Tag Archives: Michael Douglas
SoHo Misses Out on HBO Hit

SoHo Misses Out on HBO Hit

Despite sparking reviews and ratings, SoHo subscribers shouldn’t break out the bubbly just yet in anticipation of seeing the Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra, on Sky’s premium drama channel. HBO made the Michael Douglas-Matt Damon vehicle and scored its highest original movie ratings in nine years with its cable-TV premiere over the weekend. But outside […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: May 28-June 3

HDTV Movie Premieres: May 28-June 3

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People: TV3, 8.30pm Saturday. As The Washington Post observed of this uneven dramatisation of a British intellectual’s Big Apple baptism in celebrity journalism: “The movie based on [Toby] Young’s 2002 memoir is a good bit blunter. One early laugh comes at the expense of a pig urinating on a […]

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New to Blu: January 26-February 1

New to Blu: January 26-February 1

Hi-def diehards won’t feel cheated by the transfer for the week’s Blu-ray highlight, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Blu-ray.com dubbed it “simply gorgeous” and “entirely filmic and natural, with an exceptionally fine grain structure and a sense of clarity that’s rarely short of exemplary”. High-Def Digest wasn’t quite as ecstatic but acknowledged, “For the most […]

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