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Ulysses (1954)

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Avoid this butchered version

    This DVD is difficult to review becasue it is a badly mutilated version of an excellent original.

    Filmed in 1954, Ulysses had a visual aspect of 1.66:1, one of the earliest widescreen productions to hit the silver screen. This was a fitting stage for an expansive legend.

    Yet ... and yet ... the producers of this botched DVD have seen fit to chop it down to 1.33:1. This is the phoney-baloney "full" screen, the term the uses to disguise their butchery. "Full", indeed! Just as "full" as 9 eggs to the dozen.

    If you want spend good money for a shoddy hacked-up product, go ahead. If you do, let me know. I have some riverside property in New Orleans you will definitely be interested in.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    It all started with a bedtime story. . .

    In 1987, my son wanted a new bedtime story. He was four years old, so I figured he was ready for Homer's Odyssey. As I finished the abridged version of the tale and tucked him under the covers, he wished he could watch it on television. The next day, I rented a VHS copy of Ulysses for a week. My son watched it every day and began acting the story out. Later, when he was in high school, we bought him his own copy of the movie. Somewhere there exists a video which he and his friends made with the cat starring as Scylla and the flushing toilet as Charybdis!

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    Posted August 10, 2009

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