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Genre: Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 78 (Nov 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mark Ruffalo, Candice Bergen, Joshua Malina, Kelly Preston, Rob Lowe & Mike Myers

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
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Special Features
Include a 10-minute History Of The Flight Attendant featurette, a six-minute making-of segment, and a three-minute music featurette. There are some up-front ads.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Miramax Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 31744
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

For language/sexual references
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 87
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 09/09/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Bruno Barreto
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Donna (Paltrow) is a likable girl who never really had anything going for her until she decided to chase her dream of becoming an international airline stewardess. Terrified at first, Donna becomes really good at her job working for a small-town commuter airline and then applies with a big-name airline. But when her friend Christine (Applegate) rises to the top and Donna is thrown into the

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits the perfect perky and colorful picture for the lighthearted storytelling. The outlandish flight attendant uniforms in pinks, aquas, and greens jump from the screen, yet fleshtones remain naturally balanced. There are a few flecks of dirt noticed in the otherwise clean source element. Slight edge enhancement can be a bit bothersome for finicky viewers, but the picture is otherwise quite clean and natural. Pixelization is not a distraction. (Suzanne Hodges)

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