096. Bonus – Deepwater Horizon

Pow! An extra episode for you this week! This fan recommendation is Deepwater Horizon, a “based on actual events” flick about the notorious oil spill from BP in the Gulf of Mexico. Stars include; Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez, John Malkovich and Kate Hudson (the step-daughter of Kurt).

A cinematic thank you heads out to Lemarcus from Lansing, Michigan for his request for us to cover this one. He wants our impression of the film along with the 4K Blu-ray grading. This Disc is on special deal at Best Buy for only $9.99 so if this is your style of movie then it can be purchased inexpensively. How accurate is this tale? Do they focus on the wrong characters? Do you learn anything of substance about oil rigs or drilling in the ocean? Did Lions Gate produce a worthy 4K Disc? Do we get any specular highlights? Is the Dolby Atmos track up to snuff? Click Play to find out those answers and as always much more!

MOVIES in 4K is where BillChete and Lady Phantom review, discuss, analyze, criticize and often times debate one movie that has been released on the 4K Blu-ray format each and every episode. Guiding you on the merit of the movie with recommendations and on the purchasing power of physical media.

Episode 096 breakdown of “Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Movie Rating  
BillChete: 4 (Avoid) Lady Phantom: 4.5 (Avoid)

4K Blu-ray Disc Grade  
BillChete: B (Worthy) Lady Phantom: C+ (Worthy)

Average 4K Disc Grade

B-