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    Unique ID Code: 0000012485
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 28/12/2000 17:57
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    Gossip (US)

    7 / 10
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    It can turn you on, or turn on you
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 90 mins
    Retail Price: $19.98
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    Psst! Did you hear about Beau and Naomi? Everyone who`s anyone on campus is in the know. But what almost no one knows is that the vicious rumor is a hoax. Three journalism students planted the trashy little story, planning to track how it changes as it burns through the university. But what goes around comes around.

    Alluring young talents - James Marsden (The X-Men), Lena Headey (Onegin), Norman Reedus (The Boondock Saints) and Kate Hudson (200 Cigarettes) among them - team with screen veterans Edward James Olmos, Sharon Lawrence and Eric Bogosian in this hip, twist-filled thriller. The word`s out. Pass it on. Gossip can turn you on, or it can turn on you.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Feature-Length Audio Commentary by James Marsden and Director Davis Guggenheim
    Deleted Scenes
    Alternate Ending
    Travis` Gossip Interviews
    Music Video Grab Bag: Poe`s Our Lips Are Sealed, Tonic`s Mean To Me and Gossip Montage
    Cast Filmographies
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
    Pan & Scan 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Davis Guggenheim

    Written By:

    Sharon Lawrence
    Marisa Coughlan
    Kate Hudson
    Norman Reedus
    James Marsden
    Lena Headey

    Casting By:
    Lora Kennedy

    Soundtrack By:
    Graeme Revell

    Director of Photography:
    Andrzej Bartkowiak

    Jay Lash Cassidy

    Costume Designer:
    Louise Mingenbach

    Production Designer:
    David Nichols

    Jeffrey Silver
    Susan E. Novick
    Robert F. Newmyer
    John M. Eckert

    Executive Producer:
    Joel Schumacher
    Bruce Berman

    Warner Bros

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    This is really a weird movie.
    It starts up as your usual college (crap) drama, but takes a couple of turns that make it more tolerable. It has a decent enough plot with at least a couple of twists.
    The video transfer is good. There are no compression marks at all and the colors are very good. Some scenes (the gossip one especially) are brilliantly shot and edited. The disk also includes a good pan&scan version of the movie.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. Naturally, you don`t expect the audio of this kind of a movie to blow your mind off, but the audio is very suitable for the movie. Notice the nice whispering effect every once in a while.
    The menus are all still and boring.
    The extras include a commentary, some deleted scenes (alternate ending as well), some behind the scenes look and 2 music videos.
    Bottom line - well, try it, watch it, talk about it.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 29/12/2000 13:28