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Indi, IN "Fullscreen" or "Widescreen" AotC?

Discussion in 'Mid West Regional Discussion' started by RavingMad, Nov 24, 2002.

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"Fullscreen" or "Widescreen" AotC?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
  1. Widescreen - I want to see the *whole* movie.

    95.8%
  2. Fullscreen - I hate the black bars.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Neither - Haven't bought it yet.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. I don't know - Don't care/didn't notice when I bought it.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. It was a gift/I didn't pick it out.

    4.2%
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  1. RavingMad

    RavingMad Jedi Youngling star 1

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  2. yodafett_77

    yodafett_77 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Widescreen! Is this even an issue? ;)
     
  3. YodaOnMyLeg

    YodaOnMyLeg Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Absolutely YodaFett...Once you go widescreen, you never go back.
     
  4. whojedi

    whojedi Jedi Youngling star 3

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    If you even have to ask this question, then you probably need to upgrade your Beta player to a VHS player. In a few years they are supposed to be coming out with thing called a DVD player, but don't worry about it, you have a long way to go first...


    I will not rest until they stop releasing movies in fullscreen format, it is a disgrace to any film.
     
  5. sidra

    sidra Jedi Youngling star 2

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    What they said!
     
  6. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The only feeble, I mean, feasible excuse I've heard for Full screen is if you had a tiny, tiny TV, and the wide screen would make the movie too small to watch. I could understand that, maybe, but then I'd have to ask, why in God's name do you have a DVD player hooked up to a TV that small to begin with?
     
  7. __KypDurron

    __KypDurron Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I agree with Sebulba, get a new TV for God sakes.



     
  8. RavingMad

    RavingMad Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I prefer widescreen format so I can see what the director meant to be seen even though I still have a puny "standard" TV. And please... I haven't bought a VHS tape since I got my DVD player. I just wondered why the DVD was even sold in fullscreen format. Didn't mean to rile anyone up.
     
  9. whojedi

    whojedi Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Nothing directed towards you.

    This is just a very touchy subject because the only people who ever argue for fullscreen are people who do not understand the formats.
     
  10. Jeru-Cha_Hesuun

    Jeru-Cha_Hesuun Jedi Youngling

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    We (my mom, my sister and I) came home from Texas and AOTC fullscreen was there. Hell, it doesn't matter to me if it's fullscreen or not... but, in all honesty, I'd prefer widescreen.
    May the force be with you.
     
  11. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The only fullscreeners I ever come across are people who can't stand the black bars on the top and bottom....now, having the movie chopped up is more annoying to me than two non-moving black bars, but that's just me.
     
  12. Obfusc8er

    Obfusc8er Jedi Youngling

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    Just the fact that you may miss $1-2 million worth of special effects in a "fullscreen" scene bothers me. I can just imagine some poor extra watching a broadcast and saying "Oh, my scene's coming up!"...and he's been mercilessly lopped off of the frame.
     
  13. yodafett_77

    yodafett_77 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Dude, that'd suck! Of course, I guess that'd be a plausible pick up line to file away for use. "Hey, baby, I was an extra in So_and_So, wanna watch it with me?" Then tell her that they must have edited the film to fit TV. Sorry... I'll go home now.
     
  14. Nerf_Herder

    Nerf_Herder Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Easy answer ...BOTH.

    There is give and take w/ both, so take both.
    I sometimes like fullscreen just because it's a larger picture and no annoying black bars, but if you spend the money on a DVD player you should go widescreen you just get more of what you're paying for especially w/ a movie like this. It looks great!

     
  15. TK-616

    TK-616 Jedi Youngling star 3

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    neither, the movie sucked. I will buy "My Best Friends Wedding" on Beta. Money well spent.
     
  16. Quag_Myr_Rumm

    Quag_Myr_Rumm Jedi Youngling star 3

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    He's crashing into a thread near you.

    [image=http://image1ex.villagephotos.com/1081207.jpg]
     
  17. RavingMad

    RavingMad Jedi Youngling star 1

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    See? Now that picture would have been much more dramatic in widescreen format.
     
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