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Ad Astra

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    79
    from 3 reviewers
  • Ad Astra
    2019
    123 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: James Gray

    Actors: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland

    Plot: Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

    Disc Release Date: 17 December 2019

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      87
    • Extra
      51
    • Movie
      81

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Note: Ad Astra is presented in 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. As outlined in our Ad Astra Blu-ray review, Ad Astra was shot on film with a variety...

    • Audio
      100
    • Ad Astra fun well mixed and designed audio can add to a movie going experience....

    • Extra
      10
    • The 4K UHD disc contains the Audio Commentary by James Gray also found on the 1080p Blu-ray disc included in this package. For the rest of the supplements on the 1080p Blu-ray disc, please refer to our...

    • Movie
      80
    • Ad Astra is certainly one of the odder science fiction epics to come down the pike and/or Milky Way in some time, which may be why despite an impressive physical production and interesting performance...

    • Total
      80
    • There are a number of kind of curious detours Ad Astra takes on its way to its (to quote a certain Cat Stevens) "father and son reunion", including a pirate shootout on the Moon and even more strangely...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The sci-fi drama reaches for the Ultra HD stars and pushes slightly further than its fellow Blu-ray cosmonaut, fueled by a beautiful and sometimes splendid HEVC H.265 encode. It may not be a leaps and...

    • Audio
      90
    • The epic journey lands to home theaters with a marvelously engaging and enthralling Dolby Atmos soundtrack that's every bit the equal of its DTS-HD counterpart. Similar to the video, the jump may not offer...

    • Extra
      20
    • Only the audio commentary is shared with the Ultra HD while the accompanying Blu-ray disc carries the rest of the bonus features. Audio Commentary: Director James Gray rides solo.The Art of Ad Astra (HD,...

    • Movie
      90
    • James Gray's Ad Astra is the science-fiction drama Christopher Nolan's Interstellar could have been, should have been and even strived to be had its theme not been so heavy-handed or hampered by a maudlin,...

    • Total
      80
    • Telling the story of an astronaut's journey to Neptune in order to reunite with his estranged father becomes a metaphor for communicating deeper wounds in James Gray's Ad Astra. Starring a terrifically...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • For its presentation in Ultra HD Ad Astra was rendered from 3.4K Digital/35 MM film sources and finished on a 4K DI....

    • Audio
      96
    • This is done well and creates a tangible level of immersion that coincides with the onscreen events nicely. Over the course of the film there are various sequences (such as the opening scene that takes...

    • Extra
      40
    • Disc 1: Ad Astra Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Ad Astra Blu-ray • Deleted Scenes with Optional Audio Commentary by James Gray o “The Void” o “Epilogue” • To the Stars • A Man Named Roy • The Crew of the Cepheus...

    • Movie
      80
    • It’s strange but, after viewing the teaser trailer for Ad Astra I really had very little idea what the plot was about. I am pretty sure that’s the only trailer I saw so my knowledge of it was limited but,...

    • Total
      78
    • It comes to Blu-ray from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment featuring excellent Ultra HD video, terrific lossless surround sound, including an engaging Dolby Atmos immersive mix, and a middling supplemental...