REVIEW: THE SIGNAL
OVERVIEW: Lured to a mysterious location by a shadowy hacker, a
trio of college students uncovers a mystery of epic proportions in The Signal, coming to Blu-ray™
Combo Pack including Blu-ray™, DVD, and DIGITAL HD with Ultraviolet™ on September 23, 2014
from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film will also be available on DIGITAL HD two
weeks early on September 9, 2014. A classic sci-fi thriller with a surprise ending, Joey Paur of
Geek Tyrant calls The Signal “a mind-bending experience.”
The Signal stars Academy Award® nominee Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix trilogy) opposite
rising young stars Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent), Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel), and Beau Knapp
(Super 8). Scott Bowles of USA Today writes, “Had Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch made a
movie together, it might have looked something like The Signal.”
SYNOPSIS: Nic (Thwaites), his girlfriend Haley (Cooke), and his buddy Jonah (Knapp) take an unexpected
detour from an idyllic cross-country road trip when they are contacted by a mysterious hacker who
has gained entry into MIT’s secured network. But after a rendezvous in an eerily remote area goes
awry, Nic wakes to a living nightmare in an isolation unit. Now under interrogation by Dr. Wallace
Damon (Fishburne), Nic is determined to find his friends and break free.
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 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS DD 2.0
Subtitles - English Spanish
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Deleted, Extended and Alternate Scenes
Behind The Signal – A behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Signal
Brilliant! – exclusive film outtake
Feature Commentary with director/co-screenwriter William Eubank and co-screenwriters Carlyle
Eubank and David Frigerio