Special features include commentary by Producer David Valdes and Cinematographer Jack N. Green, a 22-minute featurette The Craft Of Dirty Harry, and the theatrical trailers for the five Dirty Harry films.
Also available in a 7-disc Ulitmate Collector's Edition Box Set/ Catalogue 1000024579/ MRSP $74.98
Detective Harry Callahan (Eastwood) is back in The Dead Pool, the fifth installment of the Dirty Harry series. When several celebrities turn up dead and Harry
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD shows much improved resolution over the DVD reviewed in Issue 56, and shadow delineation is also better defined. As early as the opening credits, the improvement in the near-black detail is noticeable, with a more palpable sense of depth in the San Francisco cityscape at night. Contrast is higher, looking more natural in this release, and black levels are deep and unwavering. Reds, browns, and greens dominate the color scheme, but saturation is improved in this release. Still, colors can appear dated. Fairly heavy film grain can distract, and source element artifacts are noticeable at times
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