Issue #20 • ships 12th July • UK £3.25 / US $5.99 REVIEWS

Ultimate DVD #20: Special Features

Dr Lecter on DVD
• With the imminent release of both The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal on disc, Jason Caro chews over the evil Doctor's movie history, including Brian Cox's portrayal in Manhunter, soon to be re-made...

Anthony Hopkins speaksAlso in issue:
R2 Lambs disc review!

PLUS: We've seen the extras for Hannibal - find out about the amazing documentary, the 34 minutes of deleted scenes and that alternate ending…

Patrick Macnee talks

The Avengers
• Star Patrick Macnee talks exclusively about saving this classic series from the pirates - and bringing it lovingly to a new generation of viewers on DVD.
In issue: R2 disc review!

Mel in the bathroom

What Women Want
• Region 1 gets a kick in the digital bits as Icon reveal a neat surprise for their Region 2 issue of the Mel Gibson-led comedy. We go to the bathroom with the Soho-based authors

DVD Turkeys
• In the month that sees the release of Plan 9 From Outer Space and Battlefield Earth, we wonder what we've done to deserve them - and check out some other equally addictive trashy films on disc!

1-star disc Play Movie 5-star disc
A huge range of reviews - read them here first!
Region 1 Movie Reviews Region 2 Movie, TV, Music Reviews

18 new reviews including…

76 new reviews including:

  • Cast Away
  • Panic
  • Cash Crop
  • Proof of Life
  • Save the Last Dance
  • Skeletons in the Closet
  • That Thing You Do!
  • Unbreakable

More TV (Region 2):

Stargate SG-1 Vols. 12 & 13, Space: 1999 Vols 4-6, Asteroid, The X-Files: Deadalive

Plus music from Jennifer Lopez, Blink 182 and Destiny's Child

Note: Region 1 discs are intended for North America Note: Region 2 discs are intended for Europe, Middle East, South Africa, and Japan

• Our very own special tech pages with previews of home cinema essentials coming onto the market

The Ultimate DVD Guide
• Listings for hundreds of titles currently available on Region 2, in conjunction with our friends at HMV. Includes Top 10 recommendations by genre


• Our regular look at the changing DVD scene including: Star Wars: Episode I is confirmed for October, The Mummy Returns (again) plus Bridget Fonda, Jack Nicholson and Halle Berry talk only to Ultimate DVD about their favourite discs…

• Double Dr Lecter! Your chance to win copies of The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal

• Note: competitions can now be entered by post, phone or e-mail. See magazine for details

Your Letters. Why not drop us a disc-related line now?

• Also there's your chance to Ask the Anorak about those nagging DVD queries. This month: The Evil Dead, Poltergeist, Buffy the Vampire Slayer... and The Sound of Music?

Pictures taken from this issue are copyright:
Buena Vista, 20th Century Fox, MGM Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. / Icon, Contender Video, Artisan, Visual Imagination

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2001. Not for reproduction

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