Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) – DVD Review

Gone in 60 Seconds DVD cover art

Film:
DVD:

Written by Scott Rosenberg
Directed by Dominic Sena
Starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Delroy Lindo, Will Patton, Christopher Eccleston, Chi McBride, and Robert Duvall

Features:

  • Trailers
  • “Zero to 60” script-to-screen featurette
  • Car stunts featurette
  • Behind the scenes featurette on the chase sequence
  • Character featurettes
  • Action montage
  • Interview with Bruckheimer
  • Music video by The Cult

Released by: Touchstone.
Region: 1
Rating: NR
Anamorphic: Yes.

My Advice: Real car freaks might want to rent it just to look at the pretty pretty autos. Everybody else walk away.

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Swordfish (2001) – Movie Review

Swordfish movie poster

Written by: Skip Woods
Directed by: Dominic Sena
Starring: John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones

My Advice: Matinee.

Gabriel (Travolta) is a man with a mission. Suffice to say that mission involves a lot of guns, cigars, high speed chases, and Halle Berry topless. But of course, those are the elements of all good missions. Anyway, the one thing this mission is lacking is a world-class hacker. Gabriel finds one in Stanley (Jackman), a burnt-out computer cowboy with an ex-wife and a daughter living in stepfatherly hell. Gabriel has something up his sleeve you see, and it involves a lot of money and an intricate plan to get at it. Hot on the trail of everybody is Agent Roberts (Cheadle). And of course, Vinnie Jones is quickly becoming the Danny Trejo of the next millennium.

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