Special features include audio commentary by director Charles Shyer and editor Padraic McKinley; an additional commentary with co-writers Shyer and Elaine Pope; a 16-minute Round Table Of Alfie, which is a discussion by the filmmakers about doing the remake; an 11-minute step into The World Of Alfie, a 12-minute introduction to The Women Of Alfie, a comparison to the women of the 1966 version and the 2004 version; a five-minute scene deconstruction of Alfie
Jude Law stars in this light reincarnation of the irresistable playboy Alfie, whose love for a woman stops when commitment is in the near future. Married women and single moms are among the gorgeous birds of Manhattan visited by Alife on a regular basis. Life couldn
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD picture exhibits a style that occasionally resembles a vintage movie, with soft, sometimes smeared qualities (perhaps a visual throwback to the 1966 version?); yet details are nicely rendered in other scenes. Colors are well balanced and richly saturated, with some scenes stylized and awash in blue hues. Occasionally, blacks can appear a bit milky. While edge enhancement does not stand out as a distraction, there is some pixel breakup that is slightly bothersome. (Suzanne Hodges)
With tinny sounding dialogue and little surround integration, the Dolby
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