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Daddy Day Camp

Genre: Family

Reviewed In Issue 129 (Mar 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Cube Gooding Jr., Lochlyn Munro, Richard Grant, Tamala Jones, Paul Rae & Brian Doyle-Murray

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
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, a featurette How I Spent My Summer: Making Daddy Day Camp, the What I Learned At Day Camp: Interactive Quiz in either English or Spanish language, and additional previews.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 18825
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

For mild bodily humor and language
(Retail Price): $28.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 89
(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): 01/29/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Fred Savage
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Daddy Day Care owners, Charlie (Gooding Jr.) and Phil (Rae), decide to expand their child-care operation to Daddy Day Camp when their seven-year-old sons want to spend the summer at Camp Canola, which is run by a childhood rival of Charlie's. The successful day-care owners impulsively purchase neighboring Camp Driftwood, but the challenge proves more difficult than the pair anticipated. (Stacey Pendry)

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.83:1 DVD has a somewhat blown-out appearance, with washed-out colors and elevated black levels. Color fidelity is generally good, with the various hues of green of the forest delivered nicely. Contrast is fairly well balanced and resolution is nicely rendered with fine details presented well. There are times, however, when fine details are somewhat soft. Edge enhancement and

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