Winter’s finally gone, but even though it’s warming up outside you still to need to be entertained inside. So, why not be entertained in 4K Ultra HD style? This month saw a handful of big cinematic releases from 2018, mixed in with some actiontastic back catalogue and DC animation.

 

4K Ultra HD system demo of the month

4K September 2018 - Ocean's 8

Ocean’s 84K September 2018 - Ocean's 8
Release date: September 5

All the glitz, glamour and sneakiness of Danny Ocean’s sister and her partners in crime hit 4K Ultra HD in a stunning native 4K presentation with both HDR and Dolby Vision enhancement (what you get depends on what your setup supports, of course). The bling-rich vision is appropriately accompanied by an absolutely fabulous Dolby Atmos sound mix. You can read our original movie review here.

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What other new releases hit 4K Ultra HD in September?

4K September 2018 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom4K September 2018 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Release date: September 26

The latest dinosaur extravaganza stomped onto 4K Ultra HD in an upscaled 2K presentation bolstered with HDR and also Dolby Vision (if your equipment supports it). Audio comes via a truly thump-tastic DTS:X mix that often makes great use of the channels above. In a sweet move, 16 featurettes are included on the 4K disc – may this be a trend that continues with future releases. If you haven’t already picked up the first Jurassic World, there’s a handy double pack available (link below), as well as a complete set of all five Jurassic movies so far (link also below). If you’re a steelbook fan then here’s a heads up – JB Hi-Fi have an exclusive Fallen Kingdom release. Read our original Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom review here.

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4K September 2018 - Jurassic World 2-movie collection

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4K September 2018 - Jurassic World 5-movie collection

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4K September 2018 - Batman: Assault on Arkham

Batman: Assault on Arkham4K September 2018 - Batman: Assault on Arkham
Release date: September 26

The animated 2014 Batman adventure hit 4K with an upscaled, HDR-enhanced transfer and a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix. We hope that you’ll check out our review, which is a click away here.

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4K September 2018 - Batman: The Killing Joke

Batman: The Killing Joke4K September 2018 - Batman: The Killing Joke
Release date: September 26

The full-on animated Batman vs The Joker tale from 2016 arrived on 4K with the same specs as the one above – an upscaled, HDR-enhanced transfer and a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix. Our review is right here.

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4K September 2018 - G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra4K September 2018 - G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Release date: September 26

Bored waiting until 2020 for G.I. Joe: Ever Vigilant? Get some Cobra action now with this upscaled, Dolby Vision/HDR-enhanced release with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack. Kung-fu grip your mouse (or use your finger if you’re mobile) and click here for our review of the 4K release.

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4K September 2018 - G.I. Joe: Retaliation

G.I. Joe: Retaliation4K September 2018 - G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Release date: September 26

The G.I. Joe action doesn’t stop, with this The Rock-enhanced adventure that slammed onto 4K Ultra HD via an upscaled 2K transfer (featuring both HDR and Dolby Vision encoding) that brought with it a Dolby Digital 7.1 audio mix.

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4K September 2018 - Robin Hood

Robin Hood (2010)4K September 2018 - Robin Hood
Release date: September 26

Before Taron Egerton dons the tights in the latest Robin Hood adventure later this year, catch Rusty Crowe getting his twang on as the classic character in pure 4K with HDR enhancement and a newly mixed DTS:X soundtrack.

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4K September 2018 - TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
4K September 2018 - TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles
Release date: September 26

Dudes! The sequel – Out of the Shadows –  came out on 4K Ultra HD a while back, now we get the one before it. This one oozed out with a 2K upscaled transfer, both Dolby Vision and standard HDR enhancement and a raucous Dolby Atmos mix.

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So, all up there was a fair bit there to keep every 4K fan busy in August – and wait until you see what’s coming in September! Remember to stay tuned to STACK for all the latest 4K Ultra HD news and reviews.

Meanwhile, have you seen our 4K Ultra HD specifications guide yet? Bookmark it, as we update it regularly with all the latest 4K/2K, HDR/Dolby Vision and best sound format specifications for all the latest releases in Australia.