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WSR Detailed DVD Review
You Kill Me

Genre: Dark Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 125 (Nov 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

Ben Kingsley, Tea Leoni, Luke Wilson, Dennis Farina, Philip Baker Hall, Bill Pullman & Marcus Thomas

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features include an option to view the film with commentary from Director John Dahl and Writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and two featurettes: Behind The Scenes Of You Kill Me (ten minutes) and Before And After Visual Effects Comparison (six minutes), and the original theatrical trailer.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): IFC
(Catalog Number): 80537
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

For language and some violence
(Retail Price): $19.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 92
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2007
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/09/2007
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): John Dahl
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
When alcoholic hitman Frank Falenczyk (Kingsley) falls asleep while staking out his next victim, his mob-boss uncle (Hall) banishes him from Buffalo, NY to San Francisco to sober up. He lands a job at a mortuary and enrolls in a 12-step program where he meets an eclectic cast of characters, including his sponsor Tom (Wilson). Meanwhile, back in Buffalo, a rival gangster, Edward O

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.44:1 DVD exhibits a bold, vibrant color palette with good resolution. Black levels are deep, and while shadow delineation isn

The Dolby