Disney+ Adds IMAX Extended Aspect Ratio To 13 Marvel Blockbusters

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Cinema migration away from traditional theaters And in front of your sofa It advances again, but this time only through viewing experiences that previously gave up on the larger screens.

Starting November 12, Disney + will start Stream 13 majors Marvel movies-Including Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, And Iron Man—In IMAX’s Expanded Aspect Ratio via IMAX Enhanced. This feature won’t suddenly enlarge the width of your semi-truck screen, but it will provide a more complete, possibly richer visual experience thanks to its larger format.

While traditional IMAX uses a 1.43:1 ratio, the extended aspect ratio is 1.90:1 which is also closer to the 16:9 ratio for TVs, The Verge Notes. In fact, this means that the film will display 26% more screen image on home user screens in some sequences and reduce the size of the side black bars.

In its blog post, Disney said that the new feature, which is set to launch on the anniversary of the streaming service’s launch, will allow filmmakers to “create a more immersive experience in theaters and now at home, allowing audiences to see more of the action.”

according to Report from digital television researchDisney+ is expected to add 140 million new subscribers over the next five years, putting them ahead of Netflix and the king of streaming by number of subscribers.

IMAX CEO Rich Gelfond spoke about the deal in an With the deadline, claiming to be a win for viewers. “For me, it reinforces the idea that live streaming and theatrical IMAX experience complement each other,” Gelfond said. “It’s not either or. A lot of fans want to try both.”

There are more IMAX features on the way as well according to the company’s press releases, such as immersive surround sound from DTS. Until then, here’s the full list of Marvel movies added to Disney with improved IMAX on Friday, November 12:

  • Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • Iron Man
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Dr. Gharib
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  • Black Panther
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Ant man and the wasp
  • Captain Marvel
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Black Widow.


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