Thursday, 22 November 2001
THE GRINCH, aka DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (Universal Studios Home Video) is director Ron Howard’s extremely popular 2000 musical fantasy about a cranky creature trying to ruin Christmas for the quaint little town of Whoville. Jim Carrey gives an extraordinary performance in the remarkable Grinch makeup designed by Rick Baker. The film is available in separate widescreen and full-screen versions. The widescreen version aspect ratio is 1.85; full-screen is 1.33:1. Sound formats on both are English DTS, English Dolby Digital 5. 1 and French Dolby Digital 5.1, with English closed-captioning. Extras include a making-of featurette, deleted scenes, outtakes, a featurette on Whoville, a Faith Hill music video, production notes, sing-along songs, read-along songs and DVD-ROM features. MPAA rating is PG.