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Old 04-10-02, 12:00 AM
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Review Wanted: Freeway (1996)

Considering this movie has Keifer Sutherland and Reese Witherspoon, I thought it might be worth checking out. Is this DVD even worth renting? How's the plot, special features, etc?


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Terrific acting by both Kiefer and Reese. Sadly, neither get naked onscreen. Brittany Murphy has a nice small part.

Only thing on this disc a commentary by director, Matthew Bright. He's quite boring though. Still, this movie is very entertaining and i'd highly recommend it. Stay away from part 2 though!
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I really hated this film the first time I saw it. The movie has a really sweet/sour tone to it - not a bad thing necessarily, but I wasn't in the mood for it. A very odd mix of dark humor.

Second time I appreciated it a lot more. Great acting from Witherspoon and (surprise!) Sutherland. I won't definitely say that I like the movie, but it does have some good qualities.
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The film is wicked, twisted, and darkly comic. Witherspoon won a fewBest Actress awards for her role in the film as a criminal teen white trash - she deserved it. A total firecracker! I really quite enjoyed it.
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Yep, excellent twisted take on the Little Red Riding Hood story with a great cast. I was pleasantly suprised to find that the disc included a DD5.1 track which wasn't indicated on the package.
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I enjoyed this movie very much. Very dark comedy. I don't have the disc though, so I can't comment on that. As stated earlier, stay clear of the sequel!
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Great movie and an inexpensive DVD. It doesn't have any extras but the video and audio are very good. here's a review....


http://www.dvdangle.com/reviews/review.php?Id=43

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Oh yeah, I'd like to echo the sentiment: stay far, far away from the sequel! One of the worst movies I've seen!
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Originally posted by matome
Oh yeah, I'd like to echo the sentiment: stay far, far away from the sequel! One of the worst movies I've seen!

Confessions of a Trick Baby....
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Confessions of a Trick Baby....
....Starring the lesbo from American Pie
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If you like dark comedies, definitely, definitely, definitely give this one a try... one of my favorite dark comedies, ever. Period. I loved it the first time I saw it (and the second, and the third) - I even listened to the commentary (I don't do this much), and it wasn't too bad.

You can get this at a great price... and it's definitely worth it.
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Originally posted by JonTurner You can get this at a great price...
Anyone who hasn't got it, DDD has it for $ 6.60 shipped!
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Originally posted by matome
Yep, excellent twisted take on the Little Red Riding Hood story with a great cast. I was pleasantly suprised to find that the disc included a DD5.1 track which wasn't indicated on the package.
I agree, I am getting this in a near future.

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