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New to Sky Movies in September

   Sky Movies Premiere Suburbicon Wonder The Foreigner Home Again Murder on the Orient Express Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House Justice League Roman I Israel, Esq. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Detroit All the Money in the World Sky Movies Extra Tulip Fever Downsizing Call Me By Your Name Ingrid […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Where Are the Audiences?

Funding agency NZ On Air reports online media closing the gap but traditional broadcast still dominant with most Kiwis. Here’s the press release and a link to the full report: The way New Zealanders consume media continues to change, although the pace of change is slowing, and traditional broadcast media still leads the pack, just. […]

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Critical Condition: Howards End

Howards End | SoHo, 9.30 Thursday ➢➢ “Kenneth Lonergan’s take on E.M. Forster’s novel is a lovely, witty version that’s less pomp-and-circumstance porn than the Merchant Ivory film … A less fussy, no-nonsense interpretation makes this Howards End feel more muscularly real without having to transport it to the future.” — The Hollywood Reporter. ➢➢ “The […]

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Colbert to Quiz Cleese on Prime

After a three-year absence, John Cleese tonight returns to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (Prime, 11.00) — and hopefully the host will ask him the absurdist questions he craves. Cleese, who’s touring the US with a retrospective that includes a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, recently told New York magazine he […]

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New to SoHo in August

After a spectacular July, SoHo’s August highlights are mostly limited to new seasons of lesser series save for the premiere of Australian crime drama Mystery Road. It stars Aaron Pedersen, Judy Davis and Colin Friels in what’s been dubbed an “outback noir” about remote small-town cops investigating the disappearance of two farm workers. The six-part […]

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Critical Condition: Kiri

Kiri | SoHo, 9.30 Monday ➢ “Jack Thorne’s probing new series deconstructs the issue of transracial adoption and examines the nature and behaviour of the social care sector and the British media. The story at the centre of it all is the monumental fall-out which follows the abduction of a nine-year-old black girl named Kiri, […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in August

Sky Box Sets will premiere season three of The Expanse on August 2. IndieWire called the opening episodes “a nearly seamless continuation of what happened in Season 2. “Nearly every character’s journey goes on as if there were no break to speak of. Structurally, it’s not how we conventionally break down seasons of television, and at […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Sky Celebrates Court Decision

Sky TV has applauded the outcome of a court case that found pre-loaded Kodi boxes breach copyright. Here’s the full statement: Sky Television today welcomed the decision of the Christchurch District Court that marketing claims made by Fibre TV were misleading and deceptive, and that the sale of its ‘pre-loaded’ set-top boxes amounts to copyright […]

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Critical Condition: Succession

Succession | SoHo, 8.30 Wednesday ➢ “If Succession was cut down to a half-hour comedy, it would be an apt successor to HBO’s vicious, outgoing political satire, Veep. It’s got the same satiric spirit and vulgar insults, this time applied to Manhattan’s business district, yet the added minutes bring context for its devilish characters. Jesse Armstrong’s […]

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Cohen to Poke the Borax on Sky

Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen’s new Showtime satire will screen here the same day as the US. Who Is America? will air 10.30 Mondays on SoHo from July 16 and also will be available for streaming on Neon. The series will pre-empt a repeat of Episodes and provides SoHo a timely substitute for Real Time […]

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