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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Genre: Horror

Reviewed In Issue 97 (Jun 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Barry Watson, Emily Deschanel, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Tory Mussett, Andrew Glover, Charles Mesure & Lucy Lawless

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Special features include a The Making Of Boogeyman documentary (with a 15-minute Part I and a 20-minute Part II), six deleted scenes, a six-minute alternate ending, three animatics (similar to storyboard comparisons with audio), four visual effects progressions, and bonus trailers.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 01269
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Intense Sequences Of Horror And Terror/Violence, Some Partial Nudity
(Retail Price): $28.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 89
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2004
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 05/31/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Stephen Kay
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Tim (Watson) is a young man who is still haunted by traumatic memories. Desperate to resolve issues that have to do with his father

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.82:1 DVD picture exhibits sharp and detailed images with pleasing contrast. Shadow delineation is satisfying for the many dark scenes, allowing enough visual information for heightened suspense to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Colors can be richly saturated and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, and deep, true blacks. Sometimes the picture has a slightly soft appearance, but this look seems to contribute to the mood of certain scenes. Occasional minor edge enhancement and pixelization are noticed. (Suzanne Hodegs)

In what seems to be a common theme this issue, the Dolby

This Disc Contains The Following WSR-Rated Superb Qualities:
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