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WSR Detailed DVD Review
One Night At McCool
Genre: Dark Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 55 (Dec 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, John Goodman, Paul Reiser, Michael Douglas & Richard Jenkins

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Includes behind-the-scenes featurette, two music videos, deleted scenes, the first cast read-through, storyboards, a VERY mcCOOL selectable star map with info about where scenes were shot for the film, how they killed Paul Reiser

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): USA Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 96306 0028-2
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Rated R for Violence, Sexuality and Language
(Retail Price): $24.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 93
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/09/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Harald Zwart
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Three men are spilling their guts. The story goes a little somethin

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits pleasing quality, with sharp and nicely detailed images, good contrast and pleasing shadow delineation. The picture is often stylized for the beginning of a flashback, and overall colors are rich and vibrant, with well balanced fleshtones, and deep blacks. Edge enhancement can be bothersome on occasion, but overall the picture is mostly solid, with pleasing clarity. (Suzanne Hodges)

The DVD soundtrack offers basically the goods for a tasteful, amply satisfying movie experience through the Dolby