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BlacKkKlansman 4k Blu-Ray Review

BlacKkKlansman is a rather wild, based on a true story film that follows the first African-American detective of the Colorado Springs Police Department. While that's neat, his situation is what makes this tale so interesting. Basically, he ends up in communication directly with David Duke (Topher Grace) of the Ku Klux Klan. This is one of the high ups and it launches an investigation into the group and their local dealings. It's rather interesting being led by detective Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) as he deals with the racial issues of the time and keeping his undercover colleague Flip (Adam Driver) alive.

There's quite a lot to this and it has a deeper connection to the modern era towards the ending. That aside, the general narrative had some humor mixed in with the weird situation that developed throughout. It may sound strange, but the whole setup of what's going on is. There was good pacing and it was well shot presenting the era perfectly. They really didn't hold back on the language or themes and that helps to paint a better picture of what's happened. There were some rather dark moments as well seeing how both sides of this tale were handling things and their mentality towards one another.
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BlacKkKlansman 4k Special Features

The BlacKkKlansman 4k Blu-Ray comes with a couple of special features. These are available to view on the regular 4k disc which was an excellent decision, most packages stick them on the regular Blu-Ray disc. They include the following selections that can be viewed as a bundle or individually. There are not many of them and they are rather short.

There's "A Spike Lee Joint" and "BlacKkKlansman Extended Trailer featuring Prince's 'Mary Don't You Weep'. The former was a rather interesting look at the development, but this feels like a really minimal selection of additional content. I would have liked to see perhaps more of a connection to the historic elements of this situation.

The Conclusion

The BlacKkKlansman 4k Blu-Ray package provides minimal extra features, but still presents an excellent and timely film. It certainly mirrors some of the problems of today's climate in the United States. I generally enjoyed the movie, it had solid pacing and told a complete story. There was a good balance here seeing multiple perspectives and the undercover work really helped nail home the points.

It was a solid time piece capturing the atmosphere of the era and it provided some tense moments as the detectives infiltrated a group and made their way to the top. It was certainly a different type of take on this as the cast had chemistry and presented the mentality of all perspectives in a proper way. You could see the conflict and get a laugh out of the situation here as it would be a bizarre one for sure.

BlacKkKlansman 4k Blu-Ray Review
Provided by High Road

Rating Overall: 8.0

Gamerheadquarters Reviewer Jason Stettner