Warner Bros. CONFIRMS Cats & Dogs WILL BE PAN & SCAN ONLY!!!

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  1. JohnS

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    I HAVE HAD IT. WARNER BROTHERS CAN KISS OFF!
    www.dvdfile.com confirmed this!!
    I WILL NOT BE BUYING THIS LIKE I HAD ORIGINALLY PLANNED!!!
    Goonies will be the last W.B. DVD I EVER BUY!!!
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  2. Cameron Seaman

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    Oh my God.
    You have got to be kidding me.
    Wow. I am really starting to get pissed off. [​IMG]
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    (in a parental tone of voice) It's not so much that I'm angry, as I'm just very, very disappointed in you, Warner Brothers. (in a decidedly not parental tone) Go fuck yourselves, WB. [​IMG]
     
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    Bastards. I was waiting to view this at home so I could avoid the screaming kiddies in the theater. Guess I'll have to chance it anyhow and see it while it's out now.
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    I just read the same news at DVD File.
    NO SALE TO PAN & SCAM
    I hate Warner Bros. [​IMG]
    Meanwhile, in R2 land, Fox (Yes, FOX!) are planning to release season 1 of Angel in 4:3 and not its original widescreen.
    WTF IS HAPPENING?! (rhetorical)
     
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    WTF???
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    I contacted Warner Brothers. I asked them if Cats & Dogs dvd will be pan & scam only. The lady said she was not sure. I told her that I would not be purchasing it now. I also asked about Willy Wonka. She said she was well aware of the complaints about Wonka. So hopefully, this will not stand.
    My 2 daughters(6 & 3 years old) have no problem watching widescreen movies with "the black bars". How can a company that is suppose to be so into dvd, be so ignorant. To be fair I have no problem if they want to release pan & scam movies. But, don't stop releasing movies in widescreen also. Nice way to alienate a portion of the consumer market.
     
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    Another title MARred by WB. Sigh, once you point the train downhill, it gets pretty hard to stop. no?
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    I haven't seen this one, but now I won't even be renting it, much less buying it. Do we need a general "No pan-and-scam from Warner" petition or something?
    -Tom
     
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    I have a feeling that this upcoming Warner Brothers chat(Oct 2nd) will greatly be under fire or Warner Brothers will cancel(weasel their way out).
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    Is there a confirmed date for the Warner chat coming up in October?
    I want to go ahead and make sure that I don't have class or work that night.
    I'm sure glad the chat isn't till October. I'm so [​IMG] right now that I'd probably make an ass of myself. [​IMG]
    But Jeez! I can't imagine what else they could mess-up between now and then!
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  12. Patrick Larkin

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    Its marketing, people. You won't change that until you change the PEOPLE.
    We must get the 16x9 HDTV conversion going - that is the issue. I understand the networks and manufacturers have a mandate but the distribution fols do not. (cable).
    Market research reveals the wants of the people and unfortunately, like with anything of quality, we are the minority.
     
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    Cameron,
    Um...how about a major title known as......HARRY POTTER I'm sure they are already in their stages of knowing if it's going to be P&S or not.
    Or how about... Iron Giant Spe Ed. (in works)
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    1. Willy Wonka Full Screen only
    2. Best of Friends and South Park instead of box sets
    3. Cats & Dogs P&S only
    Damn you WB!
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    This is absolutely disgusting.
    I was really looking forward to purchasing this title based only on the trailer that made me laugh.
    No more.
    The line must be drawn people.
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    What is wrong with selling J6P the VHS edition? Make it the only way to get the film in P&S. If he doesn't care about OAR, he doesn't care about Dolby digital etc.
    I hate Warner Bros. [​IMG]
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    I'm just more and more nervous for The Neverending Story dvd. Will it be another P&S title?
     
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    Is it too late to re-instate laserdiscs? At least widescreen titles became more the rule than the exception!!
    This is where the puke smiley would be...
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