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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 3 reviewers
  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
    2016
    113 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Ang Lee

    Actors: Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Arturo Castro, Mason Lee

    Plot: 19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks, the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

    Disc Release Date: 14 February 2017

    • Video
      83
    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
      62
    • Movie
      65

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk was filmed digitally using the Sony CineAlta F65 camera at 120 frames per second (fps), in 3D with 4K resolution and finished using a 4K Digital Intermediate (DI), and which...

    • Audio
      90
    • Simon Crust reviews the Dolby TrueHD track using standard 5.1 system – Just as the 4K HDR image is a picture of realism, so too is this track which uses the surrounds to fill the room with ambient sounds,...

    • Extra
      60
    • Disc 1 – 4K UHD 60fps Blu-rayTechnology as Art: Changing the Language of Cinema – five minute feature (in 4K and HDR) that discusses the film’s use of the latest technology as a dramatic narrative; a fairly...

    • Movie
      60
    • It's sort of weird, being honoured for the worst day of your lifeBilly Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is not a true story despite the look and feel of the piece. It is based on the 2012 novel (of the same name)...

    • Total
      70
    • Whether or not Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is actually enhanced by the technological breakthroughs that have allowed its filming style is largely up to the individual. The story, emotionally charged...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • This release of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk contains two presentations of the film not available anywhere else: The Blu-ray 3D and the UHD. The 1080p/24 Blu-ray is also included. For a review, please...

    • Audio
      80
    • This release of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk contains two presentations of the film not available anywhere else: The Blu-ray 3D and the UHD. 3D:The 3D presentation contains the same DTS-HD Master Audio...

    • Extra
      60
    • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk contains several supplements on the included Blu-ray disc, including deleted scenes and featurettes. The 3D disc features no additional content. The UHD disc does contain...

    • Movie
      70
    • Note: The "movie" score is higher for this release than for the 1080p Blu-ray release to reflect that the movie plays better on the UHD format.Director Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk tells a...

    • Total
      80
    • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk...

    High-Def Digest review by Shannon T. Nutt
    • Video
      90
    • 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' was originally shot digitally at 120fps using the Sony CineAlta F65 camera. While the theatrical release was available (in some theaters) in both 3D and at 120fps, there...

    • Audio
      90
    • The featured audio on the 4K disc is a Dolby Atmos track which downgrades to a 7.1 Dolby TrueHD track for those without Atmos capabilities in their home theater. Early in the movie, the Atmos track isn't...

    • Extra
      20
    • Note: The bonus materials in this section appear only on the standard 2D Blu-ray included in this set.Deleted Scenes (HD, 10 min.) – A collection of six deleted scenes from the movie, which can be watched...

    • Movie
      30
    • Most viewers are going to feel every step of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' – and not in a good way. This examination of the affect and purpose of war (and based on Ben Fountain's novel of the same...

    • Total
      60
    • 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' seems very much like a situation where a talented director got so caught up in the visual process he was providing for his movie that he forgot to tell a really good story....

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