Disc One of this two disc set offers an enhanced viewing mode which, via a selectable icon during the movie, allows access to behind-the-scenes sequences narrated by visual effects producer John Kilkenny; an audio commentary track by director Mark Steven Johnson and producer Gary Foster; a fact and fiction text commentary track; and DVD-ROM enhancements. The supplements-only Disc Two is split between The Movie and The Comic Book. Starting with The Movie menu, you are invited to spend 59 minutes behind-the-scenes to go
Available separately in a modified 1.33:1 (4:3) version.
Ladies and gentlemen...justice is blind, but it can be heard. Ever since Matthew Murdock
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits an excellent picture that should really excite fans. The picture is incredibly well contrasted, and with very nicely rendered shadow delineation for the many action scenes that take place in the extremely dark scenes set at night. Colors are incredibly saturated and perfectly follow comic book stylizations, with vivid hues and vibrant spot colors, natural fleshtones, and deep, unparalleled blacks. The scenes that flash back to Daredevil
The 5.1 soundtrack presentations offer an incredible sonic spectacle. The fidelity of the production is one of the very best encountered to date. Tonality sounds impressively smooth, even in the midst of loud, powerful sounds. The crafting of the spatial soundstage is simply outstanding. There
In addition to Widescreen Review, I subscribe to several audio/video publications, such as Sound And Vision, Stereophile, Stereophile Guide To Home Theater, Audio Video Interiors, and peruse through the myriad of British audio video publications when I go to Borders, Barnes & Nobles, or Tower Records. I must acknowledge that Widescreen Review is one of the better ones because it is more like a trade publication than a magazine full of advertisements. Moreover, Widescreen Review was one of the first publications to delve into DVI and more importantly, HMDI, which I deem important because it can make a lot of the current products out there obsolete. Put simply, Widescreen Review is The New York Times of audio/video publication. In other words, if you want real news, you read The New York Times. To stay on top of what’s happening in the audio/video industry, you read Widescreen Review. Enough said.