Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

DOWNTON ABBEY (2019)

Blu-ray + DVD + Digital |  Universal  | 2019 |  122 min |  Rated PG  |  December 17, 2019

Video

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Director:    Michael Engler

Starring:    Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael

Audio

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1
French (Canada): DTS 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1

| Film Synopsis |

The worldwide phenomenon, Downton Abbey, returns in a spectacular motion picture, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue that leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

| Video |

The Blu-ray release, featuring 1080p High Definition resolution, is presented in the widescreen format of 2.39:1.  Colors are appreciably delineated with natural rendering and punchy primaries that stand out among those within the varied range used.

| Audio |

There are two soundtrack options: English 7.1 DTS-High Definition Master Audio and English 2.0 DVS Dolby Digital. Spanish and French tracks in 5.1 DTS Digital Surround are also available. Dialogue is crisp and easy to understand throughout. Sound is glorious during the ballroom scenes.

| Special Features |
  • Audio Commentary with Director Michael Engler

  • Cast Conversations

  • The Royal Visit

  • True to the Twenties

  • Deleted Scenes

  • Welcome to Downton Abbey

  • The Brilliance of Julian Fellowes

  • Downton Abbey Series Recap

  • The Royal Visit

| Overall Reaction |

Downton Abbey was a compelling and rewarding English TV series that kept fans entertained for six seasons. Downton Abbey: The Motion Picture continues in that tradition. The acting is suburb especially the performances by Maggie Smith and Imelda Staunton.  This Blu-ray comes highly recommend for fans of the series.

Summary (out of 5)

Film:   3.5

Video:   4.0

Audio:   4.0

Extras:   3.5

Overall:   3.5