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The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a picture that is generally sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered contrast and shadow delineation. Colors are rich and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. At times, the picture has a dated appearance. With the exception of the opening credits, which appear especially dirty and grainy, the source element is revealing of only minor dirt and grain. There is occasional edge enhancement and pixelization apparent. (Suzanne Hodges)
The Dolby Digital 5.1-channel remastered soundtrack features nicely repurposed music, which fills the listening space and imparts a downright enveloping soundstage presence. Also associated with the repurposing is low-end enhancement, with use of the LFE channel, providing for a welcome deep bass foundation with the music. The original, dated fidelity is noticed with the dialogue and effects, yet voices are delivered with suitable clarity and distinctiveness. As expected, the music serves as the most prominent dimensional element of the soundtrack. (Perry Sun)
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