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Unique ID Code: 0000012871
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Added on: 20/1/2001 11:54
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Dogma (UK)

8 / 10
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Get `touched` by an angel
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 123 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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One of the most talked-about movies of the year is also one of the funniest!

In this hilarious comic fantasy from writer/director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy) two banished angels (Ben Affleck and Matt Damon) find a loophole that would get them back into Heaven. The only snag? They`ll be destroying existence in the process.

In an effort to stop them, the overworked Voice of God (Alan Rickman) taps cynical mortal Bethany (Linda Fiorentino) to save the world by preventing the angels from reaching their unholy destination: New Jersey!

Throw in two unlikely prophets named Jay and Silent Bob (Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith), the quick-witted yet little-known thirteenth apostle (Chris Rock) and a sexy, former muse with a case of writer`s block (Salma Hayek) and you`ve got a hysterical and thrilling race against time packed with an all-star cast that Entertainment Weekly called "one of the ten best movies of 1999!"

Special Features:
Interactive Menus
Scene Access
Cast & Crew Interviews
Teaser Trailer
Original Theatrical Trailer
UK TV Spots

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English

Subtitle Tracks:
CC: English

Directed By:
Kevin Smith

Written By:

Chris Rock
Alan Rickman
Kevin Smith
Jason Mewes
Jason Lee
Salma Hayek
Linda Fiorentino
George Carlin
Matt Damon
Ben Affleck

Soundtrack By:
Howard Shore

Director of Photography:
Robert D. Yeoman

Kevin Smith
Vincent Pereira
Scott Mosier

Costume Designer:
Abigail Murray

Production Designer:
Robert Holtzman

Scott Mosier
Laura Greenlee

Film Four

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9 / 10
A fantastic film… this is the 4th outing from Kevin Smith following the Jersey trilogy (Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy). Smith's films just get better and better as far as I'm concerned. This is by far my favourite of his films (although I loved the latest - Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back), it's just a pity that the disc isn't up to the standard of its R1 counterpart.

The video and audio quality are both excellent, but the extras really let this disc down. Smith's discs are (usually) excellent on the extras front - with amusing commentaries, and usually a huge selection of deleted scenes. But what do we get on this disc? A couple of trailers & TV spots, and 20 minutes of interviews with the cast, the quality of which is appalling (plus, half the time you can't understand what the German interviewer is saying anyway!). The only interview that is worth watching is Kevin Smith's (luckily the first of the bunch) which is amusing and informative, but don't bother with the others.

Overall an excellent film, but you'd be better off buying the R1 version which has lots of lovely extra features.
posted by Rich Davies on 18/9/2002 01:59
9 / 10
Brillant Film with Jay & Silent Bob in it.

It`s not as good as Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back but I feel it is still very funny film.

Shame about the Extras but the Interviews do give some good insight

Kevin Smith has done it again.
posted by barry110 on 25/10/2002 14:15
7 / 10
The American Disc was a 2 disc set that was jam packed with features.

This unfortunotley isnt.

However it is pretty cheap to pick up at the mo and is a bloody good film!

Probably Kevin Smith`s second best after Clerks
Ben Afflek and Matt Damon are great innit Salma Hyack was also great in this but the star of the movie is by far Jason Mewes in Dogma he really started to show that he could act he was no longer Kevin Smith`s stoned friend who allways played himself in movies and he has proved it again in JASBSB. So back to the film for those of you who dont know the plot is 2 angels kicked out of heaven find a way back in dont know if that if they do that the world will end.A crazy band of people try to stop them.

theres a very simple plot for ya
well thats the end of another waffled review!

see u SoOn
posted by purplestickydemon on 30/10/2002 03:12