Tag Archives: An Education

Tonight in HD: May 4

Network Movie Premiere: An Education (TV One, 8.30, 5.1) Kiwi Finola Dwyer (Dean Spanley) co-produced this best-picture contender that also was Oscar-nominated for best actress (Carey Mulligan) and adapted screenplay (About a Boy’s Nick Hornby). It’s Mulligan’s extraordinary performance that anchors Hornby’s captivating but not always convincing cautionary coming-of-age tale. She plays a wilful, middle-class teenager suffocating in […]

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Titanic Finale Looms on TV One

TV One is re-arranging its Friday night deck chairs to bail out of its topsy-turvy ratings as fast as it can. After disastrous viewing figures for Titanic and Father and Son, it is expediting their exits from primetime. The penultimate and final episodes of Titanic will be double-billed this Friday at 8.30pm, so it doesn’t […]

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Blu-ray Alert: March 31-April 6

The first week of April offers scant Blu-ray pleasures, although most of the genres are covered: drama, comedy, horror, music and action. The high school horror with attitude, Jennifer’s Body, which goes on sale Wednesday, earned high marks from High-Def Digest for not only the movie but also the HD video, audio and exclusive extras. […]

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