BVHE Press Release: Solo (4k UHD) (Blu-ray)

3 Stars

“… makes the jump to lightspeed and doesn’t slow down.”

– Ash Crossan, ET Online

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“… makes the jump to lightspeed and doesn’t slow down.”

– Ash Crossan, ET Online

EXPERIENCE THE FUN-FILLED GALACTIC HEIST

“SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” SEPT. 14 ON DIGITAL, 

AND ON BLU-RAY SEPT. 25

Extensive extras invite fans aboard the Millennium Falcon with Han, Chewie

and Lando, and behind the scenes with the stellar cast and crew

BURBANK, Calif. (July 18, 2018) — Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” directed by Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Ron Howard—the creator of unforgettable films, such as “A Beautiful Mind,” “Apollo 13,” “Parenthood” and “Splash”—took moviegoers on this summer’s wildest ride with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy, Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich). The action-packed journey explores Han’s first encounters with future friend and copilot Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and notorious gambler Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover), as well as his adventure-filled past alongside fellow street thief Qi’ra (Emilia Clarke) and career criminal Beckett (Woody Harrelson). Watch instantly on Sept. 14th as the Millennium Falcon sets course digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and on Movies Anywhere, and bring the adventure home on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on Sept. 25.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” bonus content takes fans behind the scenes to experience compelling discussions with the star-studded cast and screenwriters Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan (writer of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi); a revealing feature on Chewie and his enduring friendship with Han; a close-up look at the original version of the Millennium Falcon and Han’s first time piloting the infamous ship; the creation of the film’s otherworldly settings and pulse-pounding action sequences; and eight never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes.

DIGITAL AND BLU-RAY BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer):

• Solo: The Director & Cast Roundtable

Sit down with director Ron Howard and the stars for an intimate and entertaining discussion of the film’s making.

· Team Chewie

See what it takes to bring your favorite Wookiee to life in this lighthearted look behind the scenes.

· Kasdan on Kasdan
Iconic Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and son Jonathan share what it was like to write the movie’s script together.

· Remaking the Millennium Falcon 
Track the transformation of the most famous ship in the galaxy, from Lando’s swank and impeccable pride and joy to Han’s stripped-down hot-rod freighter with “special modifications.”

· Escape from Corellia

Get behind the wheel for the making of this high-octane chase through the streets of Corellia.

• The Train Heist

Explore the challenges and thrills of creating this action-packed sequence, including its remote location and spectacular effects.

· Becoming a Droid: L3-37

Meet the newest droid—and the talented actor who helps bring her to life.

• Scoundrels, Droids, Creatures and Cards: Welcome to Fort Ypso

Take an in-depth tour of the rough-and-tumble bar where strangers mix and gamblers risk all in the legendary card game, Sabaac.

• Into the Maelstrom: The Kessel Run

Join Han and Chewie at the controls of the Millennium Falcon to see how this legendary moment in Star Wars history unfolds.

  • Deleted Scenes

o Proxima’s Den

o Corellian Foot Chase

o Han Solo: Imperial Cadet

o The Battle of Mimban: Extended

o Han Versus Chewie: Extended

o Snowball Fight!

o Meet Dryden: Extended

o Coaxium Double-Cross

  • The Millenium Falcon: From Page to Park – An exclusive look at the history of the most famous ship in the galaxy, its origin and development, and how it will translate in one of the most anticipated expansions in Disneyland’s history.

Directed by Ron Howard, the fun-filled galactic heist movie stars Alden Ehrenreich (“Hail, Caesar!,” “Tetro”), Woody Harrelson (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “The Messenger”), Emilia Clarke (“Me Before You,” “Game of Thrones”), Donald Glover (“Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “The Martian”), Thandie Newton (“Gringo,” “Crash”), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag,” “Killing Eve”) and Paul Bettany (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Master and Commander”). Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) returns to play Chewbacca.

Written by Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel. Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are executive producers.

