When a successful New York ad executive suffers a personal tragedy and retreats from life, his friends devise a drastic plan to reach him before he loses everything. Pushing him to the very edge, they force him to confront the truth in surprising and profoundly human ways. From Oscar-winning director David Frankel, this thought-provoking drama explores how even the deepest tragedy can reveal moments of beauty, and how the constants of love, time and loss interlock in a life fully lived.
Collateral Beauty arrives on Blu-ray with a 1080p transfer in the aspect ratio of 2.40:1 - Color reproduction was warm and features various, beautifully saturated hues. Black levels were deep with no sacrifice in shadow details. The image is strikingly sharp in it's clarity. Close-ups of the star studded cast reveals almost every pore , wrinkle and hair they must have. No signs of edge enhancement or artifacts. Warner's presentation here is a "Beauty". 9/10
Audio is provided by a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track. - Dialogue was prioritized to the center channel and was clearly presented throughout the film. Surrounds are used for subtle environmental effects. The LFE channel does add some extra depth to the score. Overall it's mostly a dialogue heavy presentation with zero problems to speak of. 8.5/10
* A Modern Fable: Discovering Collateral Beauty (HD, 15:03) - A basic epk style featurette with various cast and crew speaking about the film mixed with clips from it.