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    Unique ID Code: 0000021287
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 5/8/2001 12:34
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    Astronaut`s Wife, The (US)

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    Imagine the face of terror is the one you love
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 110 mins
    Retail Price: $19.98
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    Johnny Depp (Sleepy Hollow) and Charlize Theron (Devil`s Advocate) star as courageous NASA astronaut Spencer Armacost and his beautiful, schoolteacher wife Jillian, a seemingly perfect couple whose lives are momentarily shattered when Spencer`s mission mysteriously loses contact with Earth for 2 minutes. But neither Spencer nor Jillian know that those 120 seconds of terror will ultimately threaten their sanity, their future and their lives in this heart stopping psychological thriller the critics call "One scary edge-of-the-seat nightmare."

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Original Theatrical Trailer
    Cast and Crew Filmographies

    DVD-ROM Features:
    Access all of the original website contents
    Read the screenplay while you watch the film
    Up-to-the-minute information on cast and crew members with web links
    Bonus Lord of the Rings Web Browser
    Change the look of your Desktop
    Meet Other Fans Online

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

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

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Rand Ravich

    Written By:

    Nick Cassavetes
    Donna Murphy
    Clea DuVall
    Joe Morton
    Charlize Theron
    Johnny Depp

    Casting By:
    Richard Pagano
    Debi Manwiller

    Soundtrack By:
    George S. Clinton

    Director of Photography:
    Allen Daviau

    Steve Mirkovich
    Timothy Alverson

    Costume Designer:
    Isis Mussenden

    Production Designer:
    Jan Roelfs

    Diana Pokorny
    Andrew Lazar
    Jody Hedien

    Executive Producer:
    Brian Witten
    Donna Langley
    Mark Johnson

    New Line Productions

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    A good thriller that is only ruined by its last 5 minutes.
    The atmosphere all along the movie is spooky and the suspense is real. However, I have found the ending VERY disappointing.
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs and the picture is always crystal clear.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. The surrounds are used occasionally for some sound effects, but that`s about it.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    There are no extras on the disk. Be sure not to watch the trailer prior to watching the movie, since it gives away too much information that can ruin the movie for you. And yeah, I don`t count a trailer as an extra feature.
    Bottom line - what could`ve been an excellent thriller is degraded to only a good movie due to its ending. Still, worth watching.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 5/8/2001 23:17