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Hot Fuzz
Genre: Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 124 (Oct 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

Simon Pegg, NIck Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Timothy Dalton, Bill Nighy, Billie Whitelaw & Edward Woodward

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4.5
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Special Features
Special features include The Man Who Would Be Fuzz (30 seconds), ten minutes of deleted scenes, an option to view the film with storyboards, Fuzz-O-Meter option to view with trivia captioning, four theatrical trailers, Danny

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 62033218
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

For violent content including some graphic images and 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): 121
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2007
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 07/31/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Edgar Wright
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Big city over-achieving super-cop, Nicholas Angel (Pegg) is so good at his job he makes the other officers on the police force look like a bunch of pathetic slackers. When the head of the police department

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.34:1 DVD looks very good, with solid black levels and well-rendered shadows. Details are crisp with good resolution and contrast is balanced nicely. Color bleeding can be noticed at times, but it is not consistently so. Compression artifacts and pixilation are not much of a problem, but jagged edges can be noticed at times. Edge enhancement is not overly noticeable. (Danny Richelieu)

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