Steven Soderbergh on Aspect Ratios
Essay by Steven Soderbergh on how premium movie channels are showing anamorphic films in flat. Not ever having had HBO (nor even cable right now) I haven’t noticed this, but Netflix’s Instant Queue movies all seem to be 16×9. I haven’t bought any movies from iTunes, so I don’t know what they’re doing. See also An In Depth Talk with Leon Vitali, about Stanley Kubrick’s aspect ratio quandaries.