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    Unique ID Code: 0000043963
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 8/1/2003 07:33
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    Siege, The (Australia)

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    On November 6th our freedom is history
    Certificate: M15+
    Running Time: 111 mins
    Retail Price: 19.95
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    When a crowded city bus blows up in Brooklyn and a campaign of terror begins to make its bloody mark on the streets of New York, it`s up to FBI special agent Anthony "Hub" Hubbard and U.S. Army General William Devereaux to find out who`s responsible and put an end to the destruction. Together, they face explosive danger at every turn when they team up to a wage an all-out war against a ruthless band of terrorists.

    Special Features:
    Making of
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Edward Zwick

    Written By:

    Sami Bouajila
    Tony Shalhoub
    Bruce Willis
    Annette Bening
    Denzel Washington

    Casting By:
    Mary Goldberg
    Mary Colquhoun

    Soundtrack By:
    Graeme Revell

    Director of Photography:
    Roger Deakins

    Steven Rosenblum

    Costume Designer:
    Ann Roth

    Production Designer:
    Lilly Kilvert

    Edward Zwick
    Lynda Obst
    Jonathan Filley
    Bruce Devan
    Robin Budd

    Executive Producer:
    Peter Schindler

    Twentieth Century Fox

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    7 / 10
    My review for the region 2 disc can be found here:
    The review was written in August, 2000, long before the horrific events of 9/11.
    If anything, the past 2 years have thought me (and hopefully other as well), that at least several parts of the movie weren`t so far from the truth.
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs and the picture is very clear. The shots of the WTC in the background are truly creepy.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is explosive (pun intended). The surrounds are used very nicely throughout the movie.
    The menus are still and silent.
    The extras include a rather short behind the scenes featurette.
    Bottom line - a good movie dealing with a very serious matter. While the approach described in the movie is a bit dramatized (naturally), the truth is not that different, nowadays.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 8/1/2003 20:37