Originally Posted by Wile E
Neither is better for movies. No current movies require the full storage of either format. Transformers takes up 26GB, for a point of reference. That's a whole lot of wasted space on a Blu Ray. Blu-Ray is technically better for storage @ 50GB vs 30GB for HD DVD, but not for long, 51GB triple layer HD DVDs are due out, and that will put an end to the storage benefits of Blu Ray.
Personally, I have no preference. I own both, and for movies they are 100% equal.
I have yet to see the current players ability to read these triple layer discs. And what do you think BD will do? Add another layer too, then HD is fucked all over again.