Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Force Majeure (Blu-ray)
$13.49
Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Gone with the Pope (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Red Cliff Part I & II (Blu-ray)
$8.99
Ong Bak Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$13.49
Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (Blu-ray)
$7.64
Don't Go in the Woods (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Mimic: Three-Film Set (Blu-ray)
$7.88
Porco Rosso (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Mother (Blu-ray)
$7.64
Life Itself (Blu-ray)
$13.49
Whiplash (Blu-ray)
$16.99
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (39612)
 Adventure (30434)
 Animation (9144)
 Anime (5034)
 Biography (4187)
 Comedy (29417)
 Comic book (5656)
 Coming of age (1991)
 Crime (20512)
 Dark humor (4135)
 Documentary (5233)
 Drama (47661)
 Epic (5695)
 Erotic (1221)
 Family (12794)
 Fantasy (17479)
 Film-Noir (1292)
 Foreign (6795)
 Heist (1782)
 History (6180)
 Holiday (1306)
 Horror (14998)
 Imaginary (972)
 Martial arts (3550)
 Melodrama (2541)
 Music (9134)
 Musical (4101)
 Mystery (11923)
 Nature (1873)
 Other (713)
 Period (7493)
 Psychological thriller (3380)
 Romance (17186)
 Sci-Fi (19523)
 Short (434)
 Sport (3030)
 Supernatural (4731)
 Surreal (1576)
 Teen (3495)
 Thriller (34659)
 War (6161)
 Western (2559)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Black Mask Blu-ray

United States
221
6
7
Hak Hap Lionsgate Films | 1996 | 90 min | Rated R | Sep 02, 2008

Black Mask (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-2 (19.82 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English, English SDH, Spanish

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $9.99, Price history

Amazon: $6.69 (Save 33%)
New from: $4.93 (Save 51%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Black Mask on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
6.5
43
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 2.3 of 52.3
Audio 3.6 of 53.6
Extras 1.0 of 51.0
Based on 6 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Action100%
Martial arts64%
Thriller45%
Foreign30%
Crime27%
Comic book12%
Sci-Fi-
Comedy-
Adventure-
49%
popularity
402
collections
11
fans




Black Mask

 (1996)

Black Mask Blu-ray features poor video and solid audio in this poor Blu-ray release

Director Daniel Lee makes his feature film debut with this Jet Li (Lethal Weapon 4) vehicle. Li, who made his American debut in Weapon, is an internationally renowned martial arts master who has starred in dozens of Chinese chop-socky films. Here he plays a superhuman soldier with the 701 Squad who goes by the name of the Black Mask. Undercover in Hong Kong, he collaborates with the police to solve a series of murders.

For more about Black Mask and the Black Mask Blu-ray release, see Black Mask Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.0 out of 5.

Starring: Jet Li, Lau Ching Wan, Karen Mok, Françoise Yip, Patrick Lung Kang, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong
Director: Daniel Lee

» See full cast & crew


Black Mask Blu-ray, Video Quality

  2.0 of 5

Black Mask arrives on Blu-ray with the old MPEG-2 video codec. Framed at 1.85:1 and presented in 1080p high definition, Black Mask offers a subpar high definition experience and will probably rank near the bottom of discs you would use to show off your home theater's Blu-ray capabilities. Pops and speckles are seen all over the print. Black levels and flesh tones are moderately good, but definitely lacking. The image is flat and uninspired with some shots exhibiting a rather heavy amount of grain, while others look like there is a layer of fog over the movie. The transfer offers just enough detail and sharpness to appear to be high definition at a glance, but that's about it. Colors are a bit dull, but the transfer gives no hints that it could look a whole lot better than it does here. Having never seen the film before, and barely knowing of its existence before today, I can only surmise what's going on here, but it does look like the film is intentionally dull and poorly lit in many shots. It doesn't look all that good next to something like Saawariya (then again, what does?) or even a mediocre Blu-ray transfer like The Perfect Storm, but it has its moments and I suspect fans of the film who know the material inside and out will not be too disappointed with this one as it still looks a bit better than your average unconverted DVD, taking into consideration its generally dark and drab nature.


