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Crow, The: Salvation

Genre: Fantasy Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 49 (June 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Kirsten Dunst, Eric Mabius, Jodi Lyn O

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WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary, production design featurette, making-of featurette, makeup featurette, information on the bird used in the movie and DVD-ROM extras.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Dimension Home Video
(Catalog Number): 21463
(MPAA Rating): R
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(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 102
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1999
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 03/20/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

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(Director): Bharat Nalluri
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Story Synopsis:
The Crow: Salvation is the third installment of the fantasy action series originally created in comic book form by James O

DVD Picture:
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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