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Issue #31 • ships from Jun 13 2002
News-stand Price UK £3.99 / US $7.99

Russell Crowe
• The star of Ron Howard’s Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind talks to Ultimate DVD about playing the schizophrenic John Nash.
Plus: The Region 1 disc reviewed in full!

Kylie Minogue. Can you get her off your DVD?Music for the Masses
• DVD isn’t just about movies and television. Ultimate DVD explores the world of music on disc – with Madonna, Kylie, Robbie Williams, REM and more, with A-Ha (see below)

Bodie and Doyle, the ProfessionalsFree coverdisc!
• Our third free coverdisc features an entire episode of 1970's TV classic The Professionals (Where the Jungle Ends). Available on R2 copies only, with our Russell Crowe cover.

James Caan stars in the original RollerballDVD Essentials: Rollerball
• The poorly received remake came out this year, but we look back to the original film from 1975 starring James Caan, and explore the extras-packed R2 Special Edition.

Bart Simpson ©Matt GroeningThe Simpsons Season 2
• The second Simpsons Box Set is here, and the show’s executive producer David Silverman talks exclusively about his contribution to the discs and plans for future releases

Second Chances: The Score
• It didn’t set the box office alight, but we reckon The Score – starring Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton and Angela Bassett – is a DVD to own…

Ryan Phillippe Discography
• Now starring in a surprising role in Gosford Park, we check out his entire career on disc

1-star disc Play Movie 5-star disc
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:

  • Speed: Special Edition
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation Season Two
  • The Simpsons Season Two
  • Spider-Man: Ultimate Villain Showdown

Region 1 Reviews
A wealth of new reviews including...

  • Monster’s Ball
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Shipping News
  • Kate & Leopold
  • Memento: Special Edition
  • Gosford Park
  • Blue Velvet: Special Edition
  • Vanilla Sky
  • Silent Running
  • Sex and the City Season 3
  • Rollerball (2002)

Region 2 Reviews
All the latest discs including:

  • Spy Game
  • Rock Star
  • Monsoon Wedding
  • The Beverly Hills Cop Trilogy
  • The Long Good Friday
  • Scary Movie 2
  • The Score
  • Rollerball
  • The Time Machine (1960?)
  • Get Carter (2001)
  • Bloody Sunday
  • The Forsyte Saga
  • The Professionals
  • Friends Season 8
Plus all these extras…
  • Spotlight on Hollywood 1
    A certain George Lucas on his latest film – which will hit DVD this year!
  • Spotlight on Hollywood 2
    Thelma & Louise writer Callie Khouri reminisces…
  • Cleopatra 2525
    Jennifer Sky, star of this sexy sci-fi romp, on being a stripper who awakes in the future.
  • Scary Movie 2
    Anna Faris on the DVD release – and why those Deleted Scenes must be seen.
  • A-Ha
    The Norwegian band discuss their new DVD and the comeback year
  • Commentary - news from the DVD scene:
    New scenes for X-Men and Star Wars? The low down on The Time Machine remake and Harry Potter breaks records
  • Hardware (Region 2 editions only)
    The latest players reviewed in depth, plus an essential look at what's to come, including how DVD-R is revolutionizing the camcorder, and the latest in projection technology
  • Your Letters
    Why not tear yourself away from the tube, and drop us a disc-related line?

Images taken from this issue are copyright or courtesy of: Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Cotender Entertainment Group, 20th Century Fox/Matt Groening, Warner Music Vision

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2002. Not for reproduction

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