Review Archive: 1

1 Giant Leap

Noel Megahey has reviewed the Region 0 release of 1 Giant Leap, a DVD film to accompany the CD released earlier this year. A global music project featuring African Indian and Australian musicians as well as familiar names like Robbie Williams, Maxi Jazz, Michael Stipe and Tim Booth, the DVD goes further developing the songs into multimedia pieces with a remarkable 5.1 sound mix and interviews with Dennis Hopper and Kurt Vonnegut.

1 Giant Leap - What About Me?

Duncan Bridgeman and Jamie Catto take their global musical experiment to a new level and in the process examine the predicament of being human in the modern world. Noel Megahey reviews the stunning 2-DVD set from 4DVD.


Eamonn McCusker has reviewed the Region 0 release of Whistle and I'll Come To You, Jonathan Miller's...

10,000 BC: Limited Edition Tin

Not dissimilar to the present-day west of Ireland...

10,000 Maniacs: Time Capsule

Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 2 release of Time Capsule, a best-of collection of the band 10,000 Maniacs from 1982 to 1993, when Natalie Merchant was their lead singer. A good souvenir of a band which hit its peak in the late 80s.

101 Dalmatians: Platinum Edition

Better late than never, Michael Mackenzie reviews Disney's Region 1 Platinum Edition release of 101 Dalmatians, a feature-packed 2-disc presentation of one of the studio's most enduring films.

101 Dalmations

Colin Polonowski has reviewed the Region 2 DVD release of 101 Dalmations

101 Reykjavik

Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 2 release of 101 Reykjavik, a self-conscious and self-indulgent slacker comedy from Iceland. Metrodome's DVD has good picture quality but minimal extras.

12 Angry Men

Alan Daly has reviewed the Region 2 release of 12 Angry Men, a classic legal drama that only gets the bare-bones treatment on DVD.

12 Angry Men: 50th Anniversary Edition

A great film finally gets a Special Edition. Mike Sutton examines whether the DVD lives up to the movie.

12 Monkeys

Terry Gilliam's mid-90s masterpiece '12 Monkeys' gets the R1 Special Edition treatment from Universal. What does this mean? Nat Tunbridge goes back to 1990 to find out, or is it 1996...?

12:08 East of Bucharest

The Romanian revolution is remembered and considered from the perspective of a small-town TV chat show in a low-key comedy from new director Corneliu Porumbiou. Noel Megahey reviews Artificial Eye's UK DVD release.

13 Going On 30

Jennifer Garner stars in this body-swap comedy which sees her character Jenna age over night from a 13 year-old school girl to a 30 year old business woman. Colin Polonowski reviews the Region 2 DVD.

13 Tzameti

Mike Sutton looks at the Canadian R1 release of Gela Babluani's much acclaimed feature debut.

15 Minutes

Alexander Larman has reviewed the Region 1 release of 15 Minutes. A very underrated thriller gets a terrific release in New Line's new Infinifilm series.

16 Years of Alcohol

A brave attempt at making something fresh and original in the genre of British gang violence or a pretentious poetical failure? Noel Megahey reviews Richard Jobson's semi-autobiographical filmmaking debut.

17 Fois Cécile Cassard

Noel Megahey has reviewed the French Region 2 release of 17 Fois Cécile Cassard, starring Béatrice Dalle as a woman who has lost her husband and her will to live.


Paramount has released Bernardo Bertolucci's magnificent folly on R1. Mike Sutton wallows in five hours of riveting cinema.