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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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  • Score
    77
    from 2 reviewers
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    2016
    132 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: David Yates

    Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Sam Redford, Scott Goldman, Tim Bentinck

    Plot: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

    Disc Release Date: 28 March 2017

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    • Audio
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    • Extra
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    • Movie
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    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      90
    • (Note: Screenshots accompanying this review have been captured from the standard Blu-ray.Additional captures from that disc can be found here and here.)Fantastic Beasts�joins the elite fraternity of UHD...

    • Audio
      100
    • Like the standard Blu-ray, the UHD release of Fantastic Beasts offers a choice between twolossless options, Dolby Atmos (with a TrueHD 7.1 "core") and DTS-HD MA 5.1. Also like thestandard Blu-ray, the...

    • Extra
      60
    • The UHD disc contains no extras. The included standard Blu-ray disc contains the extras discussed here....

    • Movie
      80
    • Stranger in a Strange Land (in Hi-Res)Warner Brothers' latest entry in its UHD library is its 2016 Harry Potter spinoff, FantasticBeasts and Where to Find Them, and the disc is one of the best 4K releases...

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      90
    • Early 4K adopters have too often faced a choice between the visual advantages of UHD vs. thoseof 3D, but in the case of Fantastic Beasts, the choice is clear: The 4K disc has the best availableaudio in...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      100
    • Warner Bros. conjures up a 4K UHD spell with the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which has an HEVC H.265 encode in 2160p in HDR10 with a 2.40:1 aspect ratio. This release has a digital...

    • Audio
      100
    • This release comes with Dolby Atmos and 5.1 DTS-HD MA tracks, both of which sound fantastic. If you have the option to go with the Dolby Atmos track, please do so, because it just immerses you more into...

    • Extra
      60
    • Before Harry Potter: A New Era of Magic Begins (HD, 16 Mins.) - The four main actors, along with Rowling, Yates, and a couple of producers, discuss how the new stories and characters were developed, written,...

    • Movie
      80
    • Grab your wands and spell books, wizards n' witches, because the world of Harry Potter is back for the long haul. J.K. Rowlings' Fantastic Beasts and Where to find Them is the first in a set of five upcoming...

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      90
    • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a solid film. There is a ton of setup and new characters and motivations that will play out in future films. It's a darker tone than the previous Potter films...

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