my review: Cheech & Chong's Next Movie

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  1. James L White

    James L White Supporting Actor

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    I haven't seeen any reviews posted anywhere so I thought I'd do one, if I'm out of line for doing it here feel free to delete this thread. [​IMG]


    THE MOVIE

    It's typical Cheech & Chong, if you're a fan of any of the others you'll enjoy this one, if you don't then you'll hate it.


    4/5


    Looky Here(video)

    Given the age of this film it looks very good, there are a few grainy shots but it's mostly very clean, color saturation is average with darker scenes suffering the most, compression looks fine.

    3/5

    Hear-hear!!!!!!(audio)

    this is presented in it's original mono, given the fact that it's mostly dialog a 5.1 track really wouldn't improve the sound, that said I heard no noise, certainly not the best mono track out there but it gets the job done

    2.8/5

    Goodies

    it's pretty easy to review the extras, there are none

    0/5

    other stuff you might wanna know

    *Menus, are static and look a lot like the DVD cover art, but to my surprise it does feature some music 3/5
    *cover art 4/5



    Final conclusion
    I'm just glad it's finaly on DVD, looks better than expected, sound is good enough, the price is right, if you're a fan pick this up
     
  2. Brian Kidd

    Brian Kidd Screenwriter
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    I always dug this one. It might not be as funny to me now as it was when I was twenty and enjoying the bounty of Mother Nature on regular basis. Sure does suck to grow up and realize that being sober can actually be a good thing.
     
  3. TonyD

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    is this the one were they end up in the unemployment office and see the funny sound making guy having a cat and dog fight with his hands?

    that cracked me up when i first saw that.
     
  4. DaViD Boulet

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    James,

    Thanks for taking the initiative and posting a reivew for a film that wasn't getting attention!

    [​IMG]

    My only advice would be to flesh it out with a few more details. Was the picture widescreen? Aspect ratio? 16x9? etc.

    dave [​IMG]
     
  5. MartinTeller

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    I agree... I always appreciate a review (and thank you for posting this one!), but you ought to flesh it out more.

     
  6. Gary Seven

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    I picked it up as well, but didn't see it yet.

    What I can tell you that it is indeed mono, anamorphic wide-screen with the ratio at 1.85:1. It is a bare-bones release with an MSRP of 14.99.

    It's a shame they went with 1.85:1 ratio. The first, Up in Smoke, was 2.35:1. The director made use of that wide canvas with lots of site gags and decent framing. I would like to have seen that on this release as well. Oh well.
     
  7. Jesse Skeen

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    I believe this was the first offical CLV (extended-play) laserdisc release.
     
  8. Adam_Reiter

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    Boy, I wish my reviews were that easy. I'd have no problems reviewing everything they sent me.


    Just kidding.
     
  9. Jeff D Han

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    I'm definitely picking this one up. I've been waiting
    to complete my collection of the good Cheech and Chong
    (Up In Smoke, Next Movie and Nice Dreams are the good
    ones- Things Are Tough All Over, Still Smokin' and
    The Corsican Brothers are at best mediocre).

    One of the funniest scenes is when the group stagger
    into a music store. Cheech picks up a guitar and starts
    wailing away on it. The amplifier blows up and they all
    walk out. [​IMG]
     
  10. Walter Kittel

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    cheap f**kin' amplifier
    [​IMG]

    - Walter.
     
  11. Adam_Reiter

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    Chong blows up the amplifier.


    My favoite parts are when Chong smokes the real roach. That cough is hilarious.

    Also at the end where Cheech takes the space coke.....HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Cheech and Chongs Next Movie is my ABSOLUTE favorite movie from them. [​IMG]
     
  12. Todd_Brown

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    DVD profiler doesn't have this in the database. I went to add it and nothing by UPC or title.
    Todd
     

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