Includes the theatrical trailer and two recipes (Mediterranean Chicken Dinner and Teriyaki Seafood Cocktail Sauce) plus a $3 rebate if you purchase a bottle of La Choy soy sauce. (Am I missing an obvious connection, here?)
The movie that put the little town of Mystic, Connecticut on the map...as well as Julia Roberts, Mystic Pizza tells the funny and, at times, sad tales of the lives and loves of three waitresses: innocent Kat (Gish) and party girl Daisy (Roberts) are sisters, who along with their friend Jojo (Taylor) serve up
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture can be quite pleasing, though dated. Images are generally sharp, and fine details are nicely rendered. Still, some scenes are softly focused and appear slightly smeared. Contrast and shadow delineation are adequate, with the darker scenes appearing a bit undefined. Source element artifacts and film grain are noticed throughout, but are not overly obtrusive. The slightest edge enhancement is detected occasionally, but shimmering details and pixelization are infrequent. (Suzanne Hodges)
The soundtrack presentation, in Dolby
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I appreciate the technical nature of your DVD reviews; that is, the way you rate the sound and picture quality of newly released DVDs. The reviews in most other magazines are concerned not with how good the DVD is, but with just the film itself: quality of the script, actors' performances, etc., all of which are subject to the critic's personal tastes, which may be wildly different from my own.