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Interstellar (Blu-ray) (2014)


Region: All Regions
Rating: 12
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Active Picture: 1920x817
Video Format: 1080/24p

No. of Discs: 2
Running Time: 168 mins
Blu-ray Release Date: 30/03/2015

Interstellar is a big Science fiction film directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain about an important space mission.

As the future of the Earth is endangered, ex-astronaut Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) decides to risk piloting an important mission, which he does together a group of other astronauts including Brand (Anne Hathaway), and a block-like robot with a primary goal of trying to save the people of Earth. The mission involves travel through a wormhole but thing don't go according to plan and the people are put in serious danger. A good film, in the style of 2001: A Space Odyssey and Gravity.

Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 - with some shots in 1.78:1 (IMAX scenes).

Picture Quality: Good
Audio Quality: Good but, people have mentioned about the levels which I agree that sometimes the music/sound effects can drown out the dialogue a bit.

Audio options: English, English Descriptive Audio, Dutch, Spanish (there is no commentary option)
Subtitles: English for Deaf and hard of hearing, Dutch, Spanish, etc.

Special Features/Extras: The extras are on the second disc. These are:

* The science of interstellar (1080p24, 1.78:1 - except for most film clips. with some upscaled content). A documentary about the things involved in the film, including the search for habitable planets, the theory of relativity, time travel, wormholes and more. Approx 50 mins including credits.

* Inside Interstellar (1080p24, 1.78:1). Documentary about desgining the thing for the film and shooting scenes of the film. Shorter than the previous documentary.

* Life on Cooper's Farm. Planning and shooting the scenes around Cooper's farm.

* The Dust. Short documentary shooting the dust storm scenes around the farmhouse.

* Tars and Case. Documentary about the box/slab-like robot from the film, using a physical versions as well as a CGI version. Just over 9 mins.

* The cosmic sounds of Interstellar. Composing/recording the music for the film.

* The space suits. Designing the space suits for the film.

* The Endurance. Designing the main space craft from the film, including the space shit set interiors. One of the better short documentaries.

* Shooting in Iceland: Miller's Planet/Mann's Planet. Shooting the scenes set on the two planets in Iceland.

and more.
Studio: Warner Home Video
Genres: Science Fiction, Action/Adventure
Stars:

Matthew McConaughey

Anne Hathaway

Jessica Chastain

Michael Caine
Scores:
Film/Discs
8/10
Picture Quality
8/10
Special Features
7/10


Similar titles:
2001: A Space Odyssey DVD Gravity Blu-ray