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    Unique ID Code: 0000006669
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 11/7/2000 18:21
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    Limey, The (UK)

    7 / 10
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    Vengeance knows no boundaries
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 85 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
    Release Date:

    Wilson is on a mission. He`s out to avenge his daughter`s death and will stop at nothing to find the man responsible. Travelling from England to Los Angeles, Wilson takes on LA`s toughest criminals searching for clues.

    After surviving a near death beating, getting thrown from a building, and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, the Englishman decides to dole out some bodily harm of his own.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    2 Audio Commentaries
    Isolated Music Score
    Cast & Crew Interviews
    Behind the scenes footage
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

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

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Steven Soderbergh

    Written By:

    Joe Dallesandro
    Barry Newman
    Luis Guzmán
    Lesley Ann Warren
    Terence Stamp

    Casting By:
    Debra Zane

    Soundtrack By:
    Pete Townshend
    Cliff Martinez

    Director of Photography:
    Edward Lachman

    Sarah Flack

    Costume Designer:
    Louise Frogley

    Production Designer:
    Gary Frutkoff

    Michael Stipe
    Scott Kramer
    John Hardy

    Film Four

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    5 / 10
    This review is for the region 1 disc.
    "A perfect thriller", said the quote on the front cover of this disc. That`s true. But only if by "perfect" you mean "a good-for-nothing, worthless piece of junk".
    As with everything else Soderbergh touches (with the unique exception of "Pleasantville" and "Erin Brockovich"), this movie is nothing other than a piece of worthless and incoherent compilation of poorly acted scenes. This was a rare occasion where I literally had to fast forward the movie from the 45th minute forward, and it was still boring!
    The video transfer is ok. There are no visible compression signs and the colors are nicely saturated. The editing really sucks and the forward-backward in time thingie becomes annoyingly repetitive.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. The surrounds are used occasionally, but honestly - I couldn`t care less had the guns been shooting in mono. Yeah, the movie is THAT bad.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include 2 commentaries, an isolated music score and some production notes.
    Bottom line - a dreadful movie that goes absolutely nowhere. Avoid like the plague.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 24/3/2007 16:44