The 1.85:1 DVD is not anamorphic, and is the same unimpressive transfer as the DVD reviewed in Issue 29. Why re-issue a special edition without a new anamorphic transfer? Despite a somewhat subdued, darkened appearance, the color scheme is seemingly natural. Colors are quite natural, with accurate fleshtones and deep, undefined blacks. Images would appear sharp and detailed, had the picture not been plagued by soft haze throughout. Both contrast and shadow delineation are mediocre, with images seeming too contrasted (especially from interiors near bright window light) or lost in the darkness. The appearance of film grain seems a bit excessive, but source element artifacts are not terribly distracting. (Suzanne Hodges)
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