Stu Miley (Fraser) is a reluctant celebrity...now that his comic creation, the salacious simian, Monkeybone, has hit the mainstream. But after an unfortunate accident involving a blow-up toy, Stu lies comatose in a hospital bed. Or so it seems. Stu
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits superb color fidelity, with eye-popping hues that are dazzling with rich reds, deep blues, and solid blacks. Fleshtones are well balanced throughout. While the picture can appear slightly soft and even a bit smeared at times, images are otherwise nicely detailed with good sharpness. Contrast and shadow delineation are nicely rendered. There is little edge enhancement, and few distractions overall. The black and white scenes exhibit excellent gray scale quality. Overall, this is an impressive DVD in terms of image quality. (Suzanne Hodges)
The 5.1-channel soundtracks offer a pleasant, entertaining listening experience through the impressively refined fidelity and a generally comfortable, involving spatial presence. There is often a balance of the soundstage toward the screen, but the surrounds do come alive nonetheless, notably with the music. In certain instances though the liveliness of the soundfield is surprisingly limited. Screen-based imaging is impressively wide with notable depth. The dialogue is also a notable aspect of the soundtrack, with voices and spatial integration seemingly natural and exemplary. The music is an impressive recording, and serves as the most active dimensional element of the soundtrack. Deep bass isn
Finally moved into my new house with a dedicated media room, which Iím converting into a home theatre. Of course, reading WSR gives me all the technical knowledge, and the product reviews will help me decide what components to choose for my future home theatre.