To create the unique look of the film, some of the industry’s top talent was recruited, including Academy Award® nominee Bradford Young (“Arrival”), director of photography; two-time Academy Award–winning editor Pietro Scalia (“Alien: Covenant”); Dominic Tuohy (“The Mummy”), special effects supervisor; Rob Bredow (“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”), visual effects supervisor; and John Powell (“Jason Bourne”), score composed and adapted by.

They are joined by returning Star Wars veteran crew members: Neil Lamont, production designer; Neal Scanlan, special creature effects; David Crossman and Glyn Dillon, costume designers; Jamie Wilkinson, prop master; Lisa Tomblin-Fitzpatrick, hair designer; and Amanda Knight, makeup designer.

The legendary John Williams is credited with the “Han Solo Theme” and original Star Wars music.

SPECIFICATIONS:

FEATURE RUN TIME: Approximately 135 min.

RATING: PG-13 in U.S. (Bonus Material Not Rated); PG in CE and G in CF

PRODUCT OFFERINGS: Digital 4K UHD (Select retailers include Dolby Vision), HD, SD

4K UHD Multi Screen Edition (4K UHD + BD + Digital Code)

Blu-ray (BD + Digital Code) Feature Film

DVD, On Demand

ASPECT RATIO: 2.39:1

AUDIO: 4K UHD BD = English 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Thai 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish and French 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus

Blu-ray = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital

DVD = English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio

4K UHD Digital = English Dolby Atmos (for some clients), English 5.1/2.0, Latin Spanish 5.1/2.0, French 5.1/2.0 (for some clients), English 2.0 Descriptive Audio (for some clients)

HD / SD Digital = English 5.1/2.0, Latin Spanish 5.1/2.0, French 5.1/2.0 (for some clients), English 2.0 Descriptive Audio (for some clients)

SUBTITLES: 4K UHD = English SDH, Cantonese, Korean, Latin Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese for English, French-Canadian

Blu-ray = English SDH, French & Spanish

DVD = English SDH, French & Spanish

4K UHD / HD / SD Digital = English SDH, French & Spanish

CLOSED CAPTIONS: English (DVD & Digital)

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  1. This is interesting that the discs and digital download is available late September. On the Incredibles 2 thread, I was discussing the disc release dates and it’s about November. I guess if Solo is not doing as well in the theaters as hoped, they will release the disc sooner. I’m glad about that as I also skipped it at the theaters in favor of waiting for the discs.

  2. Ronald Epstein

    Based on the less-than-stellar reviews I am glad I missed this theatrically and more than happy to watch it on my home screen on release day.

    I think the reviews were unfair to this movie. I've watched it twice in a movie theater and thought it was a good film. I'll be buying the 4K/UHD release.

  3. Ronald Epstein

    Based on the less-than-stellar reviews I am glad I missed this theatrically and more than happy to watch it on my home screen on release day.

    Ya know, Solo was the recipient of a near perfect storm of issues: directors left, reshooting a lot of the movie, fanboys whining over Last Jedi, the prior movie coming out a handful of months earlier, being released between Avengers and Incredibles, absurd expectations… The five of us who went to Solo (4 male, 1 female, varying ages) enjoyed the heck out of it. I got the soundtrack on release day and will be getting the 4k as well.

    I have to check my expectations at the door for any new Trek or Wars. I know anything that comes out now will not be "mine"…and by "mine," I mean measure up to what I grew up with. I love Trek 2009, but it's nothing compared to First Contact or Wrath of Khan. I have to be okay with that. I'm not one of those purist fanboys who is screaming on the internet. I'm sick of them, actually.

  4. Jason_V

    Ya know, Solo was the recipient of a near perfect storm of issues: directors left, reshooting a lot of the movie, fanboys whining over Last Jedi, the prior movie coming out is months earlier, being released between Avengers and Incredibles, absurd expectations… The five of us who went to Solo (4 male, 1 female, varying ages) enjoyed the heck out of it. I got the soundtrack on release day and will be getting the 4k as well.

