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DVD Review The Sad Horse DVD Review

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  1. Matt Hough

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    The Sad Horse DVD Review

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    An adolescent coming of age story marked by some beautiful outdoor locations, a menagerie of animals both friendly and vicious, and a couple of troubled family relationships that need mending: all are grist for the moviemakers’ mill in James B. Clark’s The Sad Horse.

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    They should have named this "The Sad DVD Release." When the f*^k will these idiots learn how to properly present their movies? And they want full retail price for it? I'm thinking they might get a few dozen sales, and practically none from any members of this forum.
     
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    It's just SO disheartening. Here we are almost two decades into a new century, and we're still coping with this antiquated method of delivering video to consumers. They haven't even bothered to change that "formatted to fit this screen" label from the beginning of the presentation, insulting since most screens today are not of the 4:3 variety.
     
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    Very frustrating. I would have purchased this had it been OAR. Now FOX will only see that it doesn't sell well, and it will be because of the subject matter/age, not because they didn't present it properly.
     
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    Is there any other studio which is still releasing widescreen films in pan & scan DVDs? I can't think of one.
     
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    Fox could've at least updated the disclaimer to read something to the effect of "This program was originally formatted to fit now outmoded CRT screens, Unfortunately, it was decided that restoring this Film to its original aspect ratio wasn't viable for this title due to the expenses that would've been incurred. And now, for your viewing pleasure....":rolleyes:

    But then, that would have required actual effort, which obviously Fox wasn't willing to expend for this title! How unfortunate!

    And there are some who wonder why James Cameron requires approval for his 20th Century Fox releases?

    CHEERS! :)
     

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