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Old 04-04-2014, 07:51 AM
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Why in the hell is this disc's aspect ratio 2.24:1? That's a completely non-standard ratio, and no theater in the world could have projected the movie that way.
The movie is 2.24:1 because of DCI cropping. 2.39/2048*1920 = 2.24. As a matter of fact, every scope movie sourced from a DCI master (which means every contemporary movie) has at best a width of 2.24. The ones that don't are cropped again vertically to get a 2.39 aspect ratio.
I tried to raise the issue, but apparently nobody cared: http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451171/why-ultrahd-is-not-4k/30#post_23522664
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Guys - please post when your Frozen 3D arrives. Seems everyone posting here was given the same blanket April 9th date. Will be interesting to see if gets to some of us a few days before.
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Guys - please post when your Frozen 3D arrives. Seems everyone posting here was given the same blanket April 9th date. Will be interesting to see if gets to some of us a few days before.

My copy arrived today to La Puente, CA 91744
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My copy arrived today to La Puente, CA 91744

Awesome - let us know how you like the 3D and video quality. I'm sure it will be pristine.
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powertoburn's message sent me looking, and sure enough FROZEN 3D from the UK was in today's mail. smile.gif

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My copy arrived today to La Puente, CA 91744

Mine showed up in Colorado on April 3.
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Got mine yesterday. Looked and sounded terrific.

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Mine arrived today April 7. Will look at it tonight.

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Got mine today. Exactly when it said in email. Once again had to resort to buying oversea's because a disc had a better release or earlier release. It's a shame but the content providers are determined to put the final wreath on 3d. I have little faith in 4k and am surprised we are still not watching tv on a 12" black and white round tube RCA tv using an antenna.
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Hey Guys, I found a way around getting Disney's Frozen in 3D.  Go to Amazon.co.uk which is Amazon's UK site. They have it there and you want the seller to say REGION FREE. This means the back of it says ABC for regions, A, B, and C. 


It was 18lbs for me and then 3lbs shipping so price plus shipping when converted to US was $31 which is roughly what a 3D costs without shipping so its a good deal.

 

It was released in 3D in the UK on 3/31, and I got it today on 4/7.

 

I just put it into my 3D Blu ray and its AMAZING y'all.  Its snowing in my living room!!! Love it!!!

 

So do that and you get around it :D and the UK site will let you use your US login so win win!

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That's where we're all getting it.

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Mine arrived today in upstate NY
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Is it safe to assume that others are still waiting on theirs? My packages sometimes get delivered to other people's houses with similar addresses so this lack of tracking info bothers me. How someone in Louisville got theirs a week ago and I still haven't gotten concerns me (I'm in Broomfield).
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I got mine a few days ago. This is a reference quality 3D disks that you will want to use to demonstrate 3D. I guess Disney feels that 3D is dead in the US. It is too bad that so many bad films have been released in 3D. and have turned off many people. This is truly an exception with great 3D pop, and 7x1 DTS Audio. It is worth the wait. Glad that they did release it region free in the UK.
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I suspect Disney will go for a double dip by releasing the 3D version (with the sing-along version as a pack-in) for the Christmas shopping season, perhaps with extras, which the current release is sorely short of.
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I suspect Disney will go for a double dip by releasing the 3D version (with the sing-along version as a pack-in) for the Christmas shopping season, perhaps with extras, which the current release is sorely short of.

Agreed. It will probably be a set similar to the upcoming LEGO MOVIE release, with a 3D disc included a deluxe set.
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I got mine a few days ago. This is a reference quality 3D disks that you will want to use to demonstrate 3D. I guess Disney feels that 3D is dead in the US. It is too bad that so many bad films have been released in 3D. and have turned off many people. This is truly an exception with great 3D pop, and 7x1 DTS Audio. It is worth the wait. Glad that they did release it region free in the UK.

Not sure if I quite agree. The 2-D image is fabulous, as is the sound but I thought the 3-D image fell into the "restrained" category. Snow is usually something that looks really impressive in 3D, but I never really felt that it was coming out of my screen. I'd use the "Polar Express" to demo 3-D snow over Frozen.

Don't get me wrong, the 3-D presentation is smooth but not something I'd use to try and wow someone who's seeing 3D for the first time. Probably the most pop-out 3-D moment was in the opening scene with the ice-saws cutting through the ice toward the "submerged" viewer.
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Are we not past the "the only good 3-d movies are ones with lots of pop-out" arguments?
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Are we not past the "the only good 3-d movies are ones with lots of pop-out" arguments?
Heh.. you haven't been to the 3D forums lately, have you? That one will never die.

I thought the 3D was fine. It popped out when it needed to, and didn't when it didn't need to.

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Anyone come across any info about the rumored Oct release for a US 3D version of Frozen??
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Well, seeing as it is October now, I'm going to say it's not happening. We would have heard about it before now.

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I was hoping maybe someone had some inside info and that maybe it was just pushed back closer to the holidays. Really annoying that they didn't release it in the US already, I guess I just need to keep holding out and hoping they release it at some point.
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I too was hoping to hear that the October date was going to happen, but given the lack of noise from the biggest marketing group in the world I'm guessing this ain't happening, unless someone has heard different.
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Isn't the 3d version region-free? Just buy the UK one... or whatever region-free one is cheapest.
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If you need a 3-D edition for Maleficent, that one can be had from Mexico. Disney is largely abandoning 3D releases in the United States on home video.
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Thanks, that was a pretty good movie.

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If you need a 3-D edition for Maleficent, that one can be had from Mexico. Disney is largely abandoning 3D releases in the United States on home video.
I have stopped buying all disney releases, even 2d ones and writing reviews on amazon saying so until disney stops screwing US 3d tv owners over. I just rent it 1 time from redbox.

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Rebels was released only in DVD in NA from what I can tell. I could care less about stereovision disney products but no BD? Ugh. Disney did put out the last Clone Wars season thankfully.
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