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Everest

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 2 reviewers
  • Everest
    2015
    121 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Baltasar Kormákur

    Actors: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson

    Plot: The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

    Disc Release Date: 27 September 2016

    • Video
      76
    • Audio
      81
    • Extra
      48
    • Movie
      73

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • According to IMDB, Everest was photographed at 3.4K and 6K but finished at 2K, making this, presumably, an upscale to 4K from the 2K digital intermediate. The previously released 2D Blu-ray looked fantastic...

    • Audio
      100
    • When Everest first released to Blu-ray, it featured a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. At the time, Blu-ray.com reviewers were not equipped to review that track. Things have changed, and this is a fresh audio review...

    • Extra
      50
    • Everesthere for a review. A UV/iTunes digital copy code is included with purchase....

    • Movie
      90
    • Universal previously released 'Everest' in both 2D and 3D Blu-ray formats in January of this year. The film has now received a UHD release that includes the basic 1080p Blu-ray, but not the 3D disc.<img...

    • Total
      90
    • Everest...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • Climbers scale the steep, challenging demands of Ultra HD Blu-ray with a gorgeous HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10, offering a noteworthy improvement over the Blu-ray. The movie was shot on the Arri Alexa XT...

    • Audio
      100
    • The mountain adventure film comes equipped with the same, terrifically enjoyable Dolby Atmos soundtrack heard on its Blu-ray counterpart, which defaults to Dolby TrueHD 7.1 for those not equipped for the...

    • Extra
      20
    • Audio Commentary — Director Baltasar Kormákur rides solo for a decently interesting commentary where the filmmaker shares many of his creative decisions and anecdotes from the set while also elaborating...

    • Movie
      80
    • "Human beings simply aren't built to function at the cruising altitudes of a seven-forty-seven."What is it that drives some people to do certain things or perform fantastic feats of skill or strength or...

    • Total
      80
    • 'Everest' is a hell of a flick. As a recreation of tragic real-life events, the film thankfully doesn't dwell on the morbid nature of what happened but instead takes it as a celebration of living life...