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Critical Condition: Bliss

Bliss | Lightbox, from Friday ➢ “A new dramedy from David Cross, starring Stephen Mangan as travel writer Andrew, who divides his time between two families. This opener charts an excruciating dinner engagement, where Andrew worries about being discovered. Your enjoyment may rest on how much you sympathise with Andrew’s anguish at his own situation.” […]

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New to Lightbox in April

The latest seasons of The Handmaid’s Tale and The Path will premiere exclusively next month on Lightbox. Season two of the award-winning Margaret Atwood adaptation will stream weekly from April 26 while all of The Path’s third season will be available from April 18. According to executive producer Warren Littlefield, the two major themes in […]

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HD Highlights: July 29

Sky Movies Premiere: Captain America – The First Avenger (Sky 20, 8.30, 5.1) Fantastic 4’s Chris Evans straps on a new superhero costume for Marvel Comics’ latest screen franchise. He plays a “98-pound weakling” who’s injected with an experimental muscle serum that turns him into Uncle Sam’s secret weapon against one of Adolf Hitler’s henchmen. […]

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HDTV Ratings: August 25-28

HDTV Ratings: August 25-28

TV One’s HD premiere of the Katherine Mansfield drama, Bliss, wasn’t as blissfully received as Billy or Tangiwai: A Love Story. At least not by viewers — writing in The Dominion Post this morning, TV critic Linda Burgess hailed Bliss for its “good writing, good acting and very lovely filming” and for being “extraordinarily beautiful […]

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Tonight in HD: August 28

Tonight in HD: August 28

Cafe Secrets (TV3, 5.00) ✫✫✫ When Julie Le Clerc visits Biscotto and Caffetteria Allpress, she gets a behind-the-scenes look at hot air roasting and learns the secret to making delicious Italian biscuits called ricciarelli. World Kitchen (TV3, 5.30) ✫✫✫ In Sichuan, Nici Wickes experiences the unusual effects of hot and numb Sichuan peppers, cooks red-hot Kung Pao […]

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