Tag Archives: The Pillars of the Earth

Due on Blu: World Without End

The sequel to Ken Follet’s The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, will be released on Blu-ray in March. The miniseries was first seen here in HD on SoHo, which was one of the first channels in the world to screen it. It also was one of the last channels to air Pillars, which […]

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World Without End for Weekend Without Fee

On the eve of SoHo’s first anniversary, Sky has announced non-subscribers to the premium drama channel can see its premiere of World Without End for free. The eight-hour sequel to one of SoHo’s biggest drawcards, The Pillars of the Earth, will debut as part of an “open weekend” from November 9-12 that’s designed to tempt […]

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HD Highlights: August 6

SoHo Highlight: The Pillars of the Earth (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) In the final episode, Jack has become fixated with the cathedral, Aliena’s fixation with the Earldom has married her to Alfred, and Waleran and Alfred plot to get rid of Jack for good. While this marks the end of Pillars, watch for the sequel, World Without […]

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HD Highlights: July 30

Network Movie Premiere: The A-Team (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) There’s something absurdly compelling about this outrageously ludicrous update of the dopey ‘80s TV hit. The original was named after four hired guns who were veterans of the Vietnam war on the run from the military for a crime they didn’t commit. Fast-forward 25 years and the set-up’s the same, […]

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HD Highlights: July 23

Season Finale: Modern Family (TV3, 8.00, 5.1, F) Gloria’s bilingualism comes in handy on Mitchell and Cameron’s quest to adopt another child; Jay and Manny help Lily get ready for a dance recital. “It only took the whole season, but Modern Family closed things out this year with easily the best episode of the season,” said TV Blend. Paste magazine noted […]

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Tonight in HD: June 18

SoHo Premiere: The Pillars of the Earth (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) The succession of England’s crown is in doubt and causes King Henry’s daughter and nephew to compete for the throne. Don’t expect this medieval malarkey starring Ian McShane, Donald Sutherland, Rufus Sewell, Matthew Macfadyen and Sarah Parish to measure up to Game of Thrones (which it […]

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Bored to Death With Hemingway on SoHo

Next month SoHo will premiere in HD a Nicole Kidman movie screening in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. Hemingway & Gellhorn dramatises the relationship between war correspondent Martha Gellhorn (Kidman) and novelist Ernest Hemingway (Clive Owen) over the course of the Spanish Civil War and World War II. Directed by Philip Kaufman (The Right Stuff, The […]

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New Pillar for SoHo in June

With a raft of top HD shows having started this month or due next, June is relatively quiet for notable premieres on SoHo other than the long awaited debut of The Pillars of the Earth. It will play in the Game of Thrones slot, 8.30pm Mondays, from June 18 but, like Magic City, can be […]

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