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Is "Romy And Michele's High School Reunion" anamorphic?

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Dave F, Apr 1, 2003.

  1. Dave F

    Dave F Cinematographer

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    Is "Romy And Michele's High School Reunion" anamorphic? I didn't see any indications on the packaging, and it just seems like an older title that may have squeeked by with a non-anamorphic transfer...

    Thanks,
    Dave
     
  2. Dmitry

    Dmitry Supporting Actor

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    I believe it's non-anamorphic [​IMG]
     
  3. Esten

    Esten Supporting Actor

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    It most certainly is not anamorphic, and as it is one of my favorite titles, it was one of the "sticking" points of having a widescreen TV with the FULL lock problem. After I got a decent HPTC, the lack of anamorphic enhancement for this title became a non-issue.

    RD
     
  5. Dave F

    Dave F Cinematographer

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    Bummer. I'm glad I asked. Best Buy has it on sale this week & I was about to pick it up.

    -Dave
     
  6. Mark_TS

    Mark_TS Screenwriter

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    Damn shame. This is a fun movie.

    BVHV-is anybody home?-

    first, Burtons NIGHTMARE-SE- criminally not 16x9...
    then this...
    Lets hope you can get a new version of TRAINSPOTTING done right...

    the only hope for you is that SPLASH will be anamorphic, as per announcement
     
  7. jeroen

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    In disney's defense, it's a very watchable non-enhanced transfer. When i watch it upconverted to 16:9 on the htpc on a 90 inch screen picture is actually quite good (helped by the rich colors and many close-ups). In fact the low bit rate, 3/2 pulldown cadence glitches around chapter stops and less than perfect shadow detail are bigger problems than the lack of resolution.

    Fact is i've seen worse 16:9 discs, with much less perceived resolution.

    The euro r2's are 16:9 btw, but i'm in no hurry to replace my copy.
     
  8. Dave_P.

    Dave_P. Supporting Actor

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    For $10 at Best Buy (if you get it online you can get the $10 price without having to buy the other 2 titles), I couldn't resist and picked this up. I have to agree that it is a very nice transfer for non-anamorphic. I would love to see a nice SE of this some day.
     
  9. Inspector Hammer!

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    Lack of anamorphic is no longer the deal breaker for me that it once was since getting my HDTV and a much better progressive player, so i'd probably pick this up as is until an anamorphic edition is released.

    I do believe that Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow may very well be the two hottest looking women on the planet in this movie! [​IMG]
     
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    Any chance of this being reissued? Possibly as an SE?
     
  11. John Torrez

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    I'd sure love to see that, along with commentary and deleted scenes that I know exist somewhere. This is my absolute favorite movie.
     

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