BLU-RAY REVIEW: SKYSCRAPER
OVERVIEW: Courage has no limits in the heroic action-packed film Skyscraper, arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on September 25, 2018, and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on October 9, 2018. The global blockbuster from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures is a non-stop, emotionallyvisceralthrill ride following Dwayne Johnson’s (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Fate of the Furious,“Ballers”) character as a real-world herowho will stop at nothing while trying to save his family from a deadly blaze. With over 30 minutes of never-before-seen bonus content –including deleted scenes and exclusive bonus clips, Skyscraperis a jaw-dropping, heart-pounding, palm-sweating, visually stunning film that keeps viewers on the edge of their seat from start to finish.
Fueled with adrenaline and high impact verticality,Skyscraperis led by superstar Dwayne Johnson who plays former FBIHostage Team leader, U.S. war veteranand amputeeWill Sawyer.While on assignment in Hong Kongas an assessor for security in skyscrapers, he comes to find the tallest and safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he has been framed for it. Wanted and on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his nameand save his family who is trapped inside the building... above the fire line. .
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 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 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes
English and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital
English, English SDH, French, Spanish
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Deleted Scenes with Commentary
by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber – Go behind the
scenes with Dwayne Johnson and the rest of the cast of
Extended Scenes with Commentary
by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber
Dwayne Johnson: Embodying a Hero
– Go behind the scenes to see what it took for Dwayne
Johnson to bring the intense character of Will Sawyer to
Inspiration – Meet real
life amputee and motivational speaker Jeff Glasbrenner,
the inspiration for Dwayne Johnson’s role of Will Sawyer.
See how Jeff’s consultations helped inform Dwayne’s
character from day one.
Opposing Forces – There’s
no holding back as the women of Skyscraper get in on the
action. Now, see first-hand what it took for Neve Campbell
and Hannah Quinlivan to be fight ready.
Friends No More – When
Dwayne Johnson and Pablo Schreiber met face to face, they
immediately knew what they were up against. Witness
first-hand the making of the intense apartment fight
between two former on-screen friends, Will and Ben.
Kids in Action – In
Skyscraper everyone gets in on the action, even the Sawyer
children. Go on set with Noah Cottrell and McKenna Roberts
to discover the moves behind their stunts.
Pineapple Pitch – Hear
first-hand from Dwayne Johnson how writer/director Rawson
Marshall Thurber pitched him the idea of Skyscraper. It
may be a little fruitier than you think.
Feature Commentary by Director
Rawson Marshall Thurber