The Ice Pirates 1984 Color Mono Widescreen 16x9 enhanced Aspect 1.85:1 Extras – Theatrical Trailer What you have here is a silly space spoof that stars Robert Urich (Spenser for Hire) the commander of the water stealing pirates, Mary Crosby (Dallas) a beautiful princess, John Matuszak (Football player) a bulling thief and Ron Perlman (Hellboy) chief computer wiz and overall helping hand. In the future after great interplanetary wars, water has nearly run out and what is left is held by the evil Templars from the planet Mithra. Jason (Robert Urich) and crew steal water for a living with the help of a bunch of cheaply put together nervous robots. The day unfolds as any until they take something other then water aboard, a Princess and her Nanny. From here the crew fights for their life and eventually seeks out to find the mythical 7th world. Video Looks great, I’ve been watching a pan scan version for so long that this is the first time I’ve seen it widescreen since attending its original theatrical release. I did upscale it on my zenith DVD player to 1080i so take that into consideration. Menu is pretty nice looking but if left to long it just starts playing the movie and I don’t care for that. This may actually look too good because the special effects look awfully pitiful. The actors come across very detailed and it’s probably the best it has every looked. Sound Mono and it is fine. Clear easy to understand what they say, pretty balanced tone and the subs never went low but kicked in when a ship passed by. I don’t think this movie warrants the investment of a new soundtrack. Extras 1 Theatrical Trailer that looks real gritty and extremely dark. Overall Well I have always liked this up until seeing this DVD and I can’t really explain what happened. The picture is great the sound is fine, but my enjoyment has diminished and I will blame that on my recent stint of better quality movies and perhaps the difference between my pan scan memories vs. the widescreen presentation. I will keep this DVD for a silly day that allows for less critical judgment.