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Ghostbusters

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    82
    from 4 reviewers
  • Ghostbusters
    2016
    116 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Paul Feig

    Actors: Zach Woods, Kristen Wiig, Ed Begley Jr., Charles Dance

    Plot: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

    Disc Release Date: 11 October 2016

    • Video
      83
    • Audio
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    • Extra
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    • Movie
      63

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    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Ghostbusters 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...

    • Audio
      90
    • Ghostbusters was released theatrically with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack and that has been used for the Ultra HD Blu-ray release, which can be listened to in 5.1, 7.1 or various Atmos configurations. We are...

    • Extra
      70
    • The US release of Ghostbusters reviewed here is comprised of three discs - UHD BD, BD and 3D BD but in the UK although the release still includes three discs these are the UHD BD, the BD and a bonus BD...

    • Movie
      40
    • I don't go to Chinatown, I don't drive wackos, and I ain't afraid of no ghosts! What do you get when you combine a soulless script with an improvisational director, four comedic actresses, product placement...

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      70
    • Ghostbusters is a remake of the 1984 classic, with an all-female cast of proven comedic actresses, who do their very best to bring the film to a social media savvy new generation. If you can get over the...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • 3D Disc:Score: 4.0/5.0Ghostbusters was made for 3D. Literally, the movie features a number of instances where visual cues extended beyond the framing and poke out above the "black bars" for added effect....

    • Audio
      100
    • 3D Disc:Score: 4.5/5.0The bad news is that Sony has once again decided to favor the "premium" status of its UHD disc at the expense of the 3D Blu-ray audience by refusing to bring over the enhanced Atmos...

    • Extra
      70
    • GhostbustersLight 'Em Up (4:50), Kevin (9:37), Ghosts (11:02), and The World (6:22). Note that while two cuts of the film are included on the 1080p Blu-ray release, the 3D release contains only the theatrical...

    • Movie
      40
    • Three formats, two different cuts, and various audio and subtitle options scattered around the year's most controversial film.There's a popular YouTube channel called "Honest Trailers" that cuts its own...

    • Total
      80
    • Ghostbusters...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The conductors of metaphysical examination break through the barrier into the Ultra HD dimension with a fine-looking and largely satisfying HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10, boasting several admirable moments...

    • Audio
      80
    • The ladies of the paranormal also come equipped with an excellent, if somewhat lacking Dolby Atmos soundtrack, which it turns out is exclusive to this Ultra HD version and only available for the extended...

    • Extra
      80
    • All the special features are contained in the standard Blu-ray disc.Audio Commentaries — The first track is an entertaining conversation between director Paul Feig and co-writer Katie Dippold. The two...

    • Movie
      70
    • It's unfortunate when it becomes difficult to discuss a movie without also addressing the controversy surrounding it. Most recently, Nate Parker's 'The Birth of a Nation' has resurfaced some disconcerting...

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      80
    • While it seems difficult to discuss Paul Feig's 'Ghostbusters' without also addressing the controversy surrounding it, the film should ultimately be appreciated on its own merits. And the end result is...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • For those not familiar with the details regarding Ultra HD Blu-ray you can refer to my article that includes some pertinent data on the subject. Here is the link: Ultra HD Blu-ray Has Come to AVS Forum...

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Ghostbusters: Answer the Call Ultra HD Blu-ray (Extended Cut) Disc 2: Ghostbusters: Answer the Call 3D Blu-ray (Theatrical Cut) Disc 3: Ghostbusters: Answer the Call Blu-ray (Theatrical and Extended...

    • Movie
    • As a fan of the original and classic Ghostbusters I was interested in seeing what this reimaged take had to offer. I didn’t bother checking it out in the theater but heard mixed reviews from those that...

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      90
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD/3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment featuring solid technical merits that have a bit to offer from each format. Ghostbusters: Answer...