There are a handful of films that are extraordinarily exception and yet… watching them multiple times is difficult because of the subject matter. Schindler’s List is one of them.
Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) is a businessman in Nazi occupied Poland when he’s presented an opportunity by an accountant (Ben Kingsley) to have cheap labor for his munitions factory. When he discovers that his workers are Jews being saved from the Holocaust he blows his fortune doing as much as he can to save as many Jews as possible from the horrors of the concentration camps.
It’s one of the films that is a hard view because it showcases the evil in this world at its absolute worst… and that even in the darkest of times there can be moments of extraordinary goodness that emerge through it. Schindler’s List is a powerful film because of it; Spielberg’s finest hour is letting this story unfold.
Shot in black and white, the film has been given a tremendous upgrade in 4k. Everything is upgraded, from simple sounds to the picture itself. It’s a spectacular upgrade to the original DVD and Blu-Ray and if you haven’t bought this film yet… this is the version to buy.
A reunion piece highlights extras that have been ported over from prior releases of the DVD.
Universal presents Schindler’s List Directed by Steven Spielberg. Written by Steve Zaillian. Starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley. Run Time: 196 minutes Rated R. Released on DVD: 12.19.18
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