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Old 01-18-02, 11:46 PM
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Reviews Wanted: Raising Arizona

How good of a DVD is this movie? Special Features etc? How good of a plot does it have?Worth a purchase?
Old 01-19-02, 02:25 AM
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It's a great movie. There are no special features other than trailers. The plot is very original and funny as hell. It is worth a purchase.
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I haven't seen this movie in years, but remember it was very entertaining.
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One of my favorites of all time!

Raising Arizona is one of the very few comedies I can watch over & over & over. It's a FANTASTIC movie--absolutely hilarious. Nicholas Cage & Holly Hunter are tremendous, and it's DEFINITELY worth a purchase! That said, the DVD treatment it received is not so good--not really any extras + 2.0 sound (though it's really a dialogue-driven movie, so that doesn't matter THAT much). I can only HOPE they'd do a SE of this someday, as it well deserves! It can usually be found for $14.99, so I say you can't go wrong.
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Much like "The Big Lebowski", "Raising Arizona" is a love it or hate it film.......
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Quirky comedy from the Coen Brothers. I happen to love it, but some people hate this brand of humor and just don't "get it." To each his own.

The script is great, and the actors do a tremendous job capturing the attitudes and mannerisms of the trailer-trash characters in a really funny way. John Goodman is excellent in this, as are Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter.

I'd like to see a new SE DVD release, but the current version isn't too bad (although non-anamorphic).

At least give it a rent if you've never seen this movie.


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