Tag Archives: Die Hard

Bill O’Byrne’s Bargain Bin Blues: Sabotage

Sabotage | Value for money: $$$ Directed by David Ayer. Written by Skip Woods. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Olivia Williams. Sabotage is when Arnold finally goes all dark. And grizzled. You have to say grizzled with this because he has grey stubble. And he looks worn out and mean. Still, you don’t get to be […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: December 24-30

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Accidentally on Purpose (TV3, 4.00, 5.1, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Keeping Up With the Joneses (TV One, 7.00) Movie: The Bucket List  (TV One, 8.30, R) Movie: The Family Stone (TV3, 9.35, 5.1, R) Sunday Special: The Topp Twins and the APO (TV3, 5.10) North (TV One, 7.00, […]

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New to Blu: August 25-31

Last century’s action heroes abound on Blu-ray this week, with iconic franchises and back-catalogue classics out-numbering new theatrical releases. Western fans particularly will be pleased to be able to buy two of the ‘60s biggest box office draws: The Magnificent Seven (and its sequels) and The Man With No Name trilogy. The Magnificent Seven can […]

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HDTV Movie Highlights: June 12-18

HDTV Movie Highlights: June 12-18

The Haunting of Molly Hartley: Sky Movies, 8.30pm Saturday. Spearheading a rum week for HD movie premieres on Sky is this straight-to-video shocker, starring The Hole’s Hayley Bennett and Medium’s Jake Weber, which was marketed as “Carrie for the Gossip Girl generation”. ‘nuff said. (2008) Die Hard: Sky Movies Greats, 8.30pm Saturday. Good, dumb fun […]

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Classics Due on Blu-ray

Classics Due on Blu-ray

Yahoo! Some iconic Westerns are about to be rounded up here on Blu-ray. NZ release dates haven’t been confirmed yet but expect to see within the next couple of months The Magnificent Seven (and its three sequels), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, For a Few Dollars More and A Fistful of Dollars. They’re […]

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MySky HDi … Sky Movies Greats in June

Yippie-ki-yay! Bruce Willis die-hards will delight in not only their hero’s Die Hard trilogy making its HD debut next month on Sky Movies Greats but also his underrated Navy SEALS-in-Nigeria thriller, Tears of the Sun. Also getting its first 1080i tour of duty, on the eve of its Blu-ray release, is Saving Private Ryan, along […]

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