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EE running times ?

shaundobson
Rivendell

Nov 6 2013, 2:14pm

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EE running times ? Can't Post

I'm, really confused. The hobbit blu-ray extended edition says the film has a running time of 182 minutes but the dvd version says 175 mins ?
Is this right ?


DjU
Lorien

Nov 6 2013, 3:13pm

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Yes [In reply to] Can't Post

If you are in Europe then that is likely 100% normal.

Some regions that used a PAL video system have a 4% speed up on things like DVDs (and VHS). So everything is 4% faster (audio was generally pitch corrected so you wouldn't really notice)

BluRay is a lot more universal and does not suffer from this.


shaundobson
Rivendell

Nov 6 2013, 3:17pm

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Yeah i'm from the UK.. [In reply to] Can't Post

so the film isn't longer in any way it's just the speed of it ?


DjU
Lorien

Nov 6 2013, 3:25pm

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Yes that exactly that. The content is 100% the same, the DVD just is running a tad quicker. The BluRay is the 'Real' length. As it's played at more or less the same speed as the original feature. But ultimately your not missing anything.


shaundobson
Rivendell

Nov 6 2013, 3:29pm

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Ahh that has reassured me. [In reply to] Can't Post

thanks for clearing that up :)

 
 

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