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New to SoHo2 in March

Next month SoHo2 will pick up the Syfy series that’s Sky’s been streaming on Neon, Deadly Class (8.30 Sundays from March 3). Based on the 2014 Image Comics graphic novel by Rick Remender and Wes Craig, it’s described as a coming-of-age journey full of ancient mystery and teen angst. Set in a dark, heightened world […]

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New to SoHo in March

Next month SoHo belatedly will premiere the acclaimed Agatha Christie dramatisation Ordeal by Innocence (9.30 Mondays from March 20). The BBC aired the three-part mystery nearly a year ago and it’s been on Amazon’s US platform since August. Given Sky now has two SoHo channels, it’s inexcusable that series of this calibre should take so long […]

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Network Movies in HD: February 9 – 15

   Saturday     Get Smart | TVNZ 2, 7.00    About a Boy | Three, 8.55    The Incredible Burt Wonderstone | Three, 9.05    Fear Dot Com | Duke, 9.25    Her Last Will | Three, 11.00    Evil Woman | TVNZ 2, 11.10   Sunday    They Came Together | TVNZ 2, 1am    Star Wars: The Force […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in March

Sky Box Sets will premiere the final season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend over two nights next month. Younger’s fifth season also will make its SBS premiere and three of Dexter’s eight seasons will screen on the channel for the first time. And ahead of Billions’ fourth-season premiere on SoHo, SBS will screen the first three on consecutive […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 16 – 22

➢➢ TVNZ 2 will lock in one of its strongest new-season schedules in years with the premiere of quirky Kiwi drama Fresh Eggs on February 19. If the skilfully cut promos are an indication, this could be a breakthrough for the moribund genre. Billed as “a black comedy series with a deliciously twisted sense of […]

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Critical Condition: The Conners

The Conners | Three, 8.00 Thursday ☆☆☆☆ “It will likely be difficult for most people to judge ABC’s new family sitcom — starring the former cast of Roseanne, minus Roseanne Barr — on its own merits, given the ugly and unfortunate pile of baggage that comes with it. But based on the first two episodes, […]

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New to Sky Movies in March

   Sky Movies Premiere Crooked House Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! 211 Tully Solo: A Star Wars Story 7 Days in Entebbe Disobedience Ocean’s 8 Gringo Rampage Action Point Kodachrome Adrift Sky Movies Extra Marrowbone Rush Super Troopers 2 Hereditary The Bachelors The Fifth Estate Before I Wake Ideal Home Walk of Shame Don’t […]

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New to TVNZ OnDemand in February

TVNZ OnDemand will stream weekly from February 22, the same day as the US and UK, the new Anna Paquin-produced comedy, Flack. She plays a London-based celebrity publicist navigating the scandals of high-profile clients face while sabotaging her personal life. Reads the blurb: “This dark and salacious comedy is equal parts hilarity and heart, reflecting […]

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New to Blu: February 6 – 12

  A Star is Born A Star is Born doesn’t release on Blu-ray and 4K-UHD in the US and Europe until next week, so reviews have yet to be posted online. But the 4K transfer will have a Dolby Vision option and here are the extras you can expect to see: The Road to Stardom: […]

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Critical Condition: Dark Heart

Dark Heart | Lightbox, from Tuesday ☆☆☆☆ “Chris Lang’s Unforgotten was a thriller caked in the grit and moral ambivalence of the real world. His new six-part procedural Dark Heart (ITV) is something else entirely – a heightened revenge caper that casts London as a neverland of sodium-lit underpasses and tobacco-stained antechambers. It’s atmospheric and […]

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