True story: I went to watch a DVD tonight and it took five minutes to get from the moment I put the DVD in the player until the movie actually started. First there were the general DVD screens they always have, then there was that annoying film piracy ad (below) which stupidly states "You wouldn't steal a handbag! DOWNLOAD PIRATED FILMS IS STEALING" (stupid because, for other reasons, it sounds like it's okay to steal movies if you do indeed steal cars too) and then a film studio logo screen. None of which was skippable, mind you.
Then after I pressed "Play Movie" on the main menu it went through yet another film piracy warning (this time in TEXT!), then another studio logo, then that screen that states all opinions in the film and the commentary are not those of the studio so don't sue them or else and then... AND THEN... that damned Dolby Surround Sound bit.
Heaven forbid that they just say "Presented in Dolby Surround Sound", noooo. They have to do an entire short movie involving things flying in space and piano chords being struck oh-so delicately so as the dust flies off of them in a poetic way. Thankfully the latter annoyance is easily skipped with a press of the button. Do you always skip that silly Dolby bit? Do you instantly press the button the moment you hear that music? I know I sure do...
*This frustrated rant was brought to you by the kind people behind the Hancock DVD that I don't remember ever adding to my Quickflix queue, yet somehow got sent to me. Lovely.