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Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 95 (Apr 2005) Of Widescreen Review®


WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Special features include feature commentary with director Beeban Kidron, an invitation into "Daniel's Hotel Room" where you are offered a five-minute look into The Big Fight and an amusing little interactive quiz entitled "Who's Your Man?" Three deleted scenes with introductions appear on "Bridgets Desk," and "Mark's Law Office" brings you Mark & Bridget: Forever, which is a five-minute discussion with Ren

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 26719
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Language And Some Sexual Content
(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 107
(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): 3/22/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

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(Director): Beeban Kidron
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Bridget Jones (Zellweger) has gone beyond The Edge Of Reason this time. Her boyfriend Mark Darcy (Firth) absolutely adores her, but she can't believe that she can ever fit into his world. However, after going to Thailand with the smooth cad Daniel Cleaver (Grant) she realizes how lucky she was and what a fool she has been. Now Bridget must figure out a way to prove to Mark that she's the right one for him, before it's too late. This second adorable Bridget Jones film is also based on the novel by Helen Fielding. (Tricia Littrell)

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.40:1 DVD picture exhibits pleasing image quality, with sharp and detailed images. Sometimes the picture can seem a bit soft or undefined. Color fidelity is quite natural overall, with accurate fleshtones, rich hues, and generally deep blacks. However, some scenes seem slightly undersaturated (with noticeably weak blacks). Pixelization is occasional, but rarely is any distracting edge enhancement noticed. (Suzanne Hodges)

With well mixed music and occasional blips of surround atmospheric effects, the Dolby