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Hostiles

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    78
    from 3 reviewers
  • Hostiles
    2017
    134 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Scott Cooper

    Actors: Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, Ava Cooper, Stella Cooper

    Plot: In 1892, a legendary Army Captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.

    Disc Release Date: 24 April 2018

    • Video
      83
    • Audio
      88
    • Extra
      61
    • Movie
      74

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • Although released on the UK on Blu-ray, if you want to pick up Hostiles on Ultra HD Blu-ray, you'll have to import it from the States, with Lionsgate delivering an excellent disc whose one potential flaw...

    • Audio
      100
    • A tremendous offering. The accompanying DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track may not offer up any kind of immersive HD-audio upgrade over the standard Blu-ray's identical track, but it's nonetheless a tremendous...

    • Extra
      70
    • Lionsgate thankfully port over the single solid, feature length Making-of Documentary extra onto the Ultra HD Blu-ray itself....

    • Movie
      70
    • Director Scott Cooper reunites with his Out of the Furnace star Christian Bale for an expertly acted but somewhat undercooked reflection on the horrors of war. Languid and elegiac, Cooper's Hostiles firmly...

    • Total
      80
    • An engrossing but flawed western by a skilled writer/director and acclaimed actor. Lionsgate's US Ultra HD Blu-ray release of Hostiles affords the moody Western excellent native 4K video and superbly atmospheric...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Hostiles is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. I must confess I was a little trepidatious as I popped this disc in my player, since I haven't always had the...

    • Audio
      100
    • This 4K UHD version features the same excellent DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track described in our Hostiles Blu-ray review. Some audiophiles may wish that Lionsgate had upgraded the audio to either Dolby Atmos...

    • Extra
      30
    • Lionsgate has ported over the sole (if lengthy) supplement from the 1080p Blu-ray, detailed in our Hostiles Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      80
    • Hostiles reunites star Christian Bale with writer and director Scott Cooper in a tale of violence and salvation, and offers some of the most jaw dropping scenery of any relatively recent western, something...

    • Total
      80
    • HostilesHighly recommended....

    High-Def Digest review by David Krauss
    • Video
      80
    • The difference between the 4K UHD transfer of Hostiles and its Blu-ray counterpart is like night and day, but not necessarily in the manner in which you may think. Yes, the clarity and contrast on the...

    • Audio
      90
    • Details abound in the well-balanced, crisply rendered DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track. From crackling flames, babbling brooks, jangling chains, and footsteps crunching in the sand to chirping crickets, gentle...

    • Extra
      30
    • The only disc supplement is the in-depth, three-part, 63-minute documentary, A Journey of the Soul: The Making of Hostiles. Writer-director Scott Cooper dominates the lengthy piece, which also includes...

    • Movie
      60
    • Take Apocalypse Now and transfer it to the American West and you've basically got Hostiles, the latest character-driven drama from writer-director Scott Cooper. Yet this journey across rugged terrain that...

    • Total
      70
    • Dark, brooding, violent, and a bit lethargic, Hostiles paints a bleak portrait of a racially divided America through the prism of the Old West. Though the highly charged story of a bitter, bigoted army...