Special features include a commentary track by Director Nelson McCormick and Actors Brittany Snow and Jonathon Schaech, five deleted scenes, an alternate ending, a six-minute Bridgeport High Vikings Video Yearbook, and up-front previews.
Donna Keppel (Snow) survived a terrible tragedy
The anamorphically enhanced 2.39:1 DVD exhibits a soft appearance, with fine details poorly defined. Black levels are deep, though, and shadow delineation is maintained well. Colors are nicely saturated and well balanced, and while contrast in general is natural, whites can bloom. Fleshtones are nicely defined. And while compression artifacts and edge enhancement are noticeable, they aren
Reason #105 Why Readers Love Widescreen Review:
Since Issue 5 (my first), I focused on reviews of Laser Discs and now DVDs, and From The Editor's Couch. Also, WSR has a lot of punch in the new equipment features. The technical essays have been superb! My home theatre setup depended (and still depends) on knowledge gained from WSR. WSR has become the media reference for me with regard to picture and sound quality assurance in display equipment and widescreen entertainment (movies, music events, and documentaries). I still do not have Issues 1 through 4 or the Premiere Special Edition of WSR and hope you put them on the subscribers' site eventually, so that I can giggle at some of the early typos and slips (if you leave them in). However, I'm sure that the early editions make for interesting historical reading as well, because I believe WSR has moved the display industry forward through the pushing the envelope attitude of Gary Reber. Carry on.