WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review

Mickey Blue Eyes

Reviewed In Issue 38 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
Hugh Grant, James Caan, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Burt Young, James Fox, Joe Viterelli

WSR Review Scores
Picture Rating: 4
Sound Rating: 3.5
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DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): C2565
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Retail Price): $39.98
(Running Time In Minutes): 102
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Theatrical Release): 1999
(LD Release Date):
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

Credits Information
(Director): Kelly Makin
(Screenplay/Written By): Adam Scheinman & Robert Kuhn
(Story): NA
(Music): Basil Poledouris
(Director Of Photography):
(Production Designer): Gregory Keen
(Visual Effects): NA
(Costume Designer): Ellen Mirojnick
(Editor): David Freeman
(Supervising Sound Editors): Martin Evans
(Re-Recording Mixers):
(Executive Producers): NA
(Co-Producers): NA
(Producers): Elizabeth Hurley & Charles Mulvehill

DVD Picture Information
(Principal Photography): Academy Standard Flat
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): 1.85:1
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 1.82:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack): Dolby Digital Surround
(Theatrical Sound): DTS, SDDS & Dolby Digital
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack):
(Remastered Dolby Digital): No
(Remastered DTS Digital Surround): No
(Additional Languages):

WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
When dapper art auctioneer Michael Felgate (Grant) falls for Gina Vitale (Tripplehorn), he doesn’t realize just what kind of a “family” he’s about to marry into. Gina’s father Frank (Caan) is all for the union especially when he gets the idea to use Michael’s gallery for money laundering, but first he has to turn gentle Michael into wise guy Mickey Blue Eyes.

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LaserDisc Soundtrack:
(Surround Bass Below 50Hz): No
(Aggressive System Surround): No
(Intense 25Hz Bass): No
(Deep Bass Challenging): No
(Aggressive 0.1 LFE):
(Holosonic Soundfield): No
(Aggressive Split Surround): No
(Center Back Surround Imaging): No
(Directionalized Dialogue): No
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