Tag Archives: Black Sails

Leaving Lightbox in October

The first three seasons of Mr Robot will leave Lightbox the same month the fourth and final season premieres. It’s one of 17 series and programmes that will exit the platform in October. Other high-profile departures will include Chance, Black Sails, Three Girls and Law & Order UK. Here’s the full list:

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New to Blu: August 30-September 5

   The season two Blu-ray of Narcos lands here a week ahead of the US — and with the same extras and specs. They include: Audio commentary with director Andrés Baiz, producer Eric Newman, and actor Wagner Moura Unredacted: Declassifying Narcos: Season Two Deleted scenes Sometimes the price we pay for getting the jump on […]

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New to Blu: June 7 – 13

T2 Trainspotting steams onto 4K-UHD and Blu-ray the same week as the UK and two weeks ahead of the US. Both editions include more than half-an-hour of deleted scenes, a commentary with director Danny Boyle and screenwriter John Hodge and 20 Years in the Making: A Conversation with Danny Boyle and the Cast. Saving the rest of the […]

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Lightbox Sheds Light on Exclusives

   Lightbox subscribers won’t have to switch to Amazon Prime to stream the next season of Mozart in the Jungle. While it’s unclear how long Lightbox will retain exclusive rights to Amazon commissions, the Kiwi streamer has confirmed it will launch season three of Mozart on December. All 10 episodes will go online at once, […]

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New to Blu: August 10 – 16

“The Witch is presented on Blu-ray with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.66:1, a kind of retro aspect ratio that may subliminally help to achieve an ‘old school’ ambience. “The IMDb lists this as having been digitally shot with the Arri Alexa, and the image boasts the typically sleek, smooth and often beautifully detailed look […]

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Evil Dead to Liven Up The Zone

The series premiere of an Evil Dead spin-off and new episodes of zombie drama Z Nation make October a hallowed month on The Zone. Sky’s sci-fi/fantasy/horror channel will launch Ash vs Evil Dead on October 31 — the same day as in the US. The 10-part series is set 30 years after the original movie […]

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New to Blu: July 8-14

Ahoy me hearties! There’s a bounty of new Blu-rays to binge on if the weekend has you shivering more than your timbers. Home, That Sugar Film and season two of Black Sails are the latest Blu-rays to go on sale here ahead of the the UK and UK while getting an HD makeover are The Other, Audrey Rose and Joan Of Arc: The Messenger (unfortunately, […]

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Lightbox on the Ball With Saul

Vikings and Outlander are the latest series that Lightbox will stream here in HD within hours of the US. Part two of Outlander’s first season will be available from from April 5 while Vikings’ third season premieres on February 20. Lightbox also is “express” streaming the latest seasons of Black Sails and Suits, and reports […]

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New to Blu: TV > December 3-9

As frustrating as it is to see series like Under the Dome suffer in SD on Prime, the good news is the channel’s fast-tracking of US shows ensures their prompt Blu-ray release here. So fast in fact that Dome’s second season lands here a week ahead of the US. Similarly, Lightbox’s streaming of Black Sails […]

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Lightbox Lights Up With HD Exclusives

Spark’s Lightbox sets sail today with crossbones drama Black Sails among its HD attractions. The streaming service went live at midnight, with such exclusives as Outlander, Vikings, 24: Live Another Day, Alpha House, Suits, Franklin and Bash and Lost Girl. It’s also picked up the country music drama Nashville that TV One pulled before the end of […]

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