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Casino Royale
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 120 (May 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen & Giancarlo Giannini

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
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 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 14859
(MPAA Rating): PG-13
(Rating Reason):

For intense sequences of violent action, a scene of torture, sexual content, and nudity
(Retail Price): $28.96
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 144
(Color Type): Color With B/W Sequences
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 03/13/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Martin Campbell
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
With a double assassination now under his belt, James Bond (Craig) is sent about the globe on his first mission as a

DVD Picture:
With nicely saturated hues, accurate fleshtones, and deep blacks, the anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD can look superb. Shadow delineation is good, but the image can look slightly too contrasted. In general, fine details are captured well, but there are occasional instances where the finest textures look slightly smeared. Pixilization and compression artifacts are not overly cumbersome, but noticeable at times, and edge enhancement is noticeable throughout. (Danny Richelieu)

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