Fox releases still OAR! See Post #11

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  1. Stephen PI

    Stephen PI Supporting Actor

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    The only information I can find out on the "Guns At Batasi" dvd, due to be released next month, is that it is pan and scan only. Anybody have any information that it will be widescreen also?
     
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    Fox is known to have wrong dvd specifications released to the etailers. I would be surprised if this title isn't in its OAR.




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    Another web site (DVDsoon.com) even reports 1:85 ratio. I have a bad feeling about this.
     
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    It says "Anamorphic" at axelmusic.com
    for both Guns at batasi and These Thousand Hills (a film I'm looking to get). However, no mention of aspect ratio.

    But then again, whoever heard of anamorphic pan&scan...?:wink:
     
  5. Joe Karlosi

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    This could be just a mistake, but I wouldn't be surprised if companies start giving us lesser quality on standard DVD to make their upcoming HD-DVD and Blu-Ray discs more enticing. [​IMG]
     
  6. Joe Karlosi

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    They're mostly just money hungry.
     
  7. Robert Crawford

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    Then they're just like the rest of us.





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    Not me! I'm little shiny disc hungry!
     
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    And Columbia's appetite is ravenous!!![​IMG]
     
  10. Stephen PI

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    Glad to see that marketing was wrong and that "Guns At Batasi" is presented in it's correct 2.35:1 aspect ratio.
     
  11. Douglas R

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    Has "Guns At Batasi" actually been released? No internet dealer seems to have it.
     
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