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Subject: Valley Girl DVD Review

Written By: KtelChick on 08/06/03 at 05:30 a.m.

Hey all!!!  Well last night hubby surprised me with the "Valley Girl" DVD on the first day of its release!  I immediately sat down and poured through all of the goodies.  The first thing I noticed were the graphics.  Maybe I'm used to all of the bells and whistles of the other DVDs that I own, but these are completely lackluster.  It's almost like a graphics student in high school put them together.  I headed directly to menu and discovered the "special features," including interviews with the cast.  Again, the intro graphics were just thrown together, but the interviews were great.  You get to see Elizabeth Daily, Cameron Dye, Michelle Meyrink, Lee Purcell, Colleen Camp, Frederick Forrest ...and Nicholas Cage!  The one BIIIIGGG glaring omission---where the heck was Deborah Foreman???  She is nowhere on this DVD!!

Then you had a section on the music.  I was really looking forward to this.  The DVD has interviews with Peter Case from the Plimsouls, Josie Cotton and the lead singer of Modern English...that was it!  No mention about why the Valley Girl soundtrack was never released, except for a few rare vinyl copies (I have both)...and why it was released 10+ years later on CD.  No Sparks, no Felony, no Bonnie Hays...

The DVD contains the videos for "Melt With You" and "A Million Miles Away," a video I had never seen before...so that was cool.

The audio commentary during the film with Director Martha Coolidge was great.  I loved her insight on the making of the film.  This is worth it... Plus the optional subtitles allow you to FINALLY see what it was they were saying in some of those infamous lines (I won't give anything away).

So there you have it.  Hubby bought it for $14.99 at Borders so we're not out any food or electricity for the purchase, but I guess I'm disappointed that the whole thing seems like it was just kinda thrown together.

Bottom line--  I'm thrilled this is finally out on DVD... I just wish they would have taken more time to make it a better package...

Look foward to everyones thoughts...

Subject: Re: Valley Girl DVD

Written By: dollytime on 08/06/03 at 07:02 a.m.

WOW! I had no idea they were going to release this!  I am on my way to the stores today!  

Subject: Re: Valley Girl DVD Review

Written By: krakboi on 08/06/03 at 04:41 p.m.

Thanks for the review.  VG is my all time favorite.  I have just about worn the vhs tape out.

Can't wait fr the subtitles

Subject: Re: Valley Girl DVD Review

Written By: Mix Tape 3K on 08/06/03 at 04:56 p.m.

Great review. I like the fact that the DVD has extras.  :D
"Valley Girl" is one of my favorite teen flicks of all time.