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    Unique ID Code: 0000067612
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    Added on: 9/1/2005 17:34
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    Our House (UK)

    6 / 10
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    Alex and Nancy finally found their dream home...And then they moved in
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 94 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
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    Alex Rose (Stiller) and Nancy Kendricks (Barrymore) are a young, professional, New York couple in search of their dream home. When they finally find the perfect Brooklyn brownstone they are giddy with anticipation. The duplex is a dream come true, complete with multiple fireplaces, except for one thing: Mrs. Connelly (Eileen Essel), the cranky old lady who lives on the rent-controlled top floor. Assuming she is elderly and ill, they take the apartment but their hopes are quickly dashed when they realize that Mrs. Connelly is an energetic senior who enjoys watching her television at top volume day in and day out and rehearsing in a brass band.

    A writer, Alex is attempting to finish his novel against a looming deadline. However, each day as he begins to write, he is interrupted by Mrs. Connelly`s numerous demands and requests and what begins as a nuisance quickly escalates into an all-out war. When Nancy loses her job and the pair are trapped at home together with Mrs. Connelly, their rage turns to homicidal fantasy as they plot ways to get rid of their no-good neighbour...

    Special Features:
    `Behind The Scenes` featurette
    Deleted scenes

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Danny DeVito

    Written By:

    Justin Theroux
    Harvey Fierstein
    Eileen Essel
    Drew Barrymore
    Ben Stiller

    Your Opinions and Comments

    6 / 10
    An ordinary light comedy about a young couple moving into a new house and getting a less-than-nice old neighbor. Nothing more.
    The video transfer is good. There are no compression signs at all and the picture is clear of any defects.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. The surrounds are used occasionally, in an appropriate manner for this kind of a movie.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a short (7 minutes) behind the scenes featurette. That`s all.
    Bottom line - with a rather ordinary plot, regular performances and an extremely short of extras disc, this one has to be "rent once and forgive it ever existed".
    posted by Zvi Josef on 11/1/2005 19:36