Quantum of Solace

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    77
    from 2 reviewers
  • Quantum of Solace has an improved UHD video presentation over its Blu-ray counterpart, but it still lacks image quality and dynamic range.

    Quantum of Solace
    2008
    106 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
  • Video
    75
  • MGM's UHD release of Quantum of Solace offers minor improvements, but is overall flawed by stylistic choice and over-processing.

  • Audio
    90
  • The Quantum of Solace Blu-ray has been released with the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track as in previous releases, despite the standard practice of having Dolby Atmos or DTS:X for UHD films.

  • Extra
    67
  • The UHD disc of Quantum of Solace contains no supplemental content, while the bundled Blu-ray disc is identical to the 2009 issue and includes all of the legacy Blu-ray content.

  • Movie
    85
  • The 2008 James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" directed by Marc Forster and starring Daniel Craig is highly acclaimed for its efficient use of every frame.

    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Marc Forster

    Actors: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric

    Plot: James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organisation from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.

    Disc Release Date: 25 February 2020

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • Something of an upgrade, more significantly flawed by stylistic choice and a simple matter of over-processing

    • Audio
      100
    • The exact same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track that fans have been enjoying for the last decade

    • Extra
      60
    • Nothing new, and nothing on the 4K disc itself

    • Movie
      80
    • Many films benefit from not wasting a scene, but Quantum of Solace is an exercise in not wasting a single frame

    • Total
      80
    • Watched immediately after Casino Royale, effectively taking the 2.5 hour story and turning it into a 4 hour epic, and you have an absolutely blistering chase movie finale

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      60
    • MGM's UHD release of Quantum of Solace offers minor improvements over the decade-old Blu-ray: some negligible, some a little more obvious, most falling firmly in between. The picture's grain structure...

    • Audio
      100
    • With some exceptions it's standard practice for studios to release films -- new and not-so-new -- to the UHD format with either a Dolby Atmos or DTS:X soundtrack. Quantum of Solace is one of those exceptions....

    • Extra
      50
    • Quantum of Solace's UHD disc contains no supplemental content, but the bundled Blu-ray, which is identical to the 2009 issue (including the needlessly cumbersome menu), brings over all of the legacy Blu-ray...

    • Movie
      100
    • MGM has released Director Marc Forster's 2008 James Bond franchise film 'Quantum of Solace,' starring Daniel Craig as the title character, to the UHD format. New specifications include 2160p/Dolby Vision...

    • Total
      70
    • Quantum of Solace's UHD video presentation shows improvement over the aged Blu-ray, but it also shows a number of shortcomings where the image screams for more of an overhaul. It's a flat, uninspired UHD....