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The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight

NZ Premiere: ATLAS 4D, DISCOVERY CHANNEL - Sundays from 8 August, 7.30pm

Atlas 4D reinvents the Atlas concept, tying together fascinating stories about certain regions into one grand narrative, describing the epic saga of a place passing through time.

Iconic regions are explored, such as the Great Rift Valley, the Himalayas, the Ganges and Patagonia. Each of these areas are revealed through a set of enthralling stories about their people, geology, flora and fauna.

These individual chapters are joined together by a striking CGI-enhanced 'god's eye view' called 4D, linking them in both space and time. Some of the interlinked stories delve into sizable questions such as why the Great Rift Valley led to the evolution of the human race, or how the Himalayas feed a fifth of the world's population, and some into smaller details, such as why flamingos are pink or how Sherpas survive at high altitudes.



FOOD TELEVISION - Thursdays from 12 August, 7.30pm

The delectable Sophie Dahl brings her culinary prowess to television with a six-part cookery series, The Delicious Miss Dahl, marrying her talent for storytelling with fresh, enticing recipes. Initially known for an international modelling career, Sophie turned her focus to writing and is now a best-selling novelist and columnist who has written widely about her passion for food and cooking. For Sophie, food and emotion are inextricably linked. Each episode, therefore, is themed around an emotional thread including romance, nostalgia and escapism.

With food as the centrepiece, she revisits treasured places, revealing the personal resonance behind each of her recipes. Sophie's quirky and unique approach to cooking makes this series a real feast - earthy, funny and above all, straight from the heart.

Friday Night Blockbuster


SKY MOVIES - Friday 13 August, 8.30pm


Christian Bale and director Christopher Nolan reunite following their blockbuster success with Batman Begins. This time, Heath Ledger joins the cast as The Joker, and Aaron Eckhart stars as Harvey Dent in an all-new adventure.

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordan (Gary Oldman) and new district attorney Harvey Dent (Eckhart), Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham City forever.

The three enjoy early success, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker (Ledger), who throws Gotham into anarchy and force Batman ever closer to crossing the line between hero and vigilante.

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