Oso Blanco wrote:
I don't think that's the reason, though. On the DVDs there is no pillarboxing and there even is some space left on both sides of her name.
You are quite right--they never had that before on VHS, Laserdisc or DVD, but something to do with Blu-ray transfers causes studios to occasionally do that.
That makes it even more annoying.
It is clearly ONLY the credits not before or after. The windowboxing begins and ends exactly when the credits do. What other reason to do that than something to do with the credit graphics?
There was a goof up--somebody thought they needed to do that to save the names from being cut off, but clearly it is NOT needed as what you pointed out is true.