Feb 152016
 

Speechless has a nice spin on the classic romantic comedy formula (opposites attract and all that) and Michael Keaton and Gena Davis share some nice chemistry and as a bonus for geeks, we do get to see Keaton and Christopher Reeve share a scene.

 

 

Speechless
(1994)


REVIEW NAVIGATION

The Movie
| Special Features | Video Quality | Audio Quality | Overall

Genre(s): Romance, Comedy, Drama
Olive Films | PG13 – 99 min. – $29.95 | February 16, 2016

Date Published: 02/15/2016 | Author: The Movieman


MOVIE INFO:
Directed by:
Ron Underwood
Writer(s): Robert King (written by)
Cast: Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Ernie Hudson, Christopher Reeve
DISC INFO:
Features:
Trailer
Digital Copy: No
Formats Included: Blu-ray
Number of Discs: 1
Audio: English (DTS-HD MA 2.0)
Video: 1080p/Widescreen 1.85
Subtitles: English
Disc Size: 23.0 GB
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Region(s): A


PLOT SYNOPSIS

Can speechwriters on opposite sides of the political fence find love and happiness in the heat of an election season? Speechless focuses on Kevin Vallick (MICHAEL KEATON) and Julia Mann (GEENA DAVIS) – Republican and Democratic speechwriters respectively – who find instant attraction and soon romance blooms between the pair as their respective candidates duke it out in a close Senatorial race. Add to the mix, Kevin’s ex-wife (BONNIE BEDOLIA) and Julia’s self-absorbed former fiancé (CHRISTOPHER REEVE) and the stage is set.

 

SPECIAL FEATURES – 0.5/5

The only feature included was the film’s Theatrical Trailer (2:56).

 


VIDEO – 3.75/5

Olive Films releases Speechless onto Blu-ray presented with a 1080p high-definition transfer (MPEG-4 AVC codec) and shown in its original 1.85 widescreen aspect ratio. For the most part his a fine-looking transfer showing off good colors throughout and detail is generally speaking sharp and well defined.

 

AUDIO – 3.5/5

The movie comes with a basic but decent DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 track providing nice and clear dialogue levels to go along with some so-so depth with the score/soundtrack. It might not be a masterpiece of a lossless track but considering it is a romantic-comedy, it’s more than sufficient for a movie such as this.

 



OVERALL – 2.25/5

Overall, Speechless has a nice spin on the classic romantic comedy formula (opposites attract and all that) and Michael Keaton and Gena Davis share some nice chemistry and as a bonus for geeks, we do get to see Keaton and Christopher Reeve share a scene. The Blu-ray released through Olive Films is pretty basic with only a trailer and OK video and audio transfers.

 

 

 

 

Check out some more screen caps by going to page 2. Please note, these do contain spoilers.

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