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Review: The Two Faces of January

Review: The Two Faces of January

Director/Writer: Hossein Amini Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Oscar Isaac, Kirsten Dunst, Daisy Bevan Synopsis: A con man (Isaac), trying to play a married couple (Mortensen and Dunst), gets heavily involved with his new found friends when the husband kills a private detective. The rarity of classic filmmaking is a crying shame for contemporary cinema....

Win a Black Sails DVD box set

Win a Black Sails DVD box set

To celebrate the release of the Emmy Award-winning TV series Black Sails, out on DVD & Blu-Ray 29th September 2014, we have a copy on DVD up for grabs! “Black Sails” is executive produced by Michael Bay (Transformers), directed by Neil Marshall (Game of Thrones) and stars Toby Stephens (Die Another Day) and Zach McGowen (Dracula Untold). From...

Kite – Live action adaptation of the anime is heading to Blu-ray

Kite – Live action adaptation of the anime is heading to Blu-ray

Kite, starring Samuel L. Jackson, India Eisley and Callan McAuliffe, is heading to DVD and Blu-ray on 13th October 2014. In a vast, multicultural and decimated urban landscape, post-financial collapse, SAWA, beautiful but emotionally detached, lives a secret life as a covert assassin. The daughter of a police detective involved in the investigation of human...

The Thief of Bagdad is getting a Masters of Cinema Blu-ray

The Thief of Bagdad is getting a Masters of Cinema Blu-ray

The Thief of Bagdad reminds me of my childhood. It is a favourite of my Dad’s and when is growing up we always watched it whenever it showed on TV. Many rainy Bank Holiday Monday’s were spent marveling at flying carpets, giant spiders and more. Therefore, the fact that it is getting a Masters of Cinema Blu-ray released gives me a warm feeling...

Review: Electra Glide in Blue

Review: Electra Glide in Blue

Cool indie distributor Odyssey DVD are re-launching in the UK this month with a wave of cult and classic films. The first six are all released on the 15th of September: Grey Owl, Glengarry Glen Ross, Drums Along the Mohawk, Electra Glide in Blue, Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry and Julia. Having always wanted to see it, I requested Electra Glide in Blue. I was only...

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...