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Happy Feet
Genre: Animation

Reviewed In Issue 120 (May 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

The voice talents of Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia. E.G. Daily, Magda Szubanski & Miriam Margolyes

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features include the three-minute Mumble Meets A Blue Whale, featuring the voice talent of the late, great Steve Irwin, and the 30-second A Happy Feet Moment additional scenes, the five-minute dance lesson featurette Dance Like A Penguin: Stomp To The Beat, two music videos

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Bros
(Catalog Number): 112092
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

For some mild peril and rude humor
(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): 108
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 03/27/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): George Miller
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Mumble (Wood) is an emperor penguin, and everyone knows that emperor penguins need to sing. Singing just the right tune at just the right time guarantees a lifetime of happiness and commitment with just the right penguin. But Mumble can

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.38:1 DVD exhibits a pleasing image, with vibrant colors, well-resolved details, and good depth. Pixilization and compression artifacting can be noticed from time to time, occasionally becoming rather distracting. Edge enhancement is minor but noticeable. The bright white fields of snow and ice are well defined, with good detail even in the most intensely bright portions. While the imagery is good, it does have its problems. (Danny Richelieu)

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