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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn [Blu-ray] (2012)

Tom Green , Anna Popplewell , Stewart Hendler  |  Blu-ray
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (745 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Tom Green, Anna Popplewell, Enisha Brewster, Ayelet Zurer, Masam Holden
  • Directors: Stewart Hendler
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Studio: Microsoft Films
  • DVD Release Date: December 4, 2012
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (745 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B009B8YZKS
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #21,306 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Over 60 Minutes of Exclusive Behind the Scenes Featurettes Storyline Vignettes Audio Commentary by 343 Industries Audio Commentary by Director Stewart Hendler Concept Art and Visual Effects Models Easter Eggs and More!

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128 of 147 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly Awesome October 23, 2012
Format:DVD
I am a HUGE Halo nerd, but was never really a fan of the live action Halo productions before. I went into this with somewhat low expectations and was blown away. Many parts, especially the opening sequences between the Chief and Cortana, gave me chills. Possibly even a tear or two came to my eye.

There are a lot of little nods and references to Halo backstory for nerds like me who have read all the books (multiple times), played all the games (even more times) and know way too much about Halo in general. That being said, it is also very accessible for newcomers.

Buy this or suffer the consequences of not knowing what awesome is!!!
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84 of 99 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Uh. Halo Fan or Not i enjoyed this. October 22, 2012
Format:Blu-ray
I have played the games sure, but just enough to get through the campaign. This is a must see if you're a fan of sci fi. Because it's darn good sci fi no matter what it's connected to.

Nuff said.
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27 of 31 people found the following review helpful
Format:Blu-ray
The following lists the differences between the webisodes and the full Forward Unto Dawn (hereinafter "FUD") movie (SPOILERS FOLLOW!!):

1) There is a 4-minute pre-opening credits scene that shows the incoming freshman cadets Lasky, Vickers, Sully, Chen, Silva, Tchakova and upperclassman Orenski either getting their heads shaved and/or delivering brief speeches regarding their purposes for joining CAMS. The scene is juxtaposed with various training montages and shots of CAMS & UNSC military personnel.

2) The opening/closing credits are longer.

3) There is an approximately 4-minute blooper reel following the end credits.

And that's it! Unfortunately, no added action scenes, gore, or extended clips of Master Chief. If you've watched the webisodes, then you've watched the majority of the movie.

I've never been much of a Halo gaming fan, although I have always found the mythology fascinating. I had high hopes for a Halo movie when Neill Blomkamp first directed the Halo 3: Landfall shorts. FUD gives us a taste of what we can look forward to and I hope Microsoft acts quickly. With the new Star Wars trilogy slated to be released in 2015+, perhaps there will be renewed demand for sci-fi movies.

Despite its low budget, FUD has high production values and good CGI. Battlestar Galactica veterans like Mike Dopud (Specialist Gage) and Ty Olsson (Captain Kelly) make appearances as the superintendent of CAMS and an older Lasky, respectively. The plotline is Starship Trooper-esque (the movie, not the book) formulaic. Young group of cadets enroll in military academy, with certain fortuitous events occurring just before the main character decides to abandon his promising military career.
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72 of 88 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Sci-Fi mini series ever! October 22, 2012
Format:DVD
By far this is the best Halo live action vid produced by far. However, I'd go so far as to say it's the best Sci-Fi mini series ever produced. With special effects on par with TV and even movie quality, you won't be disappointed. The acting is strong and believable. There's just enough character development to understand what the major players are about. And then of course there is Master Chief. Daniel Cudmore plays the physical Master Chief and does a masterful performance. Director Stewart Hendler (Sorority Row, Whisper) gets the most from his actors throughout the series. I never felt like anyone was overacting, nor not given their all. A great balance.
Halo fans, do yourselves a HUGE favor and buy this.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Fantastic November 29, 2012
Format:Blu-ray
Like most of the reviewers on here I watched this not expecting much. Was I wrong.. No big name actors, no problem, no big Hollywood budget...no problem. This film was great. If you have read the books and played the games, it has a solid story line. It ties in amazingly to the last two books and Halo 4. In terms of Cinematography, I can't believe how they pulled it off. The actors are young but great, the scope and landscape perfect. Even the CGI plays a great role in adding to the story without ruining it like most non-maintstream movies. The single greatest thing about this.....is FINALLY seeing the Master Chief in real life, it will bring chills to any Halo fan. I could ramble on for hours about this.

Long story short, buy it and watch it. A great flick and kudos to those that made it.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good November 28, 2012
By L
Format:DVD
I'm surprised they're coming out with a retail release of this because I thought it was on youtube only. But I'll be picking it up to show some relatives. It's as good as any big budget sci-film and will leave you wanting more. I'm not a fan of Halo and never played, but if you like sci-fi films you will enjoy
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good for non Halo players too. February 25, 2013
Format:DVD
I have never played a Halo game, and it is a very good chance that I never will, although I was aware of it. I felt compelled to see this movie anyway, and I simply love it. It is fun to see the way the characters develop as the movie plot moves along, but even better than that is the music score. The music playing during the final fight scene is simply amazing.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Slow starter, but HOT DAMN!!! December 20, 2012
Format:Amazon Instant Video|Verified Purchase
From the get go, the graphics are great. The story, a little slow for my tastes, but it gets really good. The ending is a cliff hanger!!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not even par for the Course!
I give Avitar a 90% in that regards Halo4 rates about a 60%! Do the math!!! Below par by todays standards....
Published 3 days ago by Amos Hannah
2.0 out of 5 stars boring!
Didn't watch the whole movie.
Training then all are killed but stars then the general take over.that when I stopped it.boring!
Published 3 days ago by JAMES M.
3.0 out of 5 stars It was a fun movie. Not creepy and a little bit on ...
It was a fun movie. Not creepy and a little bit on the fantasy side as a group of youth combat the evil empire.
Published 3 days ago by JT
5.0 out of 5 stars Im suprised at how good this video game movie is
Im suprised at how good this video game movie is! slowmow is a bit much toward the end, but first class indeed
Published 4 days ago by Scott Lasiter
4.0 out of 5 stars really!!!!!
it was ok but be ready for a movie breaker if your a daylight nazi at 1 hr and 20 minutes it goes from pitch black to morning
Published 5 days ago by Eddie_Bean_96
2.0 out of 5 stars Not the worst ... quite.
One star because that's as low as you can go. One star because the lighting and sound were ok. What this movie needed was a script.
Published 6 days ago by Mark LaJoie
4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining movie with good production value and solid acting
Entertaining movie with good production value and solid acting. Some of the young teen actors can be a bit grating, but that's a hallmark of being a teenager so I cannot really... Read more
Published 6 days ago by limlimrevolution
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Excellent movie, far more well done than I anticipated.
Published 8 days ago by Patrick OConnell
2.0 out of 5 stars A Bit of a letdown
A disappointment,the story appeared to be written for ten year olds.Not serious SyFy at all. Hopefully a "big screen "feature film will be forthcoming.
Published 8 days ago by L.W.
2.0 out of 5 stars Maybe for diehard Halo players.
This may have been made for and might appeal to a younger set of viewers. It's certainly not for adults or a mature audience.
Published 8 days ago by Kenny G
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90 minutes?
Yes, and also it comes with a ton of bonus footage -- over an hour. So there's even more than what's included in the Halo 4 LE>
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