The movie is offered in two separate widescreen DVD editions, giving you an option of censored or uncensored supplements. Special features include a 10-minute making-of featurette, a 24-minute profile on rap battles and how director Curtis Hanson incorporated real Detroit rappers into the movie, Eminem
DVD General Information
Universal Studios Home Video
Strong language, sexuality, some violence and drug use
For Jimmy Smith (Eminem), life is a daily fight just to keep hope alive living on 8 Mile, the dividing line between Detroit
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits desaturated colors that give the picture an edgy and understated appearance. Colors are a bit deglamorized, with lots of green tones and heightened contrast, which contribute to the look of the film
The 5.1-channel audio presentation is generally moderate in dimensionality, yet features excellent fidelity and balanced tonality. Atmospheric effects typically are gentle to moderate in directional spread, though with occasionally prominent instances of immersion. Voices sound convincingly natural in fidelity, and spatial presence is quite good, though the close-up miking character can be noticed. The music has a wholesome low-end foundation with extension below 25 Hz, even in the surrounds. As well, the music is the predominant dimensional element, with ample, sometimes palpable envelopment. The DTS
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