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Experience Hendrix

Genre: Stage Performance

Reviewed In Issue 135 (Oct 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

With the musical talents of Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Indigenous, Living Colour, Eric Gales, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmy D. Lane, Mike McCready, Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Andy Aledort, Paul Rodgers, Kenny Olson, Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Mick Taylor, The Ensemble, Buddy Miles, Chris Layton & Tommy Shannon

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2
DD Sound Rating: 1.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Special features are limited to a photo gallery and three additional songs that are not included in the feature.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Image Entertainment
(Catalog Number): EXP3918DVD
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
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(Retail Price): $19.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 99
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2007
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 08/05/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): John McDermott
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Jimi Hendrix still continues to touch and inspire artists like no other, nearly four decades after his death. Filmed during two live concerts, one in San Diego and the other in Hendrix's hometown of Seattle, this tribute concert brings together some of music's most influential artists of days past and present

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD shows noticeable compression artifacts throughout. Black levels are elevated, and shadows are flat. The image is overly noisy, and color banding is prevalent at times. The stage lighting shows good saturation, but fleshtones are washed out. Edge enhancement isn

Similarly, the Dolby