When It Comes to DVDs, It's Not Over Till It's Over

There are still some old-school holdouts--Woody Allen, for one--but much of the rest of digital-age hollywood is eagerly embracing alternate endings in feature films released on DVD. Basically, it's a way to get you to rewatch a film you've already seen. But which new climaxes are worth your while? We rate the new endings of five DVDs.

--By Roy B. White


ALTERNATE ENDING The original version ends in a hail of gunfire. In the new ending, young cop Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke) confronts a couple of baddies associated with his evil partner, Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington), and gets to...

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