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Bridget Jones

Collector's Edition
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 91 (Dec 2004) Of Widescreen Review®


WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features include audio commentary by director Sharon Maguire, an eight-minute The Young And The Mateless featurette, a seven minute look at the phenomenon of Bridget Jones, a 10-minute behind-the-scenes featurette, a five minute Portrait Of The Makeup Artist featuring Graham Johnston (who served as chief artist for Bridget Jones

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Miramax Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 3835603
(MPAA Rating): R
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(Retail Price): $19.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 98
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/9/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Sharon Maguire
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
After another failed attempt to enjoy the holidays, Bridget Jones (Zellweger) decides to take control of her uncomfortably unmarried life, documenting everything in Bridget Jones

DVD Picture:
This new Special Edition DVD exhibits what appears to be the same 2.35:1 transfer as the previously released DVD (Issue 55). Images are sharp and detailed with good contrast and shadow delineation. Colors are rich and well balanced, with accurate fleshtones, and deep blacks. The picture is quite solid, but exhibits some pixel breakup and edge enhancement at times. (Suzanne Hodges)

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