More Than Half a Picture

Slate‘s got the good news

Movie renters, and the bone-headed Blockbuster video chain, have finally realized that Widescreen is winning out. Whew. No more renting a DVD and coming home to the rude discovery that the copy you rented cuts off about half of the visuals.

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  • Anonymous

    thank GOD! a friend and i just rented “triplets of belleville” on saturday, and realized only after we got home that it was the full-screen version. arrghh!

    -kate b.


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