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The End Of The Affair [DVD] [2000]
The End Of The Affair [DVD] [2000]
Dvd ~ Ralph Fiennes
Offered by A-2-B DVD
Price: £18.48

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A passionate affair that takes an hour and 40 mins to end!, 10 Sept. 2000
Niel Jordan, director of 'The Crying Game' and 'Interview With The Vampire', directs this lavish wartime drama in which Jullianne Moore plays an unhappy wife who has an affair with Ralph Fiennes' romantic novellist. When she walks out of his life with no explanation, he hires a private detective to have her followed. A passionate and moving drama, The End Of The Affair is not an unpleasant film and contains no violence or bad language, so don't be put off by the 18 certificate it does not deserve. The film is rather cleverly told from two perspectives and is always engaging. The DVD special features contain the trailer, isolated score, 2 commentaries and a rather short and sweet featurette on the making.


Basic Instinct [VHS] [1992]
Basic Instinct [VHS] [1992]
VHS
Offered by pkeylock
Price: £5.81

4 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A sexy and thrilling detective movie, 8 Sept. 2000
Erotic thrillers have been churned out one after the other since the classic "Body Heat". None of them have done it much justice except this confusing whodunnit. Michael Douglas is Nick Curran, a maverick cop who begins investigating a murder by visiting the deceased's girlfriend Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone). Stone's unquavering femme fatale is excellent. The notorious leg crossing scene is the highlight and the scene that made her a star. A good night in, but not one that will leave a long lasting mark.


Metro [VHS] [1997]
Metro [VHS] [1997]
VHS
Offered by unclejohnsband
Price: £4.95

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Eddie Murphy reprising his Axel Foley. Again., 7 Sept. 2000
This review is from: Metro [VHS] [1997] (VHS Tape)
Eddie Murphy plays 7 characters in The Nutty Proffessor and again in the upcoming sequel. But why is it he can't play a different action hero? Here, he plays a cop who is caught up in a plot so unoriginal its not worth explaining. He has no shortage of expletives and his stand up routine shines through a weak script. With explosions and action galore, it is hard not to like this unoriginal movie just a bit.


A Perfect Murder [VHS] [1998]
A Perfect Murder [VHS] [1998]
VHS
Offered by dyerwilliams
Price: £4.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A brilliant remake of a Hitchcock classic!, 7 Sept. 2000
Michael Douglas is millionaire Steven Taylor who finds out that his wife (Gwyneth Paltrow) is sleeping with ex con-cum artist (Viggo Mortensen). Instead of confronting his wife's lover with fisticuffs, he offers him a hefty sum if he will off his wife. Directed by The Fugitive's Andrew Davis, A Perfect Murder is the Perfect slick thriller with Paltrow giving a winning performance as the cheating wife and Douglas' villain being suitably devilish and evil.


Inspector Gadget [VHS] [1999]
Inspector Gadget [VHS] [1999]
VHS
Offered by pkeylock
Price: £2.98

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A special FX laden Disney movie, 6 Sept. 2000
From the very beginning, anyone can see that this movie is not going to be all together serious. Matthew Broderick is officer John Brown who is transformed into a kid's robocop by a scientist's daughter. Forget the subplot about a stolen mechanical foot, just enjoy Matthew Broderick's relentless mugging, his misadventures with his new gadgets and Rupert Everett's deliciously camped up over the top performance as the evil Dr. Scolex (or Dr. Claw to the cartoon's purist fans). It's a fun movie, but its cartoony tendencies will not appeal to most adults. Kids will love it though.


Edtv [DVD] [1999]
Edtv [DVD] [1999]
Dvd ~ Matthew McConaughey
Offered by Qoolist
Price: £2.85

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A charming comedy drama with a twist, 6 Sept. 2000
This review is from: Edtv [DVD] [1999] (DVD)
Ed Pekurny is a normal guy who agrees to have his life broadcast on Tv 24 hours, 7 days a week. At first he is willing, but fame isn't all its cracked up to be. Matthew MacConaghey is great as Ed and the chemistry between him and Woody Harrelson (who plays his brother Ray) is dynamic. The special features seem endless as director Ron Howard explains his motives for making this movie. All in all a packed, fun and moving DVD.


Back to the Future
Back to the Future
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: £9.06

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A fantastic trip back in time!, 6 Sept. 2000
This review is from: Back to the Future (Audio CD)
Positively the best film in the series, Back To The Future also boasts the best music of the three. First up is Huey Lewis' Power of Love which is the perfect backing to Marty's skateboard trip to school at the beginning of the film. This CD not only transports the listener back in time to the mid 80's, but also to the mid 50's with the starlighter's Earth Angel and Chuck Berry's Jonny B Goode. Alan Silvestri's unforgettable score adds punch and style to the film and is wholesome and original.


Entrapment [VHS] [1999]
Entrapment [VHS] [1999]
VHS
Offered by qualityfilmsfromuk
Price: £4.90

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Colourful, fun and entertaining but not altogether realistic, 18 May 2000
This review is from: Entrapment [VHS] [1999] (VHS Tape)
Entrapment is one of the most misunderstood films of 1999. Although the Connery/Zeta-Jones relationship seems implausable, it is not unlike her real life with an over 50 fiancee. With exotic locations, hokey but colourful performances from the two leads and a confusing ending, this movie is, after all, a Connery movie, who, as usual, lights up the screen with yet another charismatic performance.


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