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    Unique ID Code: 0000018042
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 19/5/2001 04:39
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    Duets (US)

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    Six lost souls in search of a little harmony
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 112 mins
    Retail Price: $32.99
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    Academy Award® winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Best Actress, Shakespeare In Love, The Talented Mr. Ripley) and Scott Speedman (TV`s Felicity) are part of the stellar ensemble cast in a hilariously offbeat comedy!

    The lives of six strangers become outrageously intertwined when a riotous road trip culminates at the site of the national Karaoke championships! As they compete for the $5,000 grand prize, this unlikely group will eventually learn all about each other… while discovering answers to the questions about themselves!

    Also featuring great performances from Maria Bello (Coyote Ugly), Andre Braugher (Frequency), Paul Giamatti (Big Momma`s House) and Huey Lewis (Shadow Of Doubt) - you`ll agree with audiences everywhere who fell in love with this uncommonly entertaining comedy!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Audio Commentary With Director Bruce Paltrow and Producer Kevin Jones
    Additional Scenes
    Multi-Angle Music Video
    Conversations With Bruce Paltrow
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Bruce Paltrow

    Written By:

    Scott Speedman
    Gwyneth Paltrow
    Huey Lewis
    Paul Giamatti
    Andre Braugher
    Maria Bello

    Casting By:
    Francine Maisler
    Kathy Driscoll
    Sean Cossey
    Stuart Aikins

    Soundtrack By:
    David Newman

    Director of Photography:
    Paul Sarossy

    Gerald B. Greenberg

    Costume Designer:
    Mary Claire Hannan

    Production Designer:
    Sharon Seymour

    Bruce Paltrow
    Kevin Jones
    John Byrum
    Katherine E. Beyda

    Executive Producer:
    Alan Riche
    Lee R. Mayes
    Tony Ludwig
    Neil Canton

    Buena Vista

    Your Opinions and Comments

    6 / 10
    4 unrelated stories, which include people who share a common love for karaoke meet in an amateur karaoke contest. Sound senseless? Well, it is. There`s not enough character development and the script is filled with holes.
    The video transfer is average. Some scenes show a compression sign once in a while and other scenes look a bit grainy.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is disappointing. I was hoping for some nice usage of the surrounds to recreate the atmosphere of the karaoke clubs, but the surrounds are silent most of the time.
    The menus are all still.
    The extras include a commentary, a behind the scenes look, 3 deleted scones and a multi angle music video.
    Bottom line - a boring movie that goes absolutely nowhere. Don`t bother.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 19/5/2001 22:52