WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Genre:Science Fiction

Reviewed In Issue 01 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Michelle Nichols.

WSR Review Scores
Picture Rating: 5
Sound Rating: 5
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DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): Paramount Home Video
(Catalog Number): LV32301-WS
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Retail Price): $34.95
(Running Time In Minutes): 113
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): No
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Theatrical Release): 1991
(LD Release Date): 07/01/92
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

Credits Information
(Director): Nicholas Meyer
(Screenplay/Written By): Nicholas Meyer & Denny Martin Flinn
(Story): Leonard Nimoy, Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal
(Music): Cliff Eidelman
(Director Of Photography):
(Production Designer): Herman Zimmerman
(Visual Effects): Industrial Light & Magic
(Costume Designer): Dodie Shepard
(Editor): Ronald Roose
(Supervising Sound Editors): George Watters II & F. Hudson Miller
(Re-Recording Mixers):
(Executive Producers): Leonard Nimoy
(Co-Producers): Marty Hornstein
(Producers): Ralph Winter & Steven-Charles Jaffe

DVD Picture Information
(Principal Photography):
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): 2.35:1
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 1.85:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack): Dolby Surround
(Theatrical Sound): Dolby Stereo SR & 70mm 6 Track Dolby
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WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
In the continuing homage to Gene Roddenberry’s legacy, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country finds the Federation’s Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) worrying over a planned peace summit with the Klingon empire. His fears are realized when a Klingon ship is attacked and the Enterprise crew is falsely accused.

LaserDisc Picture:
The digital video transfer gleams. The aspect ratio is 1.85:1.

LaserDisc Soundtrack:
The battle scenes in space boast high-tech special visual effects by Industrial Light and Magic, a division of LucasArts® Entertainment Company. The court martial of Captain Kirk is a spectacular demonstration of Dolby Surround’s® sonic capabilities. The soundtrack features an aggressive surround mix with spaceship and battle scenes delivering extremely powerful, thrusting subwoofer excitement.
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(Aggressive System Surround):
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Superb Sound Effects Recording Quality:
Superb Music Score Recording Quality:
Superb Special Visual Effects Quality:
Superb Color Fidelity:
Superb Cinematography:
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