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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Global Destinations: Passport To The World
Genre: Special Interest

Reviewed In Issue 81 (Feb 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Sights Of The World

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: 4
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Includes an option to play the track selections randomly. There is also a bonus CD included so you can listen to the unique sounds wherever you go.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Image Entertainment
(Catalog Number): ID0300JUDVD
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $19.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Single Layer (DVD5)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 42
(Color Type): Color With B/W Sequences
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 10/28/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Darwin Foye
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Let "Global Destinations" be your "Passport To The World" as you travel from one exotic location to another. From city to country, desert to sea, during all the seasons of the year, the senses are treated to visuals while being accompanied by mesmerizing sounds that lead you on your journey around the globe. (Tricia Littrell)

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD picture is not much for home theatre demonstration. The multi-screen images are presented with a lot of fades, double exposures, negatives, and color adjustments. It is a creative piece that can appear extremely soft or generally sharp and satisfying. Colors can be nicely saturated or weak. Contrast is often quite low. Noise, film grain, and dirt are inherent in the source element. For the subject matter, the picture quality is satisfying. (Suzanne Hodges)

Interestingly, the sound mix for the Dolby