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Shakira: Oral Fixation Tour

Genre: Stage Performance

Reviewed In Issue 128 (Feb 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Shakira, Tim Mitchell, Ben Peeler, Brendan Buckley, Archie Pena, Jon Button, Albert Menendez, Olgui Chirino, Alejandro Sanz & Wycliff Jean

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features include two documentaries, Around The World In 397 Days (11 minutes), and Barefoot (21 minutes); a video clip, Las De La Intuicion (four minutes); two live performances Obtener Un Si (three minutes), and La Pared (four minutes); and a photo gallery.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Music
(Catalog Number): 88697-058259
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
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(Retail Price): $19.99
(DVD Type): Two-Disc Set: DVD-9 & DVD-5
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 121
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): Not Indicated
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 12/18/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Nick Wickham
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Shakira sold out concert venues the world over with her Oral Fixation Tour in 2006. The Latin lovely delivers a hip-shaking, toe-tapping, sing-along-at-the-top-of-your-voice, good time in this stage performance filmed mostly in Florida. Shakira covers all her international chart-topping hits, with the help of a few special guest musicians, Wycliff Jean, and Alejandro Sanz. (Stacey Pendry)

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD has underwhelmingly deep blacks and poor shadow delineation, which can make the dark shots look like a field of gray. The picture shows good resolution, although longer shots can look like a jumbled mess. Compression artifacts are especially noticeable in these scenes. Edge enhancement isn

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