Disney+ will let you watch 'Shang-Chi' and 12 Marvel films in a large IMAX format | Engadget

IMAX-ified films will have a prominent label on their Disney+ screens, and you'll also be able to launch the standard widescreen version if you prefer. Technically, IMAX Enhanced isn't delivering the large film format's true aspect ratio, which is more square. Disney+ announced today that it's adding an expanded IMAX aspect ratio for 13 Marvel titles, including Shang-Chi and Black Panther, on November 12th (AKA "Disney+ Day"). (You'll still see some slight bars, though, as the IMAX format doesn't completely fill 16x9 widescreen TVs. )Before this Disney+ partnership, IMAX and DTS brought the "IMAX Enhanced" home viewing format to a handful of TV streaming apps, like Sony's Bravia Core. You'll also see a wider image on smartphones, PCs and anywhere else you can view Disney+. But, as we saw with Zack Snyder's Justice League, that leads to enormous (and ugly) black bars on the sides of your TV.
Marvel's superheroes are about to get a bit bigger on your TV. Disney+ announced today that it's adding an expanded IMAX aspect ratio for 13 Marvel titles, including Shang-Chi and Black Panther, on N… [+2226 chars]