Basic Information on new release titles is posted as soon as titles are announced. Once reviewed, additional data is added to the database.
WSR Detailed DVD Review
Little Miss Sunshine
Genre: Comedy Drama

Reviewed In Issue 117 (Feb 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin & Alan Arkin

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NR
Download WSR Review
Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 4
Internet Links

Special Features
On Side A, special features include two commentaries: the first with Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, and the second with Screenwriter Michael Arndt, Dayton, and Faris; the

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2240331
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

For language, some sex, and drug content
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 102
(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): 12/19/06
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris
(Screenplay/Written By): Subscribe Now!
(Story): Subscribe Now!
(Music): Subscribe Now!
(Director Of Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Production Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Visual Effects): Subscribe Now!
(Costume Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Editor): Subscribe Now!
(Supervising Sound Editors): Subscribe Now!
(Re-Recording Mixers): Subscribe Now!
(Executive Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Co-Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Academy Awards): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Picture Information

(Principal Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Anamorphic Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Letterbox Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Sound Information

(DVD Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Sound): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(DTS Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Dolby Digital Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Additional Languages): Subscribe Now!
(Subtitles): Subscribe Now!
(WSR Superb Sound Qualities): Subscribe Now!

  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
A down-on-his-luck father (Kinnear), a semi-frenetic mother (Collette), a mute-by-choice brother (Dano), a heroine-happy grandfather (Arkin), and a suicidal uncle (Carell) complete Olive

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits well balanced contrast and colors, with well-captured details. Fleshtones look warm and healthy, but shadow delineation is slightly lacking. Edge enhancement is noticeable, but is only somewhat distracting. (Danny Richelieu)

The Dolby