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Heathers

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Did you know that the opening cafeteria scene in director Michael Lehmann’s Heathers is an homage to the barracks sequence in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket? That’s just one of the fun facts you’ll discover in this deluxe, gorgeously transferred wide-screen edition of what remains the best high school black comedy ever made. The director, producer Denise DiNovi, and screenwriter Daniel Waters are on hand to provide commentary on a second audio track, which is by turns informative and hilarious. Funniest quip: When Lehmann salutes costar Shannen Doherty as a ”total professional,” Waters waits a beat and adds, ”So was Mussolini.” A

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