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2 items from 2010 Hookup: 10 ‘Oss 117: Lost in Rio’ DVDs, 3 ‘Seven Days’ DVDs

6 September 2010 5:29 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Chicago – In our latest edition of Hookup: DVD, we have 10 DVDs up for grabs to “Oss 117: Lost in Rio” as well as 3 DVDs to South Korean thriller “Seven Days” with Yunjin Kim of ABC’s “Lost”!

“Oss 117: Lost in Rio” stars Jean Dujardin, Louise Monot, Rüdiger Vogler, Alex Lutz, Reem Kherici, Pierre Bellemare and Ken Samuels. “Seven Days” stars Yunjin Kim, Mi-suk Kim, Hie-sun Park, Myeong-su Choi, Hang-Seon Jang, Dong-hwan Jeong and Kwang-rok Oh.

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The movie poster for “Oss 117: Lost in Rio” with Jean Dujardin and Louise Monot.

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The movie poster for “Seven Days” with Yunjin Kim »

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Inferior Sequel ‘Oss 117: Lost in Rio’ Mostly Falls Flat

10 June 2010 11:01 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Rating: 2.0/5.0

Chicago – It’s no mystery why the appeal of spy satires transcend the boundaries of time and culture. Clueless detectives with a bloated sense of self-importance are great comic punching bags. Everyone loves seeing a doofus get his head slammed in a door, whether that doofus be Inspector Clouseau or Lt. Frank Drebin or countless other law officers who could easily blend in with the Keystone Kops.

Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, the French spy better known as Oss 117, was created by author Jean Bruce as a straightforward hero. The character was featured in several ’60s thrillers that were meant to be serious competitors with the James Bond franchise. But in 2006, director Michel Hazanavicius decided to do for the outdated character what Austin Powers did for Bond. His picture, “Oss 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies” was a gloriously nutty delight, with a smashing lead performance by Jean Dujardin, who »

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