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

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 (2019)

4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital  |  Universal  | 2019 | 86 min | Rated G | August 27, 2019

Video

Codec: HEVC / H.265
Resolution: Upscaled 4K (2160p)
HDR: Dolby Vision + HDR10+
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Director:    Chris Renaud 
Starring:    Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey 

Audio

English: Dolby Atmos
English: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Spanish: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1
French: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1

| Film Synopsis |

Continuing the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.

| Video |

Presented in its original 1.85:1 aspect ratio, the 4K presentation is simply jaw-dropping and crystal clear. Blacks are deep with excellent dynamic. This is a beautiful digital transfer that sparkles on 4K Ultra HD.

| Audio |

Universal presents a excellent Dolby Atmos immersive sound mix.  There is some excellent use of the overhead channels during the scene where the entire gang is attempting to rescue Daisy and Hu from the moving train. 

| Special Features |
  • Mini-Movies

  • The Making of the Mini-Movies

  • Deleted Scenes

  • A Tapestry of a Tail - The Making of

  • How to Draw

  • Frame by Frame - How to Make a Flip Book

  • Character Pods

  • My Buddy and Me

  • The Further Adventures of Captain Snowball

  • Pets with Jobs - A Documentary

  • A Party Fit for a Pet

  • Relax the Cat: The Secret Life of Pet Massage

  • Pops' Puppy Training School with Kevin Hart

  • Production Pets

  • Pet's Yule Log

  • Lyric Videos

| Overall Reaction |

Universal's 'The Secret Life of Pets 2' is a gorgeous reference-quality 4K video and an excellent audio presentation.  Not as good as the first film but had a good time watching. 

Summary (out of 5)

Film:   4.0

Video:   4.0

Audio:   4.5

Extras:   4

Overall:   4.0