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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Fog, The
Genre: Horror

Reviewed In Issue 105 (Feb 2006) Of Widescreen Review®

Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Rade Sherbedgia, DeRay Davis & Kenneth Welsh

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: NR
DD Sound Rating: NR
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 2
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Special Features
Special features include the choice of watching the movie with commentary by Director Rupert Wainwright, seven deleted scenes (which can also be played with director's commentary), 11 theatrical trailers, and three featurettes: an eight-minute remaking of a horror classic, 10 minutes of Seeing Through The Fog, and 14 minutes of Feeling The Fog.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 13655
(MPAA Rating): Unrated
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(Retail Price): $28.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 103
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2005
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 01/24/06
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Rupert Wainwright
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Nick (Welling), a charter-boat captain, and his first mate Spooner (Davis) discover an antique ship's bag, they unknowingly open a spiritual door for the passengers and crew of a sunken ship. It isn

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD looks great, with sharp and detailed images and well-balanced contrast and shadow delineation. Colors are richly saturated with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. There is often an eerie greenish tint to the color scheme when the fog rolls in, creating a cold atmosphere that is complementary to the storytelling. While there is some pixel breakup noticed at times, the picture can otherwise have a clean appearance. Edge halos are rarely detected. (Suzanne Hodges)

Typical of movies of this genre, the Dolby