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The Birth of a Nation

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    59
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  • The Birth of a Nation
    2016
    120 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Nate Parker

    Actors: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley

    Plot: Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.

    Disc Release Date: 10 January 2017

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    • Audio
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    • Extra
      34
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    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • The Birth of a Nation is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. This is another digitally shot film finished at a 2K DI which reveals noticeable...

    • Audio
      90
    • This 4K UHD disc features the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track assessed in our The Birth of a Nation Blu-ray review. This is the rare Fox release where the 4K UHD and 1080p Blu-ray discs sport the same...

    • Extra
      30
    • In a rarity for a Fox 4K UHD disc, there are at least a couple of supplements on this disc. The 1080p Blu-ray included in this package includes all of the supplements detailed in our The Birth of a Nation...

    • Movie
      80
    • The intentionally provocative title The Birth of a Nation raised a few eyebrows even before this film was officially released, but another kind of eyebrow raising began after the film's release when its...

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    • It will be interesting to see how The Birth of a Nation's reputation changes, or if indeed it changes at all, with the passage of time and greater distance from the brouhaha raised once some of Parker's...