Special features on this two-disc set include on Disc One: a feature commentary track by Director/Writer Todd Haynes, an option to view the film with on-screen song lyrics, a three-part introduction to the film, and previews. Disc Two includes audition footage from two of the stars of this film; two deleted scenes; four alternate/extended scenes; a four-minute gag reel; a three-minute featurette tribute to Heath Ledger; footage of the red carpet premier (three minutes); a featurette Making The Soundtrack (21 minutes); a 43-minute interview with Todd Haynes; and an eight-part Dylanography section featuring still chronologies, discographies, filmographies, bibliographies, a filmmaker
The anamorphically enhanced 2.34:1 DVD is highly stylized, switching between black-and-white and color, with heavy grain and then none, and occasionally soft, while other times sharp and detailed. At times it resembles a typical documentary, while at times it looks like a feature film. It never looks great, with poor color fidelity, relatively poor resolution, and elevated black levels. It
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Since Issue 5 (my first), I focused on reviews of Laser Discs and now DVDs, and From The Editor's Couch. Also, WSR has a lot of punch in the new equipment features. The technical essays have been superb! My home theatre setup depended (and still depends) on knowledge gained from WSR. WSR has become the media reference for me with regard to picture and sound quality assurance in display equipment and widescreen entertainment (movies, music events, and documentaries). I still do not have Issues 1 through 4 or the Premiere Special Edition of WSR and hope you put them on the subscribers' site eventually, so that I can giggle at some of the early typos and slips (if you leave them in). However, I'm sure that the early editions make for interesting historical reading as well, because I believe WSR has moved the display industry forward through the pushing the envelope attitude of Gary Reber. Carry on.