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Monster House Blu-ray

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Sony Pictures | 2006 | 91 min | Rated PG | Oct 24, 2006

Monster House (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-2
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: LPCM 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Korean: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Korean, Thai

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Video 4.1 of 54.1
Audio 4.3 of 54.3
Extras 3.0 of 53.0
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Monster House

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Monster House Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Even for a 12-year old, D.J. Walters has a particularly overactive imagination. He is convinced that his haggard and crabby neighbor Horace Nebbercracker, who terrorizes all the neighborhood kids, is responsible for Mrs. Nebbercracker's mysterious disappearance. Any toy that touches Nebbercracker's property, promptly disappears, swallowed up by the cavernous house in which Horace lives. D.J. has seen it with his own eyes! But no one believes him, not even his best friend, Chowder. What everyone does not know is D.J. is not imagining things. Everything he's seen is absolutely true and it's about to get much worse than anything D.J could have imagined.

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

Starring: Steve Buscemi, Nick Cannon, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jon Heder, Kevin James, Mitchel Musso
Director: Gil Kenan

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Monster House Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

While not as inherently jaw-dropping as some Pixar productions, Sony Imageworks has given Monster House a 1080p/MPEG-2 transfer that brings director Gil Kenan's vision to life with strong colors and a potent sense of depth. The motion capture performances here work well with a CGI aesthetic that is decidedly stylized and non-photorealistic, giving the film a slightly three dimensional, stop-motion quality. Unlike The Polar Express, which also used performance capture technology, Monster House sidesteps the creepiness of the uncanny valley by giving its characters exaggerated and somewhat asymmetrical features.

The image itself isn't quite up to par with the best CGI films—few moments really wowed me— but the transfer doesn't exhibit any of the issues, like banding or macroblocking, that sometimes plague lesser releases. Black levels are appropriately strong throughout, and the film presents a bold autumnal palette that's pleasingly interrupted by the ghastly neon greens and blues inside the titular monster house. If I have one overriding complaint, it's that the image isn't quite as sharp as it could be. While this is indeed a digital-to-digital transfer, the filmmakers decided to add a thin layer of artificial grain in post-production. Whether this was to keep the film from appearing too clinical, or just to add a cinematic flair, I'm not sure, but the grain is occasionally noticeable and has a tendency to soften the overall look.


Monster House Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

Monster House creaks and groans on Blu-ray with an uncompressed PCM 5.1 track that flat-out trumps the Dolby Digital 5.1 mix that's also included. When I first started the film, I hastily assumed the PCM track would be the default—never assume—and I wondered why the mix sounded conspicuously flat, with voices that were potted way too low. I quickly realized my mistake and switched to the PCM track, revealing an increased dynamic range and vocal work that's much better balanced. From the start, the film has a lively mix that deftly combines ambience, effects, voices, and score. Listen to fallen leaves as they skitter across suburban sidewalks, to fire crackling ominously in the rear channels, and to the deep LFE quaking of the house as it shifts on its foundation. Channel movements are subtle and effective, especially when the kids are trapped inside the basement of the house. With many animated films, it sounds obvious that the voice actors were stuck inside a studio booth, but Monster House's performance capture tech allowed the filmmakers to record movement and voice simultaneously, and the added physicality really comes across in the film's stellar voice work. Finally, Douglas Pipes' fantastic score is a throwback to big Hollywood orchestration, immersing the film in deep horns and frantic, slithering strings.


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