Police chases, pirate ships, and secret passages filled with booty-traps...booby-traps...that
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits image quality that should be quite pleasing to all of you Goonies fans out there. Colors can be quite vibrant, but well balanced with accurate fleshtones and generally deep blacks. Images are generally sharp and detailed, with good contrast and shadow delineation. At times, the picture appears a bit
The Dolby Digital 5.1-channel soundtrack is a remastering effort which features a pleasing listening experience with the music. Otherwise, there
Reason #105 Why Readers Love Widescreen Review:
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.