    I have to check my expectations at the door for any new Trek or Wars. I know anything that comes out now will not be "mine"…and by "mine," I mean measure up to what I grew up with. I love Trek 2009, but it's nothing compared to First Contact or Wrath of Khan. I have to be okay with that. I'm not one of those purist fanboys who is screaming on the internet. I'm sick of them, actually.

    Same here, I mean this film never had a chance based on what you noted.

  5. Yeah, I don't buy anything at full price anymore. I may add this to a Disney Movie Club order as the "full price" item to get the discount on everything else…that brings the average price per disc down into my acceptable range. The $30 price point doesn't work for me with any title.

  6. Robert Crawford

    I think the reviews were unfair to this movie. I've watched it twice in a movie theater and thought it was a good film. I'll be buying the 4K/UHD release.

    The reviews for "Solo" were largely good – 71% on RT.

    It's the rabid fanboys who attacked it – and the press about mediocre box office hurt it, too…

  7. Colin Jacobson

    The reviews for "Solo" were largely good – 71% on RT.

    It's the rabid fanboys who attacked it – and the press about mediocre box office hurt it, too…

    I was talking about all reviews, not just reviewers like yourself and other media outlets.

  8. Robert Crawford

    I was talking about all reviews, not just reviewers like yourself and other media outlets.

    Youtube is full of videos about Solo being a flop and a terrible film…some make the same claim about Ant-Man and the Wasp. I watched one or two and then decided I didn't need that kind of negativity in my life. So-called fans are literally killing all franchises (Marvel seems to be immune for the time being).

  9. Colin Jacobson

    The reviews for "Solo" were largely good – 71% on RT.

    It's the rabid fanboys who attacked it – and the press about mediocre box office hurt it, too…

    Rabid fanboys? Such sweeping generalizations are seldom accurate. There are quite a few people, like myself, who simply didn't like the film. It has nothing to do with the media. Solo was decidedly mediocre IMO. I forgot about it almost as soon as I left the theater.

  10. ^ But here's the difference: you went to see the movie and made an informed opinion about it. I respect that.

    The folks that were so hurt over The Last Jedi and didn't see Solo are the ones causing the most noise. There are so many people trying to make SW male and white again it's ridiculous. They went after John Boyega. They caused Daisy Ridley and Kelly Marie Tran to leave social media. They're going after Kathleen Kennedy and Rian Johnson. A different generation of these folks went after Jake Lloyd and Ahmed Best after Phantom Menace and Hayden Christianson after Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. Where did that leave them?

    Jake Lloyd was bullied so mercilessly he left acting completely. Ahmed Best has confirmed he thought about suicide because of the attacks.

    Point being: if you don't like the film after seeing it and voice your opinion without resulting to personal attacks, that's fantastic. A lot of people can't and they tend to be the "rabid fanboys." Let's face it: casual viewers aren't going to get worked up over this.

  11. "Noise" is probably the best way to describe it. The people you point out are a very vocal minority who get noticed because they screech loudly. My point was that, from my personal experience anyway, quite a few people disliked Solo simply because they didn't think it was a very good film. Lumping everyone who felt the movie was a letdown into the "rabid fanboy" bucket doesn't cut it. I'd wager that we outnumber them significantly.

  12. Everyone I have talked to about this movie really liked it, including those expecting not to. Just this weekend, I was talking to someone who is not a Star Wars fan at all and only went at his wife's urging. He said he loved it and went on raving about it.

    If the change in directors had not been so public (causing the film to double its budget), we'd be talking about one of the most celebrated films in the saga.

  13. Not my experience Sam. About half the people I know who saw the film were disappointed in it, including myself. I certainly don't think that it should be one of the most celebrated films of the saga. IMO it's easily bested by every other Disney Star Wars film to date.

    But, this discussion has already been flogged to death over in the Movies forum. I'll eventually pick up the 4K release when it gets cheap enough, just because I'm a completist. 😉

  14. Robert Crawford

    I was talking about all reviews, not just reviewers like yourself and other media outlets.

