Tag Archives: Suits

New to Lightbox in January

Lightbox is resurrecting for new episodes a stunning Danish drama that originally aired on TVNZ 1. Season two of Ride Upon the Storm can be streamed from January 12 and last month won two of its stars International Emmy Awards. If you haven’t seen the electrifying first season, which aired 9.30 Sundays earlier this year, […]

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Age Before Beauty Lightbox-Bound

Spark’s streaming service Lightbox, which this week marked its fourth birthday, has picked up the BBC series Age Before Beauty. Set in a Manchester hair salon, the family drama stars Robson Green, Sue Johnston and Polly Walker. It ended its UK run this week as one of the BBC’s 30 most-watched shows and is likely […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 19

➢➢ TVNZ 2 is fine-tuning its Friday night line-up with the addition of ITV game show Japandemonium, which is described as “a review of the best of brilliantly bonkers Japanese TV”. It will replace season nine re-runs of The Big Bang Theory from July 27 as the network’s latest weapon to topple 7 Days from its top-rating […]

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New to Blu: July 4 – 10

  Pacific Rim: Uprising ➢ “Pacific Rim: Uprising was shot digitally in the ARRIRAW codec (at 2.8 and 3.4K) using ARRI Alexa cameras and Panavision anamorphic lenses. It was finished as a 2K Digital Intermediate, upsampled to 4K, and graded for high dynamic range in both HDR10 and Dolby Vision. It’s presented here on Ultra […]

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New to Lightbox in July

Next month Lightbox will fast-track weekly episodes of season eight of Suits and premiere the latest exclusive seasons of Harlots and UnREAL. It will also debut the mini-series, Midwinter of the Spirit, which stars Motherland’s Anna Maxwell Martin as a solo mum exorcist. The Telegraph thought the 2015 production “an exceptionally creepy visit to the […]

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New to Lightbox in March

Lightbox at last shines the light on one of the most acclaimed British comedies of the past two years, Raised by Wolves. Loosely based on the home-schooled childhoods of popular British comedian, columnist and author of How To Be A Woman, Caitlin Moran, and her sister, Caroline, seasons one and two will stream from March 13. “This […]

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New to Lightbox in January

Lightbox has picked up an explosive new BBC drama series starring Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington. Gunpowder, which dramatises Guy Fawkes’ attempt to blow up Parliament, will stream from January 25. The three-part series, which also stars Liv Tyler, Peter Mullan and Mark Gatiss, focuses on Harington’s character, Robert Catesby, the Catholic who engineered the […]

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The Son Rises on Lightbox

If you thought AMC’s western mini-series, The Son, had gone thataway … hitch your wagon to a Lightbox subscription. The Spark streaming service will carry the epic saga that originally was to have starred Sam Neill from August 26. It stars Pierce Brosnan and is one of 10 exclusives that Lightbox will roll out between […]

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New to Blu: June 7 – 13

T2 Trainspotting steams onto 4K-UHD and Blu-ray the same week as the UK and two weeks ahead of the US. Both editions include more than half-an-hour of deleted scenes, a commentary with director Danny Boyle and screenwriter John Hodge and 20 Years in the Making: A Conversation with Danny Boyle and the Cast. Saving the rest of the […]

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HD Ratings: This Is Us Not So Us?

This Is Us may not be in its new 9.30 Wednesday home for long if its ratings don’t improve after last week’s mid-season premiere. Off the back of new episodes of  TVNZ 2’s high-rating sitcoms The Big Bang Theory and Mom, it averaged only 1.7% of the network’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, and 2.0% of 25-54 […]

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