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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Blu-ray

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Image Entertainment | 2007 | 117 min | Rated R | Apr 15, 2008

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (Blu-ray)
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Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (18.98 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

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English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)

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English SDH, Spanish

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Extras 2.8 of 52.8
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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Blu-ray delivers truly amazing video and audio in this absolutely must-own Blu-ray release

A family faces the worst enemy of all — itself. Andy is an overextended broker who lures his younger brother, Hank into a larcenous scheme: the pair will rob a suburban mom-and-pop jewelry store that appears to be the quintessential easy target. The problem is, the store owners are Andy and Hank’s actual mom and pop and, when the seemingly perfect crime goes awry, the damage lands right at their doorstep.

For more about Before the Devil Knows You're Dead and the Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Blu-ray release, see Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 5.0 out of 5.

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Tomei, Albert Finney, Rosemary Harris, Michael Shannon
Director: Sidney Lumet

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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Blu-ray, Video Quality

  5.0 of 5

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead is a bizarre visual experience. Much has been made of Mr. Lumet's decision to shoot the movie with Panavision Genesis high definition cameras as well as the resulting look the movie achieves. It's a varied presentation that sways between scenes drained of color and contrast to those that are rich and lush. Much of the indoor photography falls into the latter category; Andy's drug dealer's apartment being a particularly fine example of a more brilliantly saturated location.

Admirably, this direct-to-digital 1080p transfer, utilizing AVC Mpeg-4 while maintaining the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, does a completely faithful job of dealing with the film's extremes while maintaining an extraordinary level of fine detail. Contrast is intentionally inconsistent; some scenes maintain solid black levels while others are crushed. There's a stylized look to the entire production that, while difficult to pin down, gives the film a singular visual tone. Those on the hunt for edge enhancement, artifacts and other anomalies will, thankfully, find none. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead is a challenging film, both in story and appearance. Image Entertainment has reached the highest level of perfection with this Blu-ray release and I am thrilled to give the film's video my highest recommendation.


Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  5.0 of 5

On the audio front, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead manages a delicate balancing act by creating an impressive ambiance rooted in the sounds of every day life, while rendering the picture's many dialogue-driven scenes with aplomb. Image has wisely chosen 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio as their audio format for this release and I can't imagine Before the Devil Knows You're Dead sounding any better.

The movie, itself, is one of extremes; shifting back and forth between relative calm and sudden and shocking violence. This outstanding surround track responds to each and every situation by calmly rendering the quieter moments and leaping to attention with furious intensity during the film's brutal depictions of unexpected violence. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead features a strangely menacing score, provided by Carter Burwell, that haunts each scene and punctuates every moment of violence. It's chillingly reproduced here; perfectly placed within the mix. Dialogue is rooted in the center channel throughout the feature and a light, effective atmosphere convincingly fills the rear channels. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead is subtle and creative in its use of surround sound. It's a track that sneaks up on the viewer and makes its presence known with brute force, powerful LFE and reference-grade fidelity. Highly recommended.



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Image Entertainment Announces Blu-ray Plans - March 17, 2008

Image Entertainment has announced their upcoming slate of films to be released on the Blu-ray format. As previously reported, April 15th will see the release of 'Before the Devil Knows You're Dead' followed by the May 6th release of 'The Air I Breathe'. On May ...

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Announced - December 14, 2007

Image Entertainment has announced that they will bring the Ethan Hawk and Philip Seymour Hoffman film 'Before the Devil Knows You're Dead' to Blu-ray on April 15th, day-and-date with the DVD release. No technical specs have been announced at this time, nor supplemental ...


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