Small-time crook Alvin Sanders (Foxx) is pleasantly surprised when he is released free and clear from his arrest for stealing shrimp...prawns actually. But when he
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits an excellent picture, with images that are sharp and finely detailed throughout. Colors are stylized with cold blue overtones, but with that in mind, hues are well balanced with deep, solid blacks. Contrast and shadow delineation are superb. Edge enhancement is rarely a factor. Occasional fine details shimmer slightly, but distractions make up for a minute portion of the overall image quality. (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.