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New to SoHo in July

What HBO hopes will be its next Big Little Lies, Sharp Objects, will replace Westworld as SoHo’s signature drama on July 9. The murder mystery will air 1.00 Mondays — the same time as the US — and again at 8.30. The series has just had its world premiere at the ATX Festival in Austin, […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in July

   Veep and Animal Kingdom join the Sky Box Sets rotation next month, ahead of their season premieres on SoHo. Also new to the channel are the second and final season of The Arrangement, season one of Netflix thriller Marcella, season three of Channel Zero and the historical drama starring Billions’ Paul Giamatti, John Adams. Screening […]

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Sky Acquires Netflix Drama for SBS

Sky Box Sets will premiere a British crime drama that hitherto has streamed exclusively on Netflix. Marcella will screen on July 19, a month after the second season starts streaming on Netflix (in 4K). The Scandi noir-style series stars Anna Friel as a troubled ex-detective who returns to her murder beat to investigate a baffling […]

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SoHo Premieres in November

Sky’s SoHo channel will screen a new thriller starring Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery within 24 hours of the US. Good Behaviour will air 8.30 Wednesday from November 16 — it premieres in the US on November 15. Dockery plays a thief and con artist who tries to stop a hitman from killing another man’s wife. Based on […]

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Animal Kingdom Takes the Fall

SoHo is pre-empting Animal Kingdom to fast-track season three of The Fall. The serial killer thriller will premiere on October 4, five days after it launches on BBC Two. Animal Kingdom has been rescheduled for November 8 in the same slot (8.30 Tuesdays). SoHo will precede the season three premiere with a box set weekend of season […]

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Animal Kingdom Let Loose at Last

The US TV version of Australian crime drama Animal Kingdom at last will screen on NZ TV. Sky has picked up the 10-part adaptation for its SoHo channel, where it will air 8.30 Tuesdays from October 4. The series, about a 17-year-old’s adventures with his criminal kin in a Southern California beach town, earned mixed reviews […]

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Bill O’Byrne’s Bargain Bin Blues: The Rover

The Rover: $$ Written and directed by David Michod. Starring Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy. Australia leads the way in three areas of human endeavour – sports, politics, and bullshit. It is a continent abounding with politicians of perverse bastard genius at every level of governance, a murderous, unforgiving sporting ethos, and a film industry […]

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New to Blu: December 1-6 (Movies)

Can ‘toon titan Shrek eclipse the latest in The Twilight Saga? Shrek Forever After: The Final Chapter and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse go on sale Wednesday, along with another standout title, Animal Kingdom. In an unusual departure, Kiwis will be among the first in the world to buy Shrek Forever After and Eclipse on Blu-ray […]

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Animal Kingdom to Be Let Loose on Blu-ray

Madman Entertainment is promising “stunning video transfers and immersive audio” for its December 2 Blu-ray release of Animal Kingdom. The Melbourne underworld drama also will boast an “entertaining and informative” commentary by writer/director David Michôd, a cast commentary, a movie-length making-of documentary, Michôd’s short film, Crossbow, and an interview with crime writer Tom Noble. Animal […]

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