Tag Archives: Banshee

Critical Condition: Warrior

Warrior | SoHo, 9.30 Wednesday ☆☆☆☆ “Created by Banshee’s Jonathan Tropper and based on the writings of Bruce Lee, Warrior follows the story of a martial arts prodigy, Ah Sahm (Andrew Koji), who comes to San Francisco in the 1800s with the intention of finding his sister (Dianne Doan) and bringing her back home to China […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in April

Antony Starr fans can binge on Banshee next month on Sky Box Sets, which also will premiere season four of Jane the Virgin and apocalyptic grindhouse romp Blood Drive. About a cross-country death race with a car that runs on human blood, IndieWire reckons Blood Drive is more than a “Death Race 2000 riff”: There’s a […]

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Sky Box Sets for September

  Queen of the South and Star Crossed will have their Sky TV premieres next month on its Box Sets channel. Two seasons of the drug queenpin drama that Entertainment Weekly thought “a shallow-but-entertaining thriller” will screen four days apart while Star-Crossed was a 2014 CW Network sci-fi series that lasted only one season (Variety dubbed […]

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Critical Condition: Quarry

Quarry (SoHo, 8.30 Wednesday/encore 9.30 Friday) “Nothing’s better for a TV critic than falling in love with a show that didn’t sound like much on paper. Cinemax’s lean and mean new eight-episode drama Quarry, based on Max Allan Collins’s crime novels, is about Mac Conway (Prometheus’ Logan Marshall-Green), a marine who comes home to Memphis […]

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SoHo Unearths Fresh Skulduggery

A new crime drama about a Vietnam vet’s coming home struggles in small-town Mississippi, where he becomes an assassin, will screen here the same week as the US. Quarry, which is based on the Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition) novels, will premiere September 14 on SoHo and air 8.30 Wednesdays. It stars Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus), Jodi […]

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New to Blu: April 5 – 11

“Creed looks excellent on Blu-ray. This is a clean and crisp 1080p transfer from start to finish with strong image detail, obvious textures, deep black levels and, most importantly, no glaring digital imperfections (even accounting for the fogginess associated with glaring ring lights).” “Warner Home Video’s Blu-ray presentation of Creed … is incredibly satisfying. Shot with Arri Alexa […]

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Game On For SoHo Must-Sees

Winter is coming — and SoHo’s April highlights will make the transition a treat. As well as the season-six premiere of Game of Thrones, the premium drama channel will screen new episodes of Banshee, Fear the Walking Dead, Bates Motel, Orphan Black, Silicon Valley, Veep and The Tunnel: Sabotage. Game of Thrones again will be simulcast […]

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New to Blu: TV > January 14-20

Season two of Banshee goes on sale the same week season three starts on Sky’s SoHo. The four-disc set comes with a host of novel extras, from audio and Twitter commentaries to “origins” prequels and deconstructions of the opening credits. “Like its first-season release, The Complete Second Season boasts an excellent 1080p/AVC-encoded video presentation courtesy […]

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Winter is Coming to SoHo Over Summer

An Arctic noir starring Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon and Christopher Eccleston is among SoHo’s sizzling summer attractions. Others include the sixth and final season of Justified, and new episodes of Banshee, The Americans and Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. And on the eve of Game of Thrones’ fifth season launching in April, Sky will […]

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SoHo Hits Pack Plenty of Heat for Summer

Today’s season two premiere of Banshee launches a sizzling summer schedule on SoHo that this week includes new episodes of Girls and Justified, and the debut of one of the year’s most anticipated dramas, True Detective. Indeed, with the 20th Century Fox deal for Homeland, which starts next month, The Americans and American Horror Story, […]

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