Tag Archives: Elizabeth

HD Heads-Up: June 21

➢ Prime’s Elizabeth (7.30 Tuesdays from July 3) is an eight-part Channel 5 series about the Queen that interviews her Prime Ministers, members of the Royal Household and closest friends to build a uniquely personal picture. Incidentally, if you watched TVNZ 1’s live coverage of the Royal Wedding last month, you may have wondered why […]

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Blu-ray of the Day: Elizabeth

Blu-ray of the Day: Elizabeth

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough. Director: Shekhar Kapur. Screenplay: Michael Hirst. Score: David Hirschfelder. Cinematography: Remi Adefarasin. Rip-snorting re-interpretation of the dawning of England’s Golden Age that owes less to historical pedantry than the epic intrigue and ruthless machinations of The Godfather. It succinctly but sensationally dramatises how Elizabeth […]

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Blu-ray Alert: May 5-11

Houston – we have a winner! This week’s Blu-ray blast from the past is Apollo 13, a 1995 release that’s been given an outstanding 1080p spruce-up for its 15th anniversary. It’s one of a slew of back-catalogue HD must-haves from Universal and Paramount that’s due on Wednesday. The others are Elizabeth and its Golden Age […]

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