WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review

Liza Live
Genre:Musical Performance

Reviewed In Issue 04 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
Liza Minnelli.

WSR Review Scores
Picture Rating: 3.5
Sound Rating: 4
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DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): SMV
(Catalog Number): MLV49152
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Retail Price): $29.98
(Running Time In Minutes): 94
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Theatrical Release): 1992
(LD Release Date): 11/01/92
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

Credits Information
(Director): Fred Ebb
(Screenplay/Written By): Fred Ebb
(Story): NA
(Music): Bill Lavorgna
(Director Of Photography):
(Production Designer): NA
(Visual Effects):
(Costume Designer):
(Editor): NA
(Supervising Sound Editors):
(Re-Recording Mixers):
(Executive Producers): Phil Ramone & Liza Minnelli
(Co-Producers): NA
(Producers): Phil Ramone & Chris Giordano

DVD Picture Information
(Principal Photography):
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio):
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 1.78:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack): Dolby Surround
(Theatrical Sound):
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack):
(Remastered Dolby Digital):
(Remastered DTS Digital Surround):
(Additional Languages):

WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Liza live in concert in New York City at the Radio City Music Hall. Features two acts: Liza performs solo renditions in the first act and jis then oined by her 12 “demon divas” in the second for a high performance song and dance set.

LaserDisc Picture:
This is one of the first Sony high definition video productions to be released in the new 16:9 widescreen television format.

LaserDisc Soundtrack:
Phil Ramone has produced an excellent live concert recording using the Shure Stereo Surround system.
(Surround Bass Below 50Hz):
(Aggressive System Surround):
(Intense 25Hz Bass):
(Deep Bass Challenging):
(Aggressive 0.1 LFE):
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(Aggressive Split Surround):
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(Directionalized Dialogue):
Superb Sound Effects Recording Quality:
Superb Music Score Recording Quality:
Superb Special Visual Effects Quality:
Superb Color Fidelity:
Superb Cinematography:
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