Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
4K Ultra HD
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Actors: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley
Plot: Jack Ryan, as a young covert C.I.A. analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Disc Release Date: 24 September 2018
It may not be the standout film, but it's arguably the standout presentation.
All in all, a demo and reference offering.
The 4K disc carries over the Commentary, whilst the Featurettes and Deleted Scenes are on the Blu-ray.
Enter: 2014's Jack Ryan, Mr. Just-Another-Super-Spy.
Completely ignores everything that made the character of Ryan so unusual in favour of just another Bond/Bourne-lite affair.
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit looks terrific on UHD. Though it's reportedly an upscale from a 2K digital intermediate, the image dazzles in terms of both its textural presentation and total image clarity....
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit's UHD disc carries over the same DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless soundtrack as found on the 2014 Blu-ray. For a full audio review, please click here....
The UHD release of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit contains no new bonus content, but the disc does carry over the commentary track from the Blu-ray. It is buried in the language options rather than found under...
Paramount has released Director Kenneth Branagh's 2014 film 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' to the UHD format. The disc, which is currently exclusive to a five-film Jack Ryan box set, features new 2160p/Dolby...
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit offers good, fundamental entertainment delivered by an almost completely hollow vessel. The story is weak and weary, wholly unoriginal and unimaginative. There are precious few...
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Like the four previous recruits, the fifth installment to the Ryanverse infiltrates the UHD offices with the same soundtrack enjoyed on the Blu-ray, though this time it's a DTS-HD MA 7.1 mix rather than...
All the same supplements are ported over from previous home video releases, which can be read in more detail in our review of the standard Blu-ray HERE....
Arguably, the most interesting thing about Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, the fifth installment in the loosely-related Jack Ryan film series, is that the plot has no source material on which it was based,...
An original plot inspired by the beloved Tom Clancy character, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a pseudo-prequel reboot of the franchise, giving Ryan different motivations with slight changes to his history....