After years of tireless work, a team of scientists and technicians in a University of Chicago Research lab have trapped a simple, yet almost infinitely powerful way to produce energy from water. Suddenly, student machinist Eddie Kasalivich (Reeves) and scientist Lily Sinclair (Weisz) are caught in a Chain Reaction of murder and industrial espionage. The two colleagues are forced to go on the lam after being framed for the murder of their mentor (Rudall), and the sabotage of their laboratory.
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a pleasing picture throughout. The DVD picture should surely please, exhibiting generally sharp image, with nicely rendered detail, and good contrast and shadow delineation. Colors are rich and vibrant, with well balanced fleshtones and deep blacks. Edge enhancement gives the picture a hard-edged appearance at times, but artifacts are infrequently noticed. (Suzanne Hodges)
The 5.1-channel soundtracks are outstanding. While in some scenes dialogue seems to be ADR-produced, the overall impression is naturalness with excellent spatial integration. The well-recorded music score projects a wide and deep soundstage. Sound effects effectively engage the entire holosonic soundfield. The power in the low-end, along with intense .1 LFE activity is exciting. The DTS
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