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Halloween: Resurrection
Genre: Horror

Reviewed In Issue 69 (Feb 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Busta Rhymes, Bianca Kajlich, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Ryan Merriman, Sean Partrick Thomas, Tyra Banks & Jamie Lee Curtis

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Special features include audio commentary with director Rick Rosenthal and editor Robert Ferretti, a stills gallery, six deleted scenes (with optional audio commentary), storyboard comparisons for five scenes, and three alternate endings. The disc also includes several featurettes: the seven minute "Tour Of Set With Production Designer Troy Hansen" and the four-minute "On The Set With Jamie Lee Curtis." Two additional featurettes focus on Head Cams worn by the actors during the production (one is four minutes; the other is 41 minutes and includes optional commentary).

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Dimension Home Video
(Catalog Number): 28092
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Strong violence, language, some sexuality and brief drug use
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 89
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2002
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/10/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Rick Rosenthal
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DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a pleasing picture, with rich and vibrant colors, well-balanced fleshtones, and deep, endless blacks. The picture is sharp and detailed, though occasional scenes exhibit a softer focus. In contrast to the bright, colorful picture, the suspenseful and scary night scenes are very dark, but with excellent shadow delineation to heighten the suspense. Unfortunately, edge enhancement is a problem throughout and can be quite a distraction. Pixelization also creates a

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