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    Unique ID Code: 0000019897
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 21/6/2001 14:55
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    Loser (US)

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    Dare to be different
    Certificate: PG-13
    Running Time: 95 mins
    Retail Price: $24.95
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    American Pie`s Jason Biggs will win your heart as lovable loser Paul Tannek, a small-town guy just starting college in New York City. With little cash, no friends and three hard-partying, girl-chasing roommates who taunt him when they`re not ignoring him, Paul`s life is the pits. Then he meets kindred spirit, fellow student Dora Diamond (American Beauty`s Mena Suvari) and things start to look up. But if Dora`s heartless boyfriend, their literature professor Edward Alcott (Greg Kinnear), doesn`t get in the way of the budding romance, Paul`s conniving roommates will.

    Directed by Amy Heckerling (Clueless, Fast Times At Ridgemont High), this winning romantic comedy features cameos by Dan Aykroyd and Andy Dick.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Music Video: Wheatus, "Teenage Dirtbag"
    Talent Files
    Theatrical Trailers
    Production Notes

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
    Pan & Scan 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 French
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Portuguese
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Amy Heckerling

    Written By:

    Jimmi Simpson
    Thomas Sadoski
    Zak Orth
    Mena Suvari
    Jason Biggs

    Casting By:
    Lynn Kressel
    Ross Clydesdale

    Soundtrack By:
    David Kitay

    Director of Photography:
    Rob Hahn

    Debra Chiate

    Costume Designer:
    Mona May

    Production Designer:
    Steven J. Jordan

    Amy Heckerling
    Twink Caplan

    Executive Producer:
    John M. Eckert

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    An ordinary college comedy, which isn`t all that funny, but very well casted with Jason Biggs.
    The video transfer of both the widescreen and the fullscreen is ok. There are no compression signs at all and the amount of detail is satisfying.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is also ok. The surrounds are used mainly to enhance the musical score on occasions.
    The menus are all still.
    The extras include a behind the scenes look and a music video.
    Bottom line - another familiar college teen comedy with Biggs as the perfect geek.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 21/6/2001 22:50