Blu-ray mouthpiece Hollywood in Hi-Def has yet another reason to downplay Paramount's switch to HD DVD, with a new analysts report indicating the format war has continued to go Blu-ray's way. Understanding & Solutions sees this holiday season as key to both formats, and while there "may be surprises just around the corner" (perhaps at CES?) "we could see a lot more format clarity in 2008". While they might not be getting a holiday card from the guys at Screen Media Digest (who just said the format war would continue stalemated), we're sure those holding out for a BD-J release of Transformers feel heartened

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