This DVD release slipped under the radar for me. I just purchased this yesterday. It is John Sayle's first movie he directed. Secaucus 7 has been considered the inspiration for The Big Chill. Secaucus 7 has less glitter, but is more honest than the Big Chill, IMO. I was disappointed to that Secaucus 7 DVD is presented in full frame. The format on the packaging is very deceiving. It says "Standard Theatrical release format". Does that mean it was originally shown in 1:33 to 1 ratio? Does anyone know. I would think since this presented by IFC Films they would present the movie in its OAR.