Based on the novel by Donald Hamilton, Gregory Peck stars as Jim McKay, a peace loving gentleman who moves to The Big Country out west to be with his fianc
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a nicely rendered picture for the age of the film. Images are generally sharp and detailed, though the picture can be slightly soft and wanting in definition. While colors seem a bit washed out, the picture is usually nicely saturated, with slightly brownish fleshtones and generally deep blacks. There is occasional pixelization, but edge enhancement is not obtrusive. Minor dirt and film grain are revealed in the source element. Compared to the LaserDisc (Issue ##), the picture is more solid and defined, with improved color fidelity. (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!