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Nanny Diaries, The
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 127 (Jan 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Alicia Keys, Chris Evans, Donna Murphy, Nicholas Reese Art & Paul Giamatti

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Bonus features included on this disc are up-front previews, which are forced; a making-of featurette Life At The Top As Seen From The Bottom (17 minutes); an interview with the writers of the original novel, Confessions Of The Original Nannies (22 minutes); a four-minute blooper reel; and the original theatrical trailer.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Genius Products
(Catalog Number): 80348
(MPAA Rating): PG-13
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(Retail Price): $29.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 106
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2007
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/04/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Shari Springer Berman
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
After graduating from college, Annie Braddock (Johansson), still doesn

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a bold color palette with well-balanced contrast, making for an enjoyable presentation. Contrast is also balanced well, but fleshtones have a reddish hue that can become a distraction at times. Black levels are slightly milky, but shadow delineation is lacking, as details in the darkest scenes can be crushed. Details in general can look rather soft, and color bleeding can be noticed at times. Edge enhancement is not recognizable but pixel breakup and noise can be noticed throughout. (Danny Richelieu)

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