Compared to the previously released Image Entertainment DVD (Issue 33), this new 1.85:1 DVD, also anamorphically enhanced, exhibits a very slightly cleaner picture. The picture has an inherent softness, but details an be nicely rendered at times. Contrast and shadow delineation are excellent for this picture that is often, but appropriately, very dark. As with the previous DVD, there is some film grain and a few flecks of dirt noticed in the source element. Edge enhancement is not much of a problem, but there is some pixelization for an occasionally undesirable
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