Based on the novel by Jeffrey Eugendes, The Virgin Suicides is the feature-length directorial debut from famous daughter, Sofia Coppola. In the mid-seventies, a group of teenaged boys living in Michigan suburbia, fall under the spell of the five Lisbon sisters. It is through these boys
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a stylized picture with hues that are warm, but well balanced. Images are sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered contrast and shadow delineation. Colors often exhibit yellow overtones, but fleshtones are generally accurate and blacks are deep and solid. Minor pixelization is noticed on occasion, but other distractions are rarely noticed. (Suzanne Hodges)
I am most interested in the formats (audio) of DVDs. I buy a DVD, and then it is re-introduced in a deluxe package some time later. I am not that interested in the extras, but the DVD is invariably upgraded in sound. This is usually DTS ES surround but in some cases DTS ES 6.1 (discrete). Most reviews (Home Theater, Stereophile Guide To Home Theater, Sound And Vision) do not address this situation. I am subscribing to Widescreen Review, hopefully, to solve this problem. I am looking forward to my first issue and a long relationship with your magazine.