Tag Archives: Deadwood

Critical Condition: Deadwood: The Movie

Deadwood: The Movie | SoHo2, 8.30 Friday ☆☆☆☆ “It’s a perfect, long-delayed swan song that offers satisfying endings for almost every member of the cast while still managing to tell a story that stands on its own: an examination of how American civilisation formed a thin veneer over the ruthlessness that helped create it. As […]

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New to SoHo2 in June

SoHo2 will premiere the Deadwood movie reunion a week after its HBO debut (June 7, 8.30). It comes nearly 13 years after the drama concluded in 2006 and follows the 10-year reunion of the camp to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood. Most of the original cast returns while among the newcomers is School of Rock’s Jade Pettyjohn. Reads […]

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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 May

A raft of SoHo series will screen for the first time on Sky Box Sets in May. Complete seasons of Deadwood, Snowfall, Legion and Sex and the City will make their channel premieres, along with season one of Pose (“juicy details” have just have just been revealed of S2) and limited Australian series Picnic at Hanging Rock and Mystery […]

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Critical Condition: My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend | TVNZ OnDemand, from Monday ☆☆☆☆ “Admirers of Elena Ferrante’s novel My Brilliant Friend — the first in her smash series of four books about a pair of Neapolitan women moving through life — likely have two questions about the Italian-language TV adaptation. The first is how faithful it is to the source […]

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Outta’ the Way, Westworld — Deadwood’s Back (Almost)

Westworld may be HBO’s new darling, with its 22 Emmy nominations, but diehard western fans will be elated to learn the cable channel’s Deadwood is poised to ride again. Today on the Television Critics Association tour, HBO Original Programming chief Casey Bloys said he was impressed by creator David Milch’s script for a movie-length send-off more […]

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Critical Condition: Westworld

Westworld: SoHo, 2.00/8.30 Monday “A beautifully restored old train deposits visitors in Sweetwater, a manufactured Old West town and the central settlement within Westworld, the role-playing resort in which paying customers can bring their most elaborate fantasies to life, setting out on frontier adventures or staying in the saloons to whoop it up. But like a […]

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Critical Condition: Jericho

Jericho (Prime, 8.30 Tuesday) “The weather has finally turned … Now we can … get down to … hunkering under a blanket in front of the telly with a bowl of thick soup and consuming dramas as hearty and satisfying as the food. Enter – with sturdy step, not flourish – Jericho, an eight-part series about people […]

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Prime Trumpets Jericho as Game of Thrones Stablemate

Prime will premiere the British western drama Jericho on a double-bill with season six of Game of Thrones. The two will air back-to-back on Tuesdays, from 8.30-10.30, starting August 9. Set in 1870s Yorkshire, the eight-part ITV series stars Call the Midwife’s Jessica Raine as a schoolteacher’s widow struggling to keep her family intact in a remote shanty town […]

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Happyish Days for Steve Coogan, Penny Dreadful and Deadwood Diehards

SoHo will resurrect horror sensation Penny Dreadful within two days of its US premiere on Showtime and 12 hours ahead of Sky Atlantic in the UK. Season two of the origins mash-up of some of literature’s most famous frighteners will screen here 8.30 Tuesdays from May 5. According to the publicity, “Vanessa Ives and Ethan Chandler […]

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