Jacket notes DVD-10 disc format, with widescreen version on one side and full screen format on flip side. The disc is actually a DVD-9 dual-layer format.
Kermit, Fozzie, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Animal, and all the fresh-faced kids, are Broadway Bound in The Muppets Take Manhattan. After scoring a big hit with their college Senior Variety Show,
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a pleasing picture, one with vibrant colors that are well balanced, with deep blacks. Images are sharp and nicely detailed, with good definition. Other times, the picture can be quite soft. Occasionally, finer details shimmer slightly and there is a bit of pixelization, but overall the picture is quite solid. The source is quite clean, with a few artifacts and occasional film grain. Edge enhancement is bothersome at times, though many scenes are free from its distraction. (Suzanne Hodges)
Reason #123 Why Readers Love Widescreen Review:
I read WSR for the articles—honest. Terry Paullin's industry insight is refreshing and lively. The lack of comparisons of which home theatre-in-a-box is best or which sub $200 DVD player is best leaves more room for in-depth product and movie reviews. Most importantly, though, I read WSR for the caricature of Gary Reber morphed on to the movie featured on the cover in the Editor's Couch page. Pierce Brosnan had better watch out!