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Halloween

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    81
    from 4 reviewers
  • Halloween
    2018
    106 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: David Gordon Green

    Actors: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney

    Plot: Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

    Disc Release Date: 15 January 2019

    • Video
      86
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      68
    • Movie
      80

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Halloween was shot digitally using a combination of Arri Alexa Mini and SXT cameras with a resolution of 2.8K, but finished as a 2K DI, which has used here for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release. The disc presents...

    • Audio
      80
    • The English DTS: X MA has a robust surround field that, whilst engaging and entertaining, doesn’t really make full use of the available channels as one might expect. Dialogue is natural sounding, focused...

    • Extra
      40
    • In an unusual move all the extras can be found on the UHD making the included Blu-ray redundant. Deleted/Extended Scenes – Eight scenes at 12 minutes presumably removed for pacing, titled: Shooting Range,...

    • Movie
      80
    • He's waited for this night... he's waited for me... I've waited for him... 1978’s Halloween is an iconic movie, it catapulted the ‘slasher’ genre into the mainstream and set up a path for myriad copycats...

    • Total
      80
    • Halloween (2018) ignores everything that has come before, to be a standalone sequel to the 1978 original film. Michael Myers once again escapes to wreak havoc on Haddonfield, killing indiscriminately until...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Like so many of its contemporaries, Halloween was shot on digital, reportedly at a resolution of 2.8K and upscaled to 4K for this UHD release. The franchise, of course, has its roots in film and, until...

    • Audio
      80
    • Halloween's DTS:X soundtrack does not often take full advantage or make discrete use of the overhead channels at its disposal, but the track otherwise makes for a fundamentally sound listen. The track...

    • Extra
      50
    • Halloween's UHD disc contains all of the supplements found on the Blu-ray, which is also included. A Movies Anywhere digital copy code is included with purchase. The release ships with an embossed slipcover....

    • Movie
      70
    • The macro-level history behind the Halloween movies isn't particularly interesting. After a very successful and genre-defining original classic, the franchise veered into the standard Horror franchise...

    • Total
      70
    • Halloween is a good movie that is a little too reliant on genre structure and paying its respects to the original. It's also more risk-averse than it should be. When the film takes its biggest risk with...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Laurie protects her homestead from an evil shape while packing a chillingly excellent HEVC H.265 encode, showing a few welcomed improvements but overall looking comparable to its Blu-ray peer. Shot entirely...

    • Audio
      80
    • Our traumatized heroine faces her fate outfitted with an excellent DTS:X soundtrack that brings the terror home, despite not comparing as strongly or aggressively as some of the best object-based options...

    • Extra
      20
    • The same set of supplements can be enjoyed on both the UHD and the accompanying BD.Back in Haddonfield (HD, 6 min): An EPK-like piece on the making of the production with cast & crew interviews on the...

    • Movie
      80
    • Not only is David Gordon Green's Halloween arguably the biggest surprise of the year, but it is further evidence that the two Rob Zombie remakes are complete, utter trash and should rightly be forgotten...

    • Total
      70
    • David Gordon Green's Halloween successfully reignites a renewed interest in a tired franchise by not only returning the series back to its roots but also retconning the mythos surrounding the iconic killing...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • The added dimension in the grays, blacks, and shadows gives the image excellent depth. The exterior sequences with their overcast skies, moody visual aesthetic and razor sharpness looked terrific...

    • Audio
      90
    • Where this mix excels is in its use of the platform at ear level. There are many instances that show off the track’s thematic blend of music, weapon fire and smaller object sounds that create a wonderfully...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: Halloween Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Halloween Blu-ray • Deleted/Extended Scenes o Extended Shooting Range o Shower Mask Visit o Jog to a Hanging Dog o Allyson and Friends at School o Cameron and...

    • Movie
      60
    • Halloween needs no introduction among genre fans. I really like John Carpenter’s films. I was 14 when it was released and didn’t see it until it was on cable TV. Back then it was all the rage with its...

    • Total
      81
    • Despite being somewhat disappointed in Halloween I think it deserves consideration for a place in the collections of series fans. Give it a rent on Blu-ray and decide for yourself....