The audio better handles the HD format but has issues as well. Presented in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, there's great use of the surrounds and subwoofer during the gunfights. There is good directionality in the soundfield as bullets zing past as well as when trains cross the frame. The dialogue occasionally sounds flat, likely recorded in post, but mixes in well with the effects and Bruce Broughton's score. Even when Doc's frailty reduces his voice closer to a whisper, he can still be heard clearly.
The extras are rather sparse, which is surprising for a film that has a big following, and it's inexplicable why Cosmatos' commentary from the DVD isn't included. "The Making of Tombstone" includes "An Ensemble Cast" (12 min) that show the actors more impressed with their roles and performances than they should be; "Making An Authentic Western" (7 min), which is an apt title for some of the elements and demonstrates the hard work that was done; and "The Gunfight at The O.K. Corral" (7 min), which looks at the historical event and the way it was depicted here. Also present is "Director's Original Storyboards," revealing the plans for the shots of the O.K. Corral sequence.
Tombstone comes across like an average Hollywood production with both good and bad elements that don't offer much to love or hate. Fans of the movie might want to wait for a better Blu-ray edition as this one is a bit lacking, and fans of the format will likely be disappointed