Review: Dunkirk - out now on 4K, Blu-ray, Blu-ray Limited Edition and DVD.
One of the year’s most acclaimed films, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Dunkirk,” is out now on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, Limited Edition Blu-ray Filmbook, 2 Disc DVD and Digital.. From filmmaker Christopher Nolan (“Interstellar,” “Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy) comes the epic action thriller “Dunkirk.”
Nolan directed “Dunkirk” from his own original screenplay, utilising a mixture of IMAX® and 65mm film to bring the story to the screen. The film was partially shot on location on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, where the actual events unfolded.
Director Christopher Nolan said, “I’m excited to be releasing ‘Dunkirk’ on 4K UHD with HDR. The film was shot entirely on the highest definition Imax and 65mm film and this fantastic new format, with its increased resolution and superior colour reproduction is able to maximize Dunkirk’s impact in the home.”
The film’s ensemble cast includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy and Barry Keoghan, with Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy.
“Dunkirk” was produced by Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, with Jake Myers serving as executive producer. The behind-the-scenes creative team included director of photography Hoyte van Hoytema, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Lee Smith, costume designer Jeffrey Kurland, visual effects supervisor Andrew Jackson and special effects supervisor Scott Fisher. The music was composed by Hans Zimmer.
“Dunkirk” is available on 4K Ultra HD which includes a 4K Ultra HD disc with the feature film in 4K resolution with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the feature film in hi-definition, a Blu-ray disc with the special features in hi-definition, and a Digital version of the feature film.
4K Ultra HD showcases 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider colour spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colours for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before.
Also on December 18, “Dunkirk” will be available on Blu-ray, Limited Edition Blu-ray Filmbook and 2 Disc DVD. The Blu-ray Filmbook features a Blu-ray disc with the film in hi-definition beautifully packaged in a collector’s edition picture book and a Digital version of the movie.
Fans can also own “Dunkirk” via purchase from digital retailers .
"Dunkirk" was the stand out movie of 2017, winning huge critical acclaim and it will make for the perfect stocking filler this Christmas. ****