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Downsizing

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    74
    from 3 reviewers
  • Downsizing
    2017
    135 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Alexander Payne

    Actors: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig

    Plot: A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor.

    Disc Release Date: 20 March 2018

    • Video
      75
    • Audio
      80
    • Extra
      55
    • Movie
      60

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      60
    • Downsizing has been upscaled for its 4K release; the film was originally photographed at a resolution of 3.4K. Downsizing's 2160p/Dolby Vision UHD presentation has its plusses and its minuses. First, the...

    • Audio
      80
    • Downsizing, presented in a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless configuration, the same as the Blu-ray (no Dolby Atmos or DTS:X option is included), begins with impressively immersive crowd applause at a conference...

    • Extra
      50
    • Downsizing contains six featurettes on the bundled Blu-ray. A UV/iTunes digital copy code is included with purchase. Working with Alexander (1080p, 12:22): Cast and crew heap praise on the film's director....

    • Movie
      60
    • In Writer/Director Alexander Payne's (Nebraska) Downsizing, getting small means living large�or maybe not. To be sure, the movie makes a strong case that shrinking size means shrinking bills, that money...

    • Total
      60
    • Downsizing isn't all that funny, isn't all that dark, isn't all that enriching. The movie can't internally agree on a tone, and the outer end product suffers. It's teeming with wonderful ideas, built around...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      80
    • Downsizing makes big use of 4K with this 2160p 2.39:1 transfer with Dolby Vision. Now I've come across some reviews where some folks had issues with washed out black levels and whites with their Dolby...

    • Audio
      80
    • Downsizing boasts an effective and lively DTS-HD MA 7.1 mix. Dialogue is clean and clear throughout, even when big people are talking to little people and their teeny tiny voices become a little higher...

    • Extra
      40
    • Considering all of the creative world-building efforts and some of the many visual jokes of the film, I was let down by this rather anemic assortment of EPK-friendly bonus features. Some of the material...

    • Movie
      50
    • "OK fine you want to help but do what I did and just give a semen sample.""I did it too. A much more pleasant way to help."It's a tough day when you really, really want to like a movie but just don't....

    • Total
      70
    • If you're like me and saw the trailer to Downsizing you were probably excited to see a pseudo-science fiction dark comedy from Alexander Payne. Unfortunately, the final film simply doesn't measure up to...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      74
    • Colors, especially primary and earth tones were a bit more vivid and fleshtones offered a hint of gradational warmth that looked quite natural. Upon closer inspection, I could make out finer details in...

    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Downsizing Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Downsizing Blu-ray Working with Alexander – Featurette The Cast – Featurette A Visual Journey – Featurette A Matter of Perspective – Featurette That Smile –...

    • Movie
    • I am a big fan of director Alexander Payne’s films, and when I saw the trailer for Downsizing I was immediately intrigued. I never made out to see it in the theater, but, looked forward to reviewing it...

    • Total
      78
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Paramount Home Distribution in the Ultra HD Combo Pack that features underwhelming Ultra HD video, gratifying high definition audio/video and a decent assortment of bonus material....

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