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Animatrix, The
Genre: Animation

Reviewed In Issue 74 (July 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

The Voice Talents Of Kevin Michael Richardson, Pamela Adlon, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Rick Gomez, Tara Strong, Bette Ford, Julia Fletcher, Dane Davis, Debi Derryberry, Jull Talley, Clayton Watson, Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, John Demita, Hedy Burress, Phil LaMarr, Victor Williams, John Wesley, Alex Fernandez, Allison Smith, Tress MacNeille, Kath Soucie, James Arnold Taylor, T.C. Carson, Matt McKenzie, Melinda Clarke, Dwight Schultz, Rodney Saulsberry, Olivia D

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Bonus Data includes subtitled segment commentary tracks by director Mahiro Maeda for The Second Renaissance Parts I and II, director Yoshiaki Kawajiri and producer Hiroaki Takeuchi for Program, and director Takeshi Koike for World Record; a 22-minute featurette on the history of anim

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 37316
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $24.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 101
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 06/03/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Andy Jones, Mahiro Maeda, Shinichiro Watanabe, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Takeshi Koike, Koji Morimoto & Peter Chung
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Story Synopsis:
An unprecedented fusion of CG-animation and anim

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a variety of animation styles throughout the nine short segments. The imagery and color stylizations are reminiscent to the live action Matrix movie with lots of greens and dark blues. For the computer animated segment The Final Flight Of The Osiris the picture can be dark but

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