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Wild

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    74
    from 3 reviewers
  • Wild
    2014
    115 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

    Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Thomas Sadoski, Keene McRae

    Plot: A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.

    Disc Release Date: 14 February 2016

    • Video
      71
    • Audio
      77
    • Extra
      62
    • Movie
      77

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • Wild was filmed digitally using the Arri Alexa XT camera at a resolution of 2.8K and was finished using a 2K Digital Intermediate (DI), which presumably formed the basis for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release....

    • Audio
      80
    • The Ultra HD Blu-ray has the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1-channel soundtrack that is included on the regular Blu-ray. Wild used a 5.1-channel Dolby Digital soundtrack on its theatrical release and is hardly...

    • Extra
      70
    • The US Ultra HD Blu-ray release of Wild 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 but interestingly, even...

    • Movie
      80
    • Wild tells the remarkable story of Cheryl Strayed, a troubled young woman who walked over 1,100 miles in order to discover herself. The film is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, who made the equally superb...

    • Total
      80
    • Wild is an enjoyable and entertaining film that manages to tell the story of Cheryl Strayed's journey of self-discovery without being sentimental or moralising. The film features a great script by author...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      60
    • Wild...

    • Audio
      90
    • This release offers the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 audio as I assessed in our original Wild Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      20
    • The 4K UHD disc ports over the commentary track from the Blu-ray release. For the full list of supplements included on the 1080p Blu-ray disc also included in this package, please consult our Wild Blu-ray...

    • Movie
      90
    • Note: The included screenshots are sourced from a 1080p Blu-ray disc. Watch for 4K screenshots at a later date. Several of the major studios/labels are releasing an interesting array of titles for the...

    • Total
      80
    • Wild...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • For this review, I'm watching 'Wild' on a Sony Bravia XBR75X940C connected to the new Samsung UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. When calibrated, I was instantly impressed by the results, achieving 98%...

    • Audio
      70
    • This Ultra HD Blu-ray carries over an identical 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio sound mix from the original Blu-ray releases, which is already pretty good as Kevin Yeoman already pointed out his review. Listening...

    • Extra
      60
    • Audio Commentary — This feature-length commentary from the film's director Jean-Marc Vallée and two of its producers, Bruna Papandrea and David Greenbaum, focuses mainly on the realities of directing in...

    • Movie
      70
    • As enjoyable and entertaining as 'Wild' is for what it is – a competent and heartfelt adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's nonfiction account of walking 1,100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail by herself – the...

    • Total
      60
    • 'Wild' is certainly one of (if not the) best films of Witherspoon's career. Filled with passionate performances that strive to tell a story without moralizing, the film is smart in many key storytelling...