Today: May 28, 2024

Michael Reeves Limited Edition Blu-ray Unboxing

The early death of director Michael Reeves at just 25 robbed the UK of a potential major movie-making talent. Screenbound Pictures’ new ultimate Blu-Ray collection includes both of his iconic works (Witchfinder General and The Sorcerers), along with the first-ever Blu-Ray release of The Castle of the Living Dead, where he was part of the scriptwriting team, networking and learning on-set skills. Completing this stunning collection is the brand new feature-length documentary The Young General, featuring Ian Ogilvy.

We took a look at the wonderful new boxset release form Screenbound Pictures, which acts as a tribute to the young filmmaker’s immortal talent. The incredible films housed within this set serve as a bittersweet reminder of Reeves’ vision for cinema, and leave us to only imagine what he could have gone on to achieve.

The Films of Michael Reeves (Collector’s Limited Edition Blu-ray) is available now from Screenbound Pictures

Also available on Blu-ray from Screenbound Pictures is David Hamilton’s Bilitis, which includes a CD of the acclaimed soundtrack from Francis Lai

Drama based on the novel by Pierre Louys. The film takes place during a young schoolgirl’s summer vacation at the home of a family friend, Melissa (Mona Kristensen). The young girl, Bilitis (Patti D’Arbanville), is shocked when she witnesses her friend and her husband making love, however Melissa encourages Bilitis to discover the aspect of love by seeing a young photographer, Lucas (Bernard Giraudeau). When Lucas tries to make love to Bilitis, she rebuffs him and runs to Melissa, who in comforting Bilitis finds herself responding to her kisses and embraces.

Bilitis is available now from Screenbound Pictures

Previous Story

Turning Red Zavvi Excl. Steelbook Unboxing

Next Story

Star Wars Trilogy Blu-ray Unboxings

Latest from Blog


Memory (2023)

Memory is an exquisite American drama in the tender embrace of Michel Franco’s cinematic prowess.

Abashiri Prison I-III

Constructed in the late nineteenth century to house political prisoners, Japan’s infamous Abashiri Prison served as the inspiration for a popular and prolific run of yakuza movies released between 1965 and 1972. In Abashiri Prison,

The Beach Boys

2024 sees the 50th anniversary of The Beach Boys’ chart-topping compilation album Endless Summer that threw the fading band back into the limelight. Whilst this double LP release was a big financial

The Valiant Ones

The Valiant Ones was King Hu’s last, great masterpiece. Indeed it’s arguably his last true wuxia film — but what a magnificent beast it is. Directed by the celebrated master of the

Enter the Clones of Bruce Unboxing

There have been so many books, documentaries, and even biopics of the immeasurably pioneering martial arts icon Bruce Lee. His life and work have been studied intensely, and his influence remains felt

BackBeat Unboxing

This month saw underrated Beatle-biopic BackBeat make its Blu-ray debut from Fabulous Films, surely delighting the band’s collectors and completists. Telling the story of the Beatles’ first bassist – the so-called ‘lost
Go toTop