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Encore's lack of HD, are they being cheap or lack HD sourcers
Posted 04 January 2013 - 07:33 AM
the HBO's/Max's, Showtimes, TMCs and other movie channels don't have this problem
are they being cheap or do the not have certain movie to show in HD:nono2:
Posted 04 January 2013 - 07:43 AM
DirecTV customer since 1995.
Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:42 PM
-- Respect the S.H.I.E.L.D.
Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:03 PM
Also, Encore is not positioned as blockbusters plus movies from the past few years as much as it is positioned as movies from the 70's forward minus anything new. In 2010-2013 it makes sense that we are in a position where new and recent movies get telecined to HD while older movies, with their ability to generate revenue comparatively diminished, have to wait in line. And that probably somewhat explains why the other channels in the Encore package are not HD at all.
So I do not find that Encore has fewer HD movies than HBO at all surprising.