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HTF Podcast Episode 6: Aspect Ratios

Discussion in 'Beginners, General Questions' started by Brian Dobbs, Nov 20, 2019.

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    "Forever" on Amazon Prime might be doing something with aspect ratio. I noticed in the third episode that it's ~2.40, but I think it was 1.77 in the first episode. There's a plot event in the second episode, so it might have shifted. But not sure; haven't checked if it was actually super wide the whole time.
     
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    Haven’t heard the podcast yet, not to take away from it here is a quick summary of the history of aspect ratio by the on and only Captain Disillusion
     
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    2.40 from the start. See? The diversification of aspect ratios is becoming so common that you don’t even notice black bars anymore. :)
     
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    I also have to check Mr Robot S4. Episode 7 was very widescreen and now I’m questioning everything I know about watching TV! :laugh:
     
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    just that one episode, going for a “cinema” vibe. Back to 16:9 subsequently.
     
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    SPOILER ALERT!
    Episode 7 is in the can!
    SPOILER ALERT!

    =)
    cc @Brian Dobbs
     
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    Some say the world will end in ice, others in fire
    From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire.
    But I think that if I should have to perish twice, for destruction vertical video is also nice, and would suffice.

    =)
     
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    Whatever this is should be in IMAX.
     
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    This is doing exactly what you advocate! It's made specifically for the aspect ratio of the target screen: an iPhone (or any smartphone). If you're watching it on a widescreen, you're watching it wrong! :)

     
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    True. I was just remarking how awesome the imagery looks.
     
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