10 must-have DVDs for home theaters - CNET.com
Any home-theater enthusiast knows that there are certain discs that make your home theater really look and sound like one. Unfortunately, all too often the movies themselves aren't as captivating as the visual and audio pyrotechnics that they deliver. But who cares? We love them for what they are: awesome test discs that push the limits of our systems.
Here are current favorites, culled from numerous titles. We've listed them by release date along with our preferred test scenes from each disc. We update this list monthly.
Star Wars--Episode 2, Attack of the Clones (Fox)
Monsters, Inc. (Disney)
Panic Room: Superbit Edition (Columbia Tristar)
From Hell--Director's Limited Edition (20th Century Fox)
Jurassic Park III (Universal)
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (Warner Home Video)
Pearl Harbor--Vista Series Director's Cut (Buena Vista)
Black Hawk Down (Columbia TriStar)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Warner)
Fifth Element: Superbit Collection (Columbia TriStar)