July 29, 2011 by Grant Clauser
What if you could do it all again? And again, and again? In The Source Code, Captain Colter Stevens gets to jump back in time, and in other people’s bodies, in an effort to prevent, well, I’ll let you watch it and find out.
Home Theater Forum’s Timothy Ewanyshyn reviewed the Blu-ray release and had these thoughts:
This is a better than average Blu-ray transfer. Film grain is present throughout with excellent fine detail. DNR is not excessive but shadow detail suffers in a few scenes where dark objects blend into each other. Colors tend to be muted rather than vibrant but deliberately so in keeping with the mood of the film.
The English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 tracks have great directional audio that draws one into the illusion of the film. Ambient train sounds, announcements, explosions, and every other sound complete the illusion of being there with Captain Stevens. Thankfully, the soundtrack rarely, if ever, interferes with audibility of dialogue.
You can read the complete review here and discuss it in the forum.
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Grant Clauser has been covering home electronics for more than 10 years with editorial roles in several consumer and trade magazines. He's done ISF-level damage to hundreds of reviewed products and has had training from THX, the Home Acoustics Alliance, Control4 and Sencore. His latest book is Necessary Myths
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