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Dracula 2000

Genre: Horror

Reviewed In Issue 51 (Aug 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Jonny Lee Miller, Justine Waddell, Gerard Butler, Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Esposito, Danny Masterson, Jeri Ryan, Omar Epps & Christopher Plummer

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary with director Patrick Lussier and screenwriter Joel Soisson, a making-of featurette, three extended scenes and four deleted scenes (all with or without commentary), eight storyboard ssequences, three cast audition segments, the theatrical trailer, and bonus trailers for

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Dimension Home Video
(Catalog Number): 21678
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Rated R for violence/gore, language and some sexuality.
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 99
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2000
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 07/03/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Patrick Lussier
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Dracula 2000 is an update on the oft-told Bram Stoker classic. After being captured and confined for centuries by Van Helsing (Plummer), The Count (Butler) escapes his imprisonment and flys off to New Orleans to take a bite out of the Big Easy where modern technology is employed in an attempt to recapture him. The film implys that The Count

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits excellent image quality. The picture is sharp and detailed, with excellent clarity and depth. Contrast and shadow delineation are well balanced, with excellent visual information in the darkest scenes. The color palette is nicely rendered, with accurate fleshtones, rich and vivid colors and deep, endless blacks. Edge enhancement is minimal, for a picture that is quite impressive overall. (Suzanne Hodges)

The audio presentation is engaging and outstanding. The Dolby

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