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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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Tank Menzies Posted: Jun 29, 2003 0 comments

<I>Naomi Watts, David Dorfman, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic widescreen). DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French), Dolby Digital 2.0. 115 minutes. 2002. DreamWorks 89980. R. $26.</I>

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Michael Metzger Posted: Jun 27, 2003 0 comments

<I>Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna, Del Henney, David Warner, Jim Norton, Donald Webster, Ken Hutchinson. Directed by Sam Peckinpah. Aspect ratio: 1.78:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital mono. Two discs. 117 minutes. 1971. Criterion 182. NR. $39.95.</I>

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uavKrissy Rushing Posted: Jun 21, 2003 0 comments

<I>Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Nathalie Baye, Martin Sheen, Amy Adams. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic widescreen). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French), Dolby Digital 2.0, DTS. Two discs. 141 minutes. 2002. DreamWorks 39570. PG-13. $29.99.</I>

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Dan Yakir Posted: Jun 19, 2003 0 comments

<B>Blue (Bleu)</B> <BR> <I>Juliette Binoche, Beno&#238;t R&#233;gent, Charlotte V&#233;ry. 98 minutes. 1993.</I>

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Dan Yakir Posted: Jun 14, 2003 0 comments

<I>The Man in the White Suit</I> <BR> <I>The Lavender Hill Mob</I> <BR> <I>The Ladykillers </I> (Aspect ratio: 1.66:1. Color.) <BR> <I>Kind Hearts and Coronets</I> <BR> <I>The Captain's Paradise</I>

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

<I>Voices of Daveigh Chase, Jason Marsden, Suzanne Pleshette, Michael Chiklis, Lauren Holly, John Ratzenberger, Susan Egan, David Ogden Stiers. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Japanese, French, Spanish). Two discs. 132 minutes. 2001. Walt Disney Home Video 04784. PG. $29.99.</I>

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Jun 05, 2003 0 comments

<I>Voices of Joseph-Gordon Levitt, Brian Murray, David Hyde Pierce, Martin Short, Emma Thompson. Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. Aspect ratio: 1.66:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1, THX. 95 minutes. 2002. Walt Disney Home Video 00348. PG. $29.99.</I>

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Josef Krebs Posted: Jun 01, 2003 0 comments

Are movies more important than life? Are women magic? These two questions, repeatedly posed in François Truffaut's Day for Night (1973), often seem to be at the heart of French cinema, especially in a big batch of recent DVD releases.

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: May 28, 2003 0 comments

<I>Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen, Brian Cox, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Directed by Doug Liman. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French), DTS 5.1 (English). 119 minutes. 2002. Universal 21551. PG-13. $26.98.</I>

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Robert Deutsch Posted: May 28, 2003 0 comments

<I>Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Russ Tamblyn. Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. Aspect ratio: 2.20: 1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), 1.0 (Spanish), 1.0 (French). Two discs. 152 minutes. 1961. MGM 1004353. NR. $39.98.</I>

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: May 24, 2003 0 comments

<I>Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Tyler Hoechlin, Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stanley Tucci, Daniel Gray. Directed by Sam Mendes. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1(English), French, Spanish. 107 minutes. 2002. DreamWorks Home Entertainment 90147. R. $26.99.</I>

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Scott Wilkinson Posted: May 17, 2003 0 comments

<I>Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Wil Wheaton, Denise Crosby. Aspect ratio: 4:3. Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby Surround 2.0 (English). 48 discs. 132 hours. 1987&ndash;1994. Paramount Home Video. NR. $139.99 per season.</I>

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