WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review


Reviewed In Issue 12 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
James Spader, Madchen Amick.

WSR Review Scores
Picture Rating: 4
Sound Rating: 4
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DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): PolyGram Video
(Catalog Number): 800633113-1
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Retail Price): $$34.95
(Running Time In Minutes): 114
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Theatrical Release): 1993
(LD Release Date): 11/1/94
(THX® Digitally Mastered):

Credits Information
(Director): Nicholas Kazan
(Screenplay/Written By): Nicholas Kazan
(Story): NA
(Music): Christopher Young
(Director Of Photography):
(Production Designer): Barbara Tfank
(Visual Effects):
(Costume Designer):
(Editor): Susan Crutcher & Jill Savitt
(Supervising Sound Editors):
(Re-Recording Mixers):
(Executive Producers): Steve Golin & Edward R. Pressman
(Co-Producers): Elon Dershowitz
(Producers): Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Wallis Nicita & Lauren Lloyd

DVD Picture Information
(Principal Photography): Academy Standard Flat
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): 1.85:1
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 1.85:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack): Dolby Surround
(Theatrical Sound): Dolby Stereo A
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack):
(Remastered Dolby Digital):
(Remastered DTS Digital Surround):
(Additional Languages):

WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
When Ray (Spader) marries the woman of his dreams, their life seems almost perfect, until her past starts to catch up. When the shocking truth is revealed, the realtionship twists into a wicked nightmare.

LaserDisc Picture:

LaserDisc Soundtrack:
(Surround Bass Below 50Hz):
(Aggressive System Surround):
(Intense 25Hz Bass):
(Deep Bass Challenging):
(Aggressive 0.1 LFE):
(Holosonic Soundfield):
(Aggressive Split Surround):
(Center Back Surround Imaging):
(Directionalized Dialogue):
Superb Sound Effects Recording Quality:
Superb Music Score Recording Quality:
Superb Special Visual Effects Quality:
Superb Color Fidelity:
Superb Cinematography:
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