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Ultimate DVD #27 • ships Feb 11 • UK £3.99/US $7.99
New DVD Reviews include Romeo & Juliet

A.I. – Artificial Intelligence
Kubrick’s dream project about a robotic boy passed to Spielberg upon his death. Now this stunning fusion of two top film-makers comes to DVD as an extras-laden two-disc set. Ultimate DVD meets Laurent Bouzerau, the man who produced all the added value for this release, and a long-term collaborator on Spielberg's DVD projects. PLUS: A full review of the disc!

Moulin Rouge: Nicole and EwanHere we are now – entertain us!
• Baz Luhrmann wowed us with Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge – alias his Red Curtain Trilogy. Now he talks about putting his unique vision on screen. Plus:
Ewan McGregor discusses singing in Moulin Rouge!

• You want more? Then we’re got an in-depth four-page guide to the best musicals available on DVD...

American Werewolf: Griffin DunneAn American Werewolf in London • Since starring in John Landis’s horror/comedy Griffin Dunne has become a director himself (Practical Magic, Addicted to Love). Here he talks about revisiting his first film – and his DVD contributions

LeVar Burton in Roots, on DVDRoots • A miniseries that changed the face of TV and educated the world. Now out on DVD, we hear from the thrilling drama's cast (including LeVar Burton) and the producer about making Alex Haley’s bestseller.
Plus: in depth review!

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A huge range of reviews - read them here first!

Dual Region Reviews (The Global Picture)
New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:

Region 1 Reviews
A wealth of new reviews - almost 40 titles, including...

  • Beverly Hills Cop: I, II & III
  • Glitter
  • The Jungle Book
  • Kiss of the Dragon
  • The Object of My Affection
  • Queer as Folk Season One
  • Rock Star
  • Soul Survivors
  • Stealing Beauty
  • Strictly Ballroom
  • Tombstone (Vista)

Region 2 Reviews
Dozens of new discs including:

  • American Were-
    wolf in London
  • The Bounty
  • Broadway Danny Rose
  • Cocktail
  • Deconstructing Harry
  • Die Hard 1 and 2
  • Dracula 2001
  • Fast & the Furious
  • The French Connection
  • The Fugitive Special Edition
  • Heartbreakers
  • Jurassic Park III
  • A Knight’s Tale
  • The Mexican
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Nightwatch
  • Swordfish
  • The Third Man
  • The Wedding Planner
  • TV includes:
  • The Simpsons Film Festival
  • The Tomorrow People

We are working to bring you more online content in 2002 across Keep checking back for progress!


Bruce Willis – The Discography
• The complete guide to Bruce’s films on DVD, in both Region 1 and 2

Dracula 2001
• Star Johnny Lee Miller on bringing the millennial update of the Dracula story to the screen

The Tomorrow People
• As Revelation begin releasing the entire series on disc at a rate of one every two months, we revisit these childhood heroes who possess the gifts of telepathy and telekinesis

• Our regular look at the DVD scene: Is Indiana Jones saddling up? Babylon 5 looks set for series releases, and there are extras galore for Fatal Attraction, Domestic Disturbance and Serendipity

Spotlight on Hollywood
• Arnold Schwarzenegger recently got paid a big salary to record the Total Recall commentary track. We asked him to justify it…

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

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