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True Romance
Two-Disc Special Edition
Genre: Thriller

Reviewed In Issue 66 (Nov 2002) Of Widescreen Review®

Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Christopher Walken, Bronson Pinchot, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Rapaport, Saul Rubinek & James Gandolfini

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 4.5
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Disc One of this two-disc special edition includes three audio commentary tracks: one with stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, one with director Tony Scott, and a third with writer Quentin Tarantino. There is also a unique director

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 22796
(MPAA Rating): Unrated
(Rating Reason):

Strong violence and language, and for sexuality and drug use.
(Retail Price): $26.99
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 121
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1993
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 09/24/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Tony Scott
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Story Synopsis:
The Unrated Director

DVD Picture:
Compared to the previously released non-anamorphic DVD, this new anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibtis a considerably cleaner picture, with images that are sharp and nicely detailed. At times, images can appear softly focused or slightly burred. While the picture often has a dim character, colors are rich and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Sometimes edge enhancement can be a problem. (Suzanne Hodges)

The 5.1-channel remastered audio presentations are both certainly substantial in overall volume, tending to sound rather loud and forward. Still, the use of the spatial soundstage is distinguished throughout, with dynamic and aggressive engagement of the surrounds. The music most frequently shapes the soundtrack

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