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Unique ID Code: 0000068184
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Added on: 24/1/2005 15:16
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Cellular (UK)

6 / 10
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If the signal dies so does she
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 95 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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A random wrong number on Ryan`s (Chris Evans) cell phone sends him into a high-stakes race against time to save kidnapped Jessica Martin`s (Kim Basinger) life. With no knowledge of Jessica other than her hushed, fearful voice on the other end of the tenuous cell phone connection, Ryan is quickly thrown into a world of deception and murder in a frantic search to find and save her. The lives of Jessica and her family are in his hands, but what is waiting for him on the other side of the line - and what will it cost him to find out?

Special Features:
Deleted/alternate scenes with optional director commentary. Commentary with director David Ellis and writers Larry Cohen and Chris Morgan. Featurette `Celling Out` - a look at cellphones in today`s culture. Featurette `Dialing Up Cellular` - making of the film. Featurette `Code of Silence: Inside the Rampart Scandel`. Theatrical trailer.

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.40:1

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

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Directed By:
David R. Ellis

Written By:

Valerie Cruz
Jessica Biel
Will Beinbrinck
Kim Basinger
Brenda Ballard
Caroline Aaron

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8 / 10
A surprisingly decent thriller with a lot of cellular action going on.
It`s been a while since I`ve seen Basinger in a decent movie, and I`ve never heard of Evans, but these two really work things out pretty nicely in the movie.
The video transfer is very good. There are no visible compression signs and the colors are nicely saturated.
The DTS and DD 5.1 soundtrack are both very good. The surrounds kick in during the numerous action scenes and the dialog is well centered.
The menus are nicely animated with sound.
The extras include a commentary, 5 deleted scenes (including an alternate ending), 2 documentaries about cell phone and an issue that telling it would be a spoiler, and a behind the scenes featurette.
Bottom line - a nice movie with a more than decent disc to match. Totally enjoyable.
posted by Zvi Josef on 11/3/2006 15:36