Tag Archives: Ballers

New to SoHo2 in October

Helen Mirren stars as Catherine the Great in a new SoHo2 drama series of the same name that will air 8.30 Wednesdays from October 9. The epic costume drama, a co-pro between Sky UK and HBO, goes to air in the UK on October 3. According to Sky, this four-part drama delves into “the politically […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 7

Quarry rock solid … Where’s Atlanta? … Employable Me pink slipped … The early reviews of SoHo’s newest drama series, Quarry, which premieres today week, suggest it’s not to be missed. TV Guide hailed it as a “compellingly extreme thriller” while Entertainment Weekly said “shows like this only click when you’re having some nasty fun, and fortunately we get […]

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New to Blu: June 8 – 14

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies dazzles on Blu-ray. The 1080p presentation is home to gorgeous colours and sturdy details. The digital sheen is apparent, but rarely does the image’s inherent flatness and inorganic, smooth texturing distract from the picture’s gorgeous visuals. Period costumes are resplendent.” “Sharpness excelled. If any softness emerged, I didn’t detect it, as […]

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The Night Of the Next True Detective?

Next month SoHo will premiere a New York City crime drama from Oscar-winning writer Steven Zaillian that could be the channel’s most electrifying series since the original True Detective. According to the publicity, The Night Of  “delves into the intricacies of a complex New York City murder case with compelling cultural and political overtones … through multiple, […]

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Critical Condition: Ballers

“Is this series for you? Certainly not all of you. The language alone may be the deal-breaker, while the sexual objectification of women is appalling — possibly an accurate reflection of some parts of the ‘baller’ culture, but appalling nonetheless. Ballers is for those who cherished the great Ted Kotcheff-directed movie North Dallas Forty, or Oliver Stone’s Any […]

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My Sky + … SoHo in June

SoHo will screen season two of True Detective the same day as HBO but probably not at the same time. It will air 8.30 Mondays from June 22, replacing Game of Thrones — the series that made history as the first HBO drama to screen simultaneously around the globe. Sky has yet to confirm if True Detective will also […]

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