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Mary Queen of Scots

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    68
    from 2 reviewers
  • Mary Queen of Scots
    2018
    124 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Josie Rourke

    Actors: Angela Bain, Richard Cant, Guy Rhys, Thom Petty

    Plot: Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

    Disc Release Date: 26 February 2019

    • Video
      81
    • Audio
      81
    • Extra
      48
    • Movie
      58

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Mary Queen of Scots on UHD enjoys increase to both detail and color over the companion day-and-date Blu-ray. Improvements to sharpness are immediately obvious. The image finds a fairly significant gain...

    • Audio
      90
    • The included Dolby Atmos soundtrack is the perfect compliment to the UHD's striking 4K/Dolby Vision visuals. The track opens with considerable space and clarity on a shore three minutes in, with rushing...

    • Extra
      40
    • The UHD disc houses the same supplements as found on the bundled Blu-ray disc. A Movies Anywhere digital copy code is also included with purchase. This release ships with an embossed slipcover. An Epic...

    • Movie
      40
    • Anyone looking for a history lesson in 16th century Western European politics and the monarchy would be wiser to pick up a respected history text than to watch Mary Queen of Scots, first-time Director...

    • Total
      70
    • Mary Queen of Scots is a drag of a film. It's overlong, overplayed, and unwilling to tell its story in a more traditional context, instead choosing to go the "safe" route and make a 500-year-old story...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      100
    • While I haven't been able to find out the resolution of the Digital Intermediate this 2160p Dolby Vision HDR  presentation was sourced from - it doesn't much matter - Mary Queen of Scots is a beautiful...

    • Audio
      100
    • Even though it's a romantic period drama, don't count out Mary Queen of Scots in the audio department with a richly nuanced and effective Dolby Atmos audio mix. The basics are covered with rousing success....

    • Extra
      20
    • Aside from the audio commentary with Josie Rourke and Max Richter, this set of bonus features is a virtual non-starter. They're little better than a trio of EPK nonsense that doesn't really add much to...

    • Movie
      60
    • Queen Elizabeth (Margot Robbie) rules England. Scotland is under the control of a Protestant coalition under the control of John Knox (David Tennant). Mary (Saoirse Ronan) has returned from France to claim...

    • Total
      70
    • Mary Queen of Scots offers 4K UHD and object-based audio adopters something to see and listen to - even if the story is a muddled presentation of historical events. More of a romantic novel version of...