The Proposal (2009)
|Released:||Wednesday, June 17, 2009|
|Rating:||Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.|
When high-powered book editor Margaret (Sandra Bullock) faces deportation to her native Canada, the quick-thinking exec declares that she's actually engaged to her unsuspecting put-upon assistant Andrew (Ryan Reynolds), who she's tormented for years. He agrees to participate in the charade, but with a few conditions of his own. The unlikely couple heads to Alaska to meet his quirky family (Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White) and the always-in-control city girl finds herself in one comedic fish-out-of-water situation after another. With an impromptu wedding in the works and an immigration official on their tails, Margaret and Andrew reluctantly vow to stick to the plan despite the precarious consequences.
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The Proposal Blu-ray Review
While the story itself is a bit over the top and simplistic, the actors and director, Anne Fletcher, create a wonderful film. Sandra Bullock gives her best performance since Speed, and Ryan Reynolds shows that aside from cracked one liners, he really does have some great acting abilities. The supporting cast, including Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, and Betty White are simply amazing and nicely round out the film.
Aside from the great performances, the landscape of Alaska really shines through in this film and actually has me longing to take that trip to Alaska I vowed to take sometime in my lifetime.
As with most Disney Blu-ray releases, the picture is simply amazing! Encoded in the latest VC-1 codec, the picture looks better than its theatrical run with a perfect blend of colors and no-edge enhancements.
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- Nathan M Rose (B) (Theatrical Review)
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