22 February 2017

Walter Hill's Hard Times Will Punch It's Way Into A Masters Of CInema Release

Eureka Entertainment is set to release Hard Times, Walter Hill’s two-fisted action drama featuring Charles Bronson at his explosive best, as part of the Masters of Cinema Series in a Dual Format edition on 24 April 2017.

The American action auteur Walter Hill made a magnificent debut with this pulp triumph, featuring evocative period atmosphere and sterling performances from Charles Bronson and James Coburn.

Bronson plays a drifter suddenly caught up in the fight game during the Great Depression. Chaney, a down-on-his-luck loner, hops a freight train to New Orleans where, on the seedier side of town, he tries to make some quick money the only way he knows how - with his fists. Chaney approaches a hustler named Speed (James Coburn) and convinces him that he can win big money for them both.

Gritty, vivid and engrossing, the Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present this 1970s gem, available on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK, and presented from a new 4K restoration, in a new Dual-Format edition.

A new High Definition trailer has been cut, check it out...

New 4K restoration
Uncompressed PCM and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired
NFT Audio Interview with director Walter Hill
Original theatrical trailer
PLUS: A booklet featuring new and archival writing and rare archival imagery

We will be reviewing Hard Times when it's released on Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) on 24th April 2017 , Pre-order/Buy: Hard Times (1975) [Masters of Cinema] Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition

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