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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Extreme DVD
Genre: Science Fiction

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4.5
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Special Features
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 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Artisan Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 14098
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Rated R for strong sci-fi action and violence and for language.
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Two-disc set: DVD-9 x 2
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 153
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1991
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/03/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): James Cameron
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
This explosive sequel to the original sci-fi thriller has been re-issued (again) on DVD, this time as an Extreme Edition. Terminator 2: Judgment Day, presented here in the 153-minute expanded version, finds that the Terminator (Schwarzenegger) has a mission to protect rather than destroy.

DVD Picture:
Without going so far as to say that this new anamorphically enhanced Extreme Edition DVD is perfect, it is important to point out that one of the most annoying distractions on the previously released Ultimate Edition DVD - edge enhancement - has been significantly decreased with this new transfer. Details show very subtle improvements in sharpness and fine delineation upon close A/B comparisons for a slightly smoother overall appearance. The color palette appears to be virtually the same, and is stylized with cold blue hues throughout the dark scenes, and visual information reaches into the deepest blacks. Unfortunately, signs of digital video noise reduction are still present, and can cause the loss of finer details and at times an occasional

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