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Fast And The Furious, The: Tokyo Drift
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 114 (Nov 2006) Of Widescreen Review®

Lucas Black, Bow Wow, Nathalie Kelley, Brian Tee, Sung Kang, Leonardo Nam, Brian Goodman & JJ Sonny Chiba

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Special features include commentary with Director Justin Lin; eleven deleted scenes with optional commentary by Lin; the following featurettes: Drifting School (eight minutes), Cast Cam (four minutes), The Big Breakdown: Han

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 30649
(MPAA Rating): PG-13
(Rating Reason):

For reckless and illegal behavior involving teens, violence, and sexual content
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 104
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 09/26/06
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Justin Lin
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
After Sean Boswell (Black) is busted yet again for illegal street racing, The Fast And The Furious young man is shipped off to Tokyo to live with his father (Goodman). Being told to behave himself, go to school, and stay away from cars, he soon connects with another foreigner Twinkie (Bow Wow), who loves cars almost as much as Sean does. And it isn

DVD Picture:
The very clean anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture looks very good. With nicely saturated colors and accurate flesh tones, the images look natural and inviting. While shadow delineation is good, the black levels are not as deep as I would have liked, which takes away from the depth in the image. Minor edge enhancement can be a slight distraction, but pixilation is not a problem. (Danny Richelieu)

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