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Network Movies in HD: April 21 – 27

   Saturday  Love at First Bark | There, 12.00 Tarzan & Jane | TVNZ 2, 5.15 Inkheart | TVNZ 2, 7.00 Despicable Me 2| Three, 7.00 You, Me and Dupree | Three, 8.50 The Expendables 3 | TVNZ 2, 9.00 Dark Horse | TVNZ 1, 10.30 Purple Rain | TVNZ 2, 11.25 12 Feet Deep | Three, 11.50   Sunday Minions | Three, […]

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Phil vs Bill “Previously on 21 Jump Street …” The recap that opens this sequel to the reboot of the ‘80s crime drama hit that launched Johnny Depp’s career is more inspired than the movie (as are the ingeniously witty closing credits). Indeed, the biggest laughs come from the fun the film makers have with the concept of sequels and other Hollywood conventions than the undercover cop hi-jinks, which essentially are the same as before -- only in a university rather than a high school. The humour’s just as undergraduate but fans will love the bountiful Blu-ray extras, including 40 minutes of deleted scenes and a commentary.

Bill O’Byrne’s Bargain Bin Blues: 22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street: $$$$$ Directed by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller. Written by Michael Bacall, Oren Uziel, Rodney Rothman. Starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube. 22 Jump Street works for pretty much every possible reason you can think of. It’s straight out dumb funny, but it’s funny dumb smart. It’s full of filthy comedy talent, and yet […]

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New to Blu: October 8-14

The title sounds more like a soap opera than sci-fi but Edge of Tomorrow promises to be a stellar release on Blu-ray. “Edge of Tomorrow descends on the battlefield with a precise, proficient 1080p/AVC-encoded presentation that doesn’t miss a shot, a step or anything of consequence. “Cinematographer Dion Beebe’s palette favors bleak hues, war-ravaged primaries, overcast […]

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