Daily Debrief: Warner Bros.' film restoration technology

In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Jim Kerstetter discuss the digital retouching of classic film The Godfather.

This fall, film enthusiasts will have the opportunity to watch an American classic like they've never seen it before. The Godfather trilogy has recently been digitally remastered to look cleaner, brighter, and as as fresh as its original release in 1972.

In Friday's Daily Debrief, I chat with CNET News.com's executive editor, Jim Kerstetter, who also happens to be the office film buff. He explains the painstaking process of the digital facelift and why the preservation of such classics is important for posterity. Also, hear what kind of directives director Francis Ford Coppola gave the technicians cleaning up pivotal moments in his masterpiece.

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