fifth Season
The Animatrix
The Apple Dumpling Gang
Are You Being Served? The Movie
The Aristocats: Special Edition
The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford (Blu-Ray)
The A-Team: The Complete Series
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Volume 1
Bacon Brothers Live: No Food Jokes Tour
Balls Of Fury
Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker, Uncut Version
Batman Returns: Special Edition
Batman: Tales Of The Dark Knight
Batman: The Brave And The Bold, Volume 1
Battlestar Galactica: Razor
Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
Best Of The Muppet Show: Volumes 1 and 2
The Best Of Trading Spaces
Big Fat Liar
Big Top Pee-wee
Black Swan (Blu-Ray)
Blazing Saddles: 30th Anniversary Special Edition
Boy Meets Boy: The Complete First Season
A Boy Named Charlie Brown / Snoopy Come Home
Buck Rogers In The 25th Century: The Complete Epic Series
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The Complete Sixth Season
Cactus Flower
California Dreams: Waves Virtual Vacations
Camelot (Blu-ray) DigiBook
Camp Rock: Extended Rock Star Edition
Cars
Cars 2 (Blu-ray)
The Cat in the Hat (1971) (Blu-ray)
The Celestine Prophecy
Challenge of the Super Friends: The First Season
Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales
A Chorus Line
Cinderella III: A Twist In Time
Cinderella (1950) (Blu-ray)
Clash Of The Titans (1981) (Blu-ray)
Clerks (Blu-Ray)
Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type And More Fun On The Farm
The Country Bears
Coupling: The Complete First Season
Coupling: The Complete Second Season
The Dark Knight: Two-Disc Special Edition
Dark Shadows (Blu-ray)
The Daydreamer
Derailed (2005)
Dirty Girl
Disney Sing Along Songs: Disneyland Fun And Beach Party At Walt Disney World
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Happy Haunting Party At Disneyland
Doctor Lynn's Anti-Aging Workout For Every Body
Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol (Blu-ray)
Doctor Who: Series 7, Part 1
Doctor Who: Series Six, Part One (Blu-ray)
Doctor Who: The Daemons
Doctor Who: The Snowmen
Don't Look Now
Dragonlance: Dragons Of Autumn Twilight
Dr. Seuss' Holidays on the Loose
Dumbo (Blu-ray) 70th Anniversary Edition
Extras: The Complete Series
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Blu-ray)
Family Guy: Blue Harvest
Family Guy: It's A Trap! (Blu-Ray)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Blu-ray)
Fat Albert's Halloween Special
Forever Loyal: A Salute To The Cubs Fans And Their Field
Frankenweenie 3D (Blu-ray)
Friends: The Complete Second Season
George Carlin: Back In Town
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) (Blu-ray)
Glee: The Complete First Season
Glee: The Complete Second Season
Glee: The Concert Movie
Going In Style
Good Night, Gorilla And More Bedtime Stories
Gosford Park
Grateful Dead: All The Years Combine
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Blu-ray)
Gremlins (Blu-ray)
Grimm: Season One (Blu-ray)
A Guy Thing
The Hangover Part II (Blu-ray)
Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire: Ultimate Edition
Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince: 2-Disc Special Edition
Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban: Ultimate Edition
Harry Potter Wizard's Collection (Blu-ray)
Harry The Dirty Dog And More Terrific Tails
The Haunted Mansion
Hello Dolly!
Help!
Hey Arnold! The Movie
High School Musical (Blu-Ray)
High School Musical 2: Extended Edition
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Blu-Ray)
Holes
Hollywood Ending
The Hot Chick
Hot Male Yoga
The Hunger Games (Blu-ray)
I'm With Lucy
Inch High Private Eye: The Complete Series
The Incredible Hulk
The Incredibles
Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull: 2-Disc Special Edition
Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures (Blu-ray)
Iron Man (Blu-Ray)
It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
Jack the Giant Slayer (Blu-ray)
John Carter 3D (Blu-ray)
John Denver And The Muppets: Rocky Mountain Holiday
Johnny Dangerously
Joyride
Justice League: Crisis On Two Earths
Justice League: Justice On Trial
Kukahi: Keali'i Reichel Live In Concert
Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40 / SModimations
Kung Fu Panda / Secrets Of The Furious Five
The Lake House
The Last Stand (Blu-ray)
Leatherheads
LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out
Les Miserables In Concert: 25th Anniversary
Life on Mars: The Complete US Series
The Lion King
The Lion King 1 1/2
The Little Mermaid 3D (Blu-ray)
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
The Little Rascals, Volumes 1 And 2
The Little Rascals, Volumes 3 And 4
Live And Let Die (Blu-Ray)
Logan's Run (Blu-Ray)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Blu-ray) Extended Edition
Lost: The Complete First Season
Lost Command
Lost In Yonkers
Loverboy
Luster
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa / The Penguins Of Madagascar
A Madea Christmas: The Play (Blu-ray)
Mad Monster Party
Magic Mike (Blu-ray)
Maleficent (Blu-ray)
The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh
Marvel's The Avengers (Blu-ray)
Mary Poppins: 40th Anniversary Edition
Matt Houston: The First Season
