Tag Archives: It’s Complicated

The Weekend Ahead in HD: November 26-27

SoHo Highlight: Boardwalk Empire (Sky 10, 8.30 Sunday, 5.1) After paying lip service to his enemies, Nucky introduces a surprise guest speaker at a Memorial Day dedication for war veterans; with his options dwindling, Eli questions his allegiances but ends up digging himself a deeper hole; Nucky gets a new lawyer; Jimmy is taught a painful lesson […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: November 26-December 2

Just Like Heaven: Sky Movies Greats, 8.30pm Saturday. Reese Witherspoon walks the line between two worlds in an appealing but pedestrian romantic comedy about a workaholic who doesn’t have a life until she enters the afterlife. She plays a dateless doctor at Death’s door whose spirit haunts her old apartment when it’s sublet to a […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: Mildred Pierce, It’s Complicated, The Bachelor

Sky’s SoHo Channel will screen the Emmy-winning mini-series, Mildred Pierce, in its Friday movie slot over December. The first two episodes will air on December 9, the second two on December 16 and the fifth on December 23. Directed by Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven), it stars Kate Winslet as a 1930s divorcee struggling to […]

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Wild and Crazy Quote of the Day

Steve Martin, who stars in Sunday’s Sky Movies HD debut of It’s Complicated, has been deemed so boring in an on-stage interview that the organisers refunded the audience’s money. It seems there was too much yakkety-yak about Martin’s art world interests and not enough about his movie career, so much so that organisers said the […]

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My Sky HDi … Movies in December

Michael Jackson’s This Is It, Up and Avatar top Sky Movies’ HD premieres in December. James Cameron’s ET phenomenon will first screen on December 19, This Is It on Christmas Eve and the Oscar-winning Pixar ‘toon on Christmas night. The pick of December’s comedies isn’t complicated – it’s It’s Complicated, on December 5 – while the […]

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Best Blu-ray Buys: Paramount and Universal in August

Next month Universal Pictures Video will cut the price of select back-catalogue Blu-ray movies to under $15. The August 4-September 15 promotion will include 12 Monkeys, Shaun of the Dead, Cliffhanger, Twister, Children of Men, The Hulk, The Unborn, Untraceable, Land of the Dead, 8 Mile, Doom, Basic Instinct and Raw Deal. Over the same period, […]

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New to Blu: May 26-June 1

New to Blu: May 26-June 1

There’s nothing complicated about this week’s Blu-ray slate – only three movies are being released in HD. The biggest of these, It’s Complicated, a middle-aged romantic triangle comedy starring Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin, may not sound like a Blu-ray must-have. But Hi-Def Digest says “solid video and audio make it all look […]

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It’s Official: Avatar’s a Blu-ray Blockbuster in NZ

Avatar has become New Zealand’s biggest-selling Blu-ray and DVD in less than a week. According to Roadshow Entertainment, it sold 35,499 DVDs in its first four days – which was 4,742 more units than Twilight sold over the same period. (It also was the most popular video rental for the week ending May 2.) Blu-ray […]

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