Mummy Returns- Only FullScreen Available for Rent

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by TerryPM, Oct 5, 2001.

  1. TerryPM

    TerryPM Agent

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    I just returned from both Hollywood and Blockbuster to find both chains ordered a billion copies of fullscreen Mummy Returns for rent and ZERO copies of widescreen. I complained to management who sympathized but offered no assistance. I would hate to see how the studios interpret it if the Fullscreen version far outsells the Widescreen due to these chains stocking up on fullscreen rentals.
     
  2. Peter Overduin

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    The largest DVD video store in the Vancouver, BC area did basically the same thing. The ownder himself is a DVD enthusiast, but says that people who like the movie will buy it in widescreen; those who don't want to buy it normally want to rent it in full screen.
    That makes sense. For a rental, video stores cater to the mass market; if you wanted to watch it that badly in widescreen, you are a prime candidate for buying it anyway!
     
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