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BlacKkKlansman

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    78
    from 3 reviewers
  • BlacKkKlansman
    2018
    135 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Spike Lee

    Actors: Alec Baldwin, John David Washington, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Robert John Burke

    Plot: Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

    Disc Release Date: 6 November 2018

    • Video
      85
    • Audio
      84
    • Extra
      48
    • Movie
      85

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Spike Lee and Cinematographer Chayse Irvin shot BlacKkKlansman on film, and this UHD comes sourced from a 4K digital intermediate. The improvements to image stability, clarity, and textural fulfillment...

    • Audio
      90
    • BlacKkKlansman's Dolby Atmos soundtrack proves its worth from the beginning with full-stage musical saturation, good low end depth, and rich, vibrant instrumental clarity. Musical excellence is a mainstay...

    • Extra
      20
    • BlacKkKlansman's UHD release contains a featurette and an extended trailer, which are also included on the bundled Blu-ray. A Movies Anywhere digital copy code is included with purchase. The release ship...

    • Movie
      90
    • Director Spike Lee's (Malcolm X, Do the Right Thing) BlacKkKlansman is a compelling film focused on race relations in 1970s America, but its also an occasionally tonally disparate film that can be as humorously...

    • Total
      80
    • BlacKkKlansman champions black power but also proper and peaceful race relations; many of the film's best scenes involve Stallworth, alongside one or several white characters with whom he works at the...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      90
    • Spike Lee returns to film and the results are damn impressive! Shot on 35mm with some segments in 16mm and finished at a 4K Digital Intermediate, BlacKkKlansman is a beautiful piece of filmmaking. Presented...

    • Audio
      90
    • I love a Dolby Atmos mix that doesn't always have to be all show and pizzaz. The Atmos mix afforded BlacKkKlansman is a pristine example of how a film -- one that isn't loaded with explosions, spaceships,...

    • Extra
      10
    • I get it that studios aren't really keen on producing in-depth bonus features these days but Universal could have made an effort. There is so much history and ground to cover between the film itself and...

    • Movie
      90
    • John David Washington (son of Denzel) is Ron Stallworth, Colorado Springs' first African American police officer. Hired to add diversity to the force and improve community outreach, Ron is unceremoniously...

    • Total
      80
    • BlacKkKlansman is a timely film in more ways than one. As an examination of our country's race relations history, it's relevant and offers a look at an important case set within small local law enforcement....

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • I found instances where the image softened, depending on the camera angle, however this appears to be innate, as it is present in both the Ultra HD, and 1080p renderings. The difference between viewing...

    • Audio
      86
    • This is done well when implemented and creates an enriching level of immersion that coincides with the onscreen events nicely. The music score is subtly mixed over the platform so as to add natural depth...

    • Extra
      20
    • Disc 1 BlackkKlansman Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: BlackkKlansman Blu-ray A Spike Lee Joint – Cast/crew roundtable BlackkKlansman Extended Trailer featuring Prince’s “Mary Don’t You Weep” Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      90
    • Based on the book Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth, BlackkKlansman offers an unflinching, true-life examination of race relations in 1970s America that resonates in today’s tumultuous world. Prior to seeing...

    • Total
      72
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Combo Pack from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment featuring excellent Ultra HD video, crystal clear high definition audio/video, and a disappointing supplemental...