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Variety reports:

With Neil Gaiman’s highly-anticipated “The Sandman” arriving on Netflix this week, some viewers have been swift to comment on the show’s aspect ratio looking slightly off.  “Sandman” viewers first noticed the skewed images in trailers for the series, sparking some trepidation among fans of the original comic book series.

The distorted images were not isolated to the trailer, remaining a mainstay in the series itself. However, a spokesperson for Netflix confirmed that image distortion is a deliberate creative choice.  “As you’ll note many of the environments are surreal in the series and we often say it’s quite what a dream would feel like,” the streamer stated.

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