DVD365.net
Bringing Out The Dead (1999) artwork

Bringing Out The Dead (1999)

1st January 2000

A burned out New York City paramedic working the graveyard shift in Hells Kitchen is haunted by visions of people he was unable to save.
Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore, Marc Anthony, Mary Beth Hurt, Cliff Curtis, Nestor Serrano
Drama
2
2 Hours 1 Minutes

The film is set over three nights, with Pierce having three totally different partners, Larry, Marcus and Walls. But Frank thinks he is going insane and by the end of the film looks like a zombie.

If you're wondering where the rest of the description is, you're going to have to look elsewhere because I have no idea what it was all about. One thing I do know is that this film is incredibly boring. I watched it with a few friends and one was a big Cage fan....Even she looked suicidal. I spent most of the film attempting to re-arrange myself into a sleeping position on a single seat fidgeting and looking at the clock on the video recorder. Oh this is one BORING film.

To be fair, Cage puts in a good performance, but this film is far from the black comedy promised on the box, its not even got the adrenaline fuelled intensity which the blurb claims. Did I mention this film is boring?

Picture wise, things are a little better, with a fairly good, clear picture especially considering the film takes place totally during the night. The siren lights pulsate nicely against the dark backdrop without a hint of graininess or artifacting. The picture is definitely the only good thing about the disk.

Sound wise, things are okay, but as you can imagine surround isn't something that's used a lot in a film like this. Dialogue is fairly clear and the sirens of the ambulance stand out well in the bustle of NYC.

Extras are fairly pathetic with a short production featurette being the only thing available. Its the usual "stuff it between programmes" affair and it isn't very good. Even the menu's are ugly.

You should only buy this DVD if you can answer yes to ALL the following questions:

1) You liked to be bored to the point of jabbing yourself in the eye with a pencil 2) You like your sound average with sod all use of surround 3) You like Nicolas Cage 4) You like Nicolas Cage in boring films 5) You enjoy pain

  • Production Featurette
Futurama artwork

Futurama

BDTV
27/01/2009
Off we go, into the wild green yonder with the fourth and, possibly, final feature-length epic of the cult animated sci-fi comedy Futurama.
Homeland S2 artwork

Homeland S2

BDTV
22/09/2013
Man on Fire artwork

Man on Fire

DVD
19/02/2005
Confidence artwork

Confidence

DVD
22/02/2004
Team America artwork

Team America

DVD
16/05/2005
The Butterfly Effect artwork
Random Acts of Violence artwork

Random Acts of Violence

DVDBDDIGITAL
27/07/2021
Jay Baruchel writes, directs and stars in his horror debut Random Acts of Violence, which makes its UK DVD and Blu-ray debut 23rd August 2021 from Acorn Media International in conjunction with Shudder ...
Children of the Corn Trilogy artwork

Children of the Corn Trilogy

UHDBoxset
11/07/2021
A Quiet Place Part II artwork

A Quiet Place Part II

DVDBDUHD
30/07/2021
Will Any Gentleman..? artwork

Will Any Gentleman..?

DVDBD
28/07/2021
Twin Peaks artwork

Twin Peaks

BDTV
12/07/2021
A New World Order artwork

A New World Order

DVD
26/07/2021

Unknown

Features04/12/2020

Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover thathis wife suddenly doesn't recognise him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Martin plunges headlong into a deadly ...

Scare Me

News16/07/2021

Critically acclaimed comedy horror hit Scare Me, from Josh Ruben in his feature directorial debut, is released on 16th August 2021 on Blu-ray, DVD and digital from Acorn Media International.

A Quiet Place Part II

News30/07/2021

Hailed by critics and audiences alike, thriller A Quiet Place: Part II debuts on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD 30th August 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Line of Duty S6

DVDBDDIGITALTV31/05/2021300

Godzilla vs. Kong

DVDBDUHD14/06/2021197

True Romance

BDUHD19/07/2021189

Line of Duty S6

DVDBDDIGITALTV31/05/2021300

Too Close

DVDTV21/06/202156

Innocent S2

DVDTV28/06/202155

Inside No.9 S6

DVDTV21/06/202152

Possessor

DVDBDNOTES08/02/202181

The Broken Hearts Gallery

DVDDIGITALNOTES18/01/202171

Black Widow

NOTES09/07/202140

The Virtuoso

DVDNOTES30/04/202125

Edward Scissorhands

DVD28/12/2000140

Gattaca

DVD01/01/2000113

Antebellum

DVDBD
03/08/2021

The Unholy

DVDBDDIGITAL
28/06/2021

Peter Rabbit 2

DVDBDUHD
06/07/2021

Promising Young Woman

DVDBDDIGITAL
05/07/2021
Get a free daily news update. DVD365.net works with the Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill