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    Tesla Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Tesla Movie Review
    Proving that the mystery is probably more compelling than the facts, Ethan Hawke's turn as Tesla showcases a committed performance but little else.  
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    The Third Day (HBO/Sky) TV Show Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    The Third Day (HBO/Sky) TV Show Review
    Dennis "Utopia" Kelly's latest is another combination of horror, psychological thriller and comedy-drama, imbued with atmosphere and dread in a gloriously troubling way.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    I Hate Suzie (Sky) TV Show Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    I Hate Suzie (Sky) TV Show Review
    Billie Piper stars in a sharp, topical and joyously chaotic drama about the perils of modern female celebrity.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Lovecraft Country (Sky/Now) TV Show Review

    by Tom Davies
    Lovecraft Country (Sky/Now) TV Show Review
    From creators Misha Green and Jordan Peele comes the most inventive, fun and devastatingly realistic depiction of cosmic horror and civil rights ever seen on TV... you know, compared to the slew of other race conscious, slimy monster shows.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    What's new on Sky and NOW TV for September 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Sky and NOW TV for September 2020
    As summer fades and with autumn just around the corner, Sky Cinema still has a couple of extra, big-gun, tentpole movies from 2019 to treat audiences to.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Ava Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Ava Movie Review
    Jessica Chastain slums it in 2020's answer to Luc Besson's Anna, this week's 4K premium rental of choice - mostly because there is nothing else - if you don't want to risk going out to see Tenet.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    One Night in Bangkok Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    One Night in Bangkok Movie Review
    The legendary Mark "Crying Freeman" Dacascos capitalises on his belated big break in John Wick 3 with this committed, small-scale indie take on Cruise's Collateral.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Sputnik Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Sputnik Movie Review
    Conveniently sharing the name with Russia's recently announced Covid vaccine, Sputnik may actually be one of those rare movies which will benefit from a delayed release, and is an impressively atmospheric indie debut.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Prodigal Son Season 1 (Sky) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Prodigal Son Season 1 (Sky) TV Show Review
    Procedurals used to be a dime a dozen, but now it thankfully takes something extra to keep these episodic shows going, with Prodigal Son afforded a hint of Sherlock/Hannibal secret sauce in the Tom Payne/Michael Sheen lead duo.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Sky unveils next tranche of HDR content

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky unveils next tranche of HDR content
    The next slate of HDR material available for Sky Q customers with a compatible set top box has been revealed and includes Britannia, Cobra and Bulletproof.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Little Birds (Sky Atlantic) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Little Birds (Sky Atlantic) TV Show Review
    Billed as an erotic drama, Sky's latest has confused sporadic sex and nudity with sexy, chemistry-driven eroticism, and is about thirty years too late to survive on pretty vapidity alone.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Deep Blue Sea 3 Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Deep Blue Sea 3 Movie Review
    Forget Deep Blue Sea 2 - if you'd even heard about it - this third entry is a much more watchable effort even if it's still quintessentially DTV, and is available in a cheap digital triple-pack with the fun 20-year-old original.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Saint Frances Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Saint Frances Movie Review
    Gifted a last minute PVOD reprieve, this year's answer to The Florida Project now gets a full theatrical window, an impressive slice of honest drama, tackling weighty issues with a breezy attitude that belies its depth of understanding.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Condor Season 2 (Sky) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Condor Season 2 (Sky) TV Show Review
    After an electric first season, which successfully translated the source novel and excellent preceding 70s Redford thriller into a modern series, the second season struggles to find its footing for an equally riveting tale.  
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  • Movies & TV Article

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    What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for August 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for August 2020
    As we enter the last summer month before autumn arrives, Sky and Now TV will host a number of movies from the last 12 months which deal with hot button topics or have courted a measure of controversy.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Gangs of London Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Gangs of London Blu-ray Review
    The bone-crunchingly-wincing hit TV show from Raid's Gareth Evans brings the exquisitely choreographed ultra-violence he's become renowned for home on Blu-ray.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Condor Season 1 (Sky) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Condor Season 1 (Sky) TV Show Review
    As the second season drops, we look back at the first year on this excellent spy series, which is more Homeland than 24, successfully reimagining the classic Redford thriller whilst retaining the pervasively tense paranoia.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    The Plot Against America (HBO) TV Show Review

    by Tom Davies
    The Plot Against America (HBO) TV Show Review
    HBO's adaptation of Philip Roth's alternative history novel comes to Sky Atlantic. Although not as personal a subject to UK viewers, this is another deeply incisive drama from The Wire's David Simon and Ed Burns.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Get Shorty (Sky) Season 3 TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Get Shorty (Sky) Season 3 TV Show Review
    A long way away from its Elmore Leonard inspirations, and from Travolta's lovable-muscle-turned-producer, the Chris O'Dowd-led Get Shorty is unbelievably still going strong on its third convoluted season.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Finding the Way Back Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Finding the Way Back Movie Review
    Gavin 'Warrior' O'Connor reunites with his The Accountant star Ben Affleck, who provides a career-high Wrestler-esque personal performance about destructive alcoholism.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Sky Q updates smart features and adds Disney Plus in HDR

