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Ultimate DVD #29 • ships April 11 • UK £3.99/US $7.99

Brad Pitt Discography
• As his new DVD Spy Game is released we take a comprehensive look at the heart-throb's career on DVD, and select the Top 5 Brad Pitt extras from those discs. Plus Spy Game's Region 1 disc reviewed!

Angel Season 2 Angel - Season 2 on DVD
• As the second Angel box set arrives on DVD, we talk to star David Boreanaz and producer David Greenwalt about getting the show onto the screen and how it's finally found its feet…

This issue's Coverdisc• Free coverdisc! With the help of Network, Ultimate DVD presents its second free disc - containing a complete episode of Robin of Sherwood from the Season One Box Set reviewed in this issue! Available in Region 2 only, with our Brad Pitt cover.

Harry PotterHarry Potter comes to DVD
• Waving our magic wands, we peer into the future to see what extras will be sucking you into a world of mystical wonder when Harry's first blockbusting movie comes to DVD in May...
Plus: The young stars and director Chris Columbus talk!

Amelie menuSecond Chances: Amélie
• Did you miss this fantastical piece of French film-making at the cinema? Amélie's love interest Matthieu Kassovitz tells why you should remedy this situation by picking up the DVD!

The X-Files
• With Season 5 being released on DVD in the States and Season 4 in the UK, creator Chris Carter, star David Duchovny and scriptwriter Frank Spotnitz talk us through the way the show is constructed, and the differences between it and the movie

DVD Essentials
• "It's not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam." So said Francis Ford Coppola of his classic war film Apocalypse Now. We look back at the famously tortuous shoot, and at the sequences which have been added to the revised version of the film, Apocalypse Now: Redux

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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:

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings
  • Flix Mix: Ultimate Fights
  • High Heels and Low Lifes
  • Used Cars

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

  • Spy Game
  • Training Day
  • Joy Ride
  • Hearts in Atlantis
  • Behind Enemy Lines
  • Black Knight
  • Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Zoolander
  • The Skulls 2
  • Novocaine
  • Coming Home
  • Pandaemonium

Region 2 Reviews
Dozens of new discs including:

  • Angel Season 2
  • Robin of Sherwood Season 1
  • Absolutely Fabulous Season 4
  • UFO Box Set 1-13
  • The X-Files - Season 4
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture - The Director's Edition
  • Crimson Tide Special Edition
  • Conan the Barbarian Special Edition
  • Die Hard with a Vengeance
  • Amélie
  • Osmosis Jones
  • M*A*S*H Special Edition
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • Jeepers Creepers
  • Marathon Man
  • American Pie 2

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Plus all these extras...

Joy Ride
• This genuinely scary thriller' s producer (Chris Moore) and writer (JJ Abrams of Alias fame) discuss the film's lost scenes and remarkable endings… [NB - The film reaches UK cinemas as Road Kill on April 12]

Ever Decreasing Circles
• As the classic Eighties BBC sitcom arrives on DVD, we talk to star Penelope Wilton about being stuck in a love sandwich with Richard Briers

• Once charged with maintaining planetary security, Ed Bishop tells us how miniskirts and Nehru jackets were all that stood between mankind and alien domination …

... and our regulars:

• Our regular look at the DVD scene: We take in an in-depth look at Monsters Inc on DVD, with news on the releases of ET, Spider-Man, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Shallow Hal, Vanilla Sky and From Hell.

Spotlight on Hollywood
• Andie MacDowell and Ashley Judd tell us what's been whizzing round their DVD players of late...

Hardware (Region 2 editions only)
• The latest players reviewed in depth, plus an essential look at what's to come - including the world's biggest LCD screen and Linn's Classik Movie System

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

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Universal, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros, Momentum, Visual Imagination

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2002.
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