BLU-RAY REVIEW: A STAR IS BORN
OVERVIEW: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today the early 2019 release dates of the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, the Blu-ray Combo Pack, the DVD Special Edition and Digital versions of the critically acclaimed box office hit “A Star Is Born.” The 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD editions will be available to consumers on February 19, or fans can own it early on Digital on January 15. The 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, the Blu-ray Combo Pack, the DVD Special Edition and Digital versions of “A Star Is Born” feature almost 10 minutes of never-before-seen musical performances by Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, including “Baby What You Want Me To Do,” “Midnight Special” and “Is That Alright".
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
disc of “A Star Is Born” will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR
that dramatically expands the color palette and contrast
range and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize
the picture for every screen, frame by frame. The 4K Ultra
HD Blu-ray disc of “A Star Is Born” will also feature a
Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home
theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in
the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at
home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional
speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar.
Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible
with traditional audio configurations and legacy home
“A Star Is Born” will also
be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies
Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their
eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere
account with their participating digital retailer
In “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive.
In this new take on the iconic love story, four-time Oscar nominee Cooper (“American Sniper,” “American Hustle,” “Silver Linings Playbook”) makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has given up on her dream to become a successful singer until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent..
The film is
presented in 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 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes
English Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (1.85:1) 16x9
English Dolby Digital 5.1, Languages: English, Latin Spanish,
Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Spanish, Parisian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
Jam Sessions and Rarities
o “Baby What You Want Me To Do”
o “Is That Alright”
The Road to
Stardom: Making A Star is Born
o “Always Remember Us This Way”
o “Look What I Found”
o “I’ll Never Love Again”