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Critical Condition: What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows | Neon/SoHo2, 7.30 Thursday ☆☆☆☆ “A spin-off of Jemaine Clement and Taika Waitii’s hilarious 2014 mockumentary about vampire housemates, it transplants the idea from Wellington, New Zealand, to Staten Island, New York, where Nadja (Natasia Demetriou), her husband Laszlo (Matt Berry) and former Ottoman Empire warrior Nandor (Kayvan Novak) have […]

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New to Neon in March

What We Do in the Shadows will shift locales from downtown Wellington to Staten Island when it’s resurrected as a series next month on Neon. Starring Matt Berry (The IT Crowd), Kayvan Novak (Syriana), Natasia Demetriou (Year Friends) and Harvey Guillen (The Internship), the FX adaptation will stream weekly from March 28. Reads the blurb: You’re […]

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Network Movies in HD: June 9 – 15

   Saturday  The Incredibles | TVNZ 2, 5.00 Journey to the Center of the Earth | TVNZ 2, 7.00 Doctor Dolittle | Three, 7.00 Pretty Woman | TVNZ 2, 8.35 Edward Scissorhands | Three, 8.35        The Family | TVNZ 2, 10.55   Sunday Her Infidelity | TVNZ 2, 12.55am Pitch Perfect | Three, 8.05        The Nice Guys | TVNZ 2, […]

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New to Blu: February 25-March 3

Fresh from their Oscar wins come Boyhood and Whiplash while taking a belated Blu-ray bow is What We Do in the Shadows. “Boyhood grows up on Blu-ray with a solid, but sometimes unspectacular 1080p, 1.78:1-framed transfer. “The film-sourced image retains a fairly consistent, though occasionally sharp, grain structure. “Detail is handsome and steady but lacks […]

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