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    Unique ID Code: 0000003382
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 7/2/2000 19:50
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    Mask, The (UK)

    8 / 10
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    From zero to hero
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 97 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    From the pages of Dark Horse Comics comes action, romance and a whole lot of mischief, when Stanley Ipkiss (Jim Carey -`Ace Ventura: Pet Detective`) dons The Mask.

    He`s a new kind of hero, one you may not want to call on for help. When Stanley finds an ancient mask, he believes his luck is finally going to change. He might even get the girl, supermodel Cameron Diaz, but by putting on The Mask, he gets more than he`d bargained for.

    The relic fuses to his face, turning him from a meek, normal man into an indestructible, wise-cracking hero. He contorts his body, moves at warp speed, knows your every desire, satisfies your every whim, and dances like Fred Astaire, Gumby and Barishnikov rolled into one.

    He`s somebody! He`s The Mask... and he`s smokin`!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Theatrical Trailer
    Interview Bites
    The Cast
    The Making Of
    Director`s Commentary

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Chuck Russell

    Written By:

    Cameron Diaz
    Amy Yasbeck
    Peter Riegert
    Richard Jeni
    Peter Greene
    Jim Carrey

    Casting By:
    Mark Paladini
    Fern Champion

    Soundtrack By:
    Randy Edelman

    Music From:
    Ruggero Leoncavallo

    Director of Photography:
    John R. Leonetti

    Arthur Coburn

    Costume Designer:
    Ha Nguyen

    Production Designer:
    Craig Stearns

    Carla Fry
    Robert Engelman
    Ann Burgund

    Executive Producer:
    Chuck Russell
    Michael De Luca
    Mike Richardson

    New Line Productions

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    What can I say? A classic stuff. But very poor video transfer, indeed. It suffers a lot from microblocking. Especially in the darker scenes. Shame, really! >:(
    Can`t say a bad word about audio, though. It just twists your room!
    Overall, The Mask is a perfect fun to watch, but the DVD really needs improving on the visual side. The sooner the better.
    posted by jerclay on 10/10/2004 01:41