This special edition re-issue includes two audio commentaries (one with the director, which was carried over from the previous DVD, and a new one with Costner and Robbins), a new documentary, two featurettes, and a photo gallery.
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits improvements in color fidelity when compared to the previously released DVD (Issue 31). Hues appear more natural and refined while the previous DVD exhibits slightly oversaturated and smeared colors. Fleshtones appear accurate and blacks are deep and solid. The bar scene in Chapter 4 is completely saturated with red overtones on the previous DVD, while colors are more natural on this new DVD. Images are generally sharp and nicely detailed, with good contrast and shadow delineation. At times, the picture can have a soft quality. There is some pixelization, but little edge enhancement. The source element is revealing of some film grain and artifacts. (Suzanne Hodges)The DVD also includes a modified 1.33:1 version (not reviewed).
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