4K Ultra HD
Director: John Flynn
Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos
Plot: With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.
Disc Release Date: 10 September 2019
It's a frequently impressive video presentation let down at the outset
A remixed audio track that does a solid job affording some amount of aural immersion
A worthy effort
They actually should have doubled down on the gonzo stupidity and over-the-top brawls, and played it for what it was; a Van Damme movie, starring Stallone
Despite its confused identity, Lock Up is still curiously entertaining
Note: Lock Up is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films, though, as mentioned above, this presentation also features a StudioCanal logo. Dustin Somner gave pretty high marks for video quality...
Perhaps surprisingly, Dustin gave pretty low marks to the DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track on the old Lionsgate release, but I have to say I found the surround track on this disc to be well rendered and often...
Both the 1080p Blu-ray disc and the 4K UHD disc contain the same supplements. While these are all ostensibly 1080p, they're clearly upscaled from older archival video (you'll note that Dustin's review...
Despite manifest (joking) signs to the contrary, it turns out that Lock Up is not in fact a prequel to Escape Plan, despite the fact that both films star Sylvester Stallone and perhaps obviously prominently...
For whatever reason Lock Up hasn't attained quite the stature of some other Stallone entries, but it's a consistently entertaining and often exciting story, even if it's also resolutely predictable almost...