Why is the Academy Ratio Trendy Again?

by Fandor

Through the popularity of IMAX and ultra-wide formats, we have become accustomed to bigger and wider images. However, while giant blockbusters and grand epics will likely remain wide, many smaller films have gravitated back towards the boxier, almost square 4:3 aspect ratio of early cinema. Is this just a fad or is there more to it? Tune in to find out.

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