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Fixing cropped subtitle on HTML5 Video for Chromecast Receiver on Overscan Mode

I am currently working on developing and maintaining the Chromecast Receiver app at Viki. For those of you who are not familiar with Chromecast, a Chromecast Receiver is a front-end app that runs on the Chromecast device making it possible for our users to display our content on their TV either through the mobile app or our site itself.

Recently, I had to fix a bug where our subtitle is cropped on the left and right side. This does not happen on all TV though, only the ones with Overscan mode on:

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