Posted by: Zephros Date: Sunday, February 1, 2004, at 11:34 p.m. IP Address: dialup-188.8.131.52.acc02-neer-bal.comindico.com.au
In Response to:
Score over dialogue(Jay Temple)
> I wish more films would do on DVD what they did with Superman,
> which is to have an option where you can watch with the dialogue off and
> listen to the score. In particular, I would have liked this option on the
> two LotR's already available on DVD.
The reason they don't do this is to prevent the isolation of scores on DVDs. People rip the music from the movies and put them on CDs, selling them. The soundtrack industry would lose a lot of money, so they would try to avoid this as much as they can.