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LUDDITE CRUTCH OF THE WEEK

LUDDITE CRUTCH OF THE WEEK Letterbox-eliminating DVD players

The merits of viewing movies in wide-screen -- that you get more of the film and preserve the director's artistic vision -- were proven back in the 20th century. So why does Samsung's DVD-V3500 proudly claim to eliminate those pesky black bars with the touch of a button? C'mon, people, get with the program.

Originally posted May 30, 2003 Published in issue #712 May 30, 2003 Order article reprints
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