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Glass House, The
Genre: Thriller

Reviewed In Issue 58 (Mar 2002) Of Widescreen Review®

Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane, Stellan Skarsg

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary with writer Wesley Strick and director Daniel Sackheim, one deleted scene with optional commentary, cast and crew filmographies with optional interviews, and trailers

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 06252
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Sinister thematic elements, violence, drug content and language
(Retail Price): $27.96
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 106
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 01/02/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

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(Director): Daniel Sackheim
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Ruby Baker (Sobieski) is understandably devastated when her parents are killed in a car accident. She and her younger brother Rhett (Morgan) are sent to live with their legal guardians, Terry and Erin Glass (Skarsg

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture exhibits very satisfying quality, with sharp and detailed images, as well as pleasing contrast and shadow delineation. Colors are well balanced, with a cool overall appearance via gray and blue hues. That said, fleshtones are accurate, and blacks are deep and solid. Edge enhancement can be a problem at times, and shimmering details and pixelization are detected. (Suzanne Hodges) The DVD also includes a modified 1.33:1 version (not reviewed).

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