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
ESPN Films 30 for 30: Five-Year Anniversary Collection (Blu-ray)
$99.99
 
About Schmidt (Blu-ray)
$8.69
1 hr ago
Interstellar (Blu-ray)
$22.99
21 hrs ago
Let's Be Cops (Blu-ray)
$5.99
 
The Equalizer (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
John Wick (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$34.49
 
Archer: The Complete Season Five (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
American Sniper (Blu-ray)
$29.99
 
The Expendables 3 (Blu-ray)
$15.00
 
Hellsing Ultimate: Collection Volumes 9-10 (Blu-ray)
$25.89
18 hrs ago
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Blu-ray)
$5.99
 
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 (38798)
 Adventure (29684)
 Animation (8946)
 Anime (4932)
 Biography (4067)
 Comedy (28836)
 Comic book (5531)
 Coming of age (1940)
 Crime (20157)
 Dark humor (4059)
 Documentary (5184)
 Drama (46575)
 Epic (5564)
 Erotic (1185)
 Family (12511)
 Fantasy (17105)
 Film-Noir (1265)
 Foreign (6685)
 Heist (1756)
 History (6051)
 Holiday (1297)
 Horror (14745)
 Imaginary (954)
 Martial arts (3494)
 Melodrama (2464)
 Music (9011)
 Musical (4006)
 Mystery (11714)
 Nature (1865)
 Other (714)
 Period (7372)
 Psychological thriller (3330)
 Romance (16858)
 Sci-Fi (19128)
 Short (427)
 Sport (2982)
 Supernatural (4644)
 Surreal (1545)
 Teen (3403)
 Thriller (34039)
 War (6012)
 Western (2490)

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


Jacob Blu-ray

United States
4
0
0
Unrated Director's Cut Kino Video | 2011 | 90 min | Unrated | Apr 16, 2013

Jacob (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region A, B (C untested)

Price
List price: $29.95, Price history

Amazon: $17.81 (Save 41%)
New from: $3.98 (Save 87%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Jacob on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.3
1
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 2.5 of 52.5
Audio 2.5 of 52.5
Extras 3.0 of 53.0
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
4%
popularity
20
collections
0
fans




Jacob

 (2011)

Jacob Blu-ray features mediocre video and audio, but overall it's a poor Blu-ray release

A Southern Gothic slasher in the tradition of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Jacob is a chilling portrait of a hulking, troubled child who seeks vengeance against those who destroyed his family.

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

Starring: Michael Biehn, James Hampton, Krystn Caldwell, Larry Wade Carrell
Director: Larry Wade Carrell

» See full cast & crew


Jacob Blu-ray, Video Quality

  2.5 of 5

I wasn't able to find any specifics online, but watching the behind-the-scenes footage, it looks like Jacob was shot using a small Canon DSLR— maybe the 7D?—and a slightly larger HD video camera. The fact that a feature film can now be made with these relatively inexpensive tools is fantastic, but the picture quality just doesn't compare to, say, the Arri Alexa, or the Red camera, or 35mm. The movie's 1080p/AVC encode—framed to 2.35:1— displays many of the issues you often see with lower-level digital cameras. Aliasing and moire frequently affect tight parallel lines and patters. Banding and serious macroblocking are often noticeable, particular in out-of-focus backgrounds. Noise goes from completely absent in bright daylight scenes— giving the image a plasticky, texture-less sheen—to harsh and buzzing during the darker exteriors. Considering the type of equipment on which the movie was shot, most of this is unavoidable. While the overall level of clarity is decidedly soft, particularly in wider shots, closeups do at least reveal some fine facial and clothing detail. Color has been somewhat aggressively graded, typically resulting in a yellowish cast—sometimes with a strange green tint in the shadows—but I don't doubt Kino-Lorber's Blu-ray is entirely true to source. This is one of those it is what it is encodes.


Jacob Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  2.5 of 5

The disc includes two audio options, the default lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track and a 2.0 stereo fold-down. Do yourself a favor and immediately switch over to the functional stereo mix before you start the movie. Why? Because the multi-channel track is really poorly designed. The most aurally offensive aspect of the mix is that the dialogue emerges near equally from all of the main speakers, not just the front channels. So, when you're watching a scene and a character is in front of you on the screen, you inexplicable hear his or her voice in the space behind your head. This isn't just a rare occurrence; it's like this for the entire film. It's disorienting and distracting, so much so that it's not worth describing the rest of the 5.1 mix in detail. Go with the 2.0 track, so you at least get a fairly balanced, listenable presentation. It's obvious that a lot of the audio was added in post—even a lot of the lines sound dubbed—but again, it is what it is. The highlight here is the spooky score from Iain Kelso, which belongs in a better film. Do note that there are no subtitle options.


Jacob Blu-ray, News and Updates



Jacob Blu-ray - January 30, 2013

Kino Lorber have detailed their upcoming Blu-ray release of director Larry Wade Carrell's horror film Jacob (2011), starring Grace Powell, Dylan Horne, Krystn Caldwell, and Leo D. Wheeler. The release will be available for purchase on April 16th.


Jacob Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Jacob's Ladder - September 14th 84 Nov 10, 2014



Jacob Blu-ray


$29.95 $17.81


Buy Jacob 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. Fury
2. Gone Girl
3. Fury
4. The Grand Budapest Hotel
5. Fright Night
6. Lucy
7. Lucy
8. GoodFellas
9. Interstellar
10. The Equalizer
11. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
12. Fury
13. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
14. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
15. John Wick

Trending in Theaters
1. American Sniper
2. Interstellar
3. The Interview
4. Big Hero 6
5. The Imitation Game
6. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
7. Taken 3
8. Blackhat
9. Into the Woods
10. Nightcrawler
11. Inherent Vice
12. Selma
13. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
14. The Babadook
15. Foxcatcher
16. Paddington
17. The Theory of Everything
18. Horns
19. The Wedding Ringer
20. A Most Violent Year
21. Predestination
22. Unbroken
23. Penguins of Madagascar
24. The Gambler
25. Two Days, One Night
26. Exodus: Gods and Kings
27. Horrible Bosses 2
28. Jessabelle
29. Dumb and Dumber To
30. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
31. Wolves
32. Wild
33. Vice
34. Leviathan
35. Top Five
36. Son of a Gun
37. Rosewater
38. Song of the Sea
39. Fugly!
40. Revenge of the Green Dragons
41. The Homesman
42. Before I Go to Sleep

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Fury
2.  Big Hero 6
3.  Interstellar
4.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
5.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
6.  John Wick
7.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
8.  The Book of Life
9.  Lucy
10.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Big Hero 6
2.  Interstellar
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
4.  John Wick
5.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
6.  American Sniper
7.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
8.  101 Dalmatians
9.  Dracula Untold
10.  Outlander: Season 1 Volume 1
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Big Hero 6
$18.90, Save 53%
2.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
$27.99, Save 49%
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
4.  John Wick
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  The Book of Life
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  Let's Be Cops
$5.99, Save 85%
7.  The Equalizer
$14.99, Save 57%
8.  The Grand Budapest Hotel
$11.99, Save 70%
9.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$5.99, Save 85%
10.  The Book of Life 3D
$24.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


ESPN Films 30 for 30: Five-Year Anniversary Collection

 United States


$199.95 $99.99





About Schmidt

 United States


$14.97 $8.69





Interstellar

 United States


$39.99 $22.99





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