Across the Universe (4K UltraHD + Blu-ray) PG-13

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  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 13 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: January 9, 2018
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Features:
    • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
    • Note: [cc]
    • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
    • Audio:
      • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, German, Spanish
      • Subtitles - Arabic, Bulgarian, English, German

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 177


User Ratings: 333,588
Rating: 4/5 -- All the musical numbers have their own temperature and the narrative digression is the order of the day, inscribed in a fabulous explosion of colors, music and dance choreography. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
Mar 27, 2019
Imagine that an eminence of creative surgery kidnapped the love of his life to return it transformed into an exact replica of what they hate most. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
El Pais (Spain)
Mar 27, 2019
[W]hat unfolds as the movie blossoms, then darkens and finally finds peace and love, is a stylised musical drama set in and about a conflated American High '60s...
Apr 1, 2008
Rating: 4/5 -- It's more than a nostalgia trip. The real pleasure lies in Taymor's ability to make it all seem brand new. Full Review
Sydney Morning Herald
Nov 2, 2007
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE feels emotionally true both to the Beatles...and to the decade it remembers...
New York Times
Sep 14, 2007
Rating: 3/4 -- Across the Universe is a good-natured (if sometimes enthusiastic to the point of corniness) romp. Full Review
Christianity Today
Dec 14, 2018
If you're willing to love it, you let an ambitious film like this in and you let its faults grow on you. All you need is love indeed. Full Review
Mar 27, 2019

Product Description:

The Beatles' songs may have provided the soundtrack for the lives of those coming of age in the 1960s, but their extensive catalogue acts as the literal soundtrack in this romantic musical from visionary director Julie Taymor. Newcomer Jim Sturgess stars as Jude, a young man working on the docks in Liverpool. Eager to escape, he travels to Princeton where he meets Max (Joe Anderson). But it's his meeting with Max's younger sister Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood) that changes him. They quickly fall in love, but their relationship is tested by the chaos of the late 1960s and Max's unwilling tour in Vietnam. Throughout the film, characters burst into classics from the Beatles: frat boys sing "With a Little Help from My Friends," while Uncle Sam bursts from a recruitment poster with strains of "I Want You (She's So Heavy)." U2's Bono makes a cameo as a counterculture leader and croons "I Am the Walrus," and actor-comedian Eddie Izzard provides a trippy rendition of "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite."

Sturgess has the voice, charm, and good looks to fill Shea Stadium with hordes of screaming young women. As Jude, he's earnest and certainly capable of carrying the film. Wood capably balances Lucy's naiveté and knowledge, easily moving between her love for Jude and her passion for her cause. Though the performances are strong, it's Taymor's gifted direction that makes ACROSS THE UNIVERSE so fascinating to watch. As in FRIDA and Broadway's THE LION KING, she proves herself an artist with creativity few can match. Director of photography Bruno Delbonnel also deserves praise for his contribution to the striking visuals. He has worked with Jean-Pierre Jeunet on AMELIE and A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT, and he brings the same sense of romance and whimsy to this unique musical.


Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: September 14, 2007
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  • UPC: 043396514485
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