The Crow: Salvation is the third installment of the fantasy action series originally created in comic book form by James O
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD nicely renders the dark characteristics of the picture that resembles the first two films. The stylized flashback scenes are splashed with vibrant color, while the scenes of the vengeance seeker and the crow are dark, with excellent shadow delineation and contrast. Images are sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered background definition. There are a few scenes in which the picture appears a bit undefined or plugged-up, but overall the quality should please. (Suzanne Hodges)
The 5.1-channel soundtracks are sheer, powerful exhibitions of sonic might, delivering a listening experience that is wholesome, engrossing and most importantly, intense. The dynamic range is amazing, and the fidelity is excellent in that the audio is presented with impeccable clarity. The entire soundstage is engaged to very good effect throughout with aggressive, energetic utilization of the split surrounds; the use of phantom surround extraction with the SMART
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