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    Added on: 21/11/2005 10:03
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    Italian Job, The (2003) (UK)

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    Steal The Day 5.30.03
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 106 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    The plan was flawless. The execution was perfect. Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg) pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn`t plan on was being double-crossed (by Edward Norton). Now he wants more than the job`s payoff... he wants payback. Along with a beautiful safecracker (Charlize Theron), Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, pedal-to-the-metal chase that careens up, down, above and below the streets of Los Angeles. This time it`s personal!

    Special Features:
    Pedal To The Metal: The Making of The Italian Job. Putting The Words On The Page For The Italian Job. The Italian Job Driving School. The Mighty Minis of The Italian Job. High Octane - Stunts of The Italian Job. 6 deleted scenes. Gag reel - Easter Egg. Theatrical trailer.

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Czech
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Turkish

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Edward Norton
    Mos Def
    Seth Green
    Jason Statham
    Donald Sutherland
    Charlize Theron
    Mark Wahlberg

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    An ordinary "damn, those little cars can really do nice tricks" movie and an average attempt for a remake of the classic movie.
    Nothing really shines in this movie (other than the neat car tricks) - the acting is average (eve Norton!), and the script - well, that too.
    The video transfer is good. There are no visible compression signs and the transfer`s color palette is nicely balanced.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is good, too. As you can expect from this kind of a movie, the surrounds are constantly active during the numerous car chase scenes.
    The menus are nicely animated with sound.
    The extras include a 45-minute behind the scenes featurette, 6 deleted scenes and a totally non-funny bloopers reel.
    Bottom line - a "wham, bam, who gives a damn" movie. Rent it once, if you REALLY have to.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 2/12/2005 22:05