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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Biggie And Tupac
Genre: Documentary

Reviewed In Issue 72 (May 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Documented By Nick Broomfield

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary by director Nick Broomfield, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur discographies, and additional footage.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Razor & Tie
(Catalog Number): 6983681108-9
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Strong language
(Retail Price): $19.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): No
(Running Time In Minutes): 106
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned):
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 04/29/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Nick Broomfield
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Nick Broomfield

DVD Picture:
The 1.66:1 DVD is not anamorphically enhanced, and the picture is presented here with image quality typical of documentaries. Sharpness and detail varies, with archival footage and interviews appearing drastically different; at times extremely smeared and undefined or generally sharp and satisfying. The picture can be generally bright, but contrast is a bit low. There is plenty of grain revealed from the source element. (Suzanne Hodges)

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