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Princess Diaries 2 : Royal Engagement, The
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 92 (Jan 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Anne Hathaway, Heather Matarazzo, john Rhys-Davies, Chris Pine, Callum Blue, Kathleen Marshall, Raven, Caroline Goodall, Hector Elizondo, Julie Andrews & Larry Miller

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features include eight deleted scenes, a blooper reel, a

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Walt Disney Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 35946
(MPAA Rating): G
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 113
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2004
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 12/14/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Gary Marshall
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Klutzy Princess Mia (Hathaway) returns in The Princess Diaries 2, where she is ready to find a Prince Charming who is ready to commit to a Royal Engagement. But finding the perfect suitor is going to be a bit of a challenge when it is the

DVD Picture:
A perfectly bright and colorful picture for a light and cheery story, the anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture is nicely rendered throughout. Colors are bright, with well-balanced fleshtones, nicely saturated hues, and deep blacks. Images are generally sharp, though some minor smearing is occasionally detected. Minor edge halos are noticed around objects at times, and there is also some minor pixel breakup. Still, the picture should surely please for the genre. (Suzanne Hodges)

he music, comes from the front three screen channels, with a generous use of the LFE channel to accentuate the low end foundation. The front soundstage creates a wide atmosphere with good imaging for effects, while the surrounds are generally reserved for music ambiance. (Danny Richelieu)

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