Special features include a feature commentary track by Director Kimberly Peirce and Co-Writer Mark Richard; the following featurettes: The Making Of Stop-Loss (21 minutes) and A Day In Boot Camp (ten minutes); 11 deleted scenes with optional commentary by Peirce; and previews.
Sgt. Brandon King (Phillippe) is a decorated Iraq War veteran who has served his tour of duty and country with pride. After returning to his hometown in Texas after his tour of duty is over, Brandon is faced with all the difficulties a soldier faces when resuming civilian life. Just when he is beginning to feel more comfortable at home than he was on the battlefield, Sgt. King is ordered back to duty to serve another tour under the military's controversial Stop-Loss program. Rather than upend his newly reformed family life, Brandon opts to go AWOL instead, threatening the loyalty of longtime friendships. (Stacey Pendry)
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD shows very good resolution and consistent black levels. Unfortunately, the blacks are not as deep as they could be. Still, shadow delineation is rendered well. Source element artifacts aren
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