Van Helsing Ultimate Collector’s Edition (2004) – DVD Review

Van Helsing DVD cover art

Film:
DVD:

Written and Directed by Stephen Sommers
Starring Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham, Shuler Hensley, Elena Anaya, Will Kemp, Silvia Colloca, Josie Maran, Robbie Coltrane, and Stephen Fisher

Features:

  • Running audio commentary with writer/director Sommers and editor/producer Bob Ducsay
  • Running audio commentary with actors Roxburgh, Hensley and Kemp
  • Tour of Dracula’s Castle
  • Deleted Scenes
  • “You Are in the Movie!”
  • “The Legend of Van Helsing” featurette
  • Van Helsing XBox game preview
  • Tour of Frankenstein’s Lab
  • “Van Helsing: The Story, The Life, The Legend” featurette
  • Track the Adventure: Van Helsing’s Map
  • “The Music of Van Helsing” featurette
  • “Darkness Falls: Dracula’s Lair is Transformed” featurette
  • Three Classic Universal Feature Films: Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Wolf Man (1941)

Released by: Universal Home Video
Rating: PG-13
Region: 1
Anamorphic: Yes

My Advice: Own it…

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Stealth – 27 Second Review

Stealth poster

Written by: W.D. Richter
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Starring: Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Richard Roxburgh, Joe Morton

Review: Let’s throw realism to the wind and get beaten to death by cinematography! As taken as I am by mass amounts of explosions (see War of the Worlds), it’s hard to overlook vacant acting. Hard, but not impossible. BOOM! Moohoohahaha! Wait, what was I saying? Oh, yeah…why does the plane look like a giant horseshoe crab?

Time: 15 seconds.
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) – Movie Review

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Poster

Written by: James Robinson, based on the comic book series by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill
Directed by: Steve Norrington
Starring: Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Shane West, Stuart Townsend, Jason Flemyng, Tony Curran & Richard Roxburgh

My Advice: Don’t even think about it….

The European Nations have been manipulated to the brink of war. The British government, however, is on to said manipulation and puts the call out to a collection of “gothic curiosities” and one formerly bona fide hero. These individuals you might recognize: Allan Quatermain (Connery); Captain Nemo (Shah); Mina Harker (Wilson); Tom Sawyer (West); Dorian Gray (Townsend); Dr. Henry Jekyll (Flemyng) and The Invisible Man (Curran). This–in a nutshell–describes both the film and the comic series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Mostly.

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