Thursday, 28 May 2015

Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Clare Danes, Brian Dennehy, 
John Leguizamo, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino and Diane Venora.

Special Edition DVD bought in 2005
Blu-ray bought in 2013



Blu-ray extras - 

Audio Commentary by Baz Luhrman, Production Designer Catherine Martin, Director of Photography Donald M. McAlpine and Co-Sreenwriter Craig Pearce
Shaking Up Shakespeare - Picture-in-Picture Mode
From the Bazmark Vault - Featurettes
Romeo + Juliet: The Music Documentary (49mins)
Director's Gallery
Director of Photography Gallery
Interview Gallery
Theatrical Trailer

Hamlet (1996)

Directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Billy Crystal, 
Gerard Depardieu, Charlton Heston, Derek Jacobi, Jack Lemmon, Rufus Sewell, Robin Williams, 
Kate Winslet and Brian Blessed.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2009
232m 37s

Audio commentary with Kenneth Branagh and Shakespeare scholar Russel Jackson
Introduction by Kenneth Branagh
To Be On Camera: A History with Hamlet
1996 Cannes Film Festival
Theatrical trailer
Bonus Shakespeare movie trailers -  A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), Romeo and Juliet (1936), Julius Caesar (1953), Othello (1965), Hamlet (1990) and Othello (1995)

A Time to Kill (1996)

Directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Oliver Platt, Keifer Sutherland and Donald Sutherland.

DVD bought in 2004

Theatrical Trailer

Courage Under Fire (1996)

Directed by Edward Zwick and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, 
Matt Damon and Scott Glenn.

DVD bought in 2004
Blu-ray bought in 2015
116m 27s


Blu-ray extras - 

Audio commentary by director Edward Zwick
Trivia Track
Theatrical Trailer

Twister (1996)

Directed by Jan de Bont and starring Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Jami Gertz, Cary Elwes, Alan Ruck 
and Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

DVD bought in 2003
Blu-ray bought in 2012


Blu-ray extras -

Audio Commentary by Jan de Bont and Visual Effects Supervisor Stefan Fangmeier
The Making of Twister (14mins)
Anatomy of the Twister (9mins)
Chasing the Storm: Twister Revisited (29mins)
Nature Tech: Tornadoes (45mins)
Humans Being - Music Video by Van Halen
Theatrical Trailer

The Scream Trilogy (1996-2000)

Scream (1996) Directed by Wes Craven and starring David Arquette, Neve Campbell, 
Courteney Cox, Rose McGowan, Matthew Lillard, Skeet ulrich and Liev Schreiber. 111mins

Scream 2 (1997) Directed by Wes Craven and starring David Arquette, Neve Campbell, 
Courteney Cox, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jaime Kennedy and Jerry O'Connell. 120mins

Scream 3 (2000) Directed by Wes Craven and starring David Arquette, Neve Campbell, 
Courteney Cox, Patrick Dempsey, Jenny McCarthy and Parker Posey. 117mins

3-film 4-disc DVD Box Set bought in 2004




DVD extras include Commentaries, Documentaries, Featurettes, Deleted Scenes, Outtakes,
Interviews, Music Videos and Trailers.

The Frighteners (1996)

Directed by Peter Jackson and starring Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, 
Dee Wallace Stone, Jake Busey and Jeffrey Combs.

3-disc Director's Cut DVD bought in 2006
Blu-ray bought in 2014
109m 52s (122m 36s)

 3-disc DVD

3-disc DVD extras -

Extended Edition introduced by Peter Jackson
Audio commentary by Peter Jackson
The Making Of The Frighteners p.1 (174mins)
The Making Of The Frighteners p.2 (98mins)
Theatrical Trailer

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

Directed by Robert Rodriguez and starring George Clooney, Harvey Keitel, Juliette Lewis, 
Quentin Tarantino, Ernest Liu and Cheech Marin.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2001
Blu-ray bought in 2015

 2-disc DVD

2-disc DVD extras -

Audio commentary with Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino.
Hollywood Goes To Hell (13mins)
The Art Of Making The Movie (46mins)
Full-Tilt Boogie documentary (96mins)
After Dark -Music Video by Tito & Tarantula
She's Just Killing Me -Music Video by ZZ Top
Deleted Scenes and Alternate Takes
Still Gallery
On The Set
Theatrical Trailer