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Lost Junction
Genre: Thriller

Reviewed In Issue 92 (Jan 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Neve Campbell, Billy Burke, Jake Busey & Charles Powell

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features include the theatrical trailer and up-front ads.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): MGM Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 1006419
(MPAA Rating): R
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(Retail Price): $25.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Single Layer (DVD5)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 96
(Color Type): Color With B/W Sequences
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/9/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Peter Masterson
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Missy Lofton (Campbell) is a lovely little thing who lives deep in the south in a small town called Lost Junction. One day she picks up Jimmy McGee (Burke) after she finds him on the side of the road with a broken-down Mustang. Inviting him into her home until his car can be repaired, the two jaunt around town in her old Cadillac, all the while with Missy's dead husband

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture has a natural appearance, with well-balanced colors, accurate fleshtones, and deep blacks. Images are sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered textures. Finicky viewers will find the appearance of edge enhancement to be a bit bothersome, but pixelization is minor. (Suzanne Hodges)

Showing satisfying fidelity and an ever-present use of each full-range channel for low level atmospheric effects, this Dolby