13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 4K Blu-ray Review

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    1. Casimir Harlow

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      thanks cas,this is great entertainment have the br but will have to pick this up.
       
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      Thanks @Casimir Harlow for the review , got mine yesterday not had chance to watch it yet.
      Looks like a belter of a disc pal.
       
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      Thanks for the review Cas i have this on blu-ray and probably won't be upgrading.
       
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      Is...is....no....it cant be....is that a flying pig?!

      Well done Michael. No near naked arses, no upskirt shots, see you CAN do it.

      I might actually have to check this out. Thanks Cas, had no idea about this.
       
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      Great action film.

      Didnt Hillary Clinton reduce the security staff from over 30 to just 6 despite intelligence stating security threats on the anniversary of 9/11 and the increasing rise of violence in areas local to the CIA station and diplomatic areas.

      This was 9.11.2012
       
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      I bought it on 1080p blu Ray a little while back and the pq is better than some of the 4k discs that I own. I won’t be upgrading as I am still stuck on dinosaur 5.1 but would heartily recommend this film to anyone who hasn’t seen it before I can only imagine how good it looks and sounds in Atmos and ultra HD
       
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      @Casimir Harlow I know I have requested this before can you please stop liking 4K discs. Just hate a couple for me will you! I've already got a backlog and I even ended up watching two films last night.

      Just enough already!
       
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      Bring the Bayhem! Cheers for a rounded and enjoyable review, Cas.
      This is a fairly tight film that flows well enough. One of the key differences for me with Bay and Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down; is that Bay generally goes for buddy characters within that you are supposed to form favourites with, but Scott goes more realistic in his survival fest in which you really feel they could die or disappoint in acts at any point.
      There's certainly plenty of action throughout and moments where you think if, for example, the masterful grenade launcher tactician hadn't lost it, they could've got away far easier instead of the usual possible Cavalry pending moment.
      I never bought the HD blu-ray so will consider this, as it's pretty damn good and would sit well enough in a war fest.
       
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      Both the bluray and 4K disc have Atmos so no differences there. The 4K disc is marginally better looking than the bluray which itself is already excellent.
      I'm guessing 95% of those who already own the bluray will be happy to stick with that.
       
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      A 9 :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::censored:
       
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      I also have the std blu of this title but the extra features disks with the 4k version alone make it well worth the upgrade for me.....
       
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      Not seen on 4K but am excellent film
       
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      Yep. I might just pick this up if its going cheap later down the line though.
       
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      Did you just skip to the biggest number you could find and completely forget that it's a score for the disc? If so, don't worry, we can repurpose all 12 of your ROFLs to reflect your own folly. And maybe that last one at your skills with (quite literally) jumping to conclusions.
       
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      Thanks for the review Cas,watched mine last night,and thought it was a great upgrade,and well worth a buy :)
       
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      Just proves they should not be in charge of a computer after a liquid lunch.:laugh:
       
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      Great review Cas, I bet this sounds awesome.

      I’ve seen it twice, don’t think I could sit through another viewing though as I started to get a little bored on second viewing.
       
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      What soundtrack was on the original Bluray?
       
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      same atmos track as the 4k.
       
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      thanks for another great review @Casimir Harlow :smashin:

      I have watched this film a few times - the 1080p version looked very impressive and I knew I had to have the 4k once it came out.

      I've got it on stock ready to view :thumbsup:

      Really looking forward to it after your review, it has some superb action scenes.
       
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      Thanks for the Review Cas. Watched this some time ago & loved it - Damn you - now I must at least rent the 4K! As Coulson said, Please stop liking all these 4K's - my backlog is becoming crazy & I am away a lot with work right now! :eek:
       
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      Got it on iTunes for $3.99 on Hollywoodmovie codes
      4K and Atmos
      Kevin
       
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      Coincidentally I only watched this over the weekend which then led me to research the true story. I got so engrossed in the whole thing I watched it again last night! Overall it’s a pretty good movie and some of the fire fight scenes are spectacular. It walks a very fine line for me in that sometimes it doesn’t take itself seriously enough somewhat breaking the tension and realism.
      Overall though I really like it, it certainly has bays gloss and he just about manages to keep everything under control.
       
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      Not only that but apparently they did have a gunship which was told not to fire, there’s a wealth of interviews on YouTube with the actual dudes. Some boys that’s for sure!
       
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      What struck me about this film was how real it felt. The opposite end of the scale to the A team in terms of realism.
       
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      Bought this on iTunes.. no Atmos :(
       
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      see post 23.
       
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      film looks great. That’s about it. Avoid, unless you are a yank
       
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      "Bay is a little more clumsy when it comes to important things like...characterisation, ...and thus finds it hard work fleshing out the background lives of these heroic soldiers without resorting to cloying cliché."
      sound more like the writer's problem than the director's.
       

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