    Well, it has 64% audience approval on RT, and its Cinemascore was A-, so it seems most people who actually saw "Solo" liked it to at least a moderate degree.

    I still think the negativity came from limited parties – they were just so loud about that they overwhelmed everything else…

  15. dpippel

    Rabid fanboys? Such sweeping generalizations are seldom accurate. There are quite a few people, like myself, who simply didn't like the film. It has nothing to do with the media. Solo was decidedly mediocre IMO. I forgot about it almost as soon as I left the theater.

    But you just called it "decidedly mediocre" – that's not a truly bad review.

    I mean, it doesn't scream endorsement, but it's not a "stay away – stay far away" comment…

  16. Colin Jacobson

    Well, it has 64% audience approval on RT, and its Cinemascore was A-, so it seems most people who actually saw "Solo" liked it to at least a moderate degree.

    I still think the negativity came from limited parties – they were just so loud about that they overwhelmed everything else…

    When I viewed the film as it began its theatrical run, I swored the audience approval on RT was much lower.

  17. Robert Crawford

    When I viewed the film as it began its theatrical run, I swored the audience approval on RT was much lower.

    It probably was – because of those damned, damned fanboys! 😀

    Who would see the movie first? Fanboys. Who would then attack it first? Fanboys.

    It took longer for less invested parties to get around to it – including people not interested enough to bother opening weekend or those turned off by the negative hype who got around to it a week or 2 later and thought "hey, that was actually pretty good!"

  18. Surprise, surprise. It doesn't look like the special features will address the behind-the-scenes strife at all.

    This was primarily shot on Alexa 65 cameras at 6K and finished as a 4K intermediate, so I'll pick up the UHD release down the road when it drops below $20.

  19. I didn't love this in the theater, but will probably get it sooner or later. It would feel weird not to have it. Maybe after a price drop though.

    Adam Lenhardt

    Surprise, surprise. It doesn't look like the special features will address the behind-the-scenes strife at all..

    I wonder if they will actually frame the documentary in such a way as they make it seem like Ron Howard was the only director, or if they will acknowledge in passing that Lord and Miller were hired first, which we all know. If there's going to be any mention of the casting process, that will be interesting, since Lord and Miller cast it long before Howard was ever involved.

  20. Jake Lipson

    I wonder if they will actually frame the documentary in such a way as they make it seem like Ron Howard was the only director, or if they will acknowledge in passing that Lord and Miller were hired first, which we all know. If there's going to be any mention of the casting process, that will be interesting, since Lord and Miller cast it long before Howard was ever involved.

    My guess is that if they're in any of the behind-the-scenes footage, the onscreen text will just identify them as "executive producer" and leave it at that.

  21. Adam Lenhardt

    My guess is that if they're in any of the behind-the-scenes footage, the onscreen text will just identify them as "executive producer" and leave it at that.

    Oh for sure. I just meant more in context of whether Howard will talk about "When I came on board the film" in terms of there being a before-and-after, or if they just want it to appear for the sake of the material that he was the only director on the project.

  22. dpippel

    Not my experience Sam. About half the people I know who saw the film were disappointed in it, including myself. I certainly don't think that it should be one of the most celebrated films of the saga. IMO it's easily bested by every other Disney Star Wars film to date.

    Out of my real life interactions with people, Solo is the only one of the new Star Wars movies where I have yet to encounter anyone who said they didn't like it. Not like that's some kind of proof that it's a beloved movie but I just find it funny that the 'bomb' is the one has the best track record in my experience.

  23. Sam Favate

    If the change in directors had not been so public (causing the film to double its budget), we'd be talking about one of the most celebrated films in the saga.

    I doubt that very much. The change in directors was in my opinion the least of Solo’s problems.

