All the feature films contain audio commentary tracks by Francis Ford Coppola. The Supplemement Discs (Discs Four and Five) contain all special features and are mislabled. Disc Four is labeled as containing the 2001 archival supplements, but indeed it actually has the
The Coppola Restoration is available as a five-disc set for $72.99 (SRP) or individually for $19.99 (SRP)
The Godfather Part II follows the steps of its predecessor, gathering seven Academy Awards
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD shows improved resolution over the previously reviewed DVD (Issue 55), but there are many times when the picture is only slightly better with a soft overall appearance. Black levels are still elevated, but they are improved over the previous release. Shadow delineation is improved noticeably, with details in the near-black portions of the image easier to see. Colors are better balanced, although they still have a dated appearance. The almost sepia appearance of the picture is maintained, though. Reds and blues are noticeably desaturated. The picture does appear slightly washed out, but its clarity is improved. Grain is evident throughout, and while the source element artifacts have been cleaned, there are still flecks of dirt noticeable. Edge enhancement isn
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