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DVD title: Quantum Leap - The Complete First Season
Productgroup: DVD
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Quantum Leap


I've been loving this show, Scott Bakula, and Dean Stockwell ever since the first episode I've seen about 10 years ago... and I'm sooo happy it's been finally released on DVD! Surely overpriced, but I think it's worth it.

Studio: Universal Studios



DVD title: The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers (Widescreen Edition)
Productgroup: DVD
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just plain excellent


lotr the two towers is just plain excellent,this new installment definetly belong to the very small group of sequels that actually tops the first one (examples of this are: empire strikes back, terminator 2, the godfather 2 etc...).to some people this movie is a little disapoiting but people you have to remember that like all seconds part in a trilogy is always the second the most difficult to make because: it still have the same problems, brings new ones and it doesn't give a resolution to the story but this movie past the test really well giving us 3 hours of pure entretainment and setting the ground for the most wanted conclusion, so my advice is, go and see it hell i'm on my way to see it for the third time.

Studio: New Line Home Entertainment
Director: Peter Jackson
Actors:
Elijah Wood
Ian McKellen
Viggo Mortensen




DVD title: Watership Down
Productgroup: DVD
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A CLASSIC ANIMATED ADAMS ADAPTATION


WATERSHIP DOWN is a timeless tale about the battle between good and evil and, in animated parable, speaks eloquently to questions about peace and freedom. A classic and faithful adaptation of Richard Adams' beloved book,

The animated production also features the vocal talents of some of Hollywood's biggest names. John Hurt (THE ELEPHANT MAN and A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS) stars as Hazel, the free-thinking leader of a group of rabbits that want nothing more than freedom. Sir Ralph Richardson (DR. ZHIVAGO and DRAGON SLAYER) cameos as the Chief Rabbit who is indifferent to the danger facing his colony of rabbits. Denholm Elliott (RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK) stars as the, indifferent, dangerous domesticated rabbit Cowslip. And the late, great Zero Mostel (the sensational and original Tevye from Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) stars as the seagull Kehaar who becomes an ally of the fledgling colony of rabbits on Watership Down.

WATERSHIP DOWN is an animated classic that goes way beyond the usual animated fare and is a no-nonsense story that will become a family favorite.

THE HORSEMAN

Studio: Warner Studios
Director: Martin Rosen
Actors:
John Hurt
Richard Briers
Ralph Richardson




DVD title: Gladiator
Productgroup: DVD
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How's the new audio track? Even though it's just DD, is it okay?


I've heard a few complaints of it being distorted at points...

Studio: Universal Studios
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors:
Russell Crowe
Joaquin Phoenix
Connie Nielsen




DVD title: Beast Cops
Productgroup: DVD
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Unpredictable and original


Like a lot of Hong Kong films, Beast Cops has chaotic shifts in tone, occasionally bizarre humor, and manically over the top violence. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. It sure works in Beast Cops, which would probably suffer from being too predictable. What starts off as a fairly serious drama about a gambling addicted and somewhat corrupt cop turns into a domestic comedy/revenge actioner/mob thriller. In one scene you'll have a character suddenly killed with a machete, in the next you'll have seriously hysterical comic moments from Anthony Wong as the corrupt cop.
I've never seen a film work two extremes so successfully and naturally, without seeming convoluted in any way. It's an action film, to be sure, but one that incorporates the rhythms and feel of real life, complete with the comic bits and kidding banter. It probably plays a little bit better as a comedy, despite the brutal violence of the last showdown (a showdown that still has room for a couple of hilarious throwaway moments from Anthony Wong). Michael Wong, usually about as charismatic as cardboard, here is utilized beautifully in a more comic role, and more directors should take heed of his fairly impressive work here in a role that totally goes against type. Roy Cheung has the most serious role here, and essentially shows up and does his usual great work without breaking a sweat. But the movie belongs to Anthony Wong, who won a Best Actor award in Hong Kong for this film. He shows remarkable range here, and he really just might be the best actor in HK today. You see his work here, then watch Full Contact, Hard Boiled, and Big Bullet, and you wonder how it can be the same guy.
Along with The Mission, this is one of the best 'New Wave' Hong Kong pictures.

