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The original Godzilla is getting a 4K restoration

The original Godzilla is getting a 4K restoration

This is fantastic news. The original Godzilla movies, including the 1954 classic, are getting cleaned up for a new release. The effort with “4K” technology is carefully removing scratches and discoloration from the films and also unearthing hidden information on the reel-to-reel. Experts say the chemical reactions used to make old movies stored...

Withnail & I – New Blu-ray with 4 limited edition designs looks gorgeous

Withnail & I – New Blu-ray with 4 limited edition designs looks gorgeous

Arrow Video have released a newly restored in 2K resolution Blu-ray of Withnail & I. This special release includes new and classic archive interviews, a 200-page coffee table book with rarely seen behind-the-scenes images, various articles on the film from critics and those who made it as well as personalised packaging for a truly unique edition. There...

Borgman is creeping on to Blu-ray in September

Borgman is creeping on to Blu-ray in September

Drafthouse Films is releasing Alex van Warmerdam’s creepy and surreal thriller Borgman on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital HD on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Borgman will be distributed on home video at an SRP of $29.93 for Blu-ray and $24.99 for DVD. Borgman, a dark suburban fable that explores the nature of evil in unexpected places, follows an enigmatic...

Blacula is heading to Blu-ray

Blacula is heading to Blu-ray

Eureka! Entertainment have announced the release of BLACULA – THE COMPLETE COLLECTION. Urban action and fatal attraction give rise to a groove from beyond the grave in this funkadelic, fangadelic Soul Cinema sensation! The eternally cool William Marshall puts a fresh spin on the age-old legend of the vampire, condemned to wander the earth with an...

Competition: Win Sons of Anarchy Season 6 on Blu-ray

Competition: Win Sons of Anarchy Season 6 on Blu-ray

It’s competition time here at Live for Films, and this week it’s for the upcoming sixth season of the excellent Sons of Anarchy, starring Charlie Hunnam and Ron Perlman. Season six will be out next month, so here’s your chance to win one of two copies of it on lovely Blu-ray, and all you have to do is answer this simple question: Which robotic...

Review: Locke

Review: Locke

                          Director/ Writer: Steven Knight Starring: Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Tom Holland, Olivia Colman, Ben Daniels Synopsis: As Ivan Locke (Hardy) leaves work one night he begins travelling the M6, on his way to London where he makes a handful of calls fundamental...

DVD Review: The Quiet Ones

DVD Review: The Quiet Ones

Though inspired by a true story, there is little to connect this film with the reality – yet that does nothing to lessen the impact of this tense and intriguing horror film. The Quiet Ones uses a very similar style to the very best in the genre, capitalising on the simple but powerful effects of a creaky dear or a moment of silence before a fright. This...

Win Hell On Wheels Season 3 on DVD

Win Hell On Wheels Season 3 on DVD

Former soldier Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) is back and with a new mission is mind. Abandoning his quest for revenge for the deaths in his family, Bohannon takes up arms against Durant (Colm Meaney) and along with Elam (Common) travels to New York to take control of the Union Pacific Railroad. Blood will be spilled, lives will be lost and men will be ruined...

Young Frankenstein: 40th Anniversary is getting a Blu-ray release

Young Frankenstein: 40th Anniversary is getting a Blu-ray release

One of the funniest comedy films of all time gets resurrected as Young Frankenstein: 40th Anniversary arrives on Blu-ray September 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Comedy icons Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, and Madeline Kahn star in Mel Brooks’ brilliantly outrageous riff on Mary Shelley’s classic...

Goldfinger is getting a Golden Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray

Goldfinger is getting a Golden Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray

 Fifty years after it proved box office gold for the James Bond series, 007’s adventure Goldfinger is celebrating its golden anniversary in style with an elegant Limited Edition gold SteelBook™ Blu-ray to be released on 22 September from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Featuring sketches of the Aston...