General Evans Above Archive for Dec 18, 2014
Corner Gas: The Movie Blu-ray review
Dec 18, 2014 – permalink
Corner Gas: The Movie had a quick multi-platform release pattern this month. We reviewed it’s theatrical release a couple of weeks ago. It’s just been released on both Blu-ray and DVD while also airing on multiple Bell Media networks. If you missed it, you just don’t live in Canada.
The disc is in a 1.85:1 aspect ratio. Video quality is typical of an HD TV broadcast. I can’t report that you’ll be wowed by the yellow corn waving in the Saskatchewan fields or blown away by the details of the stitching on Brent’s gas station work shirt. But if you’re looking for a clean HD transfer of an excellent sitcom, then you’ve found it.
The audio side is not going to be giving your system much of a workout either. The disc comes with a 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio English track and English SDH subtitles.
Where this disc really shines is in the extras. You get a trailer, blooper reel, sing-a-long mashups, several extended scenes with executive producer commentary and quite a few behind-the-scenes featurettes that let us spend some more time with the citizens of Dog River.
If you love Corner Gas, which you should, then a Blu-ray of Corner Gas: The Movie belongs in your collection. Now we can hope for a Blu-ray release of the complete series…and yes, fingers crossed, Corner Gas: The Sequel.