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February 2004
DVD Releases

Compiled by Wilson Morales

Lots of different flavors come out on DVD this week. Vivica A. Fox and Shemar Moore star as a married couple who go through tough times when Shemar's indescretions catches up to him in the worst way in MOTIVES. Nicolas Cage and Sam Rockwell are con men trying to pull one last job when an unxepected daughter arrives on the scene and threatens to destroy the chemistry between the two in MATCHSTICK MEN. Derek Luke plays the boyfriend to Katie Holmes's character as she tries to prepare a Thanksgiving meal for her estrange parents in PIECES OF APRIL. Patricia Clarkson is currently nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as the mother in this film. Cate Blanchett tries to rescue her kidnapped daughter from Indians with the help of her estranger father (Tommy Lee Jones) in THE MISSING. All kids and teenagers, CAMP is about the adventures of teenagers putting on different musicals at a summer camp while going through adolenscence. Antonio Banderas and his on-screen family are back for the third installment of the Spy Kids franchise in SPY KIDS 3-D: GAME OVER. As the second season is ready to air on the Comedy Channel, the first season of Dave Chappelle's Show comes out on DVD this week with some uncensored scenes.


MOTIVES
 
    • Format: Color
    • Rated: R Not for sale to persons under age 18.
    • Studio: Columbia Tristar Hom
    • DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
    • Summary: Young and successful Emery Simms (Shemar Moore) decides that one night of passion with a deliriously sexy stranger will not get back to his beautiful wife (Viveca A. Fox), so he gives into temptation. But he finds himself between a rock and a hard place when he finds out firsthand that in the circles that he travels in, a secret is hard to keep and everything has its price. This erotic thriller comes to you from the producers of TROIS and TROIS 2.

  • CHAPPELLE'S SHOW: SEASON ONE- UNCENSORED

    • Format: Color, Closed-captioned, Box set
    • Rated: Unrated
    • Studio: Paramount Home Video
    • DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
    • DVD Features:
      • All 12 uncensored and unblurred episodes with commentary on 5 from creators David Chappelle and Neal Brennan
      • Deleted scene/gag reel (30 mins.)
      • "Ask a Black Dude with Paul Mooney" featurette (20 mins.)
      • Number of discs: 2
      Summary: Comedian Dave Chappelle trains his satirical eye on the vagaries of pop culture in his highly-rated Comedy Central television program Chappelle's Show. The comedian brandishes his risque brand of street-smart comedy to skewer everything from car commercials to the KKK, blending sketches, parodies, and live musical performances into a hilarious and edgy sendup of modern life. This 2-volume set presents all 12 episodes from the show's first season in uncensored and unblurred versions.

    MATCHSTICK MEN

    • Director: Ridley Scott›
    • Format: Widescreen
    • Rated: PG-13 \
    • Studio: Warner Home Video
    • DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
    • DVD Features:
      • Commentary by director/producer Ridley Scott, writer Nicolas Griffin and writer/producer Ted Griffin
      • Theatrical trailer(s)
      • "Tricks of the Trade" a three-part, intimate day-to-day account of the filmmaking process with director Ridley Scott
      • Widescreen anamorphic format

    THE MISSING

  • Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, & Evan Rachel Wood,›

    • Director: Ron Howard
    • Format: Color, Closed-captioned, Widescreen, Dolby
    • Rated: R Not for sale to persons under age 18.
    • Studio: Columbia Tristar Hom
    • DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
    • DVD Features:
      • Commentary by the director
      • Deleted scenes
      • "The Modern Western" documentary
      • Five exclusive featurettes
      • Photo gallery
      • Widescreen anamorphic format
      • Number of discs: 2

    PIECES OF APRIL

  • Starring: Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke, Sean Hayes, & Oliver Platt

    • Director: Peter Hedges
    • Format: Color, Closed-captioned, Widescreen
    • Rated: PG-13 \
    • Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    • DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
    • DVD Features:
      • Commentary by writer-director Peter Hedges
      • Theatrical trailer(s)
      • "All the Pieces Together" featurette
      • Full-screen and widescreen anamorphic formats

    SPY KIDS 3-D: GAME OVER
    • Starring: Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Slyvester Stallone, & Ricardo Montalban
    • Director: Robert Rodriguez›
    • Format: Color, Closed-captioned, Widescreen
    • Rated: PG
    • Studio: Walt Disney Home Video
    • DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
    • DVD Features:
      • Commentary by filmmaker Robert Rodriquez
      • Contains 3-D and 2-D versions of the film
      • 4 pairs of 3-D glasses included
      • Ten minute film school on how to make cool home movies
      • Alexa Vega in concert
      • Making Traks with Alexa Vega
      • The making of the film
      • Multi-angle piece on surfing and stunts
      • Big Dink, Little Dink
      • Mega Race Set-Top Game (2-D & 3-D versions)
      • Widescreen anamorphic format
      • Number of discs: 2

    CAMP

  • Starring: Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus, & Tiffany Taylor

    • Director: Todd Graf›
    • Format: Color, Widescreen
    • Rated: PG-13 \
    • Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    • DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
    • DVD Features:
      • Theatrical trailer(s)
      • Deleted and extended scenes
      • "The Making of Camp" featurette
      • Live cast performance
      • Widescreen anamorphic format

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