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Concussion

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    65
    from 2 reviewers
  • Concussion
    2015
    123 min
    PG-13
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Peter Landesman

    Actors: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

    Plot: In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.

    Disc Release Date: 29 March 2016

    • Video
      68
    • Audio
      70
    • Extra
      48
    • Movie
      63

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Sony's 2160p UHD/HDR release of Concussion offers modest improvements and refinements over its already stellar Blu-ray release. Generally, looking at it in full and away from raw A-B comparisons, the image...

    • Audio
      80
    • Beyond the boost in video resolution and HDR colors, Sony has further spruced up Concussion with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack, replacing the standard Blu-ray's traditional DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless...

    • Extra
      50
    • While Concussion contains no new "supplements" on the UHD disc (the commentary track is available on the UHD disc), it does offer a slick new menu system (and presumably the early standard for Sony UHD...

    • Movie
      80
    • Blowback. Sony has released a 4K UHD Blu-ray release of Concussion day-and-date with the 1080p Blu-ray, the first such release from the studio.The included screenshots are sourced from a 1080p Blu-ray...

    • Total
      80
    • Concussion brings a serious discussion about sports and safety to the forefront. The medicine surrounding concussions is improving. The NFL is re-examining its concussion protocols. Other sports are taking...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The sports drama debuts on Ultra HD Blu-ray, along with it’s day-and-date Blu-ray counterpart, giving early adopters the opportunity to compare the differences between the two. The only area of concern...

    • Audio
      80
    • On the audio side of things, the movie licks its wounds and goes for the win with an excellent Dolby Atmos soundtrack, which at first, might some seem as though it wouldn’t offer much for a drama. But...

    • Extra
      20
    • Audio Commentary Director Peter Landesman rides solo for this commentary track, sharing a variety of thoughts on the whole production, from the origins of the script and the characters to certain creative...

    • Movie
      50
    • If for nothing else, ‘Concussion’ offers a unique take on a very familiar and often much too predictable genre. And yet, the plot, based on a 2009 GQ article by Jeanne Marie Laskas, nonetheless follows...

    • Total
      60
    • Inspired by the 2009 GQ article, which was based on real-life events, ‘Concussion’ tells the story of the doctor who challenged the powerful National Football League with evidence of brain damage related...