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Across the Universe

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    81
    from 3 reviewers
  • Across the Universe
    2007
    133 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Julie Taymor

    Actors: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

    Plot: The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

    Disc Release Date: 9 January 2018

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
      60
    • Movie
      64

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Across the Universe makes the leap to the UHD format with another hugely impressive 2160p/HDR-enhanced presentation from Sony. The upgrade to color and clarity, to richness and vitality, to filmic standout...

    • Audio
      80
    • Across the Universe features a new Dolby Atmos soundtrack that delivers the movie's musical numbers with impressive efficiency, clarity, and spacing. The film is, of course, heavily reliant on music to...

    • Extra
      80
    • Across the Universe's UHD release contains the cast and crew still photos tab but does away with the "moments" that have been a staple of the studio's 4K releases. The bundled Blu-ray is identical to the...

    • Movie
      80
    • Sony has released Director Julie Taymor's Oscar-nominated 1960s Beetles Musical 'Across the Universe' to the UHD format. The film features a "digitally restored" 4K transfer with HDR color that offers...

    • Total
      80
    • Across the Universe is not for every taste, but it features a contagious Beetles-centric beat, a group of interesting characters, and strongly defined and occasionally even visionary technical construction,...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      90
    • Across the Universe comes with a 2160p transfer and is presented in 2.40:1 aspect ratio. This new 4K master came from the original 35mm negative and looks striking and bold. If you're not a fan of the...

    • Audio
      90
    • This release includes a very good Dolby Atmos mix where the music is the spotlight of the track. Every piece of re-imagined Beatles' tunes boasts great levels of energy and dynamics that utilize every...

    • Extra
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    • Movie
      50
    • There comes a moment in the life span of every classic band when it's no longer about the Music, but the Commodity. For the Beatles, that moment probably came with Beatlemania!, the inexplicably popular...

    • Total
      80
    • Across the Universe may not be your favorite movie. While you can't argue with Julie Taymor's visual style and ability to tell a story with all of her perfect camera angles and beautiful theatrical colors,...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • According to the press documentation Sony remastered Across the Universe from the original 35mm film elements, and its presentation in Ultra HD is derived from the 4K Digital Intermediate....

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Across the Universe Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Across the Universe Blu-ray Extended Musical Performances Deleted Scenes Filmmaker Audio Commentary 5 Production Featurettes Rehearsal Footage Digital...

    • Movie
    • Across the Universe is director Julie Taymor’s opus to a bygone era, as set to the tune of The Beatles music which underscored the period, its young people, and the tumult that gripped the nation. At the...

    • Total
      92
    • It makes its debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment featuring beautifully restored Ultra HD video, an entertaining and complimentary Dolby Atmos...