Articles by Guido Henkel


January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Universal’s Collector’s Edition of the Steven Spielberg cult comedy “1941” contains plenty of extras, but there’s one that’s not even advertised on the box. From the disc’s main menu go to the “Language Selection” and there select [...]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Our pizza lovers at New Line Cinema have hidden some special thanks on this disc. Go to the main menu and go down to the entry saying “Jump to a scene”. Now press the right arrow button on your remote control and the New Line logo in the lower right [...]


January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

New Line Cinema’s “Spawn” disc contains a complete Marylin Manson music video! Insert the “Special Features” side of the disc and press the right arrow button when you see the message “Trip Like I Do” on screen. An image of Marylin Manson [...]

The Mask

January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

In 1994, when "The Mask" saw its original theatrical release, it was an instant success, catapulting its star Jim Carrey to Hollywood’s major league overnight. The movie impressed the public and critics alike, partially because of its [...]

Dante’s Peak

January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Dante’s Peak" is Universal’s first Collector’s Edition DVD, with more of them appearing in the coming months. To be honest, I can’t wait to see them, because what Universal supplies as bonus material on this DVD goes way beyond what [...]

The Fifth Element

December 17, 1997 // 0 Comments

Boasting a $90 million budget, "The Fifth Element" is the most ambitious French movie production to date. The money was well spent. What starts out feeling like a remake of "The Mummy" quickly turns out to be one of the most colorful [...]


December 10, 1997 // 0 Comments

As of this writing – January 1998 – "Contact" has to be considered the most impressive DVD release to date. It is the first title that actually caused massive shortages on retail level when it sold out on the first weekend of its [...]

The Heroic Trio

December 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

Tired of those big budget Hollywood movies that rely more on heavy-duty special and computer-generated effects than overall content and actual acting? Try this one. "The Heroic Trio" is a perfect example of how modern Hong Kong cinema can easily [...]


November 24, 1997 // 0 Comments

If you have wondered if the Wild West was really as glorious as the old movies have made you believe, then "Unforgiven" is one movie you must see. This award-winning movie created by the multi-talented Clint Eastwood – he acts as the [...]

The Rock

November 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

"The Rock" is not what you might call an original movie but that doesn’t necessarily make it a bad movie. Quite the opposite, in fact. "The Rock" is an impressively-done action movie that brings back Sean Connery – in the role [...]
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