5th issue!

ships from 1st May 2000


Special Features
DVD Biography - Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver up close & personal • As Ellen Ripley she's taken on the marauding Aliens four times. She's also won acclaim in Ghostbusters, Gorillas in the Mist and now Galaxy Quest. We examine a great actress's career - with the lady herself.
Plus: All four films in the Alien series new on DVD and reviewed in depth, plus a box-set!

Minnie Driver in The GovernessStar Interview: Minnie Driver
One of Britain's finest exports talks about her amazing career in films, including such hits as GoldenEye, Grosse Point Blank, Good Will Hunting, Tarzan… and even South Park!

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A huge range of reviews - read them here first!
Region 1 Movie Reviews Region 2 Movie, TV, Music Reviews

Eight releases hot off the US presses include:

Seventy releases of all kinds including:

  • The Bone Collector
  • The Abyss: Special Edition
  • Army of Darkness
  • The Birds: Collectors' Edition
  • Chill Factor
  • Jakob the Liar
  • Last Night
  • The Pokémon Movie
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Alien Legacy (4 separate movie discs plus extra disc in box-set, reviewed in 6 pages)
  • Entrapment
  • Run Lola Run
  • The Siege
  • Bowfinger
  • Music includes The Buena Vista Social Club and Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • TV's Stargate SG-1 and The Two Ronnies, and many more ...
Note: Region 1 discs are intended for North America Note: Region 2 discs are intended for Europe, Middle East, South Africa, and Japan

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Wave your U-DVD Award in the air, like you just don't care The Ultimate DVD Awards!
• The votes are in and the ceremony is here… What are the best Region 1 and Region 2 DVDs? Who is the best distributor? And which film would you most like to see on disc?

Production Notes
The Blair Witch Project

• Off into the woods with some radical new film-makers, who prove that you can make a blockbuster movie with just a few thousand quid in your pocket…

• Our own special tech pages with reviews of the Encore DV450 and Toshiba SD-9000. Plus a look at some essential DVD accessories and we imagine what the perfect DVD player would be like….

Easter Eggs
• The hunt is on! Ian Atkins leads the way as we go searching for those small extras that are buried away on many discs…

The Ultimate DVD Guide
• Over 700 currently avaiRegion 2 releases listed and graded for your regular perusal


• Our regular look ahead at important changes on the DVD scene. This issue: Bond extras revealed, Paramount joins the scene and we talk to the person in charge at Columbia Tristar… Plus your Letters

• a comprehensive DVD diary of forthcoming releases for Regions 1 and 2

• It's a DVD prize-fest! Fancy a copy of The Alien Legacy, The Blair Witch Project, Runaway Bride, Entrapment, Bowfinger or The Sixth Sense? (Sorry, UK callers only)... and there's your chance to Ask the Anorak

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20th Century Fox, Ian Atkins, Visual Imagination, UIP, Hollywood Pictures, Universal

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