REVIEW: SILENT HOUSE
OVERVIEW: Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) stars in this harrowing, edge-of-your-seat thriller presentedin real time as one single, uninterrupted shot. Hailed as “pulse pounding scary” (Cindy Pearlman, Chicago Sun-Times), Silent House is
available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with Ultra Violet™, as well as DVD, Digital Download and On Demand on July 24, 2012, from Universal
Studios Home Entertainment.
When Sarah (Olsen) finds herself sealed inside her family's secluded lake house with no contact to the outside world, panic soon turns to
terror as events become increasingly ominous. Directed by filmmaking duo Chris Kentis and Laura Lau (Open Water),
Silent House uses meticulous camera choreography to take the audience on a tension-filled, real time journey. Also starring Adam Trese
(40 Days and 40 Nights, Zodiac) and Eric Sheffer Stevens (Julie & Julia), Silent House is an intensely visceral experience that
Dan Jewel of Life & Style raves is “unbearably suspenseful and utterly terrifying.”
The Silent House Blu-ray™ Combo Pack delivers the film in perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound. The Blu-ray™ Combo Pack also
includes UltraViolet™, a DVD and a Digital Copy of the film – so consumers can truly enjoy the movie anytime, anywhere, on the device of
their choice! UltraViolet™ is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows and put them in the cloud. From
there, they can download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. In addition, consumers can redeem a Digital Copy of
the film from a variety of retail partners, who offer many viewing options including iTunes®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod™ touch, Android, connected
televisions, Blu-ray player apps and more!
SILENT HOUSE is a uniquely unsettling horror thriller starring
Elizabeth Olsen as Sarah, a young woman who finds herself sealed
inside her family's secluded lake house. With no contact to the
outside world, and no way out, panic turns to terror to terror
as events become increasingly ominous in and around the house.
Directed by filmmaking duo Chris Kentis and Laura Lau, SILENT
HOUSE uses meticulous camera choreography to take the audience
on a tension-filled, real time journey, experienced in a single
The film is
presented in 1080P widescreen in a 1.85:1 aspect ration
preserving its theatrical format. The picture is just
flawless. Not only the picture looks great in
this release, also the sound it is good, a 5.1 DTS-HD Master
Audio (48kHz/24bit) in English that provides a
good complement to the picture. It also includes English,
French and Spanish subtitles.
1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen 1080P
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS Dolby Digital 2.02, French DTS-HD Master
Audio 5.1 (Canadian) and Spanish DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles - English SDH, French, Spanish
FEATURE COMMENTARY: Co-director Chris Kentis and
screenwriter/co-director Laura Lau participate.
UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. Currently available in the United States only.
Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices.
o Picture-in-Picture – featuring pre-visualization and storyboard comparisons of some the film’s most exciting scenes.
pocket BLU™ App: The popular free pocket BLU™ app for smartphones is now even better with newly updated versions for iPad®, Android™ tablets, PC and Macintosh computers, with features made especially to take advantage of the devices’ larger screens and high resolution displays.
o Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray™ player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live™ functions with ease.
o Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.
o Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray™ discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
o Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray™. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
o Keyboard: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.
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