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Journey Into Amazing Caves
Genre: Documentary

Reviewed In Issue 63 (Aug 2002) Of Widescreen Review®

Nancy Holler Aulenbach, Hazel Barton & Narrated By Liam Neeson

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: 4.5
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Directly following the feature is a revealing 40-minute making-of documentary, which shows what the filmmakers had to endure to capture the amazing shots in the movie. Other special features include a Greg MacGillivray biography, two samples of amazing cave books, and a trivia game with a reward trailer.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Image Entertainment
(Catalog Number): ID1513MVDVD
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $24.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 40
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 04/09/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Steve Judson
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Join two expert spelunkers, Hazel Barton and Nancy Holler Aulenbach, and

DVD Picture:
Originally shot for exhibition in IMAX

The discrete 5.1 audio tracks have been mastered at a level considerably higher than film reference. The music has been very nicely recorded, with a strong spatial presence, especially in the surrounds. It is a 4.1 mix without the center channel. This center is reserved for the narrative and sound effects, which in turn are spread throughout the listening space. Voices sound quite natural, though somewhat forward. Like other IMAX productions, there's quite an abundance in terms of deep bass. The .1 LFE is engaged actively with the music and certain effects, and extension reaches below 25 Hz in both front and surround channels. The DTS

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