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Argo

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    74
    from 2 reviewers
  • Argo
    2012
    120 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Ben Affleck

    Actors: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman

    Plot: Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.

    Disc Release Date: 6 December 2016

    • Video
      71
    • Audio
      76
    • Extra
      66
    • Movie
      76

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      80
    • According to the best available information, Argo was completed on a digital intermediate at 4K,which would appear to make it a prime candidate for UHD treatment. But the film presentschallenges to any...

    • Audio
      90
    • The UHD of Argo features the same lossless DTS-HD MA 5.1 track reviewed here....

    • Extra
      80
    • A copy of the initial February 2010 Blu-ray is included, with all of the extras described in theprevious review. The commentary also appears on the UHD. The second disc of extras from the Declassified...

    • Movie
      90
    • Argo 4K Yourself!As Warner prepares for the release of Ben Affleck's latest directorial effort, Live by Night, the studio has dusted off Affleck's two previous efforts as writer/director/star for 4K treatment:Argo,...

    • Total
      90
    • While it is regrettable that Warner has not included the longer version of Argo, or the extrasunique to the Extended Classified Edition, what's here is just as impressive as it was on theoriginal Blu-ray....

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • 'Argo' storms Ultra HD Blu-ray with a beautiful HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10, offering a nice upgrade over its Blu-ray counterpart. The picture shows sharper, slightly better defined lines in the architecture...

    • Audio
      90
    • The political thriller invades UHD armored with the same, terrific DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack found on the standard Blu-ray, so I'll simply repeat what I previously wrote: The rears deliver discrete...

    • Extra
      60
    • The commentary can be found on both discs while the rest are available only on BD.Audio Commentary — Screenwriter Chris Terrio sits down with director Ben Affleck to discuss the technical aspects of the...

    • Movie
      90
    • The last few minutes of Ben Affleck's political thriller 'Argo' are the most intense and suspenseful moments in recent film memory, and in a story that slowly builds in tension and uncertainty, that's...

    • Total
      80
    • In every practical sense, 'Argo' is your standard, conventional political thriller, but the film is so well-crafted and exceptionally designed that we overlook this fact and simply enjoy the suspenseful...

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