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30 Days Of Night

Genre: Horror

Reviewed In Issue 130 (Apr 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston, Ben Foster, Mark Boone Junior & Mark Rendall

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features include the following featurettes: Pre-Production (eight minutes), Building Barrow (four minutes), The Look (six minutes), Blood, Guts And Nasty #@$&! (six minutes), Stunts (six minutes), The Vampire (five minutes), Night Shoots (five minutes), and Casting (nine minutes); an episode of the anime T.V. series Blood+ (21 minutes); a commentary track by cast and crew; and previews. The Blu-ray Disc also includes a 30 Images Of Night storyboarded slide show.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 19615
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

For strong horror violence and language
(Retail Price): $28.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 113
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2007
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 02/26/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): David Slade
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Located far north of the Arctic Circle, Barrow, Alaska experiences 30 Days Of Night, a natural phenomenon that occurs each winter. From the darkness, across the frozen tundra, an evil will come to Barrow that will bring the town

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.40:1 DVD has a cold, desaturated look that matches the storytelling nicely. Resolution is well rendered, with fine textures nicely detailed. Even with the desaturated colors, fleshtones look fairly natural. Black levels aren

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