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HDTV Movie Premieres: November 19-25

HDTV Movie Premieres: November 19-25

Fight Club: TV3, 8.30pm Saturday. On paper, David Fincher’s gruelling, satiric assault on consumerism, complacency and corporate culture sounds absurd: perverse post-yuppies Brad Pitt and Edward Norton found a gloves-off male support group whose members pummel one another senseless in the name of freedom and personal growth. Yet on screen it’s a darkly funny, potently […]

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My Sky + … Movies in November

My Sky + … Movies in November

Next month Sky TV will debut more than 40 movies in HD. But few will have you switching over from SoHo’s first, free month to view, given its sterling selection of HBO movies in HD (the latest to be confirmed, for November 18, is Cinema Verite). Sky Movies’ HD premieres range from direct-to-video and made-for-TV […]

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Blu-ray of the Day: Atonement

Blu-ray of the Day: Atonement

Cast: James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Vanessa Redgrave. Director: Joe Wright. Screenplay: Christopher Hampton. Score: Dario Marianelli. Cinematography: Seamus McGarvey. Pride & Prejudice star Keira Knightley and director Joe Wright reunite for another period drama, a tragic romance that straddles World War II. She plays a woman of privilege whose precocious younger sister, a budding writer with a […]

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