The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD, viewed in component video and compared to the pleasing LaserDisc reviewed in Issue 9, exhibits nicely rendered quality that is preferred to the LaserDisc for finer imagery throughout. Colors are rich and nicely balanced, with deeper black levels than on the LaserDisc, though sometimes wanting in clarity. The DVD must be viewed in a completely blackened room for optimal visual information in the darker scenes. Minor aliasing and pixelization are apparent for a picture that betters the LaserDisc, but by today
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