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WSR Detailed DVD Review
License To Wed
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 126 (Dec 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

Robin WIlliams, Mandy Moore, John Krasinski, Eric Christian Olsen, Christine Taylor, DeRay Davis, Josh Flitter, Peter Strauss

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2.5
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 2
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Special Features
Special features include up-front previews; 12 minutes of deleted scenes, either with commentary from the director or without; and the clip Ask Choir Boy, where an annoying, pre-pubescent boy answers 16 questions about relationships.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 116069
(MPAA Rating): PG-13
(Rating Reason):

For sexual humor and language
(Retail Price): $28.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 91
(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): 10/30/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Ken Kwapis
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Ben Murphy (Krasinski) and Sadie Jones (Moore) are newly engaged and looking forward to a beautiful wedding and married life afterward. Sadie wishes to marry in her family church, but therein lies a problem, and the problem has a name...Reverend Frank (Williams). The good Reverend runs Sadie

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.34:1 DVD is marred by heavy compression artifacts that really damage the image, which is most likely brought on by the fact that a widescreen and fullscreen version of the movie is on both sides. Flesh also looks plugged up, with little fine detail shown, and it can also look overly pink in brighter scenes. Black levels are slightly washed out, and whites can bloom. Color fringing and bleeding can also be problematic. Strangely, some scenes can look quite good, with good resolution and dimensionality, but these scenes are few and far between. Edge enhancement can be recognized as well. (Danny Richelieu)

Typical of movies of this genre, the Dolby