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    Unique ID Code: 0000056153
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 19/1/2004 18:56
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    Good Girl, The (US)

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    It`s her last best chance... is she going to take it?
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 94 mins
    Retail Price: $19.99
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    Jennifer Aniston stars in this critically acclaimed comedy about chance encounters and second chances. Justine Last (Aniston) is a genuine, down-to-earth good girl whose humdrum existence revolves around her clueless husband (John C. Reilly), his brainless buddy (Tim Blake Nelson) and her pointless job at the Retail Rodeo. But a passionate young co-worker named Holden (Jake Gyllenhaal) seems determined to fill Justine`s life with all that she`s been missing: love, laughter and larceny!

    Special Features:
    Scene Specific Commentary by Jennifer Aniston
    Full Length Audio Commentary by Director Miguel Arteta and Writer/Director Mike White
    9 Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary
    Gag Reel
    Alternate Ending Montage

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Miguel Arteta

    Written By:

    Jennifer Aniston
    Zooey Deschanel
    Jake Gyllenhaal
    John Carroll Lynch
    Tim Blake Nelson

    Casting By:
    Joanna Colbert

    Soundtrack By:
    Stephen Thomas Cavit
    Andrew Gross
    Tony Maxwell
    Mark Orton
    Joey Waronker

    Director of Photography:
    Enrique Chediak

    Jeff Betancourt

    Costume Designer:
    Nancy Steiner

    Production Designer:
    Daniel Bradford

    Shelly Glasser
    Matthew Greenfield
    Gina Kwon

    Executive Producer:
    Carol Baum
    Philip von Alvensleben

    Twentieth Century Fox

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    8 / 10
    A nice movie where Aniston gets a chance to show there is much MUCH more to her than being gorgeous and funny in "Friends", and actually takes a dramatic role. Gyllenhaal is OK, but he doesn`t stand a chance next to Aniston.
    The video transfer for both the widescreen and fullscreen is good. There are no compression signs and the colors are nicely saturated. Quite a few shots show Aniston in beautifuly simple situations - just being a normal non-glamorous woman.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is rather flat. The surrounds are hardly ever used, but that`s acceptable for this kind of a drama.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary by the director and his lead actress and writer, 10 deleted scenes (including an alternate ending) and a gag reel.
    Bottom line - a nice movie with a very non-typical role by Aniston.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 19/1/2004 19:12