Tag Archives: The Wolfman

Tonight in HD: April 21

SoHo Highlight: Mad Men (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) A grossly overweight Betty discovers she has a tumour, Peggy interviews an obnoxious young copywriter for a job, the firm tries to get the Mohawk Airlines account back, and Don and Harry court The Rolling Stones to record a commercial. Said The Hollywood Reporter in an excellent analysis of the first […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: April 21-27

The Wolfman will have its network HD premiere on April 21, when TV3 broadcasts the horror re-make in 5.1; Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order, The Cleaner) guest stars as Manny’s father in the April 23 episode of Modern Family, which revolves around a near-death experience for Phil; Nature’s Great Events ends it re-run on April […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: December 25-31

Up: Sky Movies, 4.55pm Saturday. Toon titan Pixar is on the up and up with this funny and touching fantasy about a cranky old man and an eager-beaver boy scout who float off to a mystical South American jungle in a house held aloft by thousands of balloons. It seems you’re never too old or […]

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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 of the Day: Wolfman Week – The Wolfman

Cast: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, Art Malik. Director: Joe Johnston. Screenplay: Andrew Kevin Walker, David Self. Score: Danny Elfman. Cinematography: Shelly Johnson. Quote of the week comes from director Joe Johnston, recalling what everyone said when the star of his latest film was announced: “Benicio Del Toro as The Wolfman? […]

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Blu-ray of the Day: Wolfman Week - Van Helsing

Blu-ray of the Day: Wolfman Week – Van Helsing

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham, Alun Armstrong, Robbie Coltrane. Director: Stephen Sommers. Screenplay: Stephen Sommers. Score: Alan Silvestri. Cinematography: Allen Daviau. Folklore romps don’t come more eye-popping or rib-tickling than The Mummy director Stephen Sommers’ resurrection of Bram Stoker’s fabled vampire slayer. Hugh Jackman plays him as a Victorian 007, complete […]

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Blu-ray of the Day: Wolfman Week - Shaun of the Dead

Blu-ray of the Day: Wolfman Week – Shaun of the Dead

Cast: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Martin Freeman, Matt Lucas, Dylan Moran. Director: Edgar Wright. Screenplay: Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright. Score: Daniel Mudford, Pete Woodhead. Cinematography: David M Dunlap. To mark the release of The Wolfman on Blu-ray, this week ScreenScribe.tv will each day review a different horror movie in HD, […]

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New to Blu: June 9-15

New to Blu: June 9-15

Close encounters of the furred kind don’t come loonier than The Wolfman. The dark re-make of the 1941 original earned mixed reviews in its theatrical release but its reincarnation on Blu-ray looks awesome. As well as a director’s cut that’s 17 minutes longer, it includes nearly an hour of HD behind-the-screams shorts, five deleted and […]

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Heroes S4 Gets US Date But Still No NZ ETA for S3

Amazon.com is taking orders for season four of Heroes on Blu-ray but the show’s NZ distributor still can’t confirm a release date for season three. One NZ website has reported S3 will be out on June 2, which would tie in with the show reaching the end of its C4 run, but Universal Pictures NZ […]

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