Armageddon Criterion: Is it Anamorphic?

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  1. Jerome Grate

    Jerome Grate Cinematographer

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    I've noticed that Deepdiscounts has it for 29.98 and was contemplating purchasing, but I won't get it if it's non-anamorphic. I did the stretch thing with the first release and it works ok but really want to enjoy it the best way.
     
  2. Joseph Bolus

    Joseph Bolus Cinematographer

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    It's non-anamorphic.

    As far as I'm aware, there has *never* been an anamorphic release of this title - from *any* studio - to the DVD format.
     
  3. cafink

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    I'm pretty sure there have been anamorphic widescreen DVD releases of this movie, just not in the United States.
     
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    Nope, and its sorely in need of a reissue. With DTS added to boot.
     
  5. willh51

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    The funny thing about the CC of this movie is that aside from being non-anamorphic, the transfer looks very good.
     
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    UK and Australia releases are anamorphic. UK special edition has most of the extras from the Criterion release except the 10min gag reel.
     
  7. Brett_M

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    The transfer is pretty good for non-anamorphic, the sound is awesome, and the extras are stellar. Love it or hate it, it's a fabulous double disc. Perhaps they'll give it the "Brazil" re-release treatment -- a single disc anamorphic release to replace the first disc in the set and a double discer for those who do not own it at all.
     
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