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    Unique ID Code: 0000013839
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 13/2/2001 21:18
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    Natural Born Killers: Directors Cut (Australia)

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    The media made them superstars
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 121 mins
    Retail Price: 36.95
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    Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis star in director Oliver Stone`s bold film that takes a look at a country seduced by fame, obsessed by crime and consumed by the media.

    Lovers Mickey and Mallory are also psychopaths and serial killers, driving across the country only in search of the pleasure they derive from the massacres they commit. But when the media latches onto their crime sprees, the pair achieves a type of folk-hero status.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Director`s Commentary
    Cast & Crew Interviews
    Deleted Scenes
    Alternative Ending

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Oliver Stone

    Written By:

    O-Lan Jones
    Tommy Lee Jones
    Robert Downey Jr.
    Juliette Lewis
    Woody Harrelson

    Soundtrack By:
    Trent Reznor
    Andy Milburn
    Brent Lewis
    Tom Hajdu

    Director of Photography:
    Robert Richardson

    Hank Corwin
    Brian Berdan

    Costume Designer:
    Richard Hornung

    Production Designer:
    Victor Kempster

    Rand Vossler
    Clayton Townsend
    Richard Rutowski
    Don Murphy
    Jane Hamsher
    Risa Bramon Garcia

    Executive Producer:
    Thom Mount
    Arnon Milchan

    Trimark Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    Very similar to the R1 edition, with one major improvement - anamorphic enhancement! The difference is obvious, and the film really does benefit from the extra resolution on offer, although the original non-anamorphic transfer was one of the better ones I`ve seen.

    Other slight alterations include new animated menus, which are worlds better than the static ones found on the R1 disc. One not so welcome change is that, unlike the R1 disc, you don`t have the option to turn off Oliver Stone`s introduction to the deleted scenes. A minor point, but it would have been nice if they had left this option in.

    So, another great R4 disc, which significantly improves upon the R1`s video efforts. Buy!

    *My full review of the R1 disc is also on the site. I`ve given the R4 higher marks for video (obviously) and audio (because I now have DD and can appreciate it more).
    posted by Chris Gould on 22/2/2001 15:52