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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Two-Disc Special Edition
Genre: Musical

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

John Travolta, Michelle Pfieffer,Queen Latifah, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Allison Janney, Jerry Stiller, Paul Dooley & Nikki Blonsky

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features on Disc One include up-front previews; Hairspray Extensions, which is a behind-the-scenes look at six segments of the movie with commentary; and Step By Step: The Dances Of Hairspray where you learn two dances featured in the film. On Disc Two special features include The Roots Of Hairspray, which contains three featurettes: The Buddy Dean Show (eight minutes), John Waters

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): New Line Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): N11096
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

For language, some suggestive content, and momentary teen smoking
(Retail Price): $34.99
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 107
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2007
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/20/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Adam Shankman
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
It is 1962 in Baltimore and teen Tracy Turnbald (Blonsky) is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart. Tracy

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.38:1 DVD shows good resolution and solid black levels. Shadow delineation and contrast is also rendered nicely. The imagery can have a believably dimensional look. While resolution is good, it isn

The Dolby

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