Max Keeble's Big Move
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey Saves Santa And Other Mouseketales
Mickey's House Of Villains
Millennium: The Complete First Season
Millennium: The Complete Second Season
A Miser Brothers' Christmas
Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Blu-ray) 3-Disc Limited Edition
Monsters, Inc. (Blu-ray)
Mr. Saturday Night
The Muppets (Blu-ray)
My Wife Is An Actress (Ma Femme Est Une Actrice)
New Tale Of Zatoichi
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Blu-Ray)
Nip/Tuck: The Complete Series
Old Yeller
The Omega Man (Blu-Ray)
101 Dalmatians (1961)
101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure
Oz The Great and Powerful (Blu-ray)
The Paul Brady Songbook
Peter Pan (1953) (Blu-ray)
The Phantom Of The Opera (2004) (Blu-ray)
Pink Panther And Friends: The Inspector
Pioneers Of Television: Local Kids' TV
Pippin
Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (Blu-Ray)
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest: Two-Disc Collector's Edition
Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End (Blu-Ray)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Blu-ray)
Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 1 (Blu-Ray)
Prelude: The Best Of Charlotte Church
Prep & Landing
The Princess And The Frog (Blu-Ray)
The Producers
Punchline
Quantum Of Solace (Blu-Ray)
Ray Charles Live: In Concert With The Edmonton Symphony
Real Genius
Reaper: Season One
The Return Of Swamp Thing
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi / Yankee Doodle Cricket
The Road To Hong Kong
Road To Perdition
Robin Williams Live On Broadway
Robot Chicken: Star Wars III (Blu-ray)
Romance And Cigarettes
Sanford And Son: The Complete First Season
Santa Buddies (Blu-Ray)
The Santa Clause: Special Edition
Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1980s, Volume 1
Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1970s, Volume 2
Saturday Night Live: The Best Of Will Ferrell
Schoolhouse Rock! 30th Anniversary Edition
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo
Scooby-Doo And The Legend Of The Vampire
Scooby-Doo And The Loch Ness Monster
Scooby-Doo And The Monster Of Mexico
Scooby-Doo And The Witch's Ghost
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Season One, Volume 2
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Season One, Volume 3
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Season One, Volume 1
Scooby-Doo On Zombie Island
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! The Complete First and Second Seasons
Sealab 2020: The Complete Series
Seasons
The Secret: Extended Edition
1776
Shrek the Musical (Blu-ray)
Silent Running
The Simpsons' Treehouse Of Horror
Sing Brother Sing: The Mills Brothers, The Delta Rhythm Boys
Smokey and the Bandit (Blu-ray)
Snake In The Eagle's Shadow
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (Blu-ray)
The Snowy Day And Other Ezra Jack Keats Stories
S.O.B.
Soundstage Presents Lyle Lovett, Live In Concert
Spider-Man: Superbit Edition
Spider-Man: Ultimate Villain Showdown
Star Trek (2009)
The Stingiest Man In Town
Straightlaced
Super 8 (Blu-ray)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street: 2-Disc Special Edition
Swingers: Collector's Series
The Tale Of Zatoichi / The Tale Of Zatoichi Continues
That's Entertainment! The Complete Collection (Blu-Ray)
30 Rock: Season One
300: Two-Disc Special Edition
Thundarr The Barbarian: The Complete Series
The Tick Vs. Season One
The Tick Vs. Season Two
Timeless...A National Parks Odyssey
Tinker Bell
Tinker Bell And The Lost Treasure (Blu-Ray)
To Catch A Thief
Torchwood: Children Of Earth (Blu-Ray)
Toy Story 2 (Blu-Ray)
Toy Story (Blu-Ray)
Treasure Planet
Trek Nation (Special Edition)
The Triplets Of Belleville
'Twas The Night
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (Blu-ray)
2012
Underdog: Complete Collector's Edition
Under One Roof
Underworld: Extended Cut
Up 3D (Blu-ray)
Van Helsing: The London Assignment
Volver (Blu-Ray)
Wallace And Gromit: The Complete Collection (Blu-Ray)
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Walt Disney Treasures: Behind The Scenes At The Walt Disney Studios
Walt Disney Treasures: Dr. Syn: The Scarecrow Of Romney Marsh
Walt Disney Treasures: Your Host, Walt Disney
Walt: The Man Behind The Myth
War Horse
Warm Bodies (Blu-ray)
Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic (Blu-Ray)
The Wedding Video
Welcome To Collinwood
West Side Story: Special Edition
What's New, Scooby-Doo?: Safari, So Goodi! (Volume 2)
Wishful Drinking
The Wiz: 30th Anniversary Edition
Wonderfalls: The Complete Viewer Collection
X2: X-Men United
X-Men Evolution: Mutants Rising
X-Men: First Class (Blu-ray)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Blu-Ray)
X-Men: The Legend Of Wolverine
X-Men: Volume Four
X-Men: Volume One
X-Men: Volume Three
X-Men: Volume Two
Yogi's Great Escape
Y tu mama tambien (Unrated)

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Average Scales of Justice

Video: 91
Audio: 91
Extras: 71
Acting: 89
Story: 86
Judgment: 86

Scale Modifiers

Video: -5
Audio: -5
Extras: -12
Acting: -5
Story: -7
Judgment: -7

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