Tag Archives: The Godfather

Maori TV to Showcase Classic Movies in HD

Maori TV will use the NZ HD premiere of 1952 Oscar-winner High Noon to launch a season of Paramount Pictures classics in 1080i. Director Fred Zinnemann’s western won three Oscars, including best actor for Gary Cooper, and was nominated for best picture (it lost to what’s widely regarded as “the worst best picture winner ever”). […]

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My Sky + … Movies in February

Sky Movies Greats will precede live coverage of this year’s Oscars on Sky Movies with a run of Academy Award winners/nominees. As part of the build-up to the ceremony on February 25, SMG will screen for the first time in HD Blood Diamond, My Cousin Vinny, The Prestige,  A Beautiful Mind, The Departed and The Godfather trilogy. Ironically, February highlights […]

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Blu-ray Bargains: Universal/Paramount in February

On the eve of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, a slew of Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures award-winners will be discounted on Blu-ray. The February 9-March 16 $20 promotion includes An American Werewolf in London, The Deer Hunter, Dreamgirls, Ghost, the Godfather movies, King Kong, No Country for Old Men, Saturday Night Fever, Saving Private […]

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New to Blu: August 4-10

Blasts from the past abound this week on Blu-ray, with the highlights being Saving Private Ryan and your first chance to buy each of The Godfather movies in a separate volume. Also making their HD debuts on disc are two other gangster dramas – Carlito’s Way and Collateral – and two sci-fi favourites – Total […]

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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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Blu-ray Alert: Gladiator Spearheads Period Bargains

A re-priced Gladiator heads a slate of Blu-ray period classics to be released next month by Universal Pictures Videos. The 2001 Oscar-winner is being discounted to $35 from May 5-June 16, which coincides with Universal releasing for the first time on Blu-ray Apollo 13, Pride & Prejudice, the two Elizabeth movies and Atonement for $30 […]

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