Studio: Tai Seng Video



DVD title: Relax ... It's Just Sex
Productgroup: DVD
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Incredible Movie


I ran into this movie while channel-surfing on TV. The introduction drew me in -- I couldn't figure out what they were doing with the people on a rotating stage in black and white and the corny 60's sounding announcer -- then suddenly the storyline went full-throttle into what could be some modern-day relationships in America. The movie not only focussed on intimate relationships between lovers but the strong bond between friends. I laughed and cried, was shocked and amazed, and thoroughly immersed throughout the entire movie. I saw the movie a few more times on cable, then have rented it a few times to show other friends who have never heard of it. Everyone loves it so I'm going to add it to my DVD collection to save having to rent it again! I highly recommend it to anyone who has an open mind, who loves great dialogue, and who actually enjoys a good story in their movie.

Studio: Unapix
Director: P.J. Castellaneta
Actors:
Mitchell Anderson
Jennifer Tilly




DVD title: The Insider
Productgroup: DVD
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An excellent drama! No problem with the DVD version!


Although The Insider is an excellent movie that I recommend watching, I must warn you *not* to buy the DVD edition. Disney has put about 10 minutes' worth of previews at the beginning of the DVD that CANNOT BE SKIPPED OR FAST-FORWARDED. You have been warned!

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video
Director: Michael Mann
Actors:
Al Pacino
Russell Crowe




DVD title: The Fast and the Furious (Widescreen Tricked Out Edition)
Productgroup: DVD
The Fast and the Furious (Widescreen Tricked Out Edition) - movie DVD cover picture
BAD ASS MOVIE


THIS MOVIE WAS SO GOOD IT INSPIRED ME TO JOIN THE IMPORT STREET RACEING WORLD.I CANT WAIT TO BUY THIS MOVIE.AS SOON AS I GET A DVD PLAYER.I AM GOING TO BUY FOR SURE. THERE ARE OTHER STREET RACERS WHERE I LIVE EXCEPT ONE AND HE HAS AN ECLIPSE.

Studio: Universal Studios
Director: Rob Cohen
Actors:
Paul Walker
Vin Diesel




DVD title: Idle Hands
Productgroup: DVD
Idle Hands - movie DVD cover picture
idle hands is da bomb diggety!


I love it! It's my favorite movie! It has a terrific plot and a allstar cast! (Seth Green rocks da house yo! ) It's about this guy named Anton (Devon Sawa) who's the laziest kid alive. He realizes that his right hand is posessed by the devil after he kills his best buds Mick (Seth Green) and Pnub (Elden Henson). Mick and Pnub become "undead" and come back to help Anton find and destroy the posessed hand. It's a great movie and I recommend for you to see it!

Studio: Columbia/Tristar Studios
Director: Rodman Flender
Actors:
Devon Sawa
Seth Green
Elden Henson




DVD title: Freddy vs. Jason (New Line Platinum Series)
Productgroup: DVD
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That goilie was pist at somthin...


The day has come finallyFreddy Vs. Jason is out on shelfs and I grabbed me a copymy thoughts, When is Freddy vs Jason 2 comin out! Great Movie!I loved this flick, probley one a my favorite movies of all time next to Dawn Of The Dead,Scarface & Half Bakedok! bad points *The Acting(Next to Robert Englund theres nobody else who could do it)*No Kane Hodder(Sorry im jus not diggin this new Jason, his clothes looked tight and all but he needs that Kane pumped up on steroids lookin body, it was one more thing seperating Jason Vorhees from Micheal Meyers.good points*Everything else, this movie had lots a gore!,it stayed true to both charecters background storys & and a girl showin her nockers in the first 5 minutes.
EXTRA'S are ok nothin great the production and visual documentaions were pretty coolthe fight press conferance was funny as hell (probley the best extra on the dvd)Everything else was tipical garbage they clutter up double dvd bonus disc full of to make look like its more then it really is.
overallI loved the moviebut im also one a them kinda people who go into a movie like this with the mindset of a 10 year old kid(meaning I dont care much about how fake the blood looks,laws a physics or anything like thatbut if your one a them peopleodds are this movie aint for you
PS:whoever said that thing about freddy vs pinheadyour right that would be kinda cool!

Studio: New Line Home Entertainment
Director: Ronny Yu
Actors:
Ken Kirzinger
Robert Englund
Kelly Rowland




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