Black Mask Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Lionsgate goes all-out with the audio, bringing Black Mask to Blu-ray with an English DTS-HD MA 7.1 surround sound lossless audio track. Please note that this track is a dub and is the only audio option available. It seems a nice opportunity was missed by not including the original language track, and limited research suggests that this track features different music as well. Purists will probably want to avoid this one, but in any case, the full-fledged 7.1 dub offers some tasty sonic moments sure to work your home theater system hard. This audio is dynamic and intense. We are treated to a fantastic barrage of action sequences throughout the movie, beginning after the first minute or so and never relenting. The first of such scenes features loud and powerful gun shots that come from every direction, and heavy explosions that create a low frequency presence. Each subsequent action sequence is just as dynamic. There are times when this one seems loud just for the sake of being loud, sacrificing clarity and definition for volume. Discrete effects are often found in various speakers across the soundstage, but there is a gimmicky feel to some of it. The track does create a nice atmosphere in many scenes, with solid ambience that surrounds the viewer with some niceties that increase the quality of the track. The dubbed dialogue is clear and intelligible. While this may not be the best defined or more precise track of all time, it fits the material perfectly, is a blast to listen to, and its over-the-top sound design suits the film perfectly.


Blu-ray bundles with Black Mask (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Black Mask Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for Black Mask Blu-ray yet.


Black Mask Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
The Mask of Zorro! 92 Oct 23, 2014
Dumb and Dumber/ Mask coming. 75 Jul 28, 2012
The Mask -- December 9, 2008 27 Feb 03, 2015
The Mask Review 24 May 20, 2010



Black Mask Blu-ray


$9.99 $6.69


Buy Black Mask on Blu-ray Movie


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies



Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Big Hero 6
2. Whiplash
3. Big Hero 6
4. Birdman
5. Big Hero 6
6. Horrible Bosses 2
7. Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
8. The Interview
9. Nightcrawler
10. The Theory of Everything
11. Gone Girl
12. Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven
13. John Wick
14. Fury
15. Munich

Trending in Theaters
1. Kingsman: The Secret Service
2. The Interview
3. Fifty Shades of Grey
4. Jupiter Ascending
5. American Sniper
6. Predestination
7. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
8. Wild
9. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
10. Selma
11. Taken 3
12. Inherent Vice
13. Into the Woods
14. Hot Tub Time Machine 2
15. Still Alice
16. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
17. Project Almanac
18. Unbroken
19. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
20. Blackhat
21. Seventh Son
22. What We Do in the Shadows
23. The Last Five Years
24. The DUFF
25. The Wedding Ringer
26. Exodus: Gods and Kings
27. Wild Tales
28. A Most Violent Year
29. Black Sea
30. Big Eyes
31. The Humbling
32. The Pyramid
33. Mortdecai
34. Dying of the Light
35. Wyrmwood
36. The Voices
37. McFarland, USA
38. Digging Up the Marrow
39. Cake
40. The Loft
41. Mr. Turner
42. Accidental Love
43. Timbuktu
44. Leviathan
45. The Boy Next Door
46. Killers
47. Song of the Sea
48. Paddington
49. The Gambler
50. Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Big Hero 6
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
3.  Interstellar
4.  Tinker Bell and the Legend of the N...
5.  Birdman
6.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
7.  Whiplash
8.  American Sniper
9.  Red Cliff Part I & II
10.  101 Dalmatians
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Interstellar
2.  Tinker Bell and the Legend of the N...
3.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
4.  American Sniper
5.  The Imitation Game
6.  Into the Woods
7.  Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...
8.  Outlander: Season 1 Volume 1
9.  Fifty Shades of Grey
10.  Foxcatcher
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Big Hero 6
$18.90, Save 53%
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$34.96, Save 56%
3.  Birdman
$17.99, Save 55%
4.  Whiplash
$16.99, Save 51%
5.  Into the Woods
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  Fury
$16.99, Save 51%
7.  Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven
$29.99, Save 50%
8.  John Wick
$19.96, Save 50%
9.  Star Trek: Original Motion Picture ...
$39.99, Save 71%
10.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
$29.96, Save 46%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Force Majeure

 United States


$13.49 $13.49





Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven

 United States


$59.99 $29.99





Gone with the Pope

 United States


$29.95 $17.99





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2015 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices