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New to Blu: January 22 – 28

Gemini Man ➢ “Holy wow. That alone can pretty much sum up my thoughts about this native 4K 2160p 60fps with Dolby Vision HDR presentation … Dolby Vision HDR kicks up the impressive imagery and with the combination of HFR, it easily surpasses the standard 1080p presentation.” — High-Def Digest. ➢ “The 4K disc breaks […]

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New to Blu: January 15 – 21

Hustlers ➢ “A picture-perfect 1080p transfer. The presentation is exquisite, digitally sourced and brought to life on the 1080p format with flawless textures and colours … The image never exhibits source noise to bothersome levels and compression issues are nowhere to be found.” — Blu-ray.com. ➢ “The image went with some stylised photography at times […]

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New to Blu: January 8 – 14

  Joker ➢ “The 1080p transfer of Joker is a good one and this Ultra HD rendering takes it up a notch with a discernible increase in detail and visual depth. This is a period style film that was shot with a specific visual aesthetic in mind and that comes through in this presentation … […]

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New to Blu: December 18 – 24

  Ad Astra ➢ “The 1080p transfer looks solid and this Ultra HD rendering takes it up a notch with a discernible increase in detail, colour depth, and emboldened highlights, both light and dark … Looking at the presentation as a whole I would say that it makes for a distinct improvement when compared to the […]

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New to Blu: December 11 – 17

  Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ➢ “Sporting a glorious native 4K video presentation that looks sensational, the disc presents a 3840 x 2160p resolution image utilising the film’s original theatrical aspect ratio of widescreen 2.39:1 … Disappointingly, there’s no Atmos on offer here, but the DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 track is pretty damn potent […]

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New to Blu: December 4 – 10

   Game of Thrones: The Complete Eighth Season ➢ “If you fancy heading back to Westeros to relive the twists and turns, beheadings and back-stabbings, then you’re in luck. Game of Thrones‘ Blu-ray edition* includes a reunion show with the entire cast, which was recorded live in Belfast, hosted by Conan O’Brien. Then there’s a 30-minute featurette […]

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New to Blu: November 20 – 26

  Angel Has Fallen ➢ “Angel Has Fallen isn’t a colourful film. However, its cooler chromatic hues, sepia tones and variants of blue/red benefited from UHD’s wider colour gamut, appearing warmer and pleasing to the eye …  I felt that this Ultra HD rendering made the most of the film’s elements, which are excellent.” — AVSForum. […]

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New to Blu: November 13 – 19

  Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw ➢ “This is an excellent Ultra HD presentation that looks great on my large screen. What struck me from the onset is the lifelike reproduction of the textures captured by the camera’s lens. Whether it be the finest minutia in physical features or rough textures on the surfaces […]

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New to Blu: October 23 – 29

Child’s Play ➢ “This is a high-quality video presentation that seems a perfect match for the source material. Colours are well saturated with eye pleasing vitality and delineated depth. Images are resolute, with stable sharpness, crisp detail and appreciable subtle refinement. Contrast is dynamic without being overpowering and blacks are respectable in depth with discernible […]

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New to Blu: October 16 – 22

  Yesterday ➢ “Yesterday‘s 2160p/HDR UHD presentation offers a good, tangible upgrade over the Blu-ray, which is itself of a very high quality. The bar is raised here, expectedly considering the 8K source photography and 4K digital intermediate. The image is appreciably more sharp. Textures are firmed up beyond even what the Blu-ray has too […]

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