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Old 06-06-2010, 07:05 PM
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Default Oldboy: incorrect aspect ratio

The review for Oldboy lists the aspect ratio as 1.85:1. That is incorrect. I think the correct aspect ratio is 2.35:1.
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Old 06-06-2010, 08:54 PM
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Unfortunately, the reviewer who covered this title (Ken) no longer works here. I've never seen the film myself. IMDb claims that the OAR is 2.35:1, and most other Blu-ray reviews say the same for the disc. However, the screen caps at DVDBeaver seem to measure about 2.1:1 on average.

The problem is that DVDBeaver cropped out the letterbox bars, and appear to have done a sloppy job of it, because the screen caps vary from pic to pic. They range from being as narrow as 1.96:1 to as wide as 2.2:1. That's a pretty big variance. I doubt that the disc does the same.

If anyone out there has the disc and can corroborate what the actual aspect ratio of the picture is, I will update the specs in the review.
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Old 06-09-2010, 07:55 PM
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Just checked out the Tartan bbblu. Aspect ratio looks to be 2.35:1, but might even be 2.3. I can snap a pic if you want (though am not very good at taking screen caps).

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Old 06-09-2010, 11:53 PM
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I think I fixed it. Thanks!
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