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Mr. And Mrs. Smith (Mr. & Mrs. Smith)
Genre: Action Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 104 (Jan 2006) Of Widescreen Review®

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Adam Brody & Kerry Washington

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Special features include an eight-minute Making A Scene featurette, three deleted scenes, the theatrical trailer, a teaser trailer, a soundtrack spot, and a bonus trailer for the Family Guy: Stewie Griffin movie. There are also hree audio commentary tracks: by director Doug Liman and screenwriter Simon Kinberg; producers Akiva Goldsman and Lucas Foster; and editor Michael Tronick, production desigern Jeff Mann, and visual effects supervisor Kevin Elam. Finally, there is a Fox Inside Look highlight at the upcoming movie, The Sentinel.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2231371
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

For sequences of violence, intense action, sexual content and brief strong language.
(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): 120
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2005
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/29/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Doug Liman
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
The movie that introduced a new power-couple and forced the celebrity-loving, tabloid-consuming public to take sides between Mr. and Mrs. Pitt.... Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt star as Jane and John Smith, a couple seeking the help of a therapist to achieve some more excitement in their marriage. But what their marriage lacks in excitement is made up in their separate secret lives as assassins. But when Mr. And Mrs. Smith cross paths as they attempt to take out the same target, their lives take an even more dramatic

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture looks a bit soft at times, although details can be nicely rendered. Colors are well-balanced throughout, with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Contrast and shadow delineation are also nicely balanced. There are some signs of minor edge halos that are capable of distracting finicky viewers. Pixel breakup is also occasionally noticed. (Suzanne Hodges)

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