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Ghost in the Shell

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    66
    from 2 reviewers
  • Ghost in the Shell
    2017
    107 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Rupert Sanders

    Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche

    Plot: In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

    Disc Release Date: 25 July 2017

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    • Audio
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    • Extra
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    • Movie
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    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Ghost in the Shell was reportedly shot at 5K but finished at 2K, making this, presumably, an upscale from that source. IMDB also lists a "Dolby Vision" component but nowhere on packaging or press release...

    • Audio
      90
    • Ghost in the Shell's Dolby Atmos soundtrack is technically impressive. Only a few instances of lacking gunfire -- particularly near the beginning -- and a relative dearth of obvious overhead components...

    • Extra
      40
    • Ghost in the Shell's UHD release contains three extras on the Blu-ray disc. Nothing is included on the UHD disc. A UV/iTunes digital copy code is included with purchase. Hard-Wired Humanity: Making Ghost...

    • Movie
      50
    • Most movie fans will recognize the name Ghost in the Shell as one of the all-time classic Anime films, as well as the larger franchise built around it (not to mention the original manga), rather than as...

    • Total
      70
    • Ghost in the Shell, in any of its forms, depicts an intriguing but dark future of human enhancement and the frightening push away from what makes humans, human, including their flaws and limitations. A...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      100
    • Screengrab is 4K but not HDRThe live-action remake questions humanity on Ultra HD with a spectacularly gorgeous H.265 encode in HDR10, offering a significant improvement over the Blu-ray. The movie was...

    • Audio
      90
    • Screengrab is 4K but not HDRFurther complimenting the amazing visuals is an equally fantastic and continuously active Dolby Atmos soundtrack that utilizes the object-based codec in some interesting ways....

    • Extra
      30
    • Screengrab is 4K but not HDRHard-Wired Humanity (HD, 30 min): Cast & crew interviews discuss the visuals, stunts, stage design, plot themes and the original 1995 anime with lots of BTS footage and some...

    • Movie
      40
    • For a production that heavily borrows from the Japanese animated movie that inspired it, Rupert Sanders' Ghost in the Shell sure feels nothing remotely close to the original 1995 cult anime classic. In...

    • Total
      70
    • Screengrab is 4K but not HDRFor a production that heavily borrows from the Japanese animated movie that inspired it, Rupert Sanders' Ghost in the Shell sure feels nothing remotely close to the original...