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Alex & Emma
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 81 (Feb 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Kate Hudson, Luke Wilson, Sophie Marceau, David Paymer & Rob Reiner

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary with director Rob Reiner and actor Luke Wilson.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 28387
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Sexual content and some language
(Retail Price): $27.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 96
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/23/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Rob Reiner
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Alex (Wilson) has 30 days to write a book so he can pay off his $100,000 gambling debt, or he

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a picture that is quite natural and easy-on-the-eyes, with a color scheme that is well balanced. Fleshtones are naturally rendered and hues are nicely saturated, with deep blacks. There are a few flecks of dust noticed in the source element. The picture is stylized to switch to a slightly muted color scheme as the characters delve into the novel that they are writing. The picture is very clean, with little in the way of bothersome edge enhancement but there is occasional pixel breakup. (Suzanne Hodges)

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