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky Q updates smart features and adds Disney Plus in HDR
    Sky’s premium entertainment service Sky Q gets its biggest update since its launch in 2016 and brings a host of smart improvements, an expanded UI and Disney+ in HDR.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Sky comedy panel shows back to film new series

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky comedy panel shows back to film new series
    Sky’s hugely popular A League of Their Own and the more recent There’s Something About Movies are both set to start production for airing later in the year.  
  • Movies & TV Article

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    What's New on Sky and Now TV UK for July 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's New on Sky and Now TV UK for July 2020
    July’s here and while the prospect of a summer holiday may be a long way off for many, there’s still plenty of new movies and TV shows being offered by Sky and Now TV to make up for it.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Irresistible Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Irresistible Movie Review
    Steve Carell's latest political satire goes straight to premium rental.  
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  • Movies & TV News

    Sky Brave New World trailer released

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky Brave New World trailer released
    Sky has released the first trailer for Brave New World, one of its big upcoming autumn releases.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Sky Original Gangs of London renewed for second season

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky Original Gangs of London renewed for second season
    After a record-breaking first season, Sky’s Gangs of London will officially be returning for a second outing.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Review
    Armando Iannucci delivers another acquired taste of a production, turning his hand to the near-autobiographical Charles Dickens work and putting his own inimitable spin on it.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Sky upgrade to HDR compatible box to cost £50

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky upgrade to HDR compatible box to cost £50
    Although the general consensus is that Sky’s newly introduced HDR service is a nice improvement over image quality on the few programmes that support it, not every Sky Q subscriber can access it. Sky has now announced an upgrade scheme.  
  • Movies & TV Article

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    What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for June 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for June 2020
    Sky has had a busy few weeks with the recent launch of new channels, the introduction of HDR support for owners of newer Sky Q boxes, and the return of footie. Let’s see what they’ve also got coming in the way of new movies and shows for June.  
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    The Fanatic Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Fanatic Movie Review
    John Travolta puts in an admirably engaged performance, dabbling with both autistic and obsessive traits, however, The Fanatic never really reaches boiling point with its uninspired study on toxic fandom.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Underwater Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Underwater Movie Review
    The increasingly impressive Kristen Stewart turns in a perfectly entertaining little B-movie riff on Pitch Black meets The Abyss.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    HBO's I Know This Much Is True TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    HBO's I Know This Much Is True TV Show Review
    Mark Ruffalo turns in a pair of career best performances in this tremendous and heartbreaking new HBO drama from Derek "The Place Beyond the Pines" Cianfrance.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Sky HDR launch rumoured for 27th of May

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky HDR launch rumoured for 27th of May
    UPDATED with hardware list, 27th May 2020: Sky is launching three new factual channels and a number of online sources indicate that it could be using this as an opportunity to roll out HDR compatibility too.  
  • Movies & TV News

    Sky reveals shows for Documentary and Nature channels

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky reveals shows for Documentary and Nature channels
    With Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature due to launch later this month, Sky has announced a slate of new factual shows due to reach these new channels by the end of 2020 and into 2021.  
  • Movies & TV Article

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    What's New on Sky and Now TV UK for May 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's New on Sky and Now TV UK for May 2020
    Sky promises a new movie premiere every night and usually has some pretty high profile blockbusters lined up for its Friday and Saturday night slots. As we hit the halfway point in May, we take a look at what films and TV shows have made it to our screens over the last few weeks and what is still waiting to have the wraps taken off.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Sky TV classic and recent box sets available again

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky TV classic and recent box sets available again
    From May 8th, Sky reloads some of its most popular box sets as part of its ReWatch campaign, allowing customers a chance to reconnect with some of their favourite shows.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Sea Fever Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Sea Fever Movie Review
    Irish Independent Cinema takes a shot at The Thing meets The Abyss in a surprisingly effective small scale horror that, remarkably, resonates rather strikingly during the current pandemic.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Jojo Rabbit Movie Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    Jojo Rabbit Movie Review
    Available now on Digital, Jojo Rabbit is easy to watch, light-hearted and whimsically enjoyable – perhaps a first for films about genocidal regimes.  
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    Sky's Gangs of London Season 1 Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Sky's Gangs of London Season 1 Review
    The Raid's Gareth Evans brings the exquisitely choreographed ultra-violence he's become renowned for home with this bone-crunchingly-wincing new TV show.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Disney+ launches on NOW TV

    by Andy Bassett
    Disney+ launches on NOW TV
    One month after the UK launch of Disney+, patient NOW TV users can get access on their devices via the app.  

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