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Mission: Impossible III
Genre: Action Adventure

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

Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell & Maggie Q

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Special features on Disc One include audio commentary with Cruise and Director J.J. Abrams, a 29-minute making-of featurette, a nine-minute tribute to Cruise from the 2005 British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Britannia Award for Excellence in Film, and previews. On Disc Two, you will find a 21-minute getting-to know-the-cast segment, 26 minutes looking at the stunts, an 11-minute electronic storyboard-to-actual-scene featurette, eight mintues with the mask machine, five minutes with the music, an eight-minute Moviefone interview with Abrams and Cruise, footage from the theatrical priemeres (in New York, Rome, Paris, London, and Japan), and four theatrical trailers.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Paramount Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 11846
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

For intense sequences of frenetic violence and menace, disturbing images, and some sexuality
(Retail Price): $24.99
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 125
(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): 10/30/06
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): J.J. Abrams
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
When agent Lindsey Farris (Russell) goes missing, Ethan Hunt (Cruise) is called out of retirement, and literally right in the middle of his engagement party. He quickly assembles his team

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.32:1 DVD picture exhibits pasty, oversaturated colors and fleshtones that appear sunburnt. Details are generally crisp, although there are scenes that seem to have a slight defocus. Moir

With hard-hitting bass, impressive pans, and well-placed phantom images, the Dolby