Cinemas don't offer it and never have done. Nor is there anything wrong with this.
2) once the jury hears about his overly-activist father and the lawyer's insinuation that the whole thing was a set-up?
I seriously doubt that they expect this to get anywhere near a jury. These things are usually settled out of court. Lawsuits are expensive for the defendant even if you win.
Turns out they ALL had 19 micron tape-heads (whatever the hell that *meant*) as it was the spec for a VCR tape head, at the time, at least. It was just another bit of science-y sounding technobabble to put on the card.
First episode of "Mad Men" has something similar to this, with an "it's toasted" slogan.
For the nerds who are wondering (this is a site for nerds after all), and don't already know (this is a site for nerds after all), the tape head is essentially a C-shaped electromagnet with a 19 micron gap between the prongs. It needs to be 19 microns wide to work with VHS tapes.
You cannot have a science without measurement. -- R. W. Hamming