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    Unique ID Code: 0000068181
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    Added on: 24/1/2005 15:12
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    Shattered Glass (US)

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    Read between the lies
    Certificate: PG-13
    Running Time: 94 mins
    Retail Price: $24.99
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    Shattered Glass tells the true story of smart but fraudulent journalist, Stephen Glass (Hayden Christensen), who rose to meteoric heights as a young writer with the prestigious The New Republic in Washington. Glass contributed many first-rate and well-praised articles for the edgy and respected magazine but because of a rare slip-up, over 25 of the 41 pieces he authored were revealed to be wholly or partially fabricated.

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    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

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    Directed By:
    Billy Ray

    Written By:

    Hayden Christensen
    Peter Sarsgaard
    Chloë Sevigny
    Rosario Dawson
    Melanie Lynskey

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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    8 / 10
    A good movie about the true story that shocked the USA in the late 90`s.
    Hayden Christensen plays Stephen Glass, who managed to turn "The New Republic" upside down.
    Both Christensen and Sarsgaard (boy, a lot of Scandinavians here...) give very convincing performances.
    The video transfer is very good. The colors are nicely saturated and the picture is compression free.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is good. There`s little usage of the surrounds, but that`s acceptable for this kind of a movie.
    The menus are animated yet silent.
    The extras include a commentary by the director and the actual editor of "The New Republic" and several interviews with the actual people depict in the movie.
    Bottom line - a powerful drama about the brute force of the written word.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 24/1/2005 18:48