> I'll bet
>that within 2-3 years, taped movies have gone the way of 33.3rpm (the fond
>collectables of nostalgia buffs). Now about all those off-the-mainstream
An interesting point, Gary, especially since now many limited releases for
audiophiles come out on vinyl rather than CD because of the "warmer,"
"fuller" sound of vinyl. I think DVD is here to stay, too, but when it
comes to a New! Sexy! technology replacing an existing one, at least in the
world of entertainment, I think it is best to heed Public Enemy: Don't
believe the hype. The manufacturers will flog DVD endlessly, pointing up
its superior attributes--but they'd do that whether those attributes existed
or not. There's a ton of Disney DVDs to be moved to people who don't want
to be left behind in VHSland. And, hey! How much better will my DVD of
Intolerance really look?
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