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I, Robot
Genre: Science Fiction

Reviewed In Issue 92 (Jan 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood, James Cromwell, Chi McBride, Shia La Beouf & Alan Tudyk

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary by director Alex Proyas and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman; a 13-minute featurette on The Making Of I, Robot; a gallery of 30 production, on-set, and conceptual art stills; a bonus trailer; and an Inside Look at other Fox projects.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2225994
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Intense Stylized Action, And Some Breif Partial Nudity
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 115
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2004
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/14/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Alex Proyas
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Story Synopsis:
In a not-too-distant future, robots have become so advanced that humans have become dependent on their existence. Preprogrammed to never harm a human and always obey their orders, robots have safely become a way of life. But when a scientist

DVD Picture:
Offering a virtually seamless combination of live action and CGI, the picture on this anamorphically enhanced DVD looks really great. Colors are richly saturated, with natural fleshtones and the deepest blacks. Images are sharp and detailed, often with excellent textures. A scene in an elevator in Chapter 7 reveals tiny details in the walls behind the actors. Shadow delineation is excellent, with just enough visual information in the darkest scenes. While visual effects can still lack natural-looking contrast and details in comparison to live action scenes, this movie proves that technologies are definitely improving. Sometimes the picture has a

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