The Woman King
4K Ultra HD
Capable and heartfelt, The Woman King is a wonderful action film that empowers while portraying essential humanity.
Sony's direct port of The Woman King in 2160p/Dolby Vision UHD offers impressive, appreciable improvement in blacks and shadows, while the upgrade in color grading yields a fantastic 4K image that is not overly colorful.
A beautifully engaging Dolby Atmos soundtrack that offers a fuller sonic engagement and immersive battle scenes with robust and loud sound effects, comparing favorably to the Blu-ray's DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1.
This release of The Woman King is standard, offering a range of bonus features including featurettes, audio commentary, and a Blu-ray copy of the film. The extras are informative and add value to the overall package.
African female warriors defend their homeland from neighboring powers and ruthless slavers in The Woman King, an unpretentious and entertaining film that tells a compelling story of courage and determination. General Nanisca trains the next generation to fight against a foreign enemy.
Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
Actors: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch
Plot: A historical epic inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Disc Release Date: 13 December 2022
... this is a direct port of the Sony disc
... a beautifully wide and engaging listen
... par for the course
... there can be no denying it's unpretentiously and uproariously entertaining
... Entertaining if by the numbers
.Sony's 2160p/Dolby Vision UHD release of The Woman King offers a sizeable improvement over the Blu-ray. The picture takes advantage of both the resolution bump and the color grading upgrade, yielding...
The Dolby Atmos soundtrack compares favorably, in a general sense, to the Blu-ray's DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless soundtrack. This track offers a fuller feel for sonic engagement as its primary distinguishing...
This UHD release of The Woman King includes a healthy assortment of extras, including several featurettes and an audio commentary track, all on the UHD disc itself. A Blu-ray copy of the film and a Movies...
The Woman King tells a compelling story of African female warriors defending their homeland and their people from dual encroachments: neighboring powers and the European slave trade. The film, from director...
The Woman King doesn't reach the level of cinema royalty, but it's certainly a very capable, well crafted, and purposeful picture that builds a story of empowerment, yes, but also one of essential humanity...
The Woman King comes with a fantastic 2160 UHD 4K image with Dolby Vision which is an excellent upgrade from the 1080p Blu-ray. The film itself is not steeped in wild, colorful paints that boast all colors...
This release comes with a solid Dolby Atmos track that has some immersive battle scenes. Those sound effects come with a robust and loud ferocity when the action ramps up. Weapons and rocks all make those...
There are about 50 minutes of bonus features included here, along with an audio commentary from the director and editor of the film. The other extras consist of better than usual EPK type of featurettes.Audio...
Based on the true events of the Agojie, an African legion of female warriors who protected their families and land from the ruthless slavers of the surrounding areas, The Woman King brings to life these...
The Woman King is a wonderful action film with a ton of heart that is based on a real-life tribe and event. The performances are stellar and the direction from Gina Prince-Blythewood is phenomenal. This...
Beginning with the opening scene, the film contains a host of sequences that take place in low/limited lighting, and the increased delineation in blacks and shadows is appreciable and noteworthy....
This soundtrack contains elements that could potentially allow for a busier object-based mix with respect to the overhead channels. Looking back, I never found myself questioning what I was hearing and,...
Disc 1: The Woman King Ultra HD Blu-rayDisc 2: The Woman King Blu-ray• A Caterpillar’s Destruction: Viola Davis On Set• Representation Matters (Featurette)• WOMAN/WARRIOR (Featurette)• Storytellers (Featurette)•...
Faced with a new threat, Gen. Nanisca trains the next generation of recruits to fight against a foreign enemy that's determined to destroy their way of life....
If you’re already a fan, this is worth adding to your collection. Otherwise, it easily deserves a place atop your home video rental queue....