Is there an anamorphic list someplace?

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  1. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    Is anyone keeping a database of what DVDs are anamorphic or not? I've fallen for the non anamorphic "Special Edition" twice now; most recently with my purchase of Young Frankenstein SE. It said "Special Edition", it says "widescreen", it's a classic film, they must have taken the care to release the best possible disk, right? WRONG!

    Earlier this month I fell for "Stargate Special Edition"... I ended up giving it away.

    Anyone know of a website with this information. Amazon.com will only tell you the aspect ratio of the disk.. not if it's anamorphic.
     
  2. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    Nevermind, I've just discovered the "Click here for more technical details about this edition..." button at Amazon.com that explains the aspect ratio and anamorphicity (is that a word? it is now!) of the disk.
    Sorry for wasting everyone's bandwidth a bit. [​IMG]
     
  3. Kyle McKnight

    Kyle McKnight Cinematographer

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    No waste, but not all titles will be listed accurately. It wouldn't surprise me if you might find a list somewhere people have compiled of confirmed non-anamorphic titles, since they're the minority.
     
  4. Marc Colella

    Marc Colella Cinematographer

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    You should use more than 1 source for confirmation.

    DVDEmpire is decent.

    Also use the DVDProfiler software - it seems to be fairly accurate.
     

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