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    Unique ID Code: 0000019154
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 9/6/2001 12:27
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    Jennifer 8 (US)

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    On the trail of a serial killer, Detective John Berlin has no clues. No suspects. And no alibi
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 125 mins
    Retail Price: $24.99
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    They are the unidentified victims of an unsolved death spree, women linked by a killer`s gruesome handiwork…and by police files giving them the code name "Jennifer."

    Homicide investigator John Berlin believes he`s made a breakthrough in the case when he uncovers a key witness: a young blind woman named Helena. Yet who can rely on the testimony of a witness who cannot see? Who can trust Berlin when he is ultimately suspected of the murders? And who can keep vulnerable Helena from becoming the next Jennifer?

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Bruce Robinson

    Written By:

    John Malkovich
    Kevin Conway
    Kathy Baker
    Graham Beckel
    Uma Thurman
    Lance Henriksen
    Andy Garcia

    Soundtrack By:
    Christopher Young

    Music From:
    Giacomo Puccini

    Director of Photography:
    Conrad L. Hall

    Conrad Buff IV

    Costume Designer:
    Judy L. Ruskin

    Production Designer:
    Richard MacDonald

    David Wimbury
    Gary Lucchesi
    Stephen Lim
    Grace Gilroy

    Executive Producer:
    Scott Rudin

    Paramount Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    An ordinary thriller that is accompanied by a dreadful disk.
    Both Garcia and Thurman are doing some fine acting jobs, but the plot is a bit predictable.
    The video transfer is average. While there are no compression signs at all, some scratches can be detected frequently. The colors are very desaturated, thus a lot of the details are lost during the dark scenes.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is flat. While the occasional score is good, the surrounds are hardly used at all.
    The menus are all still.
    The disk has no extras at all.
    Bottom line - an average thriller, but a bad, bad disk.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 9/6/2001 22:55