A Simple Favour 4K Blu-ray Review & Comments

Discussion in '4K Ultra HD Blu-rays' started by Phil Hinton, Jan 21, 2019.


    1. Casimir Harlow

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    2. simonblue

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      Thanks for the review Cas,one on the way to me :)
       
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      I watched this for the first time at the weekend and rather enjoyed it. I'd managed to avoid all spoilers but as this is a well worn plot (the book it's based on is the debut novel from its author I believe) it was fairly easy to guess what was what as it went along.

      I actually got on with the more whimsical elements, although there were a couple of times it felt a little too Paul Feig-y, but on the whole I thought the balance was largely fine.

      The central performances were easily the best thing about the film though, with Kendrick, Lively and Golding totally selling it. I did have a chuckle at Rupert Friend's "Dennis Nylon" too!

      Pity it wasn't a 4K DI but otherwise I agree totally, it looked and sounded great on UHD Blu-ray, and I watched pretty much all of the extras (which I haven't done in a long time) too.

      I'd give the film 7.5/10 and the disc 8/10.
       
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      I bloody loved this trashy slice of suburban noir. It's like a remake of a Francois Ozòn film which doesn't exist. The performances are the right kind of tongue in cheek and Rupert Friend more than proves his range when you compare his camp work here to the pathetic Vasily Stalin in The Death of Stalin.

      Weirdly, I see reports that the US blu-ray has 1.78 aspect ratio instead of the correct 2.00. I preordered the iTunes version (hey, I need to save shelf space) so looking forward to giving it a rewatch soon.
       
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      It's a good movie, both leading women are very good.

      Coukdnt believe its a Paul (Trash) Feig movie.
       
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      Firstly let me say I liked this film....but.. it is an odd mix. Just when you think you are watching a suspense thriller up pops Kendrick with another kooky/ditzy one liner.
      The blu ray looks great and I loved the soundtrack.
      Gets a 7/10 from me.
       
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      Time to let that Ghostbusters butt-hurt go, fella.
       
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      Yup! Bridesmaids and The Heat are great, and while not as good I enjoyed Spy too. Feig has made some really funny comedies over the years IMHO.:D
       

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