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Monsters Blu-ray

United States
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Blu-ray + Digital Copy Magnolia Pictures | 2010 | 94 min | Rated R | Feb 01, 2011

Monsters (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 7.1

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)
Digital copy (as download)
BD-Live

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region free

Price
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Blu-ray rating
Video 3.7 of 53.7
Audio 4.2 of 54.2
Extras 3.7 of 53.7
Based on 9 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
Thriller63%
Sci-Fi54%
Drama6%
Romance-
Adventure-
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Monsters

 (2010)

Monsters Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the US border.

For more about Monsters and the Monsters Blu-ray release, see Monsters Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able
Director: Gareth Edwards

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Monsters Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Given how the film was shot—entirely by director Gareth Edwards, handheld, with little to no supplementary lighting—Monsters looks quite strong on Blu-ray. The high definition video footage translates into a 1080p/AVC-encoded image that's lush and clear and—without going overboard— really does capture the atmosphere of traveling alone through an unknown country. Because all of the footage is handheld, focus slips from where it's supposed to be occasionally, but what is in focus is always more than adequately sharp, with plenty of detail visible in the actors' faces, the costumes, and the jungle foliage. Whoever did the color grading—and I wouldn't be surprised if it was Edwards—also did a fine job, as the picture has palpable warmth and tight contrast. The one downside to shooting with no additional lights, however, is that some of the nighttime scenes are extremely noisy. That said, viewers should be aware that this really couldn't be avoided, and besides, it never gets to the point of outright distraction. Likewise, there are no real encode-related issues to draw your attention away from what's going on in the story. I was quite impressed with the image as a whole. For better or worse, but mostly better, it's certainly true to source.


Monsters Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

The film's DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 surround track is even better. As you probably gathered from my review, this isn't a film loaded with non-stop explosive action. There are definitely a few isolated moments, and these sound great, with bullets ripping through the soundfield, missiles arcing past, and helicopters beating between channels. Where this track really excels, however, is in its constant use of immersive, puts-you-right-there-in-the- middle-of-the-scene ambience. You'll be surrounded by chatter in the hospital, the hustle and bustle of a train station terminal, and the festive atmosphere of a Day of the Dead celebration. Out in the infected zone, birds sing, insects hum, cows moo, crazy-ass monkeys howl, and of course, there are the ominous, elephantine trilling noises that the alien creatures make off in the distance. It all sounds wonderful—crisp and real and dynamic. All of this is complemented by a moody ambient electronica score by Jon Hopkins that surges and sweeps, underscoring the general this-is-dangerous-for-us- to-be-traveling-here vibe. The dialogue occasionally sounds a hair low in the mix, but never to the point of unintelligibility. For those that need or want them, English SDH and Spanish subtitles are available in easy-to-read white lettering.


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