Thirteen Days is an account of the tense moments during a scant two weeks in 1962 that has become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. Bruce Greenwood is President John F. Kennedy who seeks the assistance of his brother Robert (Culp) and Special Assistant to the President, Kenny O
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 picture exhibits pleasing image quality, with sharp and finely detailed images throughout. The black-and-white scenes exhibit excellent grayscale quality, with deep blacks, bright whites, and pleasing contrast. The color scenes are well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, rich hues and deep, solid blacks. The scenes in Cuba exhibit a slightly desaturated appearance that stylistically contrast the more natural, well-balanced scenes in Washington DC. At times, the picture seems a bit soft, smeared, and wanting in clarity. Perhaps the softer look is intentional, but some viewers may find it bothersome. Some film grain is revealed, but there are no distracting artifacts. Edge enhancement is detected on occasion. There is no distracting pixelization, for a picture that should be quite satisfying throughout. (Suzanne Hodges)
The soundtrack presentation delivers a very compelling, immersive listening experience, typically through the music but also with the engagement of intense, dimensionally aggressive soundfields. The Dolby
After installing the PCFriendly compatible DVD-ROM features associated with this title, the main menu appears with links for the Script To Screen section, and the Original Web Site.The Script To Screen section is very plain, with a white background and black font used where the text is. As with most other script sections, you can view the scene, print the scene
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