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Running with Scissors Blu-ray

United States
Sony Pictures | 2006 | 122 min | Rated R | Feb 06, 2007

Running with Scissors (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-2
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: LPCM 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Korean

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Single disc (1 BD)

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Video 3.5 of 53.5
Audio 3.5 of 53.5
Extras 1.0 of 51.0
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Running with Scissors

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Running with Scissors Blu-ray offers solid video and audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

Based on the personal memoirs of Augusten Burroughs, Running with Scissors is a wickedly funny, brave and moving tale of surviving a most unusual childhood. Augusten's (Joseph Cross) mother (Annette Bening) is a deluded aspiring post with bipolar disorder whose marriage to his dad (Alec Baldwin) is in ruins. Soon, she is seeing a very eccentric therapist named Dr. Finch (Brian Cox), while Augusten is left in the care of Finch's wackly family, including his tightly-wound daughter (Gwyneth Paltrow). Abandoned by his parents and adopted by the Finches, he finds a kindred spirit in youngest daughter Natalie (Even Rachel Wood) and motherly support from Finch's long suffering wife Agnes (Jill Clayburgh). Constantly recording the events of his life in his journals as a way to cope, Augusten finds himself avoiding school, learning about love from an older man (Joseph Fiennes), and making big decisions at the tender age of fifteen.

For more about Running with Scissors and the Running with Scissors Blu-ray release, see Running with Scissors Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.0 out of 5.

Starring: Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin
Director: Ryan Murphy

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Running with Scissors Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Running with Scissors stumbles onto Blu-ray with a sufficient but rarely impressive 1080p, MPEG-2 transfer that gives average performance in just about every category. Clarity is middling; close-ups pop with crisp definition, but medium shots languor in occasional fuzziness. Colors are so- so; the film is best at its brightest, with strong reds—like Mrs. Finch's cardigan—and bold yellows, while other tones recede into the gloom of the doctor's overstuffed mansion. The film's biggest issue is shadow delineation, as details are frequently painted over by deep blacks that may or may not be intentional. There's a persistent field of grain hovering over the film—not overpowering but definitely noticeable—and despite the strong black levels, I never really got a keen sense of depth from the image. Transfer troubles like artifacts and banding are largely and thankfully absent, but I did notice some strong contrast wavering, particularly when Dr. Finch hands Deirdre a Valium pill and when Augusten is riding the bus. It can't keep up with Blu-ray's best, but Running with Scissors certainly isn't the slowest kid in the home video class.


Running with Scissors Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Joseph Cross' front and center, dynamically flat opening narration sets the tone for Running with Scissors' lossless PCM 5.1 track. Like the video quality, the film's audio is merely adequate, with a sometimes-thin, bass-less sound and an almost entirely front-heavy presentation. The rear channels are quiet and underused throughout the film, only coming out of hibernation for a few discrete effects and during the 1970's piano pop that peppers the score. As a distinctly chatty film, voice prioritization is key, and apart from the aforementioned thinness of the narration, dialogue comes through fully without getting lost in the minimal ambience. There's really not a lot to say about this track, aside from the fact that it does its job, but without any real gusto.


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