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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Dish, The

Genre: Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 53 (Oct 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Sam Neill, Kevin Harrington, Tom Long, Patrick Warburton, Bille Brown & Roy Billing

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Includes cast & crew bios and trailers.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 21249
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $19.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Single Layer (DVD5)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 101
(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): 08/31/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Rob Sitch
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Based on a true story, The Dish is a spirit-lifting comedy about an unconventional group of Australian scientists who man a satellite dish inauspiciously located on a remote sheep farm. On the eve of Apollo 11

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a nicely rendered picture, with generally sharp and detailed images. Colors are warm and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, and deep blacks. Overall, the color scheme gives the picture an easy-on-the-eyes appearance. Some scenes are softly focused, but add to the nostalgic setting of the movie. Three is a bit of pixelization and edge enhancement detected, but nothing that is too distracting (Suzanne Hodges)

The soundtrack presentation, in Dolby

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