    Still I’ll be buying both the 4K and 3D versions. 😀

  24. TravisR

    Out of my real life interactions with people, Solo is the only one of the new Star Wars movies where I have yet to encounter anyone who said they didn't like it. Not like that's some kind of proof that it's a beloved movie but I just find it funny that the 'bomb' is the one has the best track record in my experience.

    On the other hand, how many people say they loved "Solo"?

    While the other recent "SW" movies have plenty of detractors, they also have lots of people who thought they were great.

    "Solo" seems to be the "lukewarm water" of the franchise: few hate it, but few love it, either…

  25. Colin Jacobson

    On the other hand, how many people say they loved "Solo"?

    While the other recent "SW" movies have plenty of detractors, they also have lots of people who thought they were great.

    "Solo" seems to be the "lukewarm water" of the franchise: few hate it, but few love it, either…

    Fair enough but I don't think it's really a problem that a movie is merely liked either.

  26. TravisR

    Fair enough but I don't think it's really a problem that a movie is merely liked either.

    Objectively, no, but in this case, I think the "meh" response did hurt "Solo". It already had bad publicity and the "it was okay" reactions harmed it, I think.

    If more people had raved about it, it might've been able to overcome the negativity, but since so many people seemed to think it was just "decent", it didn't get a spike…

  27. Better movie than what the press and so-called "fans" gave it credit for. By press, I'm not referring to reviews specifically, but the barrage of bad word of mouth from so-called "sources" that hadn't even seen the movie yet.

  28. Todd Erwin

    Better movie than what the press and so-called "fans" gave it credit for. By press, I'm not referring to reviews specifically, but the barrage of bad word of mouth from so-called "sources" that hadn't even seen the movie yet.

    Agreed. It was a good movie.

    The bar in entertainment seems to be so high that nothing can live up to it these days.

  29. I might maybe rent this one, but that's it. I wasn't interested from the start in "Solo" because I don't like "Young (name your favorite character)" movies and books. "Rogue One" was great because it had new characters and fit snugly into what had gone before. Anyone playing Han Solo has to fight the comparison with Harrison Ford, and that's a losing fight because we've already seen the young version of Harrison Ford. (BTW, I also have no use for "reboots", which means I've given up on James Bond and all the new cast "Star Trek" films since the first one. What with old characters suddenly turning up in entirely different forms, ripoffs of the Spock death scene, and Nimoy Spock bouncing around the galaxy, the last ST was just a mess.

  30. Rick Thompson

    I might maybe rent this one, but that's it. I wasn't interested from the start in "Solo" because I don't like "Young (name your favorite character)" movies and books. "Rogue One" was great because it had new characters and fit snugly into what had gone before. Anyone playing Han Solo has to fight the comparison with Harrison Ford, and that's a losing fight because we've already seen the young version of Harrison Ford. (BTW, I also have no use for "reboots", which means I've given up on James Bond and all the new cast "Star Trek" films since the first one. What with old characters suddenly turning up in entirely different forms, ripoffs of the Spock death scene, and Nimoy Spock bouncing around the galaxy, the last ST was just a mess.

    I hear you.

    Solo was a good movie. I think I went in with lower expectations than everyone else.

    I’ll pick it up on UHd blu ray. Just wish price points in entertainment would not continue to increase. $25-30 is steep..

    Maybe solo will be a Black Friday title too??

  31. I had little desire to see this in the theater, and it had nothing to do with the director switch, or that I can't stand the thought of someone else playing Solo.

    Rather, my initial misgiving, which I will have to work to overcome in order to give this a chance on home video, is that Ehrenreich was relatively close to Ford's age when he portrayed the same character in 1977. Ford was 34 at the time of filming Star Wars, and Ehrenreich was 26-27 when filming Solo. I know I didn't look identical when I was those two ages, but the 27 year old me looked a lot like the 34 year old me. I'd guess that holds true for most of us.

    I would have gone for the exact same story, if Han were cast younger, like in his late teens. I could have suspended my disbelief in much the same way I did for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, where I thoroughly enjoyed River's portrayal of a young Indy (another beloved Ford character).

