ROBERTS GIVES THE PERFORMANCE OF HER CAREER IN NOVEMBER’S DVD GREATS
indulge yourself in the complete DVD experience this November with
internationally-renowned box office dreams now released in their full
cinematic glory on DVD. Blockbusters Erin
Brockovich, Usual Suspects and The Bridge
on the River Kwai are enough to keep even the most scathing film critic
glued to their DVD player! Film greats such as these are fantastically
enriched with the endless benefits that DVD has to offer this November –
making this line up a collector’s delight.
top grossing female celebrity, Julia Roberts, stars in this US$250 million
worldwide theatrical smash in a role acclaimed as the triumph of her career.
And what makes this film so incredible? It’s based entirely on a true and
awe-inspiring life story of a single and downtrodden mother who exposes one of
the biggest environmental crimes in history. To celebrate such a spectacular
film Columbia TriStar has introduced an absolute myriad of DVD features.
Experience the in-depth analysis ‘Spotlight on Location: The Making of Erin
Brockovich’ or ‘The Real Erin
Brockovich’ - a personality profile. Have the exclusive chance to
witness 30 minutes of scenes never viewed before, the director’s commentary
and filmographies on Julia, Albert Finney and director Steven Soderbergh. Or
immerse yourself in the DVD isolated music soundtrack and theatrical trailer.
This DVD will change your life – showing you just how far you can go with
sheer guts and determination alone – the real Erin Brockovich is today an
award-winning director of environmental research at the Masry and Vititoe law
on the River Kwai: Collector’s Edition
of seven Academy Awards®, renowned worldwide
classic . . . and now it’s out on DVD - making this two disc set the
ultimate collector’s item. A world first exclusive to DVD and previously
unavailable for the theatrical and video releases of the film, Bridge on the River Kwai has been digitally remastered and is now
presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 audio. Starring all-time greats, Alec Guinness,
William Holden, Jack Hawkins and Geoffrey Horne, The Bridge on the River Kwai is a relentless battle of wills; an
unparalleled, gripping drama of British World War II POWs captured by the
Japanese and enslaved to build a bridge for the Burma-Siam Railway. What’s
more, the endless special features on this DVD have been built to match the
supreme quality of this historical classic. There’s an hour long documentary
on the making of the film, as well as a USC short film introduced by William
Holden, with featurettes on ‘Rise & Fall of a Jungle Giant’ plus ‘An
Appreciation’ by John Milius. Using your remote control see just how good
you are in battle by testing your military tactics or trivia knowledge in the
‘Maps & Military Strategy’ control game or the ‘Building the
Bridge’ trivia game. And if you thought that was enough value sample the
isolated soundtrack, gallery of cast portraits, screensavers and weblinks or
talent profiles. The film is wholly unforgettable – wrap it in the complete
DVD digital experience and you’re left with a true masterpiece.
Usual Suspects (MA15+)
is a thriller of all time, likened to such greats as The
Silence of the Lambs or Reservoir
Dogs. Witness the supreme of suspense on DVD this month starring the
uniquely talented Kevin Spacey best known for Seven
and American Beauty. Alongside Kevin
an incredible cast offer outstanding performances, including names like
Stephen Baldwin (Threesome), Gabriel
Byrne (The Assassin), Pete
Postlethwaite and Chazz Palminteri.
Usually when there’s a crime there’s a motive, usually, when there’s a
line up, there’s only one real suspect. But this was not the usual crime,
this was not the usual motive, and they are not the usual suspects. This DVD
has a twist in its tale that will truly astound you, leaving you stunned and
totally unprepared for the events that unfold. It’s the perfect film to keep
on DVD because you’ll need to watch it over and over or jump instantly to
certain clips just to unravel the intense mystery of this cunning thriller.
beautiful bittersweet comedy, with a star-studded line up of talent. Only on
DVD can you go “behind the scenes” with six remarkable women: Julia
Roberts, Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Olympia Dukakis, Shirley MacLaine and
Daryl Hannah. Steel
Magnolias tells how these amazing characters survive the cycles of life,
birth and death to emerge stronger, closer and still laughing in a friendship
spanning the boundaries of age and status. The story is brought to life as the
DVD special features knit together perfectly to offer the viewer an absolute
favourite to cherish; with a 'Making of' featurette, audio commentary, deleted
scenes, talent profiles, bonus trailers and so much more – this is truly a
November’s classic DVD releases from Columbia TriStar Home Video can be picked up from major retailers nationwide.
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