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2004 DVDS IN REVIEW

by David Blackwell

2004 has come to an end and some great DVDs have come along my way and I want to share with you the best.  Some reviews are directly linked while other are not. Enjoy and don't forget to check out the 2004 In Review articles for movies and TV which are coming very soon.

BEST SINGLE DISC DVD:

ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO

DAREDEVIL'S Director's Cut

ZATOICHI

GOODBYE, LENIN!

SHAUN OF THE DEAD

 

BEST MULTI-DISC DVD:

1. PANIC ROOM Special Edition- Basically the DVD is a like a Film School on DVD.

2. HELLBOY Special Edition/HELLBOY Director's Cut- Both releases- the two disc SE and the three disc DC- have impressive amounts of special featureas and each cut of the movie had an impressive transfer on DVD. The DC is the better version of the movie.

3. LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING Extended Edition- A wealth of extras, but shame on Jackson for not having a separate area for deleted scenes not in the theater cut or extended version.

4. UNDERWORLD Unrated Extended Cut- One of the best transfers of 2004 with even more extras and a longer cut (with new scenes and re-edited scenes) to provide a better movie than before.

BEST TV ON DVD:

1. TRU CALLING: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON- Lots of extras and a Play All option.

2. MILLENNIUM: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON- It's about time FOX put this one out on DVD. The menus are fantastic.

3. KEEN EDDIE- Paramount stuck to their guns and released the show to DVD.

DISAPPOINMENTS ON DVD:

1. STAR WARS TRILOGY- No delted scenes on disc 4 and George Lucas didn't even include the original versions many grew up with.

2. THE PUNISHER- They mention a 30 to 40 minute subplot cut out of the movie in the featurettes with a brief glimpse of one of the scenes from that plot. Why couldn't they have included some scenes from that cut part of the movie in the deleted scenes section?!

MOVIES YOU SHOULD RENT ON DVD (BUT MIGHT NOT HAVE):

INFERNAL AFFAIRS

GINGER SNAPS BACK

RETURNER

All DVD reviews for Best Multi-Disc Releases talked about above can be found at:  https://enterline2.tripod.com/dvd2004.html 

Another year has passed and I wonder what great DVDs will be released in 2005.   What surprises are in store?  Before I finish this articlem, I want to put in an honorable mention for a sci-fi movie called AVALON, released to DVD at the end of 2003.   It is a very visual sci-fi movie that has to be seen.   AVALON is hypnotic:  https://enterline2.tripod.com/avalon.html

See everyone in 2005.

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