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Alien: Covenant

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    82
    from 4 reviewers
  • Alien: Covenant
    2017
    122 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Ridley Scott

    Actors: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

    Plot: The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

    Disc Release Date: 15 August 2017

    • Video
      86
    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
      64
    • Movie
      70

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • 20th Century Fox deliver the UK Ultra HD Blu-ray release of Alien: Covenant with a somewhat disappointing 2K Digital Intermediate which threatens to curtail the benefits of the higher resolution 3.4K digital...

    • Audio
      100
    • Alien: Covenant's Ultra HD Blu-ray release also offers a nice and welcome (albeit frustrating for those not yet 4K-capable) upgrade on the aural front, besting it's Blu-ray sibling's DTS-HD Master Audio...

    • Extra
      80
    • As is frustratingly the norm, all of the extras for this release remain lazily in situ on the accompanying Blu-ray disc, with only Ridley Scott's Director's Commentary (a technically proficient affair...

    • Movie
      60
    • Like a precocious pre-teen, Ridley Scott takes all the ambitious ideas of his deeply flawed Prometheus and throws them out of the cot recklessly, delivering a sequel with more questions than answers. Largely...

    • Total
      80
    • The only thing that Alien: Covenant did was make Prometheus look like a good movie The Ultra HD Blu-ray release, in turn, tries its best to make Alien: Covenant look good too, delivering spectacular video...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Alien: Covenant is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. As discussed in the Alien: Covenant Blu-ray review, this was shot with Arri Alexa...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Blu-ray boasted a forceful and nuanced DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 track, something the 4K UHD disc's Dolby Atmos track only improves upon. From the first washes of synth pads and gonglike tones that waft...

    • Extra
      10
    • The 4K UHD disc ports over the Commentary track from the Blu-ray. The other supplements detailed in our Alien: Covenant Blu-ray review are of course available on the Blu-ray disc also included with this...

    • Movie
      60
    • Ridley Scott returns to his Alien well once again, by way of a slight detour through Prometheus, with Alien: Covenant. How do all those scary xenomorphs look in UHD? Read on.<img src="https://images3.static-bluray.com/reviews/15666_1.jpg"...

    • Total
      60
    • Those coming to Alien: Covenant looking for answers to questions still unanswered from Prometheus may find this film a fairly frustrating experience, and in fact this film raises a host of its own questions...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The Ridley Scott sequel sets forth on a more dangerous expedition to the planet of Ultra HD with a largely impressive and satisfying HEVC H.265 encode. Although not a drastic upgrade from its day-and-date...

    • Audio
      100
    • Along with the 4K video, Fox equips the sci-fi horror flick's journey into UHD with an awesome, demo-worhty Dolby Atmos soundtrack that continuously immerses the listener and pulls them into this dark,...

    • Extra
      60
    • Audio Commentary: In a rather dry and monotone voice, director Ridley Scott shares his thoughts on the movie, its place in the franchise, the stylized visuals and his creative decisions.Master Class: Ridley...

    • Movie
      70
    • Essentially abandoning the ridiculous, sophomoric pseudo-philosophizing of Prometheus, Ridley Scott returns to direct the sequel to that ambitious but ultimately bloated prequel in Alien: Covenant, a title...

    • Total
      80
    • As though finally correcting the disastrous collision course Prometheus was heading, director Ridley Scott steers Alien: Covenant back on track to dock with the familiar, much-preferred storyline introduced...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      88
    • This isn’t a colorful film however its palate of sepia tones and variants of blue/red benefited from UHD’s wider color gamut, appearing noticeably warmer and pleasing to the eye. Resolution gets a slight...

    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
    • Disc 1 Alien: Covenant Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Alien: Covenant Blu-ray • Deleted and Extended Scenes o Prologue (Extended) o Walter in Greenhouse o Oram and Daniels (Extended) o Walter Visits Daniels...

    • Movie
    • I am most definitely a fan of the Alien film franchise and have been since seeing the first film in the theater in 1979. Since then, Ridley Scott’s vision of terror in space has remained alive and well...

    • Total
      91
    • It comes to Blu-ray in the Ultra HD Combo Pack from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment featuring rewarding Ultra HD video, excellent high definition video/audio quality, including a complimentary Dolby...

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