Thursday, 18 June 2015

Mission Impossible II (2000)

Directed by John Woo and starring Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames, Richard Roxburgh and Anthony Hopkins.

DVD bought in 2000
Blu-ray bought in 2014
123m 35s


Blu-ray extras -

Audio Commentary by John Woo
Behind The Mission (14mins)
Mission Incredible (5mins)
Impossible Shots (34mins)
Metallica "I Disappear" Music Video
Alternate Title Sequence
Excellence In Filmmaking: Cruise
Generation: Cruise

Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)

Directed by Dominic Sena and starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Robert Duvall, Delroy Lindo, Will Patton, Vinnie Jones and Christopher Eccleston.

DVD bought in 2003
Blu-ray bought in 2015


DVD extras -

Conversation With Jerry Bruckheimer
Action Overload
L.A. Streets
Naval Yards
The Big Jump
0 To 60
Wild Rides
Stars On The Move: Cast Featurettes
Music Video - The Cult "Painted On The Heart"
Theatrical Trailer

Shaft (2000)

Directed by John Singleton and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Jeffrey Wright, 
Christian Bale and Richard Roundtree.

DVD bought in 2004
95m 14s

Cast & Crew Interviews (13mins)
Shaft: Still The Man (16mins)
Music Video - Isaac Hayes "Theme From Shaft"
Music Video - R. Kelly "Bad Man"
Theatrical Trailer

Traffic (2000)

Directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Michael Douglas, Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Quaid, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Steven Bauer, James Brolin, Topher Grace and Albert Finney.

DVD bought in 2004

Interview Soundbites
B-Roll footage (14mins)
24 Deleted Scenes (25mins)
Production notes
Theatrical trailers

Memento (2000)

Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss and Joe Pantoliano.

3-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2006

Audio commentary by director Christopher Nolan (3 alternative endings, chosen randomly)
The Film (Chronological Edit)  (109mins)
Interview with director Christopher Nolan (24mins)
Interview with actor Guy Pearce (13mins)
Anatomy of a Scene (25mins)
Shooting Script with Film Inset (109mins)
Short Story (narrated by Jonathan Nolan):
Memento Mori  (34mins)
Production Stills and Sketches
International Poster Art
Concept Art
International Trailer

Almost Famous (2000)

Directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Patrick Fugit, Billy Crudup, Kade Hudson, Jason Lee, Frances McDormand, Zooey Deschanel, Anna Paquin and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2003
118mins (155mins)

Includes Theatrical and Extended Cut of the movie.
Audio commentary with director Cameron Crowe
Deleted Scenes with Commentary
Stillwater's Cleveland Concert Featuring 6 Original Songs
Small Time Blues - Music Video
Crowe's Original Rolling Stone Article
Lester Bangs Interview on BBC
B-Sides Featurette Including: Cast Auditions, Stillwater's First Show (Rehearsal Footage),
Cast Rehearsal Tapes & Behind The Scenes
Cameron Crowe's Top 10 Albums of 1973
Production Notes
Theatrical Trailer

Unbreakable (2000)

Directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and Robin Wright.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2003

Train Station Sequence: Multi-Angle Feature
Behind The Scenes" featurette (14mins)
Deleted Scenes (28mins)
Comic Books And Superheroes (19mins)
Night's First Fight Sequence
Theatrical Trailer

Battle Royale (2000)

Directed by Kinji Fukasaku and starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto 
and Takeshi Kitano.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2004
3-disc Limited Edition Blu-ray box set bought in 2010
113mins (121mins)


Blu-ray box set extras -

Includes the Theatrical and Director's Cut version of the film

The Making of Battle Royale (53mins)
Theatrical Trailer
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra And Masamichi Amano
Shooting the Special Edition (9mins)
Instructional Video: Birthday Version
Tokyo International Film Festival
Interview with actor Takeshi Kitano (12mins)
Premiere Press Conference (12:mins)
Opening Day at the Marunouchi Toei Movie Theatre (14mins)
The Slaughter of 42 High School Students (10mins)
The Correct Way to Fight in Battle Royale
Audition and Rehearsal Footage
Masamichi Amano Conducts Battle Royale (10mins)
Special Effects Comparison
Behind the Scenes (12mins)
Filming ON-Set (11mins)
Theatrical Trailers
Blu-ray box set also contains a 32-page comic, a 36-page booklet containing essays and an interview, a 16-page booklet containing concept artwork and drawings, postcards of stills from the film and a fold-out reversible poster.