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The Last Witch Hunter

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    68
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Last Witch Hunter
    2015
    106 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Breck Eisner

    Actors: Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

    Plot: The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history.

    Disc Release Date: 1 March 2016

    • Video
      80
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      57
    • Movie
      62

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • The Last Witch Hunter was filmed digitally using the Arri Alexa XT Plus at a resolution of 3.4K and it was finished using a 4K Digital Intermediate (DI), which presumably formed the basis for this Ultra...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Last Witch Hunter had a number of soundtracks created for its theatrical release, including Auro 11.1, Dolby Surround 7.1 and DTS:X. It's the latter that has been used as the basis for this Ultra HD...

    • Extra
      70
    • The US Ultra HD Blu-ray release of The Last Witch Hunter comes in a black Amaray case with two discs, the Ultra HD Blu-ray and the Full HD Blu-ray. The Ultra HD Blu-ray doesn't use regional coding, however...

    • Movie
      60
    • The Last Witch Hunter features some strong world-building, so it’s a shame that the flawed efforts of the director and unrealistic enthusiasms of the star killed the franchise before it got started. From...

    • Total
      80
    • Although The Last Witch Hunter is unlikely to become the launching vehicle for a new franchise with Vin Diesel as the star, it also isn’t quite the unmitigated disaster that some reviewers have claimed....

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • The Video score above refers to the original Blu-ray release. The 4K score is for the video quality of the UHD version. The Last Witch Hunter is presented on 4K UHD Blu-ray with an HEVC / H.265 encoded...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Last Witch Hunter offers a really fun listening experience courtesy of its DTS:X audio. I'm running a 7.1.2 setup (i.e., a traditional 7.1 setup with two additional "height" speakers) and the improvement...

    • Extra
    • There are no supplements included on the 4K UHD disc. The 1080p Blu-ray included in this package includes the supplements I detailed in our original The Last Witch Hunter Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      40
    • Whether March is coming in like a lion (Lionsgate?) or a lamb may depend in part on how you're responding to the newest format available for home theater aficionados, 4K UHD Blu-rays. This rollout has...

    • Total
      50
    • I actually enjoyed The Last Witch Hunter quite a bit more on this new viewing, which is at least in part attributable to the improved video and audio. While there are still some minor quibbles with video,...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Vin Diesel casts his spell on Ultra HD using a magical H.265 encode in HDR10, making the movie a bit more bearable and looking superior to its Blu-ray counterpart. The CG-infested horror fantasy was shot...

    • Audio
      90
    • The audio is the same heard on the Blu-ray which is a fun and boisterous DTS:X soundtrack, defaulting to a DTS-HD MA 7.1 version for those not yet equipped. Pretty much from the start with the initial...

    • Extra
      40
    • Audio Commentary: Director Breck Eisner offers a straight-forward commentary discussing anecdotes, and technical aspects of filming.Crafting the Magic (HD, 30 min.): This is a standard making-of promo...

    • Movie
      50
    • I never caught The Last Witch Hunter on its initial theatrical release. Judging by the initial reaction I dodged a bullet. Perhaps my expectations were too low, but visiting it for the first time I must...

    • Total
      60
    • Vin Diesel's performance certainly is the movie's weakest link. He's just not cut out for imbuing a character with the sort of emotion that could have made this character much more believable. There's...