Also available in a modified 1.33:1 full screen edition.
In "Gothika," Dr. Miranda Grey (Berry) is a psychologist working at Woodward Penitentiary, a psychiatric and correctional facility for women. When Miranda has a bad dream involving a strange girl in the middle of the road, she wakes up only to discover her own worst nightmare has been realized. She
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD picture exhibits a dark and moody style that is complementary to the suspenseful storytelling. Within the main location, a penitentiary psych ward, a cold grayish-green color palette is the predominant appearance. The dim picture, viewed in a completely blackened room, offers excellent shadow delineation and well balanced contrast. Finicky viewers may notice occasional edge enhancement, but its presence is not severely distracting. The same goes for detected pixelization, as some scenes appear a bit digital or slightly smeared. (Suzanne Hodges)
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