Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, From $3.99 »
Now: Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol… $9.79 (66% sold out)
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 6 (Blu-ray)
$31.88
 
How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
5 hrs ago
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Blu-ray)
$13.00
1 hr ago
Lone Survivor (Blu-ray)
$7.99
4 hrs ago
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 4 (Blu-ray)
$31.99
6 hrs ago
A Million Ways to Die in the West (Blu-ray)
$11.99
3 hrs ago
Downton Abbey: Seasons 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Blu-ray)
$39.99
6 hrs ago
House of Cards: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$14.99
3 hrs ago
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 3 (Blu-ray)
$31.99
6 hrs ago
Non-Stop (Blu-ray)
$9.99
1 hr ago
24: Live Another Day (Blu-ray)
$19.99
6 hrs ago
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 2 (Blu-ray)
$31.99
6 hrs ago


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 (37316)
 Adventure (28532)
 Animation (8579)
 Anime (4710)
 Biography (3902)
 Comedy (27820)
 Comic book (5267)
 Coming of age (1825)
 Crime (19458)
 Dark humor (3916)
 Documentary (5052)
 Drama (44821)
 Epic (5312)
 Erotic (1138)
 Family (11970)
 Fantasy (16357)
 Film-Noir (1208)
 Foreign (6351)
 Heist (1685)
 History (5832)
 Holiday (1254)
 Horror (14090)
 Imaginary (932)
 Martial arts (3369)
 Melodrama (2366)
 Music (8751)
 Musical (3891)
 Mystery (11341)
 Nature (1832)
 Other (703)
 Period (7014)
 Psychological thriller (3220)
 Romance (16259)
 Sci-Fi (18398)
 Short (403)
 Sport (2855)
 Supernatural (4453)
 Surreal (1489)
 Teen (3274)
 Thriller (32852)
 War (5844)
 Western (2428)

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


XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray

United States
51
2
0
Phase 4 Films | 2008 | 170 min | Rated R | Feb 09, 2010

XIII: The Conspiracy (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
List price: $12.99, Price history

Amazon: $7.98 (Save 39%)
New from: $2.73 (Save 79%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy XIII: The Conspiracy on Blu-ray Movie

TV show rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
6.7
10
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.0 of 53.0
Audio 2.5 of 52.5
Extras 1.0 of 51.0
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Action100%
Thriller81%
Crime29%
Mystery10%
21%
popularity
101
collections
0
fans




XIII: The Conspiracy

 (TV) (2008)

XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray offers decent video and mediocre audio in this mediocre Blu-ray release

This high-octane series opens with the assassination of America's first female president. Then, a man known only as "XIII" is found in the woods, and he might have information about the murder. He has no memory and doesn't know his identity, but he displays uncanny reflexes and a killer instinct, leading investigators on a mission to discover who he is.

For more about XIII: The Conspiracy and the XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray release, see XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.5 out of 5.

Starring: Val Kilmer, Stephen Dorff, Caterina Murino, Jessalyn Gilsig, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk
Director: Duane B. Clark

» See full cast & crew


XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

Presented in 1080p utilizing the AVC codec (at an average bitrate of 15Mbps), XIII: The Conspiracy offers a presentation that remains entirely average. The unremarkable level of fine object detail is the main culprit behind my lack of enthusiasm, displaying varying degrees of clarity from shot to shot. Part of the problem could be related to the low-budget production values (allowing out of focus shots to make the final cut), but given the wild swings in the bitrate meter, I'm willing to bet the transfer is at least partially to blame. From a coloring standpoint, the spectrum demonstrates a consistent push toward yellows and greens in the outside world, while incorporating icy blue tones within the government's tech-heavy command center. The coloring isn't necessarily off-putting, but the nature of the drab hues never presents a great deal of improvement in the upgrade to Blu-ray. Black levels create further problems in the depth of the image, with the darkest elements in most shots descending only as far as dark gray. The weak blacks combined with drab coloring, wreak havoc on contrast, creating a level of shade variance that often produces only high-level shadow detail. Lastly, I noticed a subtle use of edge enhancement in a handful of scenes, adding an overly-digital appearance to several shots.

There's no question this is superior to a standard definition presentation, but the marginal production values dampen the potential for improvements in the leap to 1080p.


XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  2.5 of 5

Despite including a lossy 5.1 mix, the audio presentation rarely incorporates a shred of surround use. XIII: The Conspiracy isn't an action heavy film, so the main elements in the mix are restricted to dialog and the musical score. Beginning with the dialog, every spoken line is appropriately clear and distinct, with volume levels that never drop below ideal levels. Even during moments when the actors whisper into cell phones or speak with extremely low vocal tones, the volume of the mix retains an appropriate balance, removing the need to constantly grapple for the remote control. From a music standpoint, this is as generic as it gets. The synth-heavy score is laced with face-paced bass lines meant to ratchet up the tension at specific moments of the film, creating a certain level of unease. The results would be far more effective if we weren't already bombarded with this type of musical selection on other television productions such as "24", so the end result winds up sounding a bit cheap. All in all, this is a mediocre audio presentation that remains serviceable, but doesn't offer a value-added component to the overall technical quality of the disc.


Blu-ray bundles with XIII: The Conspiracy (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like (still not reliable for this title)

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray yet.


XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray Discussion (

Official Thread

)
5 Feb 22, 2010
Conspiracy. 2 Dec 07, 2010
echelon conspiracy 2 Jul 09, 2009



XIII: The Conspiracy Blu-ray


$12.99 $7.98


Buy XIII: The Conspiracy on Blu-ray Movie


Downton Abbey: Seasons 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Blu-ray) Deal of the Day
$109.99 $39.99
Buy Now
 


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. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 3D
2. 22 Jump Street
3. 22 Jump Street
4. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
5. How to Train Your Dragon 2
6. Princess Mononoke
7. The Wind Rises
8. Kiki's Delivery Service
9. It Happened One Night
10. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
11. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 3D
12. Into the Storm
13. X-Men: Days of Future Past
14. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
15. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D

Trending in Theaters
1. Interstellar
2. Big Hero 6
3. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
4. Dumb and Dumber To
5. Nightcrawler
6. Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
7. Gone Girl
8. John Wick
9. Fury
10. Whiplash
11. Autómata
12. The Equalizer
13. St. Vincent
14. The Maze Runner
15. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
16. A Walk Among the Tombstones
17. The Drop
18. Foxcatcher
19. The Guest
20. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
3.  Maleficent
4.  Big Hero 6
5.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.  Rise of the Guardians 3D
8.  Fight Club
9.  The Expendables 3
10.  Frozen
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Big Hero 6
3.  The Expendables 3
4.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
5.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
6.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
7.  The Maze Runner
8.  The November Man
9.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
10.  Fury
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
$17.99, Save 54%
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$14.99, Save 63%
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
5.  Rise of the Guardians 3D
$9.99, Save 82%
6.  Fight Club
$3.99, Save 84%
7.  The Expendables 3
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  Frozen
$24.94, Save 45%
9.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$13.00, Save 67%
10.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
$19.99, Save 60%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 6

 United States


$121.99 $31.88





How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D

 United States


$48.99 $19.99





The Amazing Spider-Man 2

 United States


$40.99 $13.00





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.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices