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Subject: Re: Any technical advances in 2017?
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On 12/28/2017 9:30 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
> In article <w771C.24106$uY5.21351@fx21.iad>,
> moviePig<pwallace@moviepig.com> wrote:
>> On 12/28/2017 12:35 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
>>> Did anything interesting happen with movie-tech in 2017?
>>>
>>> Also, not advances, but
>>>
>>> 	Did we get any HFR in 2017?
>>>
>>> 	How about non-converted 3D?
>>
>> I don't recall any native 3D -- including, surprisingly, STAR WARS.
>>
>> My personal "tech headlines" would be the affordable upgrading of TV
>> images to a tipping point that makes theaters (apart from Imax 3D) the
>> less desirable viewing experience.  Also, and though I never saw an
>> announcement, PPV movies are modified (sans disclaimer!) from their
>> original format by having background sound attenuated during dialogue.
>>
> 
> Wow, movies where you can actually hear the dialogue!
> 
> (Yes, this is one of my current peeves.  My middle aged ears miss a
> lot of stuff in today's noisy mumblefests.)

I'm guessing there were lots of refund-requests for inaudibility...

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