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HD Highlights: August 18

Sky Movies Greats Premiere: Wanted (Sky 22, 8.30, 5.1) Wanted wants for virtually everything except action. Its non-stop assault on physics and logic makes for a funny and inventive first half but thereafter not even James McAvoy’s bravura turn as a uptight claustrophobe who’s recruited to be an assassin for a secret fraternity can stop this initially exhilarating […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: October 30-November 5

The Omen: TV3, 8.30pm Saturday. This cut-and-paste re-make of the 1976 demonic blockbuster looks as if it was assembled with pinking shears. Made in haste to meets its worldwide 666 release date — the sixth day of the sixth month of 2006 – it ploddingly follows the original but with none of the finesse or […]

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My Sky HDi … Sky Movies in October

The end is ‘nigh — at least if you subscribe to Sky Movies. Among the HD premieres the premium movie channel will roll out next month are the doomsday disaster blockbuster, 2012, and the horror hit, Drag Me to Hell. Comedy dominates the rest of the line-up, ranging from the sometimes sublime — Ricky Gervais’ […]

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