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Video: How Does the Disc Look?
The 2.40:1 1080p transfer afforded The Raven on this Blu-ray debut isn't too bad at all. Detail quality isn't perhaps quite as razor-sharp as fans of the film might hope, but contrast is presented nicely, and color accuracy is sturdy throughout. Grain is also handled deftly, with the movie assuming a well-worn glow that it wears well. Compression artifacting, aliasing, and banding are kept to a minimum, as well, which is always rewarding.
Audio: How Does the Disc Sound?
The DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound mix included isn't perfect, but it packs a wallop, nevertheless. Dialogue is audible from start to finish, and surrounds are given a nice workout, coming to life often. Some of the movie's more intense sequences aren't as elegant as they could be - volume discrepancy definitely pops up now and again - but for the most part, this is a creepy, heavily atmospheric lossless mix that serves its source material appropriately.
English SDH and Spanish subtitles are included.