Tag Archives: Boardwalk Empire

Sky Box Sets for December

   The latest SoHo staples to make their debut on Sky Box Sets include Masters of Sex, The Newsroom and Boardwalk Empire. Screening 7.30 nightly from next month, in order of their appearance: Teen Wolf S4 Mad Dogs  Z Nation S1 The Newsroom S1 12 Monkeys S1 Mad Dogs  The Newsroom S2 Teen Wolf S5 (eps 1-10) […]

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New to Blu: TV > August 19-25

Who needs SoHo when you can buy on Blu-ray complete seasons of Justified, The Wire and Boardwalk Empire? All three are being released this week, along with seasons one of The Knick and Defiance. The Justified box set is cheaper than the Limited Edition US version ($195 vs $US216) but doesn’t have the gift box […]

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Doug Coutts: Empire

TV Preview: Empire | TV2, 8.45 Tuesday There’s a school of thought that reckons there are only seven stories and that every story ever written is a variation of one or more of them. And that goes a long way to explain the feeling of déjà vu you might be feeling while watching Empire. The […]

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New to Blu: January 21-27

Fury unleashes a Blu-ray blitzkreig of top titles this week that includes The Boxtrolls, The Maze Runner and the final season of Boardwalk Empire.  “Fury, photographed on film and presented on Blu-ray in a ‘Mastered in 4K’ 1080p presentation, looks stunning. “Aside from a shot or two in which black levels struggle with depth and […]

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HD Highlight: Boardwalk Empire (Season Five Premiere)

Boardwalk Empire: SoHo, 8.30 Monday “The nonstop party that was the Roaring Twenties is over on Boardwalk Empire, as the HBO drama surges ahead into the Great Depression,” observes Entertainment Weekly, which says the fifth and final season opens tonight with “all guns blazing”. The bad news is there are only eight episodes instead of the traditional […]

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New to Blu: August 27-September 2

Gangsters abound on Blu-ray, with the past week witnessing the release of the Bonnie & Clyde reboot, season four of Boardwalk Empire and the complete Sopranos collection. “Bonnie & Clyde’s rather glossy and ultra-clean digitally photographed 1080p transfer looks nice, but it also doesn’t feel right for the material. “The throwback period picture lacks even […]

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New Silicon Prairie Drama for SoHo

Fans of the HBO comedy Silicon Valley can look forward to a dramatic treatment of the PC revolution when SoHo premieres Halt and Catch Fire on September 17. The AMC (Mad Men, The Walking Dead) series, which will air 9.30 Wednesdays after Ray Donovan, is set in the Silicon Prairie of Texas in the 1980s, when […]

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SoHo Series Segue Into Second Seasons

Fans of Bates Motel and Utopia can look forward to their second seasons screening back-to-back with their first. Season two of Utopia will start on August 18 and of Bates Motel on August 21. Utopia S2 went to air this month in  the UK, where The Telegraph says it “bravely began” with a standalone prequel episode set in the […]

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Dexter Delay Dogs Boardwalk Bow

Showtime’s pre-emption of Dexter next week for a holiday in the US will delay Boardwalk Empire’s season-four premiere on SoHo by another week. Bad enough that Boardwalk Empire was going to air here two weeks after its HBO debut, anyway. But now we’ll be running three weeks behind the US, with the premiere postponed until […]

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New to Blu: August 28-September 3

Kiwis get the jump on the rest of the world with Iron Man 3 going on sale here up to four weeks ahead of the UK and US. It includes a behind-the-scenes peek at Thor: The Dark World (which opens in November), Deconstructing the Scene: Attack on Air Force One, cast and crew interviews, a […]

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