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Review: Just Visiting (Mill Creek Entertainment)

Just Visiting
Just Visiting
3.5 stars

Starring: Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Matt Ross, Tara Reid

Directed: Jean-Marie Poiré

Release Date: March 15, 2016

Run Time: 88 Minutes

Format: Blu-Ray Color: Color

Audio: English Subtitles:

Distributor: Mill Creek Entertainment

Synopsis
A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly learns what this new century is like. However, he still needs to get back to the 12th century to deal with the witch, so he starts looking for a wizard.
Audio/Video

Audio

Audio Language: English
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Subtitles: 

The Sound Quality is good with clear dialogue and no distortions. Bass levels seem good as well

Rating: 4 stars

 

Picture Quality

Disc Format: Blu-Ray

The Picture Quality is pretty good. Its sharp but could be a tad sharper. Black levels seem OK but a little more work would have made the film look better and colors pop just not vividly.

Rating: 3.5 stars

Note: Equipment used to watch the film can be found below

Theatrical release Date: April 6, 2001 (USA)
Disc release Date: March 15, 2016 (USA)
Extras
  • None
My Thoughts

Just Visiting is a story telling adventurous time traveling Comedy remake. Now the film gets medium reviews but for me it was fun and funny at times. Now I haven’t seen the original (Les Visiteurs) so I can’t contrast and compare but in most cases its best to see the Remake first as they are not better.

I enjoyed all the actors and the funny bits were pretty funny at times even though some things could get over the top. The film is basically a king and his peasant who must time travel back in time before his wife died but accidentally was sent in to the future where cars and toilets are very odd things to see. With a plot line like that you can tell some of the mischief that might occur in this film. Now it’s not the greatest film nor an award-winning piece but it was a fun view.

Overall the film is a fun one. Its movie where you can just sit back and relax and take in some of the humor. As for the down side of the movie, it does get a tad goofy like a kids like film but most of the stuff that goes on is more adult. So its kind of hard to say if this film will be meant for kids.

With that said I give this film a 3.5 out of 5. It is fun light-hearted comedy that may put you in a good mood. Go pick this up and give it a shot. If you enjoyed the King and Peasant in this film, they are the two original actors from the original film which I might have to look into which stars Leon The Professional Fame Jean Reno.

 

Rating – 5 Star System

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3.5 stars
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4 stars
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This Film was Played on the listed Equipment below

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TV

Samsung (UN46C6900) 46-Inch 1080p LED HDTV

DVD/Blu-Ray Player

OPPO BDP – 103 (Highly Recommended)

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Stereo Receiver

Pioneer VSX-516-K 7.1-Channel

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(1) Center Speaker

Pioneer S-HF 11C

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(2) Front Speaker

KLH 9250B Floor – 350 watts

(4) Surround sound Speakers

KLH 100 watt Bookshelf

(1) Subwoofer

Sony SA-W3000 180 Watt 12″ sub

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Note: I Know my speakers are way outdated. OPPO Blu-Ray Player is one of the best around and used in most home theaters. The Receiver is pretty good but on the line of out dated. Subwoofer is good with tons of bass but not the theater quality from a $400 Sub. Front speakers are fun with tons of power and are good for standalone’s but higher end sound (Hz) is lower quality. Overall I need to update on all speakers granted I do get decent sound out of them just the higher end falls short.

 

My Setup

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