Jackass the Lost Tapes
Forgive me father for I have sinned and I'm a Jackass fan!
When I heard that Paramount was releasing another Jackass release, I
was in sinful heaven and needless to say, a little excited! Once again I could watch those crazy men perform a
variety of ridiculous stunts, generally to someone's detriment and more
specifically, schadenfreude, the German word for laughing at other
Whether it's making vomit omlettes, punching
each other in the head or attempting something stupidly dangerous, it's hard not
get involved when you're watching these idiots perform these
outrageous stunts. Unfortunately for Jackass the Lost Tapes, a lot of the
content is actually not new and if you own any of the series or movies
of Jackass, some will be quite familiar.
It seems like Paramount have taken all the
special features and extras from the aforementioned titles and then put
in some "lost" content to create this current release. The other issue
is that the content seems quite mediocre and there was an obvious reason
why it wasn't included but nonetheless, there are a few gems in this
collection of goofy Jackass stunts that had me laughing, turning away in
disgust and peeking through the corner of my eye to see what was
The video quality is a mixed bag from
handheld cameras to professional video cameras but the TV series was
never about professionalism. The sound quality matches the video quality
but if you're a fan of Johnny Knoxville, Bam Magera, Steve-O or our
little oompa loompa Wee-Man and you're craving for a fix of Jackass,
than there's far worse things to watch.
Maybe rent before you buy!