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Night School

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    77
    from 3 reviewers
  • Night School
    2018
    111 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Malcolm D. Lee

    Actors: Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Romany Malco

    Plot: A group of high school dropouts are forced to attend night school in hope that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

    Disc Release Date: 1 January 2019

    • Video
      82
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      74
    • Movie
      65

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Night School was digitally photographed, reportedly at a resolution of 4K but nevertheless finished at 2K. The image does offer fairly sizable and noticeable improvements compared to the Blu-ray, both...

    • Audio
      90
    • Night School's DTS:X soundtrack features considerable activity that always pulls the listener into the sonic madness that accompanies a number of high value comedic scenes. When a young Teddy struggles...

    • Extra
      60
    • Night School's UHD release offers two cuts of the film: Theatrical (1:51:16) and Extended (1:56:01). The UHD carries over the director commentary track and features Gag Reel Extra Credit (2160p, SDR, 5:17)...

    • Movie
      50
    • If Night School were given a letter grade, it would earn a passing "C" and a "B" for effort. Even if it can't best "basic," Kevin Hart's latest laugher finds some genuine humor in the somewhat unique world...

    • Total
      70
    • Night School is modestly entertaining, highlighted by the collective shenanigans and talents of the students in the class. But the film is otherwise a rote 201X Comedy that cobbles together a predictable...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      80
    • Night School makes the most of the advanced education offered by 4K UHD with HDR10. As the transfer is sourced from a 2K DI, there isn't exactly leaps and bounds in detail levels beyond the small refinements....

    • Audio
      90
    • For a routine comedy, Night School actually gets a lot of mileage out of its English DTS:X audio mix. Dialogue is clean and clear throughout allowing every joke and auditory gag to come through with great...

    • Extra
      60
    • Night School comes packed with a decent assortment of bonus features complete with Director's Audio Commentary and a gag reel material as well as some deleted scenes. Given the amount of unfunny improv...

    • Movie
      50
    • "…it's gonna be a long semester."Kevin Hart keeps to his comedy routine as the fast-talking diminutive Teddy Walker. Teddy is a successful Barbecue grill salesman who lives way, way beyond his means and...

    • Total
      70
    • Kevin Hart needs a foil, someone he can work off. Like Abbott needed Costello, Hart is funniest when he's got someone to play off and he's missing that in Night School. When the comedy well runs dry it...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      92
    • For its presentation in Ultra HD Night School was rendered from digital sources and finished on a 2K DI....

    • Audio
      90
    • There are a multitude of set pieces that show off the track’s blend of music and, smaller object sounds that create a wonderfully involving listening experience, that broadens the soundstage. I enjoyed...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: Night School Ultra HD Blu-ray Gag Reel Extra Credit – NIGHT SCHOOL may be in session but between takes the cast is letting loose. Discover more behind-the-scenes hilarity in this extra credit edition...

    • Movie
      50
    • The plot for Night School isn’t so much the problem as the potential for a solid comedy is there. The screenplay seeks to ply the audience with cheeky humor rather than crafting a solid comedy film that...

    • Total
      78
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo pack that features excellent Ultra HD video, reference quality high definition audio/video, including a solid...

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