Tag Archives: Fortitude

HD Heads-Up: February 2

Prime is digging deep into its video vault to “premiere” two shows that date to 2011: Suits and Elton John – BRITs Icon. The former, a slick law drama that’s into its sixth season on US TV and streams here on Lightbox, will open season one with a double episode and air 7.30 Wednesdays from February 15; Elton John […]

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A Legion of First-Class Shows Due on SoHo

  The fast-tracking of Legion, the latest series from Fargo creator Noah Hawley, will spearhead an X-cellent line-up on SoHo in February. Spun off the X-Men franchise, it stars Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens as the son of Professor Charles Xavier, a diagnosed schizophrenic who discovers the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real. Legion also stars […]

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New to Blu: June 3-9

The true-life dramatisation that nearly won Kiwi screenwriter Anthony McCarten an Oscar provides this week’s biggest bang for the buck. “The Theory of Everything arrives on Blu-ray with a clean and detailed 1080p transfer that comes sourced from the original digital photography. “The image is precise and nuanced, with handsome, accurate detailing evident on faces, clothes, […]

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SoHo Fills New Vacancy

A BBC/HBO dramatisation of JK Rowling’s A Casual Vacancy will premiere on SoHo in May. “Verdant green fields and a streaming river give way to houses of golden Cotswold stone, glowing photogenically as their owners, busy with village life, are rudely interrupted by an unexpected death … The Casual Vacancy has a definite ring of Midsomer Mugglemarch about it,” quipped […]

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Winter is Coming to SoHo Over Summer

An Arctic noir starring Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon and Christopher Eccleston is among SoHo’s sizzling summer attractions. Others include the sixth and final season of Justified, and new episodes of Banshee, The Americans and Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. And on the eve of Game of Thrones’ fifth season launching in April, Sky will […]

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