stanley wrote:This, and the upcoming remastered versions of Nolan's films, is going to force me to convert to 4K.
My Nolan, yes. Hopefully it gets released in one awesome bundle too. I almost bought the Blu-ray collection of his movies (even though I own them all) just to see the words "Christopher Nolan" on my media cabinet haha. This one for those unfamiliar:
Apparently the Italian edition includes the missing The Prestige? Twats.
I've created constant AR Blu-rays for TDK, TDKR, and Interstellar. As much as I love the IMAX sequences when watching on 70mm IMAX, at home the switching AR becomes jarring. It will be less so with Dunkirk that has a 2.20:1 AR for the non-IMAX scenes and most of it is shot in IMAX, but I'm still going to create a constant AR version to compare and contrast.
Insomniac wrote:Fuck, there needs to be an option on the Blu-ray to watch this with the original aspect ratios.
Is that even possible technically?
I think they can fit two versions of the film on BD, but that's not the issue.
I don't think it's possible to make a perfect IMAX version for home video. The issue is how are you going to present the 2.20:1 sequences? And since it was shot mostly on IMAX releasing the IMAX sequences separately might not work as it did with TDK & TDKR.
An IMAX frame in a 1.78:1 container - or how it will look like when played on a widescreen TV:
A 2.20:1 frame in a 1.37:1 container and how it will look like when it's played on a widescreen TV:
This is how it'll probably look like on BD:
God can't they make it available to pre-order and give us a release date already!