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- Side A:
- Full Screen Feature
- Commentary by Director, Steve Boyum
- Look at the amazing Stunts
- Meet the Stunt Doubles
- Theatrical Trailer
- Inside Look
- Side B:
- Widescreen Feature
- Behind The Industry
- Cast & Crew
- The Story
- Inside Look
Top Customer Reviews
"Supercross, The Movie" was never intended to compete with "Gone With The Wind."
The magic of this Action Sport dramatic is the tremendous racing footage at the Las Vegas Chanpionship, the combination of docu-drama (Tyler Evans, and other racers show acting talent) and the nostalgic simple romantic twine of certain plot development that has nothing to do with life today. This romantic magic is from a better time.
The use of impressionism and split screen during parts of the film was well done. There was some poorly photgraphed scenes in the beginning of the movie.
The sound was good. I enjoyed the music soundtrack. The digital audio effects during the races, made "Supercross, The Movie" more extreme than simple realism.
The movie needed to be expanded. It seemed incomplete. I think "Supercross, The Movie" will be better understood and appreciated as time goes on. This film tries some things in a way that is seldom done today. That's a good thing.
An easy-does-it "Southern Cal" lifestyle blends (or not) with the hard knocks of the Supercross circuit. Living takes a backseat all the way to the Vegas racing reveille.
Tyler Evans, David Pingree and David Castillo show natural acting talent. Castillo, Joe Bucaro III and other stunt riders take some chances on their bikes.
Along with this "Supercross" Directors Cut there are several added Specials. One Feature on the DVD shows interviews with the stunt riders and another gives how the stunts are performed. Most "Supercross" cycling is filmed during gate competition.
Director Steve Boyum has made stunts in over sixty movies. Special camera equipment accelerates over lots of yardage with zoom, so this Dolby 5.1 DVD will "bring it" to you here and now with the summersault and lightning sporting theater action of "Supercross."
`Supercross' stars two young actors Steve Howey and Mike Vogel as two brothers who race motorcycle, but as you know, the film is made primarily for the purpose of showing the Supercross action scenes. So if the film is virtually full of clichéd items such as brotherly jealousy, father-like mentor, or big competition that concludes the film, it is perfectly OK with me. I actually do not care if one character gets badly injured during a race and is confined to bed, and the same person shows up again, only several days after the terrible accident, walking and even hopping on crutches as if it's only an ankle sprain.
What really matters is the race scenes, which need more improvement. Don't get me wrong here because I am not talking about the races or the stunts themselves. Stunt-turned-director Steve Boyum shows a lot of shots of the Supercross bikes flying in the air, but he shows alarmingly little concern as to how to present them to us viewers. The camera overuses the same angles and the same techniques (like slow motion and fast-forwarding) over and over again. The shots of the dirt race course and the audiences (both real ones, I think) themselves are shot fine enough to convey the feeling of watching the real race, but as the director shows little skills in narrative, we have to listen carefully to the announcer's voice to know who is who, or who is winning.
Those things deprive the film's actions of the dramatic tension of the race scenes. Watching a flying bike may be a really exciting experience, but you need more than that to make the race truly thrilling and exciting. After all you can watch the real ones at the Supercross competition, so why make a movie?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
lighting fast got it 7/16 super speedy service, movie is new and factory sealed as said, great great! five star rating!!!! thank youPublished 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
Love this movie, watch it a few times a year, maybe tonightPublished 13 months ago by Robert Biccum
Fast bikes and hot girls. Enough said ;)
Was very impressed with the amazing bike racing/shots that were done in this movie!
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