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Director's Cut
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 100 (Sep 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Christopher Plummer, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson & Anthony Hopkins

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features on disc one of this two-disc Director's Cut includes commentary by director Oliver Stone. Disc two offers three behind-the-scenes documentaries of "Alexander" with Sean Stone; the 27-minute "Resurrecting Alexander," the 29-minute "Perfect Is The Enemy Of Good," and the 31-minute "The Death Of Alexander." "Vangelis Scores Alexander" is a five-minute conversation/featurette with the composer, and there is also a teaser trailer, the theatrical trailer, and DVD-ROM special features available for a PC.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 70456
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Violence And Some Sexuality/Nudity
(Retail Price): $29.95
(DVD Type): Two-Disc Set: DVD-9 & DVD-5
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 167
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2004
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 08/02/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Oliver Stone
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Oliver Stone's adaption of the story of "Alexander" stars Colin Farrell as the young man who grew to be conqueror of the world. As a young boy Alexander was cherished by his mother (Jolie) and did all he could to earn his father's (Kilmer) love and respect. With passion and determination and a great sense of duty, Alexander was driven to become the world's greatest warrior of all times. (Tricia Spears)

DVD Picture:
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