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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Genre: Animation

Reviewed In Issue 115 (Dec 2006) Of Widescreen Review®

The Voice Talents Of Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry The Cable Guy & Cheech Marin

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features include the seven-minute Mater & The Ghostlight and the 4-1/2-minute One Man Band shorts; the four-minute epilogue; a 16-minute Inspiration For Cars behind-the-scenes featurette; four deleted scenes; sneak peeks; and up-front ads.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Buena Vista Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 39069
(MPAA Rating): G
(Rating Reason):

For all ages
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 116
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/07/06
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): John Lasseter
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Lightning McQueen (Wilson) is one of the finest-looking young Cars on the racetrack, but the young hot rod has a thing or two to learn about team playing. When McQueen ends a race in a three-way tie, he is given one week to get to California to compete in the Piston Cup Championship. But while on Route 66 in the town of Radiator Springs, Lightning falls for a pretty little Porsche named Sally Carrera (Hunt) and discovers that there

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.38:1 DVD exhibits a bright and colorful picture with vivid hues and deep blacks. Shadow delineation is also well balanced, and details are resolved very well. Pixelization is not a problem at all, and edge enhancement is minor. This is a very good-looking picture. (Danny Richelieu)

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