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Competition: Win Mr. Peabody and Sherman on Blu-ray

Competition: Win Mr. Peabody and Sherman on Blu-ray

It’s competition time here at Live for Films, and this week it’s for the upcoming animated film Peabody, starring Ty Burrell and Max Charles. The DVD/Blu-ray combo release will be out next week, so here’s your chance to win one of two copies of it on, and all you have to do is answer this simple question: Which comedy TV series is Ty...

Win tickets to see Neve Campbell’s I Really Hate My Job

Win tickets to see Neve Campbell’s I Really Hate My Job

It is a summer evening in London. Alice (Shirley Henderson), an aspiring writer, is running late for her job as a kitchen hand in a Soho café, the Stella Bar. Once she arrives, Alice discovers that the chef is drunk and incapable of working, and so, for a bonus, she agrees to be chef for the evening. The action of the film takes place over this one evening...

DVD Review: Fruitvale Station

DVD Review: Fruitvale Station

Synopsis: Oscar Grant is an average 22-year old. He’s an every-guy who has – through bad life decisions and luck – led a less than perfect life. Recently Oscar has tried to turn everything around, vowing to get started on his New Year’s resolutions early to lead a more fulfilling life for himself and his family before tragedy strikes during a...

Super Mario Bros is heading to Blu-ray

Super Mario Bros is heading to Blu-ray

Everyone’s favourite plumbers Mario and Luigi’s live action big screen adventure Super Mario Bros gets its first ever UK Blu-ray release thanks to Second Sight. Love it or hate it, the film is one that sticks in the memory. Be sure to read Jackson’s Super Mario Bros Rewind Redemption. With an all-star cast, including the legendary Bob Hoskins...

Jacques Tati’s PlayTime gets a 4K restoration

Jacques Tati’s PlayTime gets a 4K restoration

Considered by many to be Jacques Tati’s masterpiece, PlayTime is a perfectly orchestrated city symphony. Shot on 70mm on a huge constructed set of concrete, glass and steel, the film was the most ambitious project Tati ever took on. Now diligently restored in-line with the filmmaker’s particular, perfectionist approach, audiences can once again...

The Doors’ Feast of Friends is heading to Blu-ray

The Doors’ Feast of Friends is heading to Blu-ray

Feast Of Friends, filmed in 1968, was the first and only film produced about The Doors by The Doors. It offers a cinematic look at The Doors on the road during their summer ’68 tour. Whilst never truly completed, the film provides a stylistic approach in true sixties cinéma vérité style. Concert performances are intercut with fly-on-the-wall footage of...

Alien 35th Anniversary brings us new Blu-rays and a web site

Alien 35th Anniversary brings us new Blu-rays and a web site

Hard to believe that Alien is 35 years old. Where did the time go? It seems like only yesterday that I was pestering my parents to let me stay up and watch the scary film with the creepy Alien. They said no, but my Grandad (who didn’t like scary movies), watched it for me and then drew me a picture of the Alien. Turns out he enjoyed the film, but he...

Win the 30th Anniversary Ghostbusters Blu-ray, Stay Puft Figurine & T-Shirt

Win the 30th Anniversary Ghostbusters Blu-ray, Stay Puft Figurine & T-Shirt

The classic supernatural comedies that defined a generation: Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2, together in this special collector’s edition Blu-ray set. Celebrate 30 years of the Ghostbusters franchise with remastered high-def picture & sound for both movies, plus all-new and never-before-seen special features. Plus, explore the history of the...

300: Rise of an Empire – Clips from the new Blu-ray

300: Rise of an Empire – Clips from the new Blu-ray

300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE is out on Blu-ray in the UK on 29th September. Told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster 300 is a new chapter of the epic saga which takes the action to a new battlefield – the sea. The story pits the Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) against the massive invading Persian forces, ruled by the...

Nicolas Cage freaks out a lot and punches a guy through a door in Tokarev

Nicolas Cage freaks out a lot and punches a guy through a door in Tokarev

Paul Maguire (Nicolas Cage) is an ex-gangster, now legitimate businessman and protective father. When his daughter Caitlin is kidnapped he swears to himself and to his wife that he won’t go back to his old ways. But, when she then turns up dead and his wife gives him the nod to do whatever it takes to find and punish those responsible, Paul gets to put...