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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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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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