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Ken C. Pohlmann Posted: Nov 02, 2003 0 comments
Photos by Michelle Hood Disney has always stood above every other studio when it comes to animation.
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Oct 27, 2003 0 comments

<I>Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall. Directed by Ronald E. Maxwell. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English). 219 minutes. 2003. Warner Home Video 23413. PG-13. $27.98.</I>

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Oct 20, 2003 0 comments

<I>Voices of Rowan Atkinson, Matthew Broderick, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Guillaume, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella. Directed by Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers. Aspect ratio: 1.66:1 (anamorphic). Two discs. Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French), 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix (English), THX. 88 minutes. 1994. Walt Disney Vista Home Entertainment 62971. G. $29.99.</I>

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Oct 13, 2003 0 comments

<I>Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis. Directed by Stewart Baird. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby Surround (English, French). 116 minutes. 2002. Paramount Home Video 33899. PG-13. $29.99.</I>

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Oct 06, 2003 0 comments

<I>Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong, Joe Morton. Directed by James Cameron. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). THX, Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, Dolby Headphone. Two discs. 152 minutes. 1991. Artisan Home Entertainment 14638. R. $29.98.</I>

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<I>Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzman, Hazel Mailloux. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, Dolby Digital 2.0 (French), DTS 5.1 ES. Two discs. 95 minutes. 2003. Columbia TriStar Home Video 01333. R. $25.95.</I>

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Robert Deutsch Posted: Sep 21, 2003 0 comments

<I>Ren&#233;e Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly. Directed by Rob Marshall. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (French). 113 minutes. 2002. Buena Vista Home Video. 45510. PG-13. $24.99</I>

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Dan Yakir Posted: Aug 14, 2003 0 comments

<I>Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Perry Wilson, Peter J. Votrian, Adam Williams. Directed by Robert Mulligan. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (widescreen). B&W. Dolby Digital. 100 minutes. 1957. Paramount Home Entertainment 05607. NR. $19.99.</I>

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Steve Simels Posted: Jul 28, 2003 0 comments

Ah, crime and punishment. They go together like . . . Leopold and Loeb, Donny and Marie, Rimsky and Korsakov. Except, of course, in the movies or on TV, when folks sometimes get away with murder (think Body Heat or The Player).

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Jul 12, 2003 0 comments

<I>Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lucas, Peter Lorre. Directed by Richard Fleischer. Aspect ratio: 2.55:1 (anamorphic). Two discs. Dolby Digital 5.1, THX. 127 minutes. 1954. Walt Disney Home Video 27853. G. $29.99.</I>

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Wes Phillips Posted: Jul 12, 2003 0 comments

<I>William L. Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads, Jorja Fox, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall, Paul Guilfoyle. Various directors. Aspect ratio: 4:3 (full frame). Dolby Digital 2.0. Six discs. 999 minutes. 2000. Paramount/CBS Video 87165. NR. $89.99.</I>

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Jul 12, 2003 0 comments

<I>Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Richard Griffiths, Richard Harris, Jason Isaacs, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters. Directed by Chris Columbus. Aspect ratio: 2.35 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 EX (English, Spanish). Two discs. 161 minutes. 2002. Warner Home Video 23592. PG. $29.95.</I>

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Andrew Menzies Posted: Jul 02, 2003 0 comments

<I>Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermott Mulroney, Hope Davis, June Squibb, Len Cariou, Howard Hessman. Directed by Alexander Payne. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, Dolby Surround 2.0 (English). 125 minutes. 2002. Warner Home Video 39524. R. $27.98.</I>

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Steven Stone Posted: Jul 01, 2003 0 comments

<I>Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor, Kevin Smith, Hudson (Heidi) Leick, Ted Raimi. Various directors. Aspect ratio: 4:3. Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Surround 2.0. Seven discs. 1062 minutes. 1995. Anchor Bay Entertainment 00008. NR. $89.90.</I>

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Al Griffin Posted: Jun 29, 2003 0 comments

The following reviews appeared as "Reference DVD" features in the Movies section of Sound & Vision. Out of the 22 discs chosen for their exceptional audio and video from September 2000 through July/August 2003, I consider these five the standouts. BLUE CRUSH Universal

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