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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Special Collector's Edition
Genre: Drama

Reviewed In Issue 103 (Dec 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, Gloria Stuart, Bernard Hill, Jonathan Hyde, Victor Garber, David Warner, Danny Nucci, Suzy Amis, Bernard Fox & Bill Paxton

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: 5+
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Critics' Composite Score: 4.5
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Special Features
Special features on Disc One include three different commentaries: one with James Cameron, another with the cast and crew of Titanic, and a third historical commentary track. There is also a 32-minute behind-the-scenes featurette, where you are given the option of watching it in its entirety or individually scene by scene. Disc Two contains an alternate ending, the Celine Dion

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Paramount Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 03135
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

For disaster-related peril and violence, nudity, sensuality and brief language
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Three DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 195
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1997
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/25/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): James Cameron
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
No other film on the topic can rival the epic spectacle and breathtaking grandeur of James Cameron

DVD Picture:
Finally! A new anamorphic transfer sets sail after a less-than-optimal non-anamorphic transfer released in 1999 (reviewed in Issue 34). This new anamorphically enhanced 2.30:1 DVD picture is just what fans have been waiting for. The picture is impressively sharp and detailed, with excellent textures and definition. The color palette is perfectly balanced, with a subtle warm wash over the voyage in contrast to the present-day scenes with the wreckage exploration crew. Contrast and shadow delineation are superb throughout. There are rarely any distractions, if a few slightly

With their broad front three screen channel stage and well imaged effects around the room, the remastered Dolby

This Disc Contains The Following WSR-Rated Superb Qualities:
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