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Beware the aspect ratio...
on 26 November 2014
Superb film, an iconic and influential piece of film making from the 1960s, but I'm giving three stars for the presentation, which is terrible.
Though released in 2009, hardly the Dark Ages in terms of widescreen development, the feature is presented in 4:3, letterboxed to the original ratio of 1:66:1. At least the quality of the print is sufficient that it can comfortably be zoomed to 16:9 on my 50" LED TV, but that still means cropping the image top and bottom; what a short-sighted decision by the usually reliable Network.
Hopefully they'll release a decent anamorphic blu-ray sometime soon...