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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Catch And Release
Genre: Romantic Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 121 (Jun 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith, Sam Jaeger, Tina Lifford, Fiona Shaw & Juliette Lewis

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2.5
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Special features include two commentary tracks: one with Director Susannah Grant and Kevin Smith and the other with Grant and Cinematographer John Lindley, previews, and up-front ads.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 13889
(MPAA Rating): PG-13
(Rating Reason):

For sexual content, language, and some drug use
(Retail Price): $28.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 112
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 05/08/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Susannah Grant
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
In Catch And Release, Gray (Garner) should have been marrying the man of her dreams but instead finds herself burying him. Alone and needing a place to live, she moves in with her former fianc

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.32:1 DVD generally looks soft and relatively poorly defined. Colors often bleed, giving off a halo-like effect that can be a distraction. The color scheme is uncharacteristically limited for a film of this genre. Black levels are deep, but shadow delineation is lacking. The picture can occasionally have a digital, hard look, and edge enhancement is noticeable throughout. The H.264 AVC-encoded Blu-ray Disc looks much better, with better resolution