Tag Archives: Les Miserables

Critical Condition: Les Miserables

Les Miserables | TVNZ 1, 8.35 Sunday ☆☆☆☆ “A star-studded cast led by Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Olivia Colman and Lily Collins helps Andrew Davies restore some of the nuance to Victor Hugo’s epic classic … Les Miserables represents a substantive commitment and yet still feels hours short of an ideal and full Hugo adaptation. It’s […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 20 – 26

➢➢ Prime’s scheduled a showstopping week for music fans, starting with three music specials on Easter Sunday and continuing with the return of Prime Rocks on Tuesday. It will sandwich the free-to-air premiere of Flight of the Conchords: Live in London (9.05 Sunday) with a 7.20 encore of Jesus Christ Superstar Live! and a 10.30 repeat of Crowded […]

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Network Movies in HD: September 15 – 21

   Saturday         Tomorrowland | TVNZ 2, 7.00   Beverly Hills Cop III | Three, 8.55 Les Miserables | Three, 11.00   Sunday      The Pacifier | TVNZ 2, 7.30 Furious 7 | Three, 8.30 Babel | Maori TV, 8.30 Tammy | TVNZ 2, 9.20   Monday Pitch Black | Prime, 9.30   Tuesday    Last Action Hero | Duke, 8.30   […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 20-26

The free-to-air Christmas schedules predictably are more ho-hum that ho-ho-ho but at least most of the stocking filler programming is in HD. The networks are over-stuffed with movies for Christmas week, mostly repeats, amid an exodus of favourites (Radar Across the Pacific, The Night Shift, Hawaii Five-O, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist and, in a 90-minute […]

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My Sky + … Movies in November

Sky launches its new-look movie channels next month with the HD premieres of Life of Pi, Looper, The Impossible and Les Misérables. The most premieres will be on Sky Movies Premiere (previously Sky Movies). Thirteen of its movies will screen on Sky for the first time, starting with The Impossible on November 3, continuing with […]

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New to Blu: May 8-14

Les Misérables tops a lacklustre, if not outright miserable, week for new Blu-ray releases. Whether or not you like musicals, you’ll love Les Mis’ HD transfer. “The visuals here are absolutely stunning … This movie has some big time production values that are perfectly rendered on screen.” “Les Misérables’ lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 track […]

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Oscar-winners to Bow on Blu-ray

The last of this year’s Oscar winners will be unchained on Blu-ray over the next three months. Beasts of the Southern Wild will be first, on April 24, followed by Life of Pi on May 1, Les Miserables on May 9,  Django Unchained on June 6, Lincoln on June 12 and Amour on July 24. Most of these already are on sale in the US, where Django goes […]

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