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The Girl on the Train

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  • Score
    72
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Girl on the Train
    2016
    112 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Tate Taylor

    Actors: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux

    Plot: A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

    Disc Release Date: 17 January 2017

    • Video
      73
    • Audio
      77
    • Extra
      63
    • Movie
      65

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      70
    • The Girl on the Train was, unusually in this day and age, filmed on 35mm using both Arricam LT and SL cameras, and was finished using a 2K Digital Intermediate (DI), which presumably formed the basis for...

    • Audio
      70
    • Not being an action block buster there is very little in the way of bombast surround action; however what you do have is a carefully crafted, natural ambient surround track that does very well at placing...

    • Extra
      60
    • The bulk of the extras are found on the included 1080p Blu-ray, save for the Audio commentary which appears on both discs.Audio Commentary – With director Tate Taylor whose somewhat lacklustre and pause...

    • Movie
      60
    • I need to remember! Emily Blunt stars, along with Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett and Justin Theroux in this retelling of Paula Hawkins' 2015 debut novel of the same name; not only does she steal the show...

    • Total
      70
    • The Girl on the Train is director Tate Taylor’s retelling of Paula Hawkins' novel of the same name, starring Emily Blunt in the titular role as the alcoholic emotionally distressed, Rachel, who may or...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      70
    • The Girl on the Train was photographed on film but reportedly finished at 2K. This 2160p/HDR-enhanced 4K upscale looks fine, though simply viewing it without performing a direct comparison with the Blu-ray...

    • Audio
      80
    • The Girl on the Train features a DTS:X soundtrack, though its overhead engagement, even as mere support pieces, is minimal at best. Indeed, the track never really differentiates itself from a more basically...

    • Extra
      50
    • Universal's UHD release of The Girl on the TrainDeleted and Extended Scenes (1080p, 17:38 total runtime): Rachel Rides the Train, Rachel Arrives at Grand Central, Megan Screams as Train Passes, Megan's...

    • Movie
      50
    • Reading the book on which a movie is based before (or after) watching said movie almost invariably leads to disappointment with the movie in some form or fashion. Very few manage to tell the story as it...

    • Total
      70
    • The Girl on the Train takes a fairly intriguing and well-structured book and turns it into a fairly bland Thriller that gets its broad strokes right but can't find a way to translate the much more intimate...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      70
    • Universal Pictures hops aboard the 4K UHD train with the release of 'The Girl on the Train', which has a HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10 with a 1.85:1 aspect ratio. This release has a digital download code...

    • Audio
      80
    • This UHD release of ‘The Girl on the Train‘ has an English: DTS:X track, where I used a 7.1.2 speaker setup with the normal 7.1 surround and two overhead speakers, plus a subwoofer powering this soundscape....

    • Extra
      40
    • Audio Commentary - This commentary is available on both the UHD and Blu-ray version and has filmmaker Tate Taylor discussing the basic aspects of the production, He talks about casting, shooting on location,...

    • Movie
      50
    • I can certainly see the appeal of Paula Hawkins’ first successful novel ‘The Girl on the Train‘, which was released in 2015, and was fast-tracked and optioned into a major motion picture by Universal Pictures....

    • Total
      60
    • 'The Girl on the Train' in this 4K UHD version comes with both the 4K UHD, the standard Blu-ray and the Digital Copy. The film itself isn't that good, but has some decent moments throughout. It was just...

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