Overall I'd say this two disc release has picture quality worthy of the Special Edition tag.
Disc 2 starts with Original Interviews: lasting just under the hour we get to hear the thoughts of the director, producer and cast members about their experiences on the Dogs set. Again the interviews are heavily edited and there's very little flow their stories.
Next up are the Film Noir Files introduced by novelist/screenwriter Donald Westlake and with input from Mike Hodges (director/writer - Get Carter), Robert Porlito (author - Savage Beauty), John Boorman (director - Point Blank), and Stephen Frears (director - The Hit and The Grifters). At less than twenty minutes long these particular features could have had their time tripled and I still would have wanted more!
The Deleted Scenes feature has 3 scenes that didn't make the movie (thankfully!) and two different versions of the ear splicing event. As seems to be the norm for such clips had these deleted scenes somehow made their way into the movie the effect would undoubtedly have lowered the overall quality of the movie. I'm sure most people will agree with me - these scenes deserve to have been left on the cutting room floor.
Next up is Class Of '92: 1992 Sundance Film Festival. And here we have it - the piece de resistance. After more interviews we come to the Sundance Institute's Filmmaker's Labs: Scenes Of Reservoir Dogs. Here we get to see some rough and ready film work with Steve Buscemi and Quentin Tarantino enacting a couple of scenes from the movie. You wanna know why Buscemi got to play Mr. Pink instead of Mr. White? You wanna know why Quentin Tarantino may not have done the character of Mr. White justice had he played the part instead of Harvey Keitel? The answers are here for all to see!
Securing The Shot: On Location with Billy Fox is a five minute piece whose title says it all.
Last, but by no means least, we have Tributes And Dedications which at just under the hour includes yet more interesting stories.Despite the promise of a set of extras worthy of such a seminal classic what we have here is almost a case of quantity over quality. Some of what's been included is interesting, even if it does relate to Reservoir Dogs in the most roundabout of ways. And where is Harvey Keitel?
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