DVD365.net
Twelve Monkeys (1995) artwork

Twelve Monkeys (1995)

1st January 2000

It is 2035 and the remainder of mankind lives in an underground world after a virus eradicated 99% of the population and making the surface uninhabitable.
Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Jon Seda, Michael Chance, Vernon Campbell, H. Michael Walls, Bill Raymond, Joey Perillo
Science Fiction
1
2 Hours 4 Minutes

James Cole is one of a number of convicts who are "volunteered" to go to the surface wearing NBC suits in order to collect samples. The hope is to discover the origins of the plague and hopefully destroy it. As part of the experiment, Cole is sent back in time to find the people behind "The Twelve Monkeys" thought to carry the virus. Unfortunately the time travel is far from accurate and Cole is thrown back to various times including world war one.

Eventually, on one of his many unsuccessful time travelling journeys, Cole ends up stuck in a 90's mental institution. It is here that he meets Jeffrey Goines, one of the people suspected to be behind the disease. After he convinces Dr. Kathryn Railly that he is not mad, she helps him escape and it is now a race against time to discover the source of the virus.

The picture quality is outstanding, bright colours during the day scenes, some excellent definition in the underground scenes and a crispness that only DVD can deliver. Indeed the bit-rate is up there with the best which means no artifacting and no outlining.

Sound quality is also absolutely superb, the dialogue is some of the clearest I have ever heard, the surround channels are almost in constant use with one thing or another, babbling people, cars, animals, you name it.

Although the extras are in a minority....There is only one, it is actually quite good and spans a whopping 87 minutes! Personally, something like this is worth a thousand picture galleries in my opinion.

This is a very clever film, and one of Willis' best to date. All the way though the film, you're never sure if Cole is insane, or if things are really happening. Things like the panel in the mental institution resembling the panel Cole answers to in the future make you really wonder. It actually takes a bit of thought, and has one of those odd paradoxes at the end which you just go round and round in circles thinking about, in fact the end is enough to send you mad in itself!

So, its an excellent, if slightly odd piece of science fiction interwoven with a clever plot, brilliant picture, great sound and a nice documentary to top it all off....Buy it.

  • The Hamster Factor Documentary
Black Mirror S2 artwork

Black Mirror S2

DVD
29/04/2013
Tapping into the collective unease about the modern world, darkly satirical and thought provoking, Charlie Brooker's Emmy Winning mini-series Black Mirror is back with three more twisted tales that ...
King Kong artwork

King Kong

DVD
06/04/2006
Master and Commander artwork
Man on Fire artwork

Man on Fire

DVD
19/02/2005
Confidence artwork

Confidence

DVD
22/02/2004
Pirates of the Caribbean artwork
True Romance artwork

True Romance

LimitedBDUHD
03/06/2021
Restored in dazzling 4K with hours of brilliant bonus features, starring Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, Tony Scott's True Romance is released on limited Blu-ray and 4K UHD 19th July 2021 from ...
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World artwork
Monsters, Inc. artwork

Monsters, Inc.

Zavvi ExclusiveUHD
05/06/2021
Looper artwork

Looper

UHD
02/06/2021
Dr. Strangelove Or artwork

Dr. Strangelove Or

UHD
14/06/2021
The Pursuit of Love artwork

The Pursuit of Love

DVDBDTV
02/06/2021

Godzilla vs. Kong

News12/06/2021

Released on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD 14th June 2021 from Warner Home Video, legends collide in Godzilla vs. Kong as these mythic adversaries meet in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

Peep Show S5

Review21/08/2019

Mark has been dumped at the wedding alter and Jeremy doesn't have any money. Welcome to series five of the private, and extremely weird, world of Peep Show as seen through the eyes of Jeremy and Mark.
Walt Disney Animation Studios' Raya And The Last Dragon, released on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD 18th May 2021, travels to the fantasy world of Kumandra, where humans and dragons lived together in harmony long ago.
"Brothers, what we do in life... echoes in eternity."
Gladiator (2000)

Take Back

DVD29/03/2021494

The Good Fight S4

DVDTV03/05/2021339

Synchronic

DVDBD05/04/2021336

Line of Duty S6

DVDBDDIGITALTV31/05/2021284

The Good Fight S4

DVDTV03/05/2021339

Line of Duty S6

DVDBDDIGITALTV31/05/2021284

The Undoing

DVDBDTV22/03/2021169

Death in Paradise S10

DVDTV22/03/2021129

Possessor

DVDBDNOTES08/02/202170

The Broken Hearts Gallery

DVDDIGITALNOTES18/01/202164

Soul

DVDBDUHDNOTES25/12/202042

The Virtuoso

DVDNOTES30/04/202111

Edward Scissorhands

DVD28/12/2000140

Gattaca

DVD01/01/2000113

Basic Instinct

DVDBDUHD
11/06/2021

We Children From Bahnhof Zoo

DVDDIGITALTV
08/06/2021

Final Fantasy VII

UHD
20/05/2021

Made in Italy

DVD
20/05/2021
Get a free daily news update. DVD365.net works with the Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill