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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Deluxe Edition
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 108 (May 2006) Of Widescreen Review®

Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis & Danny Aiello

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features on this "Finally In Widescreen"edition include commentary with Cher, director Norman Jewison, and writer John Patrick Shanley; a 25-minute documentary "Moonstruck: At The Heart Of An Italian Family"; "Pastas To Pastries: The Art Of Fine Italian Food," which is an interactive tour of New York City's Little Italy; and a six-minute "Music Of Monstruck" featurette.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 14312
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $19.94
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 102
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1987
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 04/18/06
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Norman Jewison
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Winner of three Academy Awards

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture looks great, with nicely balanced colors, accurate fleshtones, and deep blacks. Images are often sharp and nicely detailed, although some scenes are softly focused. The source element is clean, with few artifacts or dirt. Some pixel breakup is noticed, but edge enhancement is not a problem. (Suzanne Hodges)

Although they tried to get the dialogue locked into the center channel, there is some leakage into the corner full-range channels in the Dolby