[yapc] batman on imax

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Tue Jun 21 12:21:14 PDT 2005

>>>>> "Randal" == Randal L Schwartz <merlyn at stonehenge.com> writes:

Randal> And when you mean "full Imax movie", did it fill the Imax screen from
Randal> top to bottom (just like the imax previews), or just the middle third
Randal> of the screen (letterboxed)?  I'd be surprised if they recut a Matrix
Randal> movie using Pan-and-Scan so that it was square instead of 2.35:1.
Randal> Especially when Pan-and-Scan for television is 1.85:1.  I can't
Randal> imagine how much the editor has to work to get that into 1:1. :)

OK, looking closer, it's not 1:1, but rather 69.6:48.5, or a very narrow
1.44:1.  But that's still taller and narrower than normal television.

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