Tag Archives: How to Make It in America

New to Sky Box Sets in January

Sky will screen The Wire in HD for the first time when the ground-breaking police drama returns next month on the Sky Box Sets beat. The original 4:3 series was remastered in HD for a stunning Blu-ray release a couple of years ago and is one of several HBO series that first screened in SD […]

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New to Blu: April 4-10 > TV (Part I)

The US TV version of Shameless appears to look flawless on Blu-ray. The series that TV2 buried late-night has “a beautiful 1.78:1/1080p transfer to Blu-ray. The picture is sharp, with bright colours, decent black levels, and excellent balance.” “Shot in high-definition but resembling 35mm film, Shameless looks great on Blu-ray (in 1.78:1 format) and, Los […]

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Due on Blu: SoHo Heroes

Sky’s showcasing of HBO product on its new SoHo channel isn’t delaying the release of key series on Blu-ray. Often Blu-ray buyers in this territory are disadvantaged by boadcaster holdbacks on series that can’t be released on disc until clearance from licence holders TVNZ or MediaWorks. That can lead to delays if a show is […]

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Tonight in HD: December 29

SoHo Highlight: How to Make It in America (Sky 10, 8.00, 5.1) Ben and Cam plan a CRISP pop-up event; Rachel still holds a flame for Ben; Rene has a new billboard; Domingo expands his business. Said Slant magazine of the season-two premiere: “While childhood best friends, ambitious artist Ben (Bryan Greenberg) and hustling promoter Cam (Victor Rasuk), and their […]

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Tonight in HD: November 3

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) While auditioning for a Broadway play, Joey discovers he is only a good actor when he needs to go to the bathroom. Jeff Goldblum guest stars. ✫✫✫ Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) Maxwell is offered greener pastures; Jill and Callum struggle with fallout; Vinnie is just the ticket for Brooke. ✫✫✫ The X Factor USA (TV3, […]

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