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Next Friday

Genre: Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 41 (Sept 2000) Of Widescreen Review®

Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Justin Pierce, John Witherspoon, Don

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Look no further than Next Friday if you want to see a terrific example of what fun can be had with menus and DVD special features. The creative kids over at Angry Monkey (Jean-Paul Leonard, Kazandra Bonner & Michael Murphy) have set up a faux promotional video from Sunny Town Realty showing the benefits of living in lovely Rancho Cucamonga. A neighborhood map is set up and all you have to do is click certain areas to view the extras. At the Sunny Town Realty sales office, you can check out the Calendar Of Events (chapter list), watch the movie with reel-time storyboards and take a Behind-The-Scenes tour of the community (making-of featurette). You can also view a display of community renderings (movie stills). Next, visit the Cul-de-sac of Craig and Day-Day. Meet the neighbors (cast and crew biographies), spend some time with the wild Mrs. Ho-Kim (gag reel) as well as audition takes and an alternate ending. Inside Pinky

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): New Line Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): N5036
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Rated R for strong language, drug use and sexual content.
(Retail Price): $24.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 98
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2000
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/06/00
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Steve Carr
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Special Notes:
Also available in a "Friday" 3-pack DVD (N6275; $66.92)

Story Synopsis:
The sequel to Friday, Next Friday picks up the story of our hero Craig and his move to the suburbs of Rancho Cucamonga. Word on the street is that Craig

DVD Picture:
The 1.85:1 anamorphically enhanced DVD exhibits images that are sharp and finely detailed with excellent contrast and shadow delineation. Colors are rich and vibrant, sometimes appearing a bit over saturated; but hues are balanced with deep, solid blacks. A considerable amount of pixelization is noticed

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This title has the same quick and easy installation as the rest of the PCFriendly