from the bits today: (thedigitalbits.com) What I'm really curious to know is whether Paramount will be using the same video codecs (VC1 and in the case of Rattle and Hum AVC) they used on their HD DVD versions on their BD titles as well. WB plans to move forward using the same encode-file for both formats and I know that at this time VC1/AVC authoring is taking place for BD at WB. Anybody have any more details about Paramount's plans or disc specs in regards to video codecs? p.s. this isn't a "which format is better" debate thread. Please do not thread-fard with editorializing about which format you prefer or think will win. Let's have an informed discussion about the state of VC1/AVC encoding for BD and whether Paramount plans to release BD titles using the same compressed video streams used for HD DVD.