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Deck The Halls
Genre: Comedy

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

Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito, Kristen Davis, Kristen Chinoweth, Alia Shawkat, Fred Armisen & Jorge Garcia

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 2
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Special Features
Special features included on this disc are an option to view the film with commentary from John Whitesell and Danny DeVito, the following featurettes: Construction Of The Homes (four minutes), Lighting Design (three minutes), Winterizing/Shooting A Christmas Movie In July (four minutes), and two trailers.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 47482
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

For some crude and suggestive humor, and language
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 93
(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): 11/06/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): John Whitesell
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Christmas in Cloverdale, Massachusetts is really the most wonderful time of the year. The town

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits sharp and detailed imagery, but there are times when it looks rather soft and somewhat smeared. Contrast is well balanced, but black levels aren

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