Quarantine (Blu-ray)

Starring: Jennifer Carpenter Director: John Erick Dowdle  Rated: R: Restricted
Quarantine (Blu-ray)
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 29 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English SDH, French, Portuguese, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary John Erick Dowdle, Director; Drew Dowdle, Producer
    • Featurette:
      1. Locked In: The Making of Quarantine
      2. Dressing the Infected: Robert Hall's Make-Up Design

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Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 10/24/2008
"[The filmmakers] wisely stick close to the told-from-the-cameraman's-point-of-view template of the terrific original, though they add a few fine flourishes." -- Grade: B+
Los Angeles Times - 10/17/2008
"The performances are generally pretty good, particularly those of Jay Hernandez as a levelheaded firefighter and Columbus Short as a less-balanced cop
New York Times - 10/10/2008
"QUARANTINE delivers the heebie-jeebies with solid acting and perfectly calibrated shocks."
Total Film - 12/01/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "QUARANTINE successfully replicates the claustrophobic tension of [REC] and cranks up the sudden eruptions of frenzied violence, making it as much of a white-knuckle terror ride as it was the first time around."
Variety - 10/10/2008
"Ratcheting up the suspense, helmer Dowdle unfolds the action more or less in real time....QUARANTINE relies heavily on shadowy atmospherics..."
Empire - 12/01/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] clammy, fingernail-scraping experience, strong on sound design which, with its constant background of sirens and choppers, builds a palpable post-9/11 panic."

Product Description:

Television reporter Angela Vidal (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman (Steve Harris) are assigned to spend the night shift with a Los Angeles Fire Station. After a routine 911 call takes them to a small apartment building, they find police officers already on the scene in response to blood curdling screams coming from one of the apartment units. They soon learn that a woman living in the building has been viciously attacked by something unknown. After a few of the residents are also attacked, they try to escape with the news crew in tow, only to find that the CDC has quarantined the building. Phones, internet, televisions and cell phone access have been cut-off, and officials are not relaying information to those locked inside. When the quarantine is finally lifted, the only evidence of what took place is the news crew's videotape.

Source: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Description by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment:

Television reporter Angela Vidal (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman (Steve Harris) are assigned to spend the night shift with a Los Angeles Fire Station. After a routine 911 call takes them to a small apartment building, they find police officers already on the scene in response to blood curdling screams coming from one of the apartment units. They soon learn that a woman living in the building has been viciously attacked by something unknown. After a few of the residents are also attacked, they try to escape with the news crew in tow, only to find that the CDC has quarantined the building. Phones, internet, televisions and cell phone access have been cut-off, and officials are not relaying information to those locked inside. When the quarantine is finally lifted, the only evidence of what took place is the news crew's videotape.

Plot Keywords:

Conspiracies | Gore | Los Angeles, California | Remake | Reporters | Theatrical Release | Zombies

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