    As time goes on, I'll probably get over my hangup and get around to watching Solo.

  32. Carlo Medina

    I had little desire to see this in the theater, and it had nothing to do with the director switch, or that I can't stand the thought of someone else playing Solo.

    Rather, my initial misgiving, which I will have to work to overcome in order to give this a chance on home video, is that Ehrenreich was relatively close to Ford's age when he portrayed the same character in 1977. Ford was 34 at the time of filming Star Wars, and Ehrenreich was 26-27 when filming Solo. I know I didn't look identical when I was those two ages, but the 27 year old me looked a lot like the 34 year old me. I'd guess that holds true for most of us.

    I would have gone for the exact same story, if Han were cast younger, like in his late teens. I could have suspended my disbelief in much the same way I did for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, where I thoroughly enjoyed River's portrayal of a young Indy (another beloved Ford character).

    As time goes on, I'll probably get over my hangup and get around to watching Solo.

    People can accept multiple actors in other roles – James Bond, for instance – so I don't see why it's such a big deal here.

    Sort of. Kinda. 😉

  33. Count me among those that really enjoyed Solo. Not the best Star Wars of the bunch, but not the worst either. Loved the backstory showing how Han and Chewie met, how Han won the Millennium Falcon from Lando, and how they made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. Just a fun time at the movies. Incidentally, my wife isn't a huge Star Wars fan, but really enjoyed watching it as well. Clearly, whether you enjoy it or not is subjective.

  34. I actually enjoyed Solo as well and will be adding it to my 4K collection along with other titles. I can not wait to have the money saved up for a new Marantz receiver then the next step is new B&W bookshelf speakers for surrounds then I will move my current surround speakers to Atmos duty so I can rewatch Solo in Dolby Atmos.

  35. holtge

    Count me among those that really enjoyed Solo. Not the best Star Wars of the bunch, but not the worst either. Loved the backstory showing how Han and Chewie met, how Han won the Millennium Falcon from Lando, and how they made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. Just a fun time at the movies. Incidentally, my wife isn't a huge Star Wars fan, but really enjoyed watching it as well. Clearly, whether you enjoy it or not is subjective.

    Agreed. Great fun movie!!!

  36. To be clear: I have zero opinion or pre-conceived notions if the movie is good or bad. I just have my own subjective hangup over not being able to accept another actor in a role that is very near and dear to me. While I do enjoy the Bond films, there is nothing that emotionally ties me to that character.

    Again, I fully realize this is my hangup, but for better or worse, I have it.

  37. So, there will be no Dolby Vision encode on the 4K UHD disc release of Solo, even though it WILL be included in the streaming version with some retailers. Same goes for Infinity War – no DV on the 4K UHD physical media release.

    WTF IS WRONG WITH DISNEY??? I swear, my disdain for this company continues to grow with each stupid, screw-the-customer bonehead move they make.

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnar…sney-disappointment-for-av-fans/#6ccd46697cb9

  38. Well, their entire business model is aimed at toddlers and tweens who mostly don't care about such things.

    It took them forever to ditch the "family friendly full-screen" on their previous home video releases.

  39. Malcolm R

    Well, their entire business model is aimed at toddlers and tweens who mostly don't care about such things.

    Uh, what? I'd argue the opposite. Disney's entire model is based on having something for everyone. Maybe they're slow to the tech upgrades or behind the curve on them, but seriously…go to a Disney park. There's a whole lot of adults there by themselves.

  40. Malcolm R

    Well, their entire business model is aimed at toddlers and tweens who mostly don't care about such things.

    Uh, what? I'd argue the opposite. Disney's entire model is based on having something for everyone. Maybe they're slow to the tech upgrades or behind the curve on them, but seriously…go to a Disney park. There's a whole lot of adults there by themselves.

