#DVD Channel News
EST. SEPTEMBER 8th, 1997
Jump to         
Find       in      

DVD Video Section
Release Rollout
   Announcements
   New Releases
   Cover Art
Instant Insight
   Rumors
   Reviews
   Forums
   Staff Picks
   Interviews
   Editorials
Virtual Features
   Mailbox Media
   Broken Disc
   Easter Eggstra
   DVD Wish List
   AFI Top 100
   Contest Center
Info Sector
   Sales Statistics
   Section Links
   Studio Contacts

Navigation
Section Selection
   Front Desk
   Hollywood Spotlight
Site Orientation
   Site Info
   Contact Us
   Interactivities
   Refer a Friend
   Site Walkthrough
Other Links
  • DVD Video Archive

  • Voting Booth

    Random Poll: Just how big is big momma?


    a) Big momma is so big, she can get group insurance rates.
    b) Big momma is so big, she gets clothes in three sizes: extra large, jumbo and oh-my-god-it's-coming-towards-us!
    c) Big momma is so big, when she gets on the scale it says 'to be continued.'
    d) Actually, big momma is so big, when she gets on the scale it says 'One at a time, please!'
    e) Hey... uh - the movie is about 'Big Momma' not 'Yo Mama'. Get your head out of the toilet.

    Submit A Poll Question

    Quick Comment
    Send us your comments!
    See our responses!

    DVD Video - Reviews [Fifth Element]

    READER QUICK DVD REVIEWS

    Fifth Element

    Release Date:
    12/9/97

    Studio: Columbia/TriStar
    Year: 1997
    Run Time: 126 minutes
    Rating: PG-13
    Starring: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Chris Tucker, Milla Jovovich
    Directed by: Luc Besson
      Movie Summary: [Sci-Fi/Fantasy]

        New York cab driver Korben Dallas didn't mean to be a hero. But he just picked up the kind of fare that only comes along every five thousand years--a perfect beauty, a perfect being, a perfect weapon. Now, together, they must save the world. Bruce Willis stars in acclaimed director Luc Besson's (La Femme Nikita) outrageous sci-fi adventure, and extravagantly-styled tale of good against evil set in an unbelievable twenty-third century world.

    DVD Details
          
    • Widescreen: 2.35:1, Enhanced for 16X9 TVs, Pan & Scan, Color, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Surround, Additional Languages: Spanish, Subtitles: English, Spanish, Closed Captioned, Region 1, Parental Lock
    See Full Disc Details...

    QUICK REVIEW THIS DVD

     Review:                         
    Overall
    7.5
    Reviewer: Sean Kelly

    This disc has got to be the closest I've seen to perfection in DVD video quality. There's no horrid artifacting, a low compression level is used, and it's difficult to spot any film blemishes if at all. I am told that the audio track on this disc kicks but in 5.1 but have not had the pleasure of experiencing that for myself yet. This disc is one of columbia tristars' first attempts at making a visually appealing menu system. It's nothing exciting. In fact the jump to scene index is quite cumbersome. (Also the jump to scene index is the first example of a potential bug I may need to point out soon here in my Toshiba SD3107 player. On the last page of the jump to scene index, a portion of the video signal from the top of the screen is echoed on the bottom of the screen. Usually this 'echo' appears as a blink-of-an-eye glitch in the picture and moves on. This is the first time I have seen the 'echo' remain on the screen for close examination. It's really quite diappointing.) At any rate, I liked this movie so much and am as equally impressed with the A/V quality on DVD, that it will be a sure addition to my expanding personal DVD collection!



    QUICK REVIEW THIS DVD


    Copyright © 1997-2018 Web Hosting by Psyphire - Terms of Use