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    What Is It About the 1.66:1 Ratio That I Love So Much?

    I think it's both. Does anyone shoot in IMAX because they have a preference for the shape of the 1.4:1 aspect ratio? And I agree. I'm not saying films should be cropped or reformatted to fit a specific screen. Luckily, screen sizes are large enough and resolutions high enough now that it's...
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    What Is It About the 1.66:1 Ratio That I Love So Much?

    At this point, it's really all the same thing. Filmmakers may think they're making a theatrical feature, only to have it end up bypassing theatres and going directly to Netflix or digital on-demand. Or a series like Game of Thrones may end up with some theatrical showings. I mentioned this in...
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    What Is It About the 1.66:1 Ratio That I Love So Much?

    He supervised the previous transfer, as well, and that was 1.78.
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    What Is It About the 1.66:1 Ratio That I Love So Much?

    I don't really have an aspect ratio preference, but I've grown to like 'scope less, as both at home and in the vast majority of cinemas, the image is smaller than 1.85, which is the opposite of the original intent of the wider frame.
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    What Is It About the 1.66:1 Ratio That I Love So Much?

    Most cinemas don't even have that anymore.
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    What Is It About the 1.66:1 Ratio That I Love So Much?

    It's the golden ratio.
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