I picked up the DVD for 28 Days Later… last week and watched it a couple nights ago.
I had heard good things about this film, but actually seeing it I was blown away by the simplicity of the look and feel of the film, it just draws you in.
If you don’t know, the story is about a man who has been in a coma who wakes up 28 days after a bizarre virus has been unleashed in England. The virus infects people and makes them “rage”, forgetting everything else except an unbridalled hatred for everyone they see.
I think the best part of the DVD though is they include the original ending, the alternate ending, an extended version of the alternate ending, and an ending they never filmed. That last one is really the coolest part as the writer an director show the story boards and read the script explaining what would have happened if they had filmed it. Most importantly though is the point where the description pauses and the director states something like “and right here is why we didn’t use this ending, its very cool, and I really liked it, but this one point right here just isn’t possible, it goes against things we’ve already established in the film.”
Definately worth the money to pick it up.