6 recommendations of great imports.
I give my own rating on the quality of the dvd out of 10 and point out where it is in need of improvement.
-Battle Royale(Special Edition)
This is the extended cut of the film.2 DVD box set Special Edition release of BATTLE ROYALE with additional footage and alternate ending. Housed in a Tin case with Limited Edition #'d Collector's Film Frame and Poster Art Collector's CardDISC 1
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1) Version
8 Mins. Of Additional Footage and an Alternate Ending
Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio
Removable English SubtitlesDISC 2
Special Edition TV spot
Special Edition TV spot featuring Quentin Tarantino
The Making of Battle Royale (50 mins)
Battle Royale press conference (9 mins)
Instructional video: birthday version
Audition and rehearsal footage
Special effects comparison featurette
Tokyo International Film Festival 2000
Battle Royale documentary (12 mins)
Basketball scene rehearsals
Behind-the-scenes featurette (10 mins)
Filming on-set (10 mins)
Original theatrical trailer
Kinji Fukasaku filmography and 'Beat' Takeshi filmography.
All Extras Include English Subtitles
REGION FREE8/10 The picture is very good, but it could be better. Could just be due to the PAL-NTSC conversion. Also would have been nice if they included the DTS sound track. Thou I highly recommend you pick this up.
-Cannibal Holocaust EC Remastered
16:9 Widescreen Anamorphic version
English language version with removable English and Dutch subtitles
Still and Artwork Gallery
2 Theatrical Trailers
Filmography, Biography and Interview with Ruggero Deodato
REGION FREE7/10 some artifacts could be improved by higher bit rate and progressive transfer.
1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer
Italian and English languages - Dolby Digital Sound
English and Italian subtitles
Commentary by Director Michele Soavi (in Italian)
REGION 28/10 - Picture is perfect all this needs is a 5.1 DD track and the whole dvd would be perfect.
Uncut Fullframe Version
Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 Audio
Removable English and Italian Subtitles
Interview with Massimo Monteleone (in Italian with English Subtitles
10 page Booklet (In Itlalian and English)
REGION FREE7/10 - would have like to see this in it's original aspect ratio, but fullframe is acceptable. At least it's not pan&scan. Would have been nice to of included the english dub as an optinal track as it is a very good dub and how I have seen it untill now. Picutre is very sharp and solid.
-Night of the Intruder(Special Edition)
Digitally Remastered Fullscreen Version
English and German Audio
2 Short Films from Scott Spiegel with Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi
2 Deleted Scenes
REGION FREE7/10 If you are a fan of Sam Rami or Bruce Campbell, slasher films, get this, I love it.
-Zombi aka Dawn of the Dead
(this is Dario Argento's cut of the film)
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1) Transfer
Dolby Digital 5.1 English, Dolby Digital 5.1 Italian
Removable English & Italian subtitles
Bios7/10 Picture could be better, Anchor bay will be taking care of that sometime in 2003, but as for now this is the best release.