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Forum: TV Shows: US 14-06-2015, 14:59
Replies: 2,846
Views: 301,223
Posted By Steve AWOL
The HD widescreen transfer of The Wire is...

The HD widescreen transfer of The Wire is (without much fanfare it seems) up on Sky Boxsets and Now TV... only got a couple of months to watch all 60 episodes...
Forum: TV Shows: US 06-03-2015, 20:12
Replies: 2,846
Views: 301,223
Posted By Steve AWOL
Blu-Ray release in the USA is scheduled for...

Blu-Ray release in the USA is scheduled for June...

The Wire: The Complete Series Blu-ray (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=16220)
Forum: TiVo 21-02-2015, 06:08
Replies: 199
Views: 32,575
Posted By Steve AWOL
Just noticed that my iPlayer has been...

Just noticed that my iPlayer has been updated.

Took an age (well around about a minute at least) to load but once the app is up and running it's much slicker than the old version.

BBC iPlayer Help...
Forum: Movies 06-02-2015, 17:09
Replies: 39
Views: 4,391
Posted By Steve AWOL
Those offers are a couple of years old and I...

Those offers are a couple of years old and I don't think O2 still do cinema ticket offers.



Yup Bargain Tuesdays are the way to go at Odeon nowadays, although I see that they are doing another...
Forum: TV Shows: US 26-01-2015, 18:44
Replies: 24
Views: 2,864
Posted By Steve AWOL
HBO on Twitter: "I'm proclaiming if you havenít...

HBO on Twitter: "I'm proclaiming if you havenít seen Olive Kitteridge, you need to." Congrats again, Frances McDormand @SAGAwards (https://twitter.com/HBO/status/559772885481304065)

Frances...
Forum: Movies 24-01-2015, 19:02
Replies: 56
Views: 4,725
Posted By Steve AWOL
Watched this last night and agree with previous...

Watched this last night and agree with previous posters who were underwhelmed; just felt like a typical, albeit stylish, Hollywood hagiography which is unsurprisingly going down well with the...
Forum: Movies 23-01-2015, 19:42
Replies: 39
Views: 4,391
Posted By Steve AWOL
http://www.odeon.co.uk/offers/flash-sale/

http://www.odeon.co.uk/offers/flash-sale/
Forum: TV Shows: US 20-01-2015, 18:22
Replies: 30
Views: 3,281
Posted By Steve AWOL
I see that season 6 starts on FX tonight but...

I see that season 6 starts on FX tonight but cannot find any mention of whether Sky will be broadcasting it in some form here in the UK :confused:

Judging by this review this final season is a...
Forum: Movies 12-01-2015, 08:43
Replies: 248
Views: 25,006
Posted By Steve AWOL
Might be of interest to those of you up...

Might be of interest to those of you up north...

BBC News - Edinburgh Filmhouse cinema to show Interstellar in 70mm (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-30715345)
Forum: TV Shows: US 09-01-2015, 06:44
Replies: 2,846
Views: 301,223
Posted By Steve AWOL
So the consensus is that the widescreen HD...

So the consensus is that the widescreen HD version is worth upgrading from the DVDs then?

As it was meant to be made available for download on iTunes, Google Play and Xbox Video from the 5th of...
Forum: TV Shows: US 06-01-2015, 13:49
Replies: 24
Views: 2,864
Posted By Steve AWOL
Watched this show on-demand over the past couple...

Watched this show on-demand over the past couple of nights and agree that it was absolutely top notch, a captivating drama interspersed with some dark / dry humour.
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 21:07
Replies: 568
Views: 54,584
Posted By Steve AWOL
Dallas Cowboys are America's most loved and...

Dallas Cowboys are America's most loved and loathed team, very much analogous to ManU.

Why America Hates the Dallas Cowboys | Bleacher Report...
Forum: Movies 20-12-2014, 19:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,009
Posted By Steve AWOL
According to the BBC website it has been...

According to the BBC website it has been broadcast in 2006, 2011 and 2013.

