Tag Archives: State of Play
This Weekend in HD: August 6-7

This Weekend in HD: August 6-7

Saturday Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) A couple new to dairying work hard to protect the environment on their Southland farm. ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) The lads head off to a remote West Coast spot where they catch some big snapper, kingfish and shallow water hapuka all from the same spot. The Voice (TV2, 7.30) In […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: August 6-12

HDTV Movie Premieres: August 6-12

The Day the Earth Stood Still: TV3, 8.30pm Saturday. Green screen takes on new meaning in this eco-minded sci-fi flop that opened to the kind of box office that virtually stands still. But it is better than its reputation, save for an ending clunkier than star Keanu Reeve’s typically robotic performance. He plays an alien […]

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Blu-ray of the Day: Edge of Darkness

Cast: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Bojana Novakovic. Director: Martin Campbell. Screenplay: William Monohan, Andrew Bovell. Score: Howard Shore. Cinematography: Phil Meheux. Like last year’s State of Play, Edge of Darkness is a Hollywood re-make of an iconic British miniseries, in this case a nuclear weapons conspiracy that grief-stricken cop Mel Gibson investigates after his daughter, […]

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