  41. Tino

    That sound a bit sad…and a little creepy. 😛

    I know a few people who have this. For the women I know, it’s about having a girls day out and having fun in the rides. For the couple of guys I know who have passes…they are creepy af…(I know them through work, they’re not personal friends)

  42. Matt Hough

    Balderdash. I've been to Disneyland three times and to Disney World once and never with any children. Nothing creepy or perverted about it. Fun is fun.

    Alone or with your wife or friends.?

    I’ve been there a few times without children. But never alone.

    And to be clear I was kidding with my comment….sorta. 😉

  43. Matt Hough

    Balderdash. I've been to Disneyland three times and to Disney World once and never with any children. Nothing creepy or perverted about it. Fun is fun.

    Alone or with your wife or friends.?

    I’ve been there a few times without children. But never alone.

    And to be clear I was kidding with my comment….sorta. 😉

  44. Tino

    Alone or with your wife or friends.?

    I’ve been there a few times without children. But never alone.

    And to be clear I was kidding with my comment….sorta. 😉

    I'm not in the business of judging other people, but I've been to Disney with friends from this forum without any children and had a great time. Disney is more than just for kids to have fun at.

  45. Robert Crawford

    I'm not in the business of judging other people, but I've been to Disney with friends from this forum without any children and had a great time. Disney is more than just for kids to have fun at.

    I agree. I’m just talking about going alone

  46. Tino

    I agree. I’m just talking about going alone

    I wouldn't go alone, but that doesn't mean others should do the same. Some people might go alone because they have nobody else and it brings back memories of happier times in their lifetime.

  47. Tino

    I agree. I’m just talking about going alone

    I did DL alone last summer and WDW alone in May. I’m 39. I got pictures with multiple characters, got on all the attractions and did all the shows. I guess I’m creepy…

  48. I'll tell you what is strange: that people make value judgments based on relationship status. Going to a Disney theme park as an adult is fine if you are female, part of a couple or have children but being male and alone automatically makes you a creeper? The same goes for the attitude that going to a restaurant alone is weird.

  49. Tino

    I Apologize if my poor attempt at humor ruffled some feathers and derailed this thread a bit. No offense intended.

    Me too. FWIW though, these guys I know who go to DL alone…they're creepy af at work, even before I knew they had DL annual passes and went solo. So it's not necessarily the DL pass that made them creepy, they were that way for many years.

  50. I've had 2 annual passes for Disney World. The first I bought for myself solo, and the 2nd I bought for use during trips with my then-girlfriend.

    Was I "creepy AF" when I used the 1st pass but okay when I used the 2nd? Did my personality and "creepy factor" suddenly change because I had a girlfriend?

  51. I've never been to Disneyland alone, but I would. The people I've always gone to Disneyland with are slow AF, and I've always dreamed about going to Disneyland alone so I can go at my own pace and hit things up in my own desired order. If that makes me creepy AF, I wouldn't want to be anything else. 😛

  52. Tommy R

    I've never been to Disneyland alone, but I would. The people I've always gone to Disneyland with are slow AF, and I've always dreamed about going to Disneyland alone so I can go at my own pace and hit things up in my own desired order. If that makes me creepy AF, I wouldn't want to be anything else. 😛

    All the time I spent at WDW made me a much more agreeable "park partner" later when I went with my GF because I really didn't care what we did. I'd already gone on all the attractions multiple times – I clearly had my favorites but there was nothing I was dying to do, so we didn't get into any arguments.

    I also was able to give "informed opinions" about what was worth various waits. I still deferred to her final choices and it all made for a stress-free, pleasant visit.

    Though I loved the times I went alone in the 90s, I wouldn't enjoy it much now – I got too used to going with a GF and I liked that.

    I went back to WDW for a few days in 2009 and had a decent time, but I did miss having someone else with me.

    Most activities I'm happy to do on my own – movies, concerts, whatever. Heck, I PREFER concerts on my own, honestly.

    But WDW? Not going back until I have someone to go with me!

  53. I really enjoyed this film.

    I have not gone UHd but I have picked up a few titles in the format.

