With an all-star cast, respected director, and a best-selling book by Tom Wolfe behind it, you
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a "hard" appearance that distracts from what is otherwise a sharp picture. While colors are rich, the picture has a dark character that demands viewing in a completely blackened room. Overall, the picture is unimpressive, with apparent edge enhancement and pixelization to provide ample distraction. Fine details shimmer making for a downright mediocre visual experience altogether.
The soundtrack, in Dolby
Reason #58 Why Readers Love Widescreen Review:
I read WSR to keep current with the latest A/V gear and technology, gain greater understanding of what's relevant to having a great home theatre, and filter out what's not. Learning that there are levels of quality product (not just bound by price), and once quality is established, it's more about how sight and sound appeal to individual taste.