A small, but perfectly formed, handful of new 4K Ultra HD discs arrived this past month. Discover what new Australian releases hit in our 4K February 2020 round-up.
4K Ultra HD system demo of the month
Ford v Ferrari
Release date: February 26
The absolutely exhilarating thrill ride tale that revolves around 1960s Le Mans 24-hour supremacy raced onto the 4K Ultra HD format this month, complete with stunning HDR-enhanced vision. While the detailed picture looks incredible, what really elevates this disc to demo status is the power of the Dolby Atmos audio, which really goes the extra mile to immerse us deep in the racing action. The bonus included standard Blu-ray doesn’t disappoint either, giving us an ace eight-part, almost one-hour long doco on the making of the film, as well as a trailer. Read our review of the original cinema release here.
What other new releases hit 4K Ultra HD in February?
Terminator: Dark Fate
Release date: February 12
It’s back! The latest in the Terminator franchise, and a direct sequel to Terminator 2: Judgment Day, arrived on 4K Ultra HD complete with HDR and DoIby Atmos audio. The included standard Blu-ray adds to the experience with a selection of deleted and extended scenes, as well as four featurettes that add up to over an hour of behind the scenes action. If you get into JB quickly you’ll still be able to secure a limited edition steelbook, too. Check out our review of the original cinema release here.
Release date: February 19
The critically acclaimed sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s take on Stephen King’s The Shining hit home on 4K Ultra HD with a Dolby Vision-enhanced native 4K transfer and Dolby Atmos audio. The 30-minutes longer director’s cut of the film features on the bonus standard Blu-ray, along with a trio of featurettes. Should you wish to read it, our review of the original cinema release is here.
With only three new releases this month it was a little quiet on the 4K Ultra HD front, but that’s all set to change in March… Remember, stay tuned to STACK for all the latest 4K news.
Meanwhile, have you checked out our 4K Ultra HD specifications guide? Bookmark it, as we update it regularly with all the latest 4K/2K, HDR/Dolby Vision and best sound format info for all the latest 4K Ultra HD releases in Australia.