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Blood Work
Genre: Thriller

Reviewed In Issue 69 (Feb 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Clint Eastwood, Jeff Daniels, Wanda De Jes

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Includes the 18-minute "Making Blood Work"; a 14-minute conversation (in Spanish with English Subtitles) with Clint Eastwood, Wanda De Jesus, and Paul Rodriguez; teaser trailer, theatrical trailer, and cast and crew biographies. I

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 24201
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Violence and language
(Retail Price): $26.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 110
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2002
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/27/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Clint Eastwood
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Special Notes:
Also available in a separate pan-and-scan edition.

Story Synopsis:
Terry McCaleb (Eastwood) was one of the best FBI profilers in Southern California, until he was forced to medically retire following a heart attack and transplant. Following months of rehabilitation and "Blood Work," McCaleb is persuaded to take on

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a satisfying picture, with images that are sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered textures and definition. Contrast and shadow delineation are also nicely rendered, with pleasing visual information in the darker scenes. Colors are well balanced, with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Edge enhancement is mostly a minor offense. Pixelization creates a

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