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    Unique ID Code: 0000009836
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 30/10/2000 16:20
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    Skulls, The (US)

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    A secret society so powerful, it can give you everything you desire... at a price
    Certificate: PG-13
    Running Time: 107 mins
    Retail Price: $26.98
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    Deep within the hallowed walls of Ivy League`s most prominent campus, there exists a secret society where power and influence are bred. Only a few are chosen to join the group where presidents are groomed, wealthy bloodlines bond, and devious plots are hatched.

    For Luke McNamara (Joshua Jackson), an invitation to join the prestigious secret college organization, The Skulls, is a dream come true. But when a fellow pledge gets caught up in murder, Luke finds himself alone amidst the sinister and well-connected brotherhood and now he must summon the strength to stand up against immeasurable odds.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Spotlight On Location: The Making Of The Skulls
    Feature Commentary with Director Rob Cohen
    Deleted Scenes with Director Rob Cohen`s Comments
    Theatrical Trailer
    Production Notes
    Cast and Filmmakers
    DVD-ROM Features

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

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

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Rob Cohen

    Written By:

    Steve Harris
    Christopher McDonald
    Leslie Bibb
    Hill Harper
    Paul Walker
    Joshua Jackson

    Casting By:
    Mary Vernieu
    Anne McCarthy

    Soundtrack By:
    Randy Edelman

    Director of Photography:
    Shane Hurlbut

    Peter Amundson

    Costume Designer:
    Marie-Sylvie Deveau

    Production Designer:
    Bob Ziembicki

    John Pogue
    Neal H. Moritz
    Nancy Kerhoffer
    Fred C. Caruso
    Creighton Bellinger

    Executive Producer:
    Will Tyrer
    Bruce Mellon
    Christopher Ball

    Universal Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    Where to begin? Well this is probably the worst film I have ever seen, no make that IT IS THE WORST FILM I HAV EVER SEEN. This film tries too hard to be Tom Cruise`s THE FIRM, it`s cast are awful and the acting is dismal.
    posted by spiller on 7/4/2001 16:41
    7 / 10
    This film was great at the cinema and i dont think it deserves spiller`s review, the dvd version was not as great but anyway im gonna score it high to get its marks up.
    posted by dang on 28/11/2001 19:06
    7 / 10
    Now, I wouldn't say this film was ever going to make cinematic/DVD history - but it's far from the worst film ever (for that title I reserve 2 words - "Batman", and, "Robin"). I even would go so far as to say that I though Joshua Jackson was quite good in it!

    Video and audio are both fine and we even get a fair few extras. Both the deleted scenes and the spotlight on location are worth watching (although you're never gone to need to watch them more that the once). We also get a director's commentary, a trailer and cast & crew bios. The menus are static but easy to use.

    Overall, well worth a watch. R2 version is available from at £9.99 at the moment, although you should be able to find it cheaper elsewhere.
    posted by Rich Davies on 20/9/2002 08:21