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In 2002, I remember seeing Apollo 13 at the IMAX theater in Universal City with a bunch of other HTF members during one of our first HTF Meets out in LA.

Yeah, I saw Apollo 13 at the IMAX at Loew's Lincoln Square in NYC via a SMPTE meeting invite. According to my notes, that was the first IMAX DMR and it opened in IMAX on 9/20/2002 (Wikipedia says 9/22) with 24 minutes cut out of the film, although I have to admit that whatever was cut wasn't noticeable to me. According to Wikipedia, the first IMAX film was "Tiger Child" released in 1970. "Live at the Max" was released in 1991. The 2nd IMAX DMR film was Star Wars Episode II, cropped to 1.85 and with 22 minutes removed.
 

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... The 2nd IMAX DMR film was Star Wars Episode II, cropped to 1.85 and with 22 minutes removed.
Shot on HD-CAM (1080 X 1440 capture resolution at the time), then cropped to 800 vertical pixels for 'Scope, then blown up and cropped again horizontally and projected on an enormous IMAX screen. Must have looked GORGEOUS!!! ;)

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Shot on HD-CAM (1080 X 1440 capture resolution at the time), then cropped to 800 vertical pixels for 'Scope, then blown up and cropped again horizontally and projected on an enormous IMAX screen. Must have looked GORGEOUS!!! ;)

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Just takes you back to the good old days

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Shot on HD-CAM (1080 X 1440 capture resolution at the time), then cropped to 800 vertical pixels for 'Scope, then blown up and cropped again horizontally and projected on an enormous IMAX screen. Must have looked GORGEOUS!!! ;)

Don't forget that IMAX also applied their special sauce of "DMR" edge sharpening and noise reduction to muck with the picture even further before it hit the screen.
 

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this for example

http://www.caps-a-holic.com/c.php?a=1&x=665&y=131&d1=11849&d2=11848&s1=116795&s2=116782&l=0&i=10&go=1
or this http://www.caps-a-holic.com/c.php?a=1&x=617&y=145&d1=11849&d2=11848&s1=116793&s2=116780&l=0&i=8&go=1
or this http://www.caps-a-holic.com/c.php?a=1&x=485&y=144&d1=11849&d2=11848&s1=116786&s2=116772&l=0&i=0&go=1

It's not like Patton by any means. Yet DNR was certainly applied as others have mentioned as well.
 

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For those only interested in the original, VUDU currently has Jurassic Park in UHD HDR for $6.99
 

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