Mr. Holland's Opus - - is it anamorphic?

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  1. Brian Harnish

    Brian Harnish Screenwriter

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    Is the DVD of Mr. Holland's Opus Anamorphic? It doesn't say so on the packaging. If it's not then back to the store it goes! I thought I'd find out before opening it as City Of Angels didn't say whether or not it was anamorphic. Just making sure before I return it.
     
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    City of Angels(1998) is enhanced for widescreen TVs.

    Mr. Holland's Opus is letterbox widescreen.
     
  3. Brian Harnish

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    Okay...then back it goes. [​IMG]
     
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    Unfortunately MR HOLLAND'S OPUS has maybe the worst DVD transfer i've ever seen. Taken from a composite master and has some of the worse ringing you'll ever see and the 5.1 was lacking too!! Really a great disservice to a great film!
     
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    Well, I'm glad to know this information also. We have the VHS copy, and I was thinking of getting the DVD as a surprise for my wife. Being a music teacher in our elementary school and jr.high/senior high choir director, she LOVES the whole premise of this movie. In OUR opinion, Richard Dreyfus should have gotten an Academy Award for this.[​IMG]
    Unfortunately, since the DVD doesn't look that great based on what you all have said, I'll hang on to the tape[​IMG]
     
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    MHO was one of the first Disney DVD's back in '99. The video is everything you would fear; it's near VHS quality (but it is letterboxed, so if you only have a pan&scan version, the DVD is a better in that regard.)
    Disney sure has come a long way since then... [​IMG]
     
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    Is the dvd's tranfer better than the ld?
     
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    i hate that f'ing mouse [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks for the correction.
     

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