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Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital |  Paramount  | 2020 |  98 min |  Rated PG |  May 19, 2020

Director:   Jeff Fowler

Starring:  James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz

Video:

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

Audio

English: Dolby Atmos
English: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
French (Canada): Dolby Digital 5.1

Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)

| Film Synopsis |

Powered with incredible speed, Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz), aka The Blue Blur, embraces his new home on Earth. That is, until he accidentally knocks out the power grid and sparks the attention of super-uncool evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey). Now it’s super-villain vs. super-sonic in an all-out race across the globe to stop Robotnik from using his unique power for world domination. Sonic teams up with The Donut Lord, aka Sheriff Tom Wachowski (James Marsden), to save the planet in this action-packed hit that’s fun for the whole family.

| Video |

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG features a full 1080p High Definition presentation utilizing the film’s original 2.39:1 cinemascope Aspect Ratio. The video presentation looks wonderful as a whole. The reds are deep and rich and the blacks are inky.

| Audio |

The movie sounds fantastic in Dolby Atmos. Vocals are crisp and natural sounding and the action scenes keep us involved.  Every speaker was used for its full effect. 

| Special Features |
  • Audio Commentary with director Jeff Fowler & the voice of Sonic, Ben Schwartz.

  • Around the World in 80 Seconds - See Sonic's next adventure.

  • Deleted Scenes - Five scenes with an introduction by director Jeff Fowler: "Original Opening", "Super Observant Carl", "Baby Sonic", "Tom and Sonic Have a Chat", and "Rachel and Wade Plan a Date".

  • Bloopers 

  • "Speed Me Up" Music Video - performed by Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Yachty, and Sueco the Child.

  • For the Love of Sonic - Jim Carrey and the cast discuss what Sonic the Hedgehog means to them.

  • Building Robotnik with Jim Carrey - See Jim Carrey bring supervillain Dr. Robotnik to life.

  • The Blue Blur: Origins of Sonic - Explore the origins of the legendary character.

  • Sonic On Set - Visit the set with the voice of Sonic, Ben Schwartz.

| Overall Reaction |

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG is fun film while dealing with a variety of action and heart. I really enjoyed Jim Carrey playing Dr. Robotnik. Reminded me of his earlier films in his used to be in.  The movie is enjoyable for the whole family from beginning to end and is worth checking out.  Recommend

Summary (out of 5)

Film:  3.5   Video:  4.0    Audio:  4.0    Extras:  2.0    Overall:  3.5