"Both, however, would be appropriately shown at 1.37." -- David Bordwell

Film Typically fascinating article from David Bordwell about how films are cropped for dvd and projection with emphasis on Godard: "Even if you’re not that interested in Godard, everybody should be aware of what video cropping can do to the film image. I’m not talking about panning and scanning, that process which begins with a widescreen film, typically one of an aspect ratio 1:2.40, and extracts a 1.37 frame out of it for video purposes. This is deplorable, but most of us are alert to it. What’s more interesting is the sort of thing that happened when a film is cropped inaccurately, either in projection or for DVD."

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