Venom 4K Blu-ray Review & Comments

Discussion in '4K Ultra HD Blu-rays' started by Phil Hinton, Feb 6, 2019.


    1. Simon Crust

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      thanks for the review simon,spot on,enjoyed this and while it looks and sounds fantastic as you say it could have been so much more,missed opportunity.
       
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      Great review Simon....

      Watched this on Monday on UHD after watching it at the cinema. I actually enjoyed it more the second time around. Agree with Simon on Picture and Sound, both top class - the Dolby Vision looks spectacular and the LFE on the Atmos track is boom-tastic!
       
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      Same score for the movie as The Predator?
      Surely not! Venom, whilst nowhere near perfect, at least knows what it is and embraces it's lunacy.
       
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      I watched this last night on a standard blu ray 1080p.

      I had heard that it got bad reviews, which may have reduced my expectations, but I thought it was a good film. Thoroughly enjoyable. I do agree that the chemistry between the leading lady and Tom Hardy just wasn"t there. But overall it was a good film.

      Picture and sound were very good on the standard blu ray too.
       
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      Couldn't agree more, The predator was utterly terrible while Venom was very good, just my opinion of course.
       
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      I think I need to give it a second watch as I thought it was very poor.
      Looked great and sounded great but the film itself..........
       
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      I enjoyed it,and enjoyed more 2nd time round :)
       
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      Whilst many of the critics appear to have given the film a poor score, when you actually compare the scores to user reviews, there's a big disparity. Over on IMDB, it has a 6.8 rating. However, reading the user review comments below, there's hardly a bad review. In fact most rated it between 8 and 10 out of 10, with 9's and 10's featuring heavily:

      Venom (2018) - Venom (2018) - User Reviews - IMDb
       
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      6/10 seems like a more accurate score to me, it's definitely not a great film, nor is it a bad one. If it was really an 8 or 9 it would make something like Avengers Infinity War a 12 or 13.
       
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      Venom also has one of my favourite lines of last year
      "On my planet, I'm kind of a loser too!"
       
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      Seems the industry is screwing us over once more regarding picture quality, I’ve bought 4k movies that include standard blu Ray movies, and it’s very hard to tell which is which when the wife puts either of them in and I don’t know which, then try to guess? I’m watching on a Samsung 65” Q9 QLED through a very decent 4k player, seems most of the 4k movies being sold are not even 4k but upscaled inc Venom!

      Be careful not to get caught out, check out.....Real Native 4K Or Fake Upscaled 4K | 4K Media
       
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      I enjoyed Venom as well. It was funny and entertaining and wasn't pretending to be anything other than that. Some of the reviews I read said that it didn't know what sort of film it was trying to be.... More like the reviewer struggled to pigeon hole it and couldn't cope so marked it down.
       
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      The movie was okish (venom) 5/10 another movie same story (released before Venom) but in my opinion better movie was ‘UPGRADE’ check it out you may enjoy it.
       

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