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A Simple Favor

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 2 reviewers
  • A Simple Favor
    2018
    117 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Paul Feig

    Actors: Anna Kendrick, Ian Ho, Joshua Satine, Glenda Braganza

    Plot: Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.

    Disc Release Date: 18 December 2018

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      78
    • Extra
      73
    • Movie
      66

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • It's a great looking film and consequently a great looking presentation.

    • Audio
      90
    • Hits demo standards often enough to consider it a winner for this release.

    • Extra
      80
    • The extras are pretty impressive.

    • Movie
      60
    • The mystery works reasonably well, although it's frequently brought crashing back down to earth by the more whimsical elements.

    • Total
      80
    • It looks gorgeous, as do its cast members.

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • A Simple Favor is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.00:1. I'll refer you to ourA Simple Favor Blu-ray review for some information on a kind of strange discrepancy...

    • Audio
      90
    • There are a ton of really fun (often French) source cues utilized throughout A Simple Favor, something that opens up the Dolby TrueHD 7.1 track quite winningly. The film opens with an enjoyably raucous...

    • Extra
      80
    • Both the 1080p and 2160p discs in this package share the same bountiful supply of bonus features: Special Features Introduction by Paul Feig (1080p; 00:17) is a completely pointless excercise, kind of...

    • Movie
      70
    • Back in the days of print media, those of us who worked as reviewers at newspapers and/or magazines knew we were probably dealing with a less than completely successful film release if we weren't granted...

    • Total
      80
    • Despite its sometimes head scratching omissions and/or lack of logic, I actually enjoyed huge swaths of A Simple FavorA Simple Favor comes Recommended....

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