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Filed Under (Movies, News) by Justin on 2005-07-29

Wired is running a story on how the film industry has finished up on a standard that would allow digital distribution from filmakers to the theater, ending the actual film prints from being created. This article states that the movie studios could end up saving anywhere from $600 million to $900 million and the viewers (that’s you and me…) get a better user-experience thanks to the quality of the original. So, to all my fellow Fight Club fans, that means no more cigarette burns and spliced-in extras.

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helix on 29 July, 2005 at 9:15 am #

And the tickets will still cost the same for the movie-goers. I guess that’s one way to make money in the face of fewer and fewer people going to see movies every week.


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