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A PERFECT GETAWAY Unrated Director's Cut
DVD Review by David Blackwell
108 minutes (director's Cut)/ 98 minutes (theatrical version)
VIDEO:  2.35:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen)
AUDIO:  English, French, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
Subtitles:  English SDH, French, Spanish
STUDIO:  Relativity Media/ Rogue Pictures/ QED International/ Universal Studios Home Entertainment
RELEASE DATE:  12-29-2009

Cliff (Steve Zahn) and Cydney (Milla Jovovich) are a couple hiking to a remote Hawaiin beach on their honeymoon.  They join up with another couple after hearing about another honeymoon couple being murdered recently in Haiwii.  Are they with the couple who did the murders or is it the couple that is shadowing them?

A PERFECT MURDER is an entertaining thriller that keeps the supense up and create a nice atmosphere of paranoia.   A nice twist comes about a half hour before the movie ends that makes A PERFECT GETAWAY stand above being just an averagely entertaining thriller.  Milla Jovovich brings a little bit of her personality to Cydney and handles all of the personality quirks of the character.  I just hope this thriller means David Twohy will be ready to do another CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK film soon.    He has crafted a clever little thriller here where paradise is just a little deadly when you least suspect it.

this DVD review is (c)1-5-2010 David Blackwell and cannot be reprinted without permission.  send all comments to lord_pragmagtic@hotmail.com