Includes two audio commentaries: a cast commentary with Shia LaBeouf, Kleo Thomas, Jake M. Smith, and Max Kasch and a filmmaker commentary with director Andrew Davis and author/screenwriter Louis Sachar; an 11-minute featurette on The Boys Of D-Tent; a nine-minute making-of featurette, Digging The First Hole; six deleted scenes; a brief gag reel; and D-Tent Boys music video
DVD General Information
Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Violence, mild language, and some thematic elements
Also available in a full screen edition.
Stanley Yelnats IV (LaBeouf) always seems to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. This can be attributed to a long-standing curse put on his great-great-grandfather (who passed on his palindrome name down three generations), who had made a false promise to a fortune teller. Charged with a crime he did not commit, Stanley is offered a choice: jail or juvenile Camp Green Lake. Choosing the latter, Stanley learns that there
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a picture that can be impressively sharp and detailed, with excellent textures, clarity, and definition. The color scheme is fully saturated and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, natural hues, and deep blacks. Contrast and shadow delineation are excellent. Picky viewers may notice the loss or smearing of finer details (like a gingham check shirt that magically turns to linen) by subtle movements by the actor or camera. Edge enhancement and occasional pixelization are also noticed at times, distracting from an otherwise superb visual experience. (Suzanne Hodges)
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