Street Kings

The DVD      The DVD in widescreen aspect was filmed in a 2.40:1 aspect ratio.  It used 5.1 Dolby Surround sound.  It comes in French, English, and Spanish audio tracks as well as subtitles for English and Spanish.  The packaging is standard DVD packaging with single disk tray and no inside leaflet.  On a side note, it really burns me that studios and DVD distribution companies don’t go the extra mile to put the extras in the packaging.  I pay $20 for a DVD and I fully expect little extras like the paper with the chapter index inside the DVD case.  Ten years ago, every DVD had a leaflet in it; some even had a pamphlet with a small glimpse inside the making of or cast of the movie I just purchased.  Since not including these little extras has apparently become the standard, I really cannot fault the studio, production company, or the distributors.  No compression artifacts could be seen and the video was clear on my 37” Sanyo.  While I do not have my surround sound hooked up yet, I cannot say as to the 5.1 sound.   The Extras      Other than an audio commentary by the director and a few trailers, the extras were somewhat lacking.  A behind-the-scenes or making of documentary could’ve been good, but no such luck.   The Cast and Crew      Keanu...

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