BBC Two - New Jack City - Broadcasts (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007ccwm/broadcasts)

Could've sworn I caught New...
Forum: Movies 20-12-2014, 09:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,009
Posted By Steve AWOL
Stumbled across this on BBC2 last night and Boyz...

Stumbled across this on BBC2 last night and Boyz N The Hood still feels as relevant and powerful a movie as it was back nearly a quarter of a century ago.

BBC Two - Boyz N the Hood...
Forum: Movies 20-12-2014, 09:02
Replies: 28
Views: 2,868
Posted By Steve AWOL
I've tended to visit the cinema on Wednesdays...

I've tended to visit the cinema on Wednesdays over the past decade but I see that all the multiplexes in my neck of the woods offer discounted ticket prices on Tuesdays, of between 33-50%. So at...
Forum: TV Shows: US 16-12-2014, 07:32
Replies: 140
Views: 16,278
Posted By Steve AWOL
I set up a TiVo wishlist for Archer months ago...

I set up a TiVo wishlist for Archer months ago and finally have an episode to watch!

Bit annoying that Comedy Central decided to skip seasons 1 and 2 though, as they aren't available on LoveFilm /...
Forum: TV Shows: US 14-12-2014, 11:04
Replies: 125
Views: 10,233
Posted By Steve AWOL
Agreed, this show really is somewhat of a...

Agreed, this show really is somewhat of a curate's egg.

The first 3 episodes of the season were Sorkin at his finest with plenty of trademark snappy dialogue and major plotlines that actually...
Forum: TV Shows: US 03-12-2014, 12:07
Replies: 2,846
Views: 301,223
Posted By Steve AWOL
Seems the re-mastering took a bit longer than...

Seems the re-mastering took a bit longer than anticipated but The Wire in HD will be shown on HBO Go from Boxing Day with the digital download for sale from 5th January and the Blu-Ray due next...
Forum: Movies 23-11-2014, 15:59
Replies: 248
Views: 25,006
Posted By Steve AWOL
What an omnishambles :blush: I remember...

What an omnishambles :blush:



I remember watching the opening 15/70 IMAX sequence of The Dark Knight at the BFI and being amazed at how vivid the picture was compared to anything I'd seen at a...
Forum: Movies 22-11-2014, 19:30
Replies: 248
Views: 25,006
Posted By Steve AWOL
According to...

According to http://www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/manchester/11/ the Manchester Printworks IMAX is "13.74m high x 24.39m wide" which is quite a substantial difference to Lincoln Square' 20m high x 26m wide...
Forum: Movies 21-11-2014, 18:02
Replies: 248
Views: 25,006
Posted By Steve AWOL
FWIW, Nottingham Cineworld is not a proper full...

FWIW, Nottingham Cineworld is not a proper full size IMAX but one of the new fangled Digital (LieMAX) retrofits. Most of these are barely bigger than a regular cinema screen, as you...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 18-11-2014, 18:52
Replies: 2,404
Views: 267,141
Posted By Steve AWOL
A pity they couldn't find a higher bridge rather...

A pity they couldn't find a higher bridge rather than having to resort to using a crane but physics / anatomy be darned either way!

(SPOILERS) Making of Episode 506: The Walking Dead: Consumed -...
Forum: Movies 18-11-2014, 18:28
Replies: 248
Views: 25,006
Posted By Steve AWOL
Guess Christopher and his brother should've...

Guess Christopher and his brother should've reworked the original Spielberg movie script a bit more...

Interstellar Script Differences: From Steven Spielberg To Chris Nolan...
Forum: Movies 17-11-2014, 15:57
Replies: 248
Views: 25,006
Posted By Steve AWOL
According to this article (dated 14/11/14) Odeon...

According to this article (dated 14/11/14) Odeon managed to source all the components to get the 70mm projector at Leicester Square working again (for the first time in 16 years!) from their other...
Forum: Movies 08-11-2014, 10:51
Replies: 248
Views: 25,006
Posted By Steve AWOL
It's the biggest screen in the UK and one of only...

It's the biggest screen in the UK and one of only 4 showing Interstellar in 70mm as Christopher Nolan recommends, so you can't really do any better without going abroad really!

Here's a photo of...
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