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Hammer of the Gods Blu-ray

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Magnolia Pictures | 2013 | 99 min | Rated R | Sep 10, 2013

Hammer of the Gods (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 MVC (36.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region A (B, C untested)

Price
List price: $16.98, Price history

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Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 3.0 of 53.0
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Hammer of the Gods

 (2013)

Hammer of the Gods Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

In Viking Britain in 871 AD, A young Viking warrior, Steinar, is sent by his father the king on a quest to find his estranged brother, who was banished from the kingdom many years before. Steinar's epic journey across terrifyingly hostile territory allows him to emerge as the man his father wants him to be.

For more about Hammer of the Gods and the Hammer of the Gods Blu-ray release, see Hammer of the Gods Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Charlie Bewley, Clive Standen, James Cosmo, Elliot Cowan, Glynis Barber, Alexandra Dowling
Director: Farren Blackburn

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Hammer of the Gods Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Director Blackburn assembled a crew from his experience directing high-end British TV, including cinematographer Stephan Pehrsson. According to the best information available, Hammer of the Gods was shot with the Arri Alexa, which has become the preferred camera for BBC productions and would be the likely choice for a production that needed to work within a tight budget. The Alexa's clarity and film-like texture provided excellent reproduction of the gorgeous locations in Wales which the cast and crew could sometimes reach only by walking for several miles, just to get the production value of the magnificent scenery (later enhanced by judiciously applied CG).

Whatever the film's limitations, Magnolia Home Entertainment's 1080p, AVC-encoded Blu-ray is a feast for the eye. The color and detail of the Welsh landscapes is exceptional, and the detail of closeups is equally impressive, though far less colorful. Gore in battle is just as likely to show up black instead of red, perhaps to preempt any ratings objections. Scenes at night or in deep forest shade feature deep blacks and finely delineated shades of black, while daylight scenes never feel like the contrast has been overstated. The muck, grime and battle wounds on the warriors always feel real and detailed, and in that sense the quality of the image helps reinforce the sense of period.

Magnolia continues to do what so many other studios do not, which is to resist the temptation to save a few pennies per disc by compressing the material as tightly as possible. The average bitrate of 36.00 Mbps is more than sufficient for Hammer of the Gods, even with all the kinetic battle scenes, and no compression issues were evident.


Hammer of the Gods Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

The style of Hammer of the Gods' 5.1 track, presented here in lossless DTS-HD Master Audio, is established in its opening moments when a Saxon boy stands on the beach playing a pipe, only to be startled by a Viking ship that appears out of the fog. The sound of breaking waves surrounds the viewer, and it is the first of many ambient noises in which the viewer will be forcefully immersed. Raging battles, windy plains, galloping horses and Steinar's disoriented faculties after drinking a home-brewed potion of "magic mushrooms" are just some of the many enveloping effects that invoke the surround array and plunge the viewer into the subjective experience of the characters' actions and observations. Weaving in and out of these effects, and often indistinguishable from them, is the very contemporary score by Benjamin Wallfisch, an orchestrator and composer of additional music for such films as 12 Years a Slave, Moon and Atonement. Wallfisch's score is entirely at odds with the period, but consistent with the notion of Hammer as an action film. It fills the viewing room and keeps the pace lively.


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