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If you own the Collectors, do you want this one? Read on.,
This review is from: Dirty Dancing (Single-Disc Widescreen Edition) (DVD)
I give this movie and the DVD package 4 stars. The music was powerful and the love story between Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze was a powerful one and the acting performances by all involved were completely believable.
Now for the DVD itself. If you own the Collectors Edition and you're wondering whether or not you would want this version there should be only one thing to take into account....how good is your home theatre system?
If you have a 5.1-7.1 home theatre system then I would highly recommend buying this version, the DTS:ES 6.1 discreet audio track is more visceral than the Dolby Digital 5.1EX track and with almost twice the bit rate you're getting nearly twice the information. This means that you're listening to something that's more accurately reproducing the original studio masters of the audio with less compression than the Dolby track.
If you already own the collectors edition and you're watching your DVDs through either just your television, a two channel stereo or with a receiver that only supports Dolby Digital or Dolby Pro Logic/Pro Logic II then I would say to be sated with the version you already have. There is not much more that this DVD covers with the interviews and features that, after watching the collectors edition, you would care to see.
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Initial post: Sep 24, 2010 10:29:14 PM PDT
Mary K. Koch says:
In reply to an earlier post on Sep 27, 2010 6:26:45 AM PDT
I appreciate the spell-check, please proof-read all my other reviews while you're at it and let me know if I've messed anything else up, grammatically or technically.
Posted on Oct 8, 2010 10:55:04 PM PDT
"Discreet" is Frank Zappa.
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