Bumblebee Blu-ray Review

The Movie

Synopsis

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.

Directed By: Travis Knight

Written By: Christina Hodson

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld (Charlie), Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (Memo), John Cena (Agent Burns), Jason Drucker (Otis), Pamela Adlon (Sally), Stephen Schneider (Ron), Ricardo Hoyos  (Tripp), John Ortiz (Dr. Powell), Glynn Turman (General Whalen), Len Cariou (Uncle Hank), and more.

Genre: Action, Adventure, & Sci-Fi

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: Approx. 114 Minutes

Blu-ray Details

Audio

  • English: Dolby Atmos
  • English: Dolby TrueHD 7.1
  • Czech: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • French: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • French (Canada): Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Italian: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Hungarian: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Polish: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Russian: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Thai: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Turkish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Video

  • Codec: HEVC / H.265
  • Resolution: Upscaled 4K (2160p)
  • HDR: Dolby Vision + HDR10
  • Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
  • Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1
  • Subtitles: English, English SDH, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Cantonese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Korean, Malay, Mandarin (Simplified), Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, & Turkish

Special Features

  • Agent Burns: Welcome to Sector 7
  • Sector 7 Adventures: The Battle at Half Dome (All-New Motion Comic)
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Bee Vision: The Transformers Robots of Cybertron
  • The Story of Bumblebee
  • The Stars Align
  • Bumblebee Goes Back to G1
  • Back to the Beetle
  • California Cruisin’ Down Memory Lane

My Thoughts

I give the Bumblebee Blu-ray a B+.

Bumblebee is an action-packed and heartwarming film all in one.  This film follows the relationship between Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld) and Bumblebee (Yellow VW or Camero in the Michael Bay Films).  Bumblebee has no idea who he is but begins to remember little by little throughout the film. With Agent Burns (John Cena) trying to destroy him as well as The Decepticons, will Bumblebee be able to destroy them and save the world?

There are many things I liked about this film.  I loved the relationship between Charlie and Bumblebee.  He came into her life when she needed him the most.  He help her in many ways to cope with the passing of her Dad.  It’s beautiful how the relationship unfolds on screen.  John Cena did an incredible job portraying Agent Burns, the man who wanted to destroy Bumblebee. At first, Burns thought he was a monster but in the end, he saw that Bumblebee was on the same side as him.  The CGI was beautifully done in this film.  Bumblebee and The Decepticons looked like they really could exist in our world.   I can not forget to mention its super awesome to see Bumblebee and the Decepticons transform on screen.  How they go from vehicle to standing robot is amazing.

Catch Bumblebee out on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Digital April 2nd!

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