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Wedding Date, The
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 100 (Sep 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney, Amy Adams, Jack Davenport, Sarah Parish, Jeremy Sheffield, Peter Egan & Holland Taylor

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Includes 10-minutes worth of deleted scenes, an eight-minute A Date With Debra featurette, and feature commentary with Debra Messing.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 27220
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Sexual Content Including Dialogue
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 89
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2004
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 08/16/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Clare Kilner
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Due to her share of romantic problems, Kat Ellis (Messing) becomes determined to show up with a date to the wedding of her younger sister, Amy (Adams). So she gets the best man money can buy, Nick (Mulroney), a handsome professional escort. But as The Wedding Date nears, Kat begins to wonder if their relationship is all about the money...or if there

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture looks great, with bright colors that perfectly complement the light storytelling. Images are often very sharp and nicely detailed. Occasional edge halos and pixelization are noticed, but nothing that is too distracting. (Suzanne Hodges)

Dialogue often sounds unnatural tonally, and combined with lip sync issues, the Dolby