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The Fast & The Furious – Tokyo Drift (Widescreen Edition)


Picture: B-     Sound: B-     Extras: B-     Film: C-



This is the third review of the films I have done in The Fast & The Furious series, but not one for each.  Having just looked at the HD-DVD/DVD Combo format version of this film, you’d think the disc would be the same as the DVD side of that version, but this is not always the case.


Though we have seen a worst discrepancy between two such versions, as in Land Of The Dead, the DVD only version looks slightly more washed out than the DVD side of its combo counterpart.  It is not enough to lower the picture rating but, close enough to note and criticize.  Why?  Who knows, but the DVD is being mass produced in a way the Combo version is not and cannot be, so that is likely the case.  Both offer anamorphically enhanced 2.35 X 1 images from the same transfer, both the same mastering.  Not the same results in picture, however, so you might want the Combo version for that reason despite costing a bit more.


As for the Dolby Digital 5.1 mix, it is as good as the DVD side of the Combo disc, so that is not as much of a problem.  To read more about my thoughts on Tokyo Drift and the rest of the series to date, you can go to the HD-DVD review of the trilogy at:





-   Nicholas Sheffo


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