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Galveston

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    63
    from 2 reviewers
  • Galveston
    2018
    91 min
    Not Rated
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Mélanie Laurent

    Actors: Ben Foster, Jeffrey Grover, Christopher Amitrano, Mark Hicks

    Plot: After escaping a set up, a dying hitman returns to his hometown of Galveston where he plans his revenge.

    Disc Release Date: 11 December 2018

    • Video
      70
    • Audio
      70
    • Extra
      50
    • Movie
      65

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • It deserves a demo rating for it's technical handling of black levels even if many will be scratching their heads over just why it's so dark.

    • Audio
      80
    • Galveston's audio track is more than up to the challenge of providing a hearty, atmospheric backdrop.

    • Extra
      40
    • A few previews on startup and a 20-minute Making-of Featurette keep this from being completely bare-bones.

    • Movie
      80
    • An odd melange of True Detective, You Were Never Really Here and The Florida Project, with compelling results.

    • Total
      80
    • Ben Foster really deserves more credit than he generally gets; his lead projects like this and the equally underrated Leave No Trace themselves appear to disappear without a trace.

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      60
    • (Note: Screenshots accompanying this review have been captured from the standard Blu-ray.Additional screen captures can be found here.)In the standard Blu-ray review, I described how director M�lanie Laurent...

    • Audio
      70
    • The UHD disc contains the same lossless DTS-HD MA 5.1 track previously reviewed....

    • Extra
      30
    • As is RLJ's usual practice, it has included the same extras (in 1080p) on the UHD disc as on the standardBlu-ray. They are discussed here. A copy of the standard Blu-ray is also included....

    • Movie
      50
    • Darkness Barely VisibleRLJ Entertainment has been wading into the 4K waters, and its latest effort is directorM�lanie Laurent's bleak tone poem, Galveston, adapted from an early novel by True Detective's...

    • Total
      40
    • I couldn't give Galveston a strong recommendation on Blu-ray, and although the UHD disc cancurrently be had for only $5 more, I can't recommend that additional expenditure, unless youhave an academic interest...