Based on true events and the Vanity Fair article written by H.G. Bissinger, "Shattered Glass" tells the story of Stephen Glass (Christensen), the celebrated young writer and master fabricator who misled his editors at The New Republic magazine in the late-90s. Just out of college, Glass finds himself a contributing writer for the likes of Rolling Stone and George magazines when he becomes an associate editor at The New Republic. When Glass
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture can exhibit satisfying sharpness, though finer details are often lacking. Some scenes are actually rather blurry or appear smeared. The color palette exhibits nice balance, with accurate fleshtones, and generally deep blacks. The source element is revealing of some dirt at times. Contrast can seem a bit low, but shadow delineation is acceptable. Occasional edge halos are noticed, and a digital appearance is contributed by pixelization. (Suzanne Hodges)
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