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Out Of Sight

Product: Out Of Sight
Company: Universal Pictures
Review By: Byron Hinson

Aspect Ratio Regional Information DVD Disc Details
1.85 : 1

1 : USA
Closed Captioning: CC
Master format: Film
Sides: 1 (DS-DL)
Chapter stops: 28


Sound: English French Commentary





George Clooney hasn't had the greatest of luck on the silver screen since taking a number of breaks from the excellent TV show ER. Batman & Robin should just be forgotten and The Peacemaker which I thought was a good movie didn't exactly break much ground of him at the box office either.

How It Grades
Picture Quality: B+
Sound: A-
Special Features: B-
Movie Overall: A-
DVD Overall: B

Now the DVD - Picture quality isn't as good as it could be, sometimes the images on screen is a little too grainy for my liking. The movie is double sided and comes with both Widescreen (1.85: 1) and Full screen on the one disc, in other words, it is one of the few flippers I'd buy. Dialogue is clear and the musical tracks are never really played when any of the characters are in conversation so there are no problems with music taking over the dialogue.

The Opposite Of Sex comes with a number of good special features. There is a directors commentary with Don Roos, a number of deleted scenes (Some of which probably should have made it into the final cut) and the obligatory trailer. I haven't had a chance to listen through all of Don Roos's commentary thus far, but what I have heard has been clear, with no pointless banter.

Overall I loved the movie, but the DVD picture quality is not as good as it should be, but the DVD does come with a number of great special features as mentioned before. Christina Ricci is also looking mighty fine these days.

"I don't have a heart of gold and I don't grow one later on. But relax. There are lots of nicer people coming up - we call them losers."

"Out Of Sight" - DVD Features

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