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Saving Private Ryan, K-19: The Widowmaker and Escape From La Blu-ray Reviews

Paramount’s latest batch of Catalog titles includes Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan. As of today, the replacement copies should be on the streets as there were some audio sync issues. Unfortunately a lot of early reviews did not catch this issue, which is likely because most critics (self included) don’t have DTS-hd master audio. Briefly, there is a core DTS soundtrack, and then the HD audio track, and if you don’t have the right equipment, you are not going to hear that audio track. Perhaps that’s what happened here. Don’t know. But Spielberg’s war opus hit the streets along with catalog titles Escape from La and K-19: The Widowmaker, and my reviews of those titles follow after the jump.

With Saving Private Ryan, even its most ardent admirers will suggest that the bookends are the weakest element of the movie. This ties into

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