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    Unique ID Code: 0000029762
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 30/1/2002 21:35
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    Pecker (US)

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    He never realized how far 35 millimeters would take him
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 86 mins
    Retail Price: $24.98
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    Famed writer/director John Waters chronicles America`s most unlikely superstar photographer, Pecker, a Baltimore teenager who picks up a second-hand camera and starts snapping his way to stardom. Discovered by a savvy New York art dealer, Pecker`s photographs, which highlight his obsessive girlfriend and her fascist laudromat, his sister and her raunchy all-male strip bar and his other "culturally challenged" family members and friends, make him a nationwide sensation. But Pecker soon discovers that instant over-exposure has its downside and he must make a fateful choice between his life and his art. Boasting a wickedly fun soundtrack, Pecker proves that "John Waters hasn`t lost his taste for outrageous humor!"

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Snapshot Gallery
    On Camera Interview with Photographer Chuck Shacochis
    Commentary by Waters

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 1.85:1

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

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    John Waters

    Written By:

    Martha Plimpton
    Mary Kay Place
    Mark Joy
    Bess Armstrong
    Christina Ricci
    Edward Furlong

    Casting By:
    Suzanne Smith
    Pat Moran
    Billy Hopkins
    Kerry Barden

    Soundtrack By:
    Stan Ridgway
    Stewart Copeland

    Director of Photography:
    Robert M. Stevens

    Janice Hampton

    Costume Designer:
    Van Smith

    Production Designer:
    Vincent Peranio

    Mark Tarlov
    John Fiedler

    Executive Producer:
    Jonathan Weisgal
    Joe Revitte
    Mark Ordesky
    Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr.

    New Line Productions

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    5 / 10
    This has got to be one of the pointless, plotless, dumbest, useless movies ever. Furlong and Taylor, who are both excellent actors, are simply wasted to a script which is an insult to humanity.
    The video transfer is ok. There are no compression signs, yet the picture is not too clear and the level of detail isn`t very high.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is a bit flat. The surrounds are used occasionally, but the main action is coming from the front speakers.
    The menus are still and silent.
    The extras include a commentary by the director (trying to make excuses for this pitiful movie) and a short behind the scenes look.
    Bottom line - I cannot emphasize enough just how bad this movie is. Avoid this at all costs, unless you want to waste 86 minutes of your life.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 30/1/2002 22:43