Star Wars Widescreen DVD Sales Strong!

The Digital Bits has reported on the sales numbers of the Star Wars DVDs, and had this to say.

On an interesting side note, DVD producer Van Ling was also on hand, and let us know that early numbers indicate that some 80% of the first day sales of the DVDs at Wal-Mart stores are the widescreen versions. Wal-Mart DVD sales, as you may know, are usually skewed heavily towards full frame. Hey… maybe people are FINALLY starting to figure out that movies like these should ALWAYS be seen in their original aspect ratio.

This is really great news!

Posted by: Joshua Clinard @ 1:30 pm

Universal Goes Full Screen with Catalog Titles

Universal will soon join the likes of Columbia Tri-Star andMGM to release a slew of catalog titles in Full Screen only. The Studio has announced the following Full Screen only titles, but have not provided release dates: Charley Varrick, Iceman, A Kiss Before Dying, Once Around, Raggedy Man and Tank.

Posted by: Joshua Clinard @ 1:03 pm

Columbia Tri-Star to Re-Release Castle Keep in OAR!

Apparantly Columbia Tri-Star is coming to their senses. According to Hollywood Elsewhere, they are releasing Castle Keep in an anamorphic widescreen version on November 2nd.

Posted by: Joshua Clinard @ 6:27 pm

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