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Solo: A Star Wars Story

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    79
    from 4 reviewers
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
    2018
    135 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Ron Howard

    Actors: Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke

    Plot: During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

    Disc Release Date: 25 September 2018

    • Video
      80
    • Audio
      83
    • Extra
      73
    • Movie
      78

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • It's hardly going to be used to demo equipment, but it's exactly the way it was supposed to look.

    • Audio
      80
    • Few are going to celebrate it as demo territory (particularly if you're fed up with the whole low-level volume mastering), but it's still a very good track.

    • Extra
      60
    • Decent though hardly exceptional extra features.

    • Movie
      60
    • Perhaps the antidote to the more ominous Rogue One was something light and fun.

    • Total
      70
    • For all the grand setpieces and fun moments here, there isn't really anything consequential about it.

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      70
    • For a full UHD video review, please click here....

    • Audio
      90
    • For a full UHD audio review, please click here....

    • Extra
      70
    • Some might find it a tad ironic that the film is called Solo but the iconic Millennium Falcon is featured on the front of this Best Buy exclusive SteelBook. The two do go hand-in-hand, with Han never relinquishing...

    • Movie
      80
    • Disney and Best Buy have collaborated on an impressively designed SteelBook release for the 'Star Wars' spin-off film 'Solo.' The set includes three discs, the film on UHD and Blu-ray and a dedicated third...

    • Total
      80
    • Solo exceeded expectations, particularly considering all the production drama that surrounded the release and the less-than-stellar (by Star Wars standards, anyway) box office returns. The SteelBook meets...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • With his usual presumptuous, boastful swagger, Han barges through the Ultra HD doors thinking he's the hottest ticket in town, but sadly, his swollen head is quickly deflated when it turns out the HEVC...

    • Audio
      70
    • The fantasy space western daredevils its way through home theaters with a surprisingly mediocre and unremarkably average Dolby Atmos soundtrack. This may not come as much of a surprise since Disney Studios...

    • Extra
      40
    • All supplemental material can be found on the second Blu-ray disc.The Director & Cast Roundtable (HD, 22 min): As the title suggests, Ron Howard sits with cast members to discuss the overall production,...

    • Movie
      60
    • In their attempt to pump out a new Star Wars movie every year, Walt Disney was bound to make one bad entry to the galaxy far, far away. It was inevitable. And Ron Howard's Solo: A Star Wars Story is, arguably,...

    • Total
      60
    • With a new Star Wars installment hitting screens on a yearly basis, it was inevitable Disney would shoot for the stars and miss, and Ron Howard's Solo: A Star Wars Story is, for me at least, that movie....

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      78
    • This is the case with the 1080p transfer as well. This isn’t to suggest that the presentation is devoid of chromatic elements as the film’s varies shades of brown, orange, tan, intermittently rendered...

    • Audio
      70
    • Extra
      60
    • Disc 1: Solo: A Star Wars Story Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Solo: A Star Wars Story Blu-ray Disc 3: Bonus Material • Solo: The Director & Cast Roundtable Sit down with director Ron Howard and the stars for...

    • Movie
      70
    • Star Wars: A New Hope or Star Wars, as it was called back then, debuted in theaters on my 13th birthday in 1977. I remember sitting in the theater not knowing what to expect but being excited because I...

    • Total
      70
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultimate Collector’s Edition from Disney featuring a disappointing overall presentation that leaves me scratching my head experience and, a fan friendly supplemental package...

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