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    Unique ID Code: 0000022497
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 15/9/2001 12:40
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    Heavy Metal 2000 (US)

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    Flakked, stacked and action-packed!
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 88 mins
    Retail Price: $24.95
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    In the tradition of the groundbreaking cult classic Heavy Metal comes Heavy Metal 200, the sexiest animated sci-fi adventure ever. When lowly space pirate Tyler gets his hands on the key to the chamber of immortality, he becomes a powerful psychopath prepared to destroy anything and anyone in his path. After he ravages the peaceful planet Eden, buxom avenger F.A.K.K.2 rises from the ashes of her fallen planet to hunt Tyler, rescue her kidnapped sister and reclaim the key to immortality. Fueled by a cutting-edge metal soundtrack and the voices of Michael Ironside, Julie stain (who inspired the character of F.A.K.K.2) and rock`s bad boy Billy Idol, Heavy Metal 2000 will blow you away!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Julie Strain, Super Goddess Featurette
    Voice Talents Featurette
    Isolated Music Score
    Animation Tests
    Photo Gallery
    5 Animatic Comparisons
    Theatrical Trailers

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 French
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Portuguese
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Michel Lemire
    Michael Coldewey

    Written By:

    Brady Moffatt
    Sonja Ball
    Pier Kohl
    Billy Idol
    Julie Strain
    Michael Ironside

    Casting By:
    Rona Zunenshine

    Soundtrack By:
    David Wyndorf
    Frederic Talgorn
    Tim Skold
    Vinnie Paul
    Peter Murphy
    Travis Meeks
    Sascha Konietzko
    David J
    Billy Idol
    Kevin Haskins
    Dimebag Darrell
    Rex Brown
    Daniel Ash
    Phil Anselmo

    Director of Photography:
    Bruno Philip

    Brigitte Breault

    Thomas Tannenberger
    Joachim Sturmes
    Louise Perron St-Louis
    Hasmig Marangian
    Philippe Lenglet
    Michel Lemire
    Danièle Joubert
    Stefan Jonas

    Executive Producer:
    Jacques Pettigrew
    Werner Koenig
    Philippe Diaz

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    6 / 10
    Notice that this review is for the region 2 disk.
    This is not your ordinary cartoon. Far from it. This is an animated soft-core porno, with lots of gore and a weak plot.
    The video transfer is ok. While there aren`t any compression signs, the transfer reveals several scratches and dust particles. As for the visuals, well, they are a mixed bag. The CG graphics is superb. The 2D traditional graphics is ok, too. But, the combination of these methods creates a flat looking environment. Mind you, the gore level is pretty much maximal.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is great. The surrounds are constantly (and violently) used for special effects, thus creating a great sound envelope. The musical soundtrack is rather bad, but then again, I never liked heavy metal.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a behind the scenes look, several storyboards, an extensive photo gallery and an isolated soundtrack.
    Bottom line - a weak movie with an excellent soundtrack and plenty of gore. Definitely not for kids.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 16/9/2001 02:06