Cleaver's section gives us the Smooth Guide To Thailand which, appropriately enough, shows a little behind-the-scenes footage of the sequences in Thailand. Ho-hum. Then we get the Ideal Man Interactive Quiz which you can also have running whilst you watch the film - it'll stop the movie to ask you a very girlie multiple choice question in the style of a women's magazine. The final result will determine who is the best match for you - Cleaver or Darcy. This is actually a great little gimmick - for the ladies, of course - and very in keeping with the tone of the movie and Bridget's character. Finally, we get a tiny little expose on the two blokes' repeat scrap called The Big Fight.
Darcy's line-up offers the best extra of all - the Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth scene form the second book that, for pretty obvious reasons, couldn't be incorporated into the movie. I quite enjoyed this little piece as it is character and as cringingly embarrassing as you could hope for - sod your new film, Colin, let's just talk again about your wet shirt scene from Pride And Prejudice. Great. Then we get two little pieces entitled Mark And Bridget Forever - yawn, offers nothing - and Lonely London which recalls how they did the CG scene of the loneliness amidst the teeming masses of loved-up Londoners.
Finally, to round the disc off we get trailers for Wimbledon, Meet The Fockers and Billy Elliot - The Musical.
Sporadically amusing and emotionally needless, Bridget Jones should now be left alone. This was a sequel that so wanted to be the first film that it was afraid to try anything new. A couple of new locations do not a new story make. But, despite the lingering sense of déjà vu, there are a few likeable moments and I do enjoy the Hugh Grant character - maybe if a third one ever gets made, it could just revolve him. And Universal's disc, I hear you ask? Well, a very necessary girlie concoction of extras should please some of the fans but I'm afraid that, apart from the excellent mock interview, this is all of the puff-pastry variety. Far too light and flaky. Underwhelming AV performance too. Just for the fans.
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