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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Genre: Horror Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 115 (Dec 2006) Of Widescreen Review®

Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Tania Saulnier, Gregg Henry & Michael Rooker

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Special features include commentary with Director James Gunn and Actor Nathan Fillion, eight deleted scenes with optional commentary by Gunn, the nine-minute video diary of The King Of Cult: Lloyd Kaufman, a 19-minute Bringing Slither

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 28661
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

For strong horror violence and gore, and language
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 96
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/24/06
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): James Gunn
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
After his wife Starla (Banks) refuses his advances one night, Grant Grant (Rooker) goes to the local bar for a nightcap. Heading out to the woods with Brenda (Brenda James) the floozy, Grant discovers a strange meteor that has fallen from the sky. When the thing attacks and stings Grant, he turns into a meat-loving monster with strange tentacles that Slither out of his chest. And it isn

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture exhibits well-balanced colors and well-resolved details. Blacks are slightly milky, and shadow delineation is not quite up to par, leaving detail in the darkest scenes difficult to make out. There is little in the way of pixel breakup or edge enhancement. (Danny Richelieu)

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