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WHV Announcement: The Dark Knight (DVD/Blu-ray) (1 Viewer)

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Not to be contrary, but I actually think it isn't so great that they're including the IMAX-framed sequences. In a 16:9 format, that means that the IMAX sequences will actually be smaller in size than the rest of the movie, the exact opposite of what occured in the theatrical presentations.
 

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Nice! TrueHD audio, fully loaded bonus features.....glad I'll finally be able to pre-order this. With the Warner discount this'll only cost around $25.
 

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The IMAX preview sequence on the Batman Begins disc was in 1.78:1, so I would expect it to be the same for TDK's disc.
 

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The IMAX AR is 1.44:1 so I would expect that.
 

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I'm not sure, but I'm guessing they'll frame the IMAX scenes in 1.78 to fill 16:9 screens. When I saw it in IMAX (after seeing it twice in regular aspect ratio) I noticed there is a ton of "dead space" at the top of the frame. No real action going on. So I don't think it would be a huge loss to frame it at 1.78.

I'm really hoping the IMAX implementation is a seamless branching option that you can turn on/off. I thought it was cool on a 90' (or whatever it was) screen, but it might not work so well on my 60" screen (let alone others' even smaller screens).
 

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if its anything like the prologue on the batman begins bluray.. it will be fine.

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Yes, the Prologue was framed at 1.66 and you could hardly call it tight. I rather expect it to be framed at 1:78 when included with the rest of the film though, it just makes sense to keep one variable the same.
 

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Remember, they have to have something else to sell you on Dark Knight BD when the next movie arrives in 2011. ;)
 

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I don't know, but as I stated in the other thread the fact that those 2 History Channel documentaries are the bulk of the bonus features is VERY disappointing. I didn't even deem them worthy of saving on my DVR and I really had no desire to ever see them again. I know this is a title destined to be double and/or triple dipped in the future, but they still should have come up with something better in the special features department for the 2nd highest grossing film of all-time.
 

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