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Cold Pursuit

4K Ultra HD

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  • Score
    75
    from 4 reviewers
  • Cold Pursuit
    2019
    119 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Hans Petter Moland

    Actors: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Micheál Richardson, Michael Eklund

    Plot: A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son.

    Disc Release Date: 14 May 2019

    • Video
      83
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      61
    • Movie
      72

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Cold Pursuit was filmed digitally using both Arri Alexa Mini and Arri Alexa SXT cameras, with a resolution of 3.4K and finished as a 4K Digital Intermediate (DI), which formed the basis for this Ultra...

    • Audio
      80
    • The Dolby Atmos surround track does nothing wrong; it’s perfectly serviceable and sounds very natural – but it’s not one to light up the system with all-encompassing effects; indeed, the overhead channels...

    • Extra
      40
    • There are no extras on the UHD, all are found on the included Blu-ray. Deleted Scenes – 5 minutes of excised material. Welcome to Kehoe: Behind the Scenes on Cold Pursuit – 30 minute feature taking an...

    • Movie
      50
    • Do you have any idea what I can do to you... on Yelp? Foreign remakes seldom work. Even if, as in this case, they are made by the same director; something just gets lost. And that is the biggest hill that...

    • Total
      60
    • Cold Pursuit will likely be remembered as Liam Neeson’s last action role, as the film itself, a remake of Kraftidioten (2014) made with the same director, is sadly lacking in terms of characterisation...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Note: Cold Pursuit is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. As I mentioned in our Cold Pursuit Blu-ray review, the IMDb lists a couple of Arri Alexa models as...

    • Audio
      90
    • Cold Pursuit's Dolby Atmos track is perfectly fine in and of itself, but it may not completely "wow" audiophiles who want constant engagement of the Atmos channels. The best moments here tend to be in...

    • Extra
      40
    • Welcome to Kehoe: Behind the Scenes on Cold Pursuit (1080p; 26:49) has some fun behind the scenes footage and decent interviews. Interview with Liam Neeson (1080p; 8:46) Interview with Hans Petter Moland...

    • Movie
      60
    • Note to aspiring actors: if your casting agent approaches you with a role playing a family member of a character slated to be played by Liam Neeson, you might want to read the entire screenplay first,...

    • Total
      60
    • Cold Pursuit might have worked at least a little better if some of the overstuffed plot dynamics had been pared down, and also arguably if the film had really had the courage to go for its gonzo comedic...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • Featuring a sturdy and largely satisfying HEVC H.265 encode, Cold Pursuit was shot on digital cameras capable of 3.4K resolution but later mastered to a 4K digital intermediate. The freshly-minted 4K Dolby...

    • Audio
      80
    • The black comedy thriller plows through a blizzard of revenge with a fantastic Dolby Atmos soundtrack with a few, key scenes that totally kill it. From the opening moments, the object-based track immediately...

    • Extra
      20
    • Bonuses are available on both the UHD and the accompanying Blu-ray disc.Welcome to Kehoe (HD, 27 min): Typical EPK-like piece with cast & crew interviews.Interviews (HD): With Liam Neeson (9 min) and director...

    • Movie
      70
    • Cold Pursuit marks a turning point in Liam Neeson's four-decade-long career. Since his role as Qui-Gon Jinn in George Lucas's Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, the Oscar-nominated actor has been...

    • Total
      70
    • A popular ski resort town is caught in the middle of a drug war and a trail of dead bodies in Cold Pursuit, a black comedy thriller from Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland, making his Hollywood debut...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      87
    • For its presentation in Ultra HD Cold Pursuit was derived from a 3.4K source and finished on a 4K Digital Intermediate....

    • Audio
      84
    • The music score is subtly mixed over the platform so as to add natural depth to its orchestrated elements without drawing attention away from the thematic details of what is transpiring onscreen. While...

    • Extra
      40
    • Disc 1: Cold Pursuit Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Cold Pursuit Blu-ray • Deleted Scenes • Interview with Actor Liam Neeson • Interview with Director Hans Petter Moland • “Welcome to Kehoe: Behind the Scenes...

    • Movie
      50
    • I have to admit that my reaction to seeing the trailer for Cold Pursuit was to roll my eyes and wonder aloud, really? Another Liam Neeson revenge thriller? I went into viewing the film with admittedly...

    • Total
      65
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, featuring a solid Ultra HD video rendering (including Dolby Vision HDR), excellent high definition video, involving...