Best description of difference between a DVD and movies

Here is the best description I have read between watching a DVD and watching an actual movie in the cinema.  It comes from Anthony Lane’s review in the February 8, 2010 issue of The New Yorker of The Red Shoes (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 1948), which commenced a run at the Film Forum in New York City on February 19, 2010:

Watching The Red Shoes, whatever the quality, on the small screen is like drinking champagne, whatever the vintage, through a plastic straw.  The movie should fill one’s vision no less comprehensively than a sunset ….


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