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Along Came Polly
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 86 (Jul 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Debra Messing, Hank Azaria, Bryan Brown, Michele Lee, Bob Dishy & Alec Baldwin

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: 4
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features include the original opening with commentary by director John Hamburg, feature-length commentary with Hamburg, a four-minute highlight on the ferret Rodolfo, six minutes worth of deleted scenes with optional commentary, a four-minute outtakes reel, an 11-minute making-of featurette, and DVD-ROM contents. There are also up-front ads.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Video
(Catalog Number): 23843
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

Sexual content, language, crude humor and some drug references
(Retail Price): $26.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 90
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2004
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/08/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): John Hamburg
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Special Notes:
Also available in the Ben Stiller Collection, Which also includes Meet The Parents (Bonus Edition), Mystery Men And Reality Bites, Ben Stiller Collection Catalog number 25787 of 2004

Story Synopsis:
After being dumped on his honeymoon, risk assessment expert Reuben Feffer (Stiller) felt like his life was over. But then out of the blue, Along Came Polly (Aniston), an old grade-school chum who he hadn

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture exhibits image quality that is suitable for the lighthearted genre. The picture is sharp and nicely detailed, with satisfying textures and clarity. Colors are nicely balanced with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Distractions are minimal, but picky viewers may notice some edge enhancement and pixelization from time-to-time. (Suzanne Hodges)

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