Originally Posted by dvdmike007
There is DNR on both
If so, then it's pretty subtle. I associate heavy DNR with poor detail, like on the T2 disc, where fine detail is completely obliterated in many scenes.
By contrast, most of the wide angle shots on Carlito appear to have excellent level of detail. Look at the establishing shots of the courtroom in the beginning, for example. Or the wide angle shots at Kleinfeld's estate during the party sequence in the middle of the film. Both look pretty damn detailed to me.
Many of the tighter shots have a fairly shallow depth of field though, which can make detail in the background (or foreground) look softer/out-of-focus. Is it possible you're confusing this intentional cinematic device with DNR? Or am I looking at this characteristic wrongly?