Tag appears in an aspect ratio of approximately 2.40:1 on this Blu-ray Disc. This became a pleasant presentation.
Sharpness was positive. Only minor softness crept into wide shots, so the image remained pretty tight and well-defined at all times.
I noticed no issues with shimmering or jaggies, and edge haloes failed to appear. Print flaws also failed to mar the presentation.
Tag went with a teal-influenced palette that sprinkled in a fair amount of amber as well. Within the movie’s color design, the tones seemed solid.
Blacks were dark and deep, while shadows demonstrated nice smoothness. This was a consistently satisfying image.
As for the DTS-HD MA 5.1 mix of Tag, it showed scope generally typical of the comedy soundfield. That said, the film’s action orientation occasionally allowed it to open up in a satisfying manner.
These added a lot of immersiveness, as did a few other exteriors, but those instances remained somewhat infrequent. The mix did use the score in a broad, engaging manner, though, and the whole package fit together smoothly.
Audio quality seemed good. Speech was distinctive and natural, without edginess or other issues.
Music seemed warm and lush, while effects showed nice clarity and accuracy. Bass responses delivered great punch. The mix suited the story and kicked into high gear when necessary.
We find a few extras, and these open with Meet the Real Tag Brothers runs five minutes, 23 seconds. It features movie subjects Joe Tombari, Bill Akers, Patrick Schultheis, Rick Bruya, Chris Ammann, and Mike Konesky.
We learn a little about the actual events behind the movie’s story and characters. We find a few decent nuggets but the program stays superficial.
Eight Deleted Scenes fill a total of six minutes, 20 seconds. As implied by the running time, most offer short clips, but we get two longer ones.
We see an extended bar sequence, and we also watch a flashback to the tag game’s origins. Nothing remarkable pops up but the clips merit a look.
A Gag Reel goes for eight minutes, five seconds. It comes with the usual goofs and giggles, but some alternate lines make it better than most. Indeed, the final 2:30 or so consists of outtakes.
The disc opens with ads for Creed II and The Meg. No trailer for Tag appears here.
A second disc presents a DVD copy of Tag. It includes “Meet” but lacks the other extras.
Blessed with an inspired concept and a great cast, Tag should’ve been a comedic home run. Instead, it’s maybe a double, as the movie entertains but doesn’t manage to live up to expectations. The Blu-ray offers solid picture and audio but only includes a smattering of supplements. Though never a great film, Tag boasts reasonable amusement.