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Unique ID Code: 0000038948
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Added on: 25/8/2002 14:28
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Sweetest Thing, The (Uncut Version) (US)

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First came the rules of love. Now comes the fun
Certificate: none
Running Time: 90 mins
Retail Price: $27.96
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Three of Hollywood`s hottest stars will show you a good time in this uninhibited comic gem.

Christina Walters (Cameron Diaz) and her party hopping pals Courtney (Christina Applegate) and Jane (Selma Blair) are three sexy singles who love the night life. At the city`s most exclusive dance club, Christina unexpectedly meets Peter (Thomas Jane), her perfect match. Discovering the next morning that he`s left town, she and Courtney set out on a wild road trip to find him. But the road to Mr. Right is paved with seductive surprises and hilarious misadventures.

The Sweetest Thing puts a totally fresh twist on the search for true love.

Special Features:
Director & Cast Commentary
"Politically Erect" Behind-The-Scenes on The Sweetest Thing
"A Day in the Life of Nancy M. Pimental"
Storyboard Comparisons
Never-Before-Seen Footage Subtitled
Theatrical Trailers
Production Notes
Scene Selections
Interactive Menus
DVD-ROM Link to "The Sweetest Thing" Website

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

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

Subtitle Tracks:
CC: English

Directed By:
Roger Kumble

Written By:

Parker Posey
Thomas Jane
Christina Applegate
Jason Bateman
Selma Blair
Cameron Diaz

Casting By:
Lisa Beach

Soundtrack By:
Ed Shearmur

Director of Photography:
Anthony B. Richmond

David Rennie
Wendy Greene Bricmont

Costume Designer:
Denise Wingate

Production Designer:
Jon Gary Steele

Dixie J. Capp
Cathy Konrad

Executive Producer:
Ricky Strauss
Stuart M. Besser

Columbia / Tristar

Your Opinions and Comments

6 / 10
With such a lovely cast, I was hoping for a nice romantic comedy. Gosh, was I wrong there.
The movie turned out to be truly silly, useless and with the exception of a single song (penis related) - not funny at all.
The video transfer is average. Some compression signs and grain can easily be detected (especially during the scenes where Diaz is wearing her pink sweatshirt).
The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. The surrounds are used occasionally, but don`t expect anything too explosive.
The menus are nicely animated with sound.
The extras include a commentary by the director and most of the cast, a behind the scenes look, a stupid parody about the movie makers, 2 storyboards and some outtakes (which can be seen as the end credits roll).
Bottom line - an average disk and a weak movie make this one a "skip it" title.
posted by Zvi Josef on 25/8/2002 18:23