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Old 05-03-2012, 10:05 AM   #6
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Default Re: "Not cinematic enough"

Originally Posted by Marvin View Post
If that hulk excuse is true, how lame.
Unfortunately, it is true... but it does make sense.

If they filmed it in a larger/wider aspect ratio, then they'd have to "pan out" or shoot from farther away in order to fit the Hulk's height in the frame -- but then that would obviously make everyone else look even smaller.

Look at the bottom images (from Wikipedia). The top shot is in a smaller aspect ratio than the bottom; they are both shooting exactly the same width, but notice how the bottom, larger aspect ratio one cuts off the height. The top shot is in a smaller aspect ratio (like The Avengers). Notice how it fits the height better, but it looks "less cinematic" or more boxed-in:

Captain America casting prediction: March 29
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