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Star Wars: Episode III
Genre: Science Fiction

Reviewed In Issue 103 (Dec 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, Samuel L. Jackson & Christopher Lee

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features on Disc One include audio commentary with George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Rob Coleman, John Knoll, and Roger Guyett and exclusive DVD-ROM content, including a link to Disc Two also includes DVD-ROM content, as well as many more spectacular supplements. There is the "Within A Minute: The Making Of Episode III" 78-minute(!) documentary; the featurettes "It's All For Real: The Stunts Of Episode III" (11 minutes) and "The Chosen One" (15 minutes); and 15 Web documentaries that were shown on during the making of "Revenge Of The Sith": "Two Worlds, One Movie" (five minutes), "One World, Two Movies" (six minutes), "We Still Do A Little Bit" (six minutes), "Creating General Grievous" (six minutes), "This Weapon Is Your Life" (six minutes), "Video Village" (seven minutes), "Epic Designs For An Expanding Universe" (six minutes), "C-3PO: His Moment To Shine" (seven minutes), "Pick-Ups & Re-Shoots" (six minutes), "Becoming Obi-Wan" (eight minutes), "The Wookiees Are Back!" (six minutes), "B-107: The Life Of An HD Tape" (five minutes), "The Creatures Of Episode III" (seven minutes), "Endlessly Compelling: The Music Of Episode III" (nine minutes), and "Becoming Sidious" (seven minutes). There are also six deleted scenes with optional intro by George Lucas and Rick McCallum, the Star Wars Battlefront II

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2230309
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

For sci-fi violence and some intense images
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 140
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2005
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/01/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): George Lucas
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
It has been a long time coming, but finally we learn who is actually behind the mask of Darth Vader. Okay, you probably don't need to watch Star Wars: Episode III

DVD Picture:
The Los Angeles premiere of Star Wars Episode III

Wow, what a mix! The Dolby

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