    I’m still on the fence on this UHd release. It will probably wait until holidays. I will pick the film up either on UHd or blu ray.

    I don’t plan on upgrading to UHd until 2019 or 202.
    Hoping the 007 films come next year or in 2020.
    That usually gets me to upgrade. Dvd and blu ray 007 is when I bought in for those formats.

    I saw that target has an exclusive for the blu ray and UHd that includes a red millennium falcon too..
    They also have one that has extra packaging and content??

    https://www.target.com/p/solo-a-sta…ve-4k-uhd-2-blu-ray-digital-code/-/A-53666816

    https://www.target.com/p/solo-a-sta…rget-exclusive-redcard-exclusive/-/A-53690768

  54. Hey guys, rejoining this thread after not visiting it after a few months. I see the 3D edition is only available from the UK and Amazon has it on their site from the link on the first page of this thread. With Amazon and Disney fighting, I’m surprised to see it there, is it really available from Amazon in the UK? I guess so if you guys have pre-ordered it. I’ll probably get the 4K set that includes the regular Blu Ray domestically first. I’ve not seen the film yet, so if I like it, I’ll be curious to add a 3D copy.

  55. Nelson Au

    Hey guys, rejoining this thread after not visiting it after a few months. I see the 3D edition is only available from the UK and Amazon has it on their site from the link on the first page of this thread. With Amazon and Disney fighting, I’m surprised to see it there, is it really available from Amazon in the UK? I guess so if you guys have pre-ordered it. I’ll probably get the 4K set that includes the regular Blu Ray domestically first. I’ve not seen the film yet, so if I like it, I’ll be curious to add a 3D copy.

    The Disney issue only affects Amazon.com. I've ordered it from Zavvi, but AmazonUK ( Fr, De, It,,Spain, Japan), etc have always had the Disney releases

    The 3D is available pretty much everywhere except US/Can. Pretty much all the EU countries, Scandanavia, Brazil, India, AUS, Japan, Czech Rep, China though some easier to order from than others . I'm sure Korea will have theirs eventually. It even looks like Mexico has a listing though those don't always turn out to be real

  56. I watched the UHD version tonight. A perfectly entertaining if fairly predictable action tale. There were a couple of surprises, and it was nice to see some things come full circle (Han winning the Falcon, Chewy showing up and becoming buddies with Han). Glad to have it in the collection and was pleased with both video and audio.

  57. Matt Hough

    I watched the UHD version tonight. A perfectly entertaining if fairly predictable action tale. There were a couple of surprises, and it was nice to see some things come full circle (Han winning the Falcon, Chewy showing up and becoming buddies with Han). Glad to have it in the collection and was pleased with both video and audio.

    That's how I feel about this movie. I haven't bought the 4K/UHD yet, but that should be taken care of by the end of next month.:)

  58. I have the 3D release from overseas. Been putting off watching it now that I am determined to get the entire series of GAME OF THRONES watched in the next week (I am more than halfway through).

    Look forward to watching this when I have two hours available even though I am not very optimistic I will enjoy it — but isn't that the way to go into these films?

  59. Ronald Epstein

    I have the 3D release from overseas. Been putting off watching it now that I am determined to get the entire series of GAME OF THRONES watched in the next week (I am more than halfway through).

    Look forward to watching this when I have two hours available even though I am not very optimistic I will enjoy it — but isn't that the way to go into these films?

    I've seen it in 3-D and 2-D for that matter in a movie theater. I thought the 3-D was okay, but nothing outstanding.

  60. Ronald Epstein

    I
    Look forward to watching this when I have two hours available even though I am not very optimistic I will enjoy it — but isn't that the way to go into these films?

    I had similar feelings when we rented this last week using some Amazon digital credits — I wasn't expecting much, especially after being disappointed with The Last Jedi. I ended up liking it better than TLJ — not a great film by any stretch, but not awful, either. After renting it, though, I don't feel the need to own this on disc, especially at Di$ney pricing. One viewing is enough for me.

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