Issue #13

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Ultimate DVD #13: Special Features

Mel Gibson in GallipoliDiscography: Mel Gibson
• One of Hollywood's most bankable and likeable stars? A detailed profile of the star of this month's epic releases The Patriot and Braveheart, with a full DVD discography for R1 & 2

Leo di Caprio on The Beach

Production Notes: The Beach • As the R2 retail release finally reaches UK shores, we explore the story behind this adaptation of Alex Garland's cult novel. Was Ewan McGregor upset to lose the lead role? Was a Thai beach really ruined by the shoot? Director Danny Boyle reveals the truth...

Disc review in issue

Wolfgang Petersen's Perfect StormInterview: Wolfgang Petersen
• "It's already pretty state-of-the-art in terms of what's on it..." The director of The Perfect Storm tells Ultimate DVD about bringing the ultimate bad weather flick to disc

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

13 new discs reviews and rated, including:

A whopping 84 new UK discs including:

  • X-Men
  • The X-Files Season Two Box Set
  • Scream: The Ultimate Collection
  • Big Momma's House
  • Any Given Sunday
  • The Beach
  • Mission: Impossible 2
  • 28 Days
  • American Beauty
  • Anna and the King
  • Frequency
  • Kevin and Perry Go Large
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • The Patriot

More TV (for Region 2) including:

Blackadder 2 The League of Gentlemen and The Royle Family

Plus music from
Blur, Oasis and Barry Manilow

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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• Our own special tech pages with reviews of the Sony DVP-FX1, JVC XV-M557GD and Yamaha DVD-S796 plus a look at the amazing hardware due to arrive on the market soon

The Ultimate DVD Guide
• The best titles currently available on Region 2 – listed and graded for your perusal


• Our regular look at the important changes in the DVD scene, including: Oliver Stone gets boxed, and why X-Men could get a second release
Plus your Letters

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

• More fantastic prizes to be won. In this issue your chance to win Mission: Impossible 2, Gladiator, The Beach, Edward Scissorhands, Anna and the King and the fabulous Buffy The Vampire Slayer box set!

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