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Gods of Egypt

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    60
    from 2 reviewers
  • Gods of Egypt
    2016
    127 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Alex Proyas

    Actors: Brenton Thwaites, John Samaha, Courtney Eaton, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

    Plot: Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

    Disc Release Date: 31 May 2016

    • Video
      70
    • Audio
      78
    • Extra
      33
    • Movie
      53

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Gods of Egypt is presented on 4K UHD with an HEVC/H.265 encoded 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. As I mentioned in the previous reviews of the standard Blu-ray releases, while (according to the IMDb) the film...

    • Audio
      100
    • The 4K UHD disc utiizes the same DTS:X audio mix featured on the standard Blu-ray releases linked above. For the record, the 4K UHD repeats the same error of listing the Spanish 5.1 and English 2.0 mixes...

    • Extra
    • There are no supplements of any kind on the 4K UHD disc. The standard Blu-ray included in the package features the same supplements as the standalone Blu-ray....

    • Movie
      50
    • Alex Proyas' films (The Crow, Dark City, I, Robot) can encounter narrative stumbles, but they are almost always a visual (and sonic) treat, and that's certainly the case with Gods of Egypt, a film which...

    • Total
      60
    • I was frankly hoping that this new 4K UHD version of Gods of Egypt would knock my socks off, since the visuals of the film are one of its chief calling cards. This release undeniably looks fantastic, but...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • By the glory and grace of the gods, the fantasy adventure flick bursts unto the screen with a wildly colorful and highly-detailed HEVC H.265 encode. Definition and clarity is a step-up, exposing the threading...

    • Audio
      90
    • The gods elevate their celestial battles to a DTS:X soundtrack that's sure to make the house rumble and crash as if it were the end of the world. Granted, the design was originally made for legacy Dolby...

    • Extra
      30
    • On Location: Shooting in Australia (HD, 13 min): A tour of some of the shooting locations seen in the movie but nowhere near recognizable beneath all the CGI.A Divine Vision: Creating a Cinematic Action...

    • Movie
      40
    • Geoffrey Rush flying across the heavens on a boat towing the sun while he shoots fire at the ancient Egyptian demon Apophis might sound like a so-bad-it’s-good movie, but Gods of Egypt doesn’t quite reach...

    • Total
      60
    • For a major, big-budgeted visual extravaganza, Gods of Egypt has got to be one of the most beautifully boring movies ever made. Then again, beautiful is also a very subjective thing, but as long as Gerard...