A few words about trailers on this site


I love hearing movie trailers in 5.1 (or more) audio.  Back in the early 1990s when digital audio formats such as Dolby Digital and DTS were becoming the norm, trailers in the theater where usually presented in 5.1. Back in those times, the trailers for films such as “Twister”, “The Rock”, and “The Lost World” sounded incredible. Such active surrounds and deep, pounding bass.  Unfortunately, when they were released on DVD they arrived with 2.0 soundtracks.  How disappointing.  Here we were with the technology and equipment to play these trailers in full 5.1 but the studios decided to only include the 2 channel stereo version. (more…)