Directors have tons of aspect ratios to choose from. Which should they pick? Let's look at the thematic effect each different aspect ratio can have on the viewer.
Clips in Order of Appearance:
Family Guy S08 E10 "Big Man on Hippocampus"
Citizen Kane (1941)
Wizard of Oz (1939)
Batman: The Dark Knight (2008)
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010)
Pee Wee Herman's Big Adventure (1985)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Django Unchained (2009)
Aunty Donna "This is What You Get"
Napoleon Dynamite (2005)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (1977)
Apollo 13 (1995)
Galaxy Quest (1999)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Hunger Games (2012)
The Incredibles (2004)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Life of Pi (2012)
Oz The Great and Powerful (2013)
The Big Lebowski (1998)