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Deacon John
Genre: Stage Performance

Reviewed In Issue 75 (Aug 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

"Deacon" John Moore, Herlin Riley, Chris Severin, Charles Moore, Bernard E. Floyd, Brian E. Murray, Jeffrey V. Albert, Ben Singleton, Carl A. Blouin, Sr., Julius J. Handy, Joseph H. Saulsbury, Alonzo Bowens & Alfred Roberts

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: 4
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Includes an 11-minute featurette, a production notes booklet, and bonus audio tracks

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Image Entertainment
(Catalog Number): VET0558DVD
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $19.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 60
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 06/10/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): David Niles
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
After a 25 year hiatus,

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits very nicely rendered color fidelity that nicely showcases The Big Easy at the beginning of the program. The smoky gray background provides a subtle contrast to the black tie attire of the band. While images are satisfyingly sharp, finer details tend to drop off for a slightly smeared appearance (pay attention to the inconsistent texture of Deacon John

The 5.1 presentations feature very good fidelity, and a holosonic