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    Podcast HTF Podcast Episode 6: Aspect Ratios

    It Comes at Night has moments at 2.76 and some at 3:1.
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    Podcast HTF Podcast Episode 6: Aspect Ratios

    I think the main reason 1.78:1 was chosen as the de facto HD ratio is that it was the mid way point between 1.33 and 2.35 - so black bars wouldn't be too obtrusive regardless of the content being displayed.
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    Podcast HTF Podcast Episode 6: Aspect Ratios

    For what it’s worth, I don’t really care much either way, and I always watch film and television shows in the manner they were created (if possible), but a couple of points. There seems to be a belief that the selection of aspect ratios is and always has been a creative choice, but that simply...
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    Podcast HTF Podcast Episode 6: Aspect Ratios

    Maybe it's just me, but I don't really see the point of shooting television in 'scope. The whole purpose of the format was to provide a bigger, more immersive experience, and you get just the opposite on television - unless you're in the 0.01% who have a constant height front projector set up...