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March 24, 2017

Bergman to Cronenberg: Hollywood Suite April Schedule Features the Best of the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s

– Celebrate National Canadian Film Day with a marathon of Canadian films on Hollywood Suite –

– Hollywood Suite presents more masterpieces from Janus Films and The Criterion Collection, including a double bill of Ingmar Bergman films –

– The April Actor Profile turns the spotlight on Arnold Schwarzenegger –

TORONTO (March 24, 2017)Hollywood Suite hops into April with a basket of films that will put a spring in your step! A double bill of Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries and Scenes from a Marriage start the month off right on April 1st, followed by more masterpieces from Janus Films and The Criterion Collection: Belle De Jour (Apr 8), Bicycle Thieves (Apr 15), Eraserhead (Apr 22) and Z (Apr 29). All four Hollywood Suite channels celebrate “our home and native land” on National Canadian Film Day (Apr 19), including a David Cronenberg triple bill of Rabid, Existenz and Eastern Promises, and Hollywood Suite premieres of Atom Egoyan’s Next of Kin, Family Viewing, Speaking Parts and Adoration. April also brings a collection of double bills and triple bills featuring Warren Beatty (Apr 2), Faye Dunaway (Apr 28), Seth Rogen (Apr 20) and Sally Field (Apr 22), as well as an Easter Sunday marathon of Ben Hur, The Ten Commandments, Godspell and Oh, God! (Apr 16). Finally, April goes out with a bang – the Arnold Schwarzenegger Actor Profile (Apr 28–30) features six of Arnie’s best action flicks, including the Hollywood Suite premieres of Commando and True Lies.

April also delivers 24 exciting Hollywood Suite premieres, including:

  • HS70 The Turning Point (Apr 14) and Julia (Apr 21)
  • HS80Stir Crazy (Apr 8) and Satisfaction (Apr 28)
  • HS90Living in Oblivion (Apr 8) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (Apr 22)
  • HS00 Secretary (Apr 15) and Black Swan (Apr 21)

See below for more details on the Hollywood Suite April lineup. All times ET.

PREM Hollywood Suite Premiere
VOD Available on Hollywood Suite On Demand
HSGO Available on the Hollywood Suite GO app and hsgo.ca

 

70s Movies | HS70

Sunday, April 2 – Warren Beatty Double Bill
9:00pm – SHAMPOO (1975)
10:50pm – MCCABE AND MRS. MILLER (1971)

Tuesday, April 4 – Jane Fonda Double Bill
9:00pm – THE CHINA SYNDROME (1979) VOD, HSGO
11:05pm – KLUTE (1971)

Sunday, April 16 – Easter Marathon
1:30pm – BEN HUR (1959)
5:20pm – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956)
9:00pm – GODSPELL (1973)
10:45pm – OH, GOD! (1977)

Tuesday, April 18 – Robert Redford Double Bill
9:00pm – THE WAY WE WERE (1975) VOD, HSGO
11:00pm – THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR (1975) VOD, HSGO

Friday, April 28 – Faye Dunaway and a Total of Seven Musketeers
6:55pm – NETWORK (1976)
9:00pm – THE THREE MUSKETEERS (1973)
10:50pm – THE FOUR MUSKETEERS (1974) PREM

 

80s Movies | HS80

Friday, April 7 – Sylvester Stallone Marathon
7:10pm – LOCK UP (1989)
9:00pm – FIRST BLOOD (1982)
10:35pm – RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II (1985)
12:15am – RAMBO III (1988)

Friday, April 14 – Demi Moore/Rob Lowe Double Bill
9:00pm – ST. ELMO’S FIRE (1985)
10:50pm – ABOUT LAST NIGHT (1986)

Sunday, April 16 – Tom Cruise Double Bill
9:00pm – TAPS (1981)
11:10pm – RISKY BUSINESS (1983)

Friday, April 21 – Dustin Hoffman Double Bill
11:20pm – TOOTSIE (1982) VOD, HSGO
1:20am – ISHTAR (1987) VOD, HSGO

Saturday, April 22 – Sally Field Double Bill
9:00pm – MURPHY’S ROMANCE (1985) PREM
10:50pm – ABSENCE OF MALICE (1981)

 

90s Movies | HS90

Tuesday, April 11 – UK Classics
9:00pm – THE CRYING GAME (1992)
10:55pm – TRAINSPOTTING (1996)
12:30am – THE FULL MONTY (1997)

Friday, April 14 – Meryl Streep Double Bill
9:00pm – MUSIC OF THE HEART (1999) PREM
11:05pm – POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE (1990) VOD, HSGO

Sunday, April 16 – Sean Astin Double Bill
5:10pm – RUDY (1993)
7:05pm – TOY SOLDIERS (1991)

Monday, April 17 – Brad Pitt Double Bill
11:15pm – LEGENDS OF THE FALL (1998)
1:30am – A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT (1992)

Sunday, April 23 – Gwyneth Paltrow Double Bill
9:00pm – THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (1999) VOD, HSGO
11:20pm – HUSH (1998)

 

00s Movies | HS00

Friday, April 7 – Ethan Hawke Double Bill
9:00pm – TAPE (2001) PREM
10:30pm – TRAINING DAY (2001)

Saturday, April 8
9:00pm – SNAKES ON A PLANE (2006) PREM

Monday, April 10 – Ben Affleck directs Casey Affleck
9:00pm – GONE BABY GONE (2007)

Thursday, April 20 – Seth Rogen Double Bill
9:00pm – SUPERBAD (2007)
10:55pm – THE INTERVIEW (2014)

Friday, April 28 – Truman Capote Biopics
9:00pm – INFAMOUS (2006)
11:00pm – CAPOTE (2005)

 

From Janus Films and the Criterion Collection

Join Hollywood Suite each Saturday at 9pm ET on HS70, to enjoy masterpieces from Janus Films and The Criterion Collection series, which features works from some of the most influential directors ever to grace a film set. Each work is preserved, restored, and presented uncut, in its original aspect ratio, as its filmmaker intended it to be seen.

Saturday, April 1
9:00pm – WILD STRAWBERRIES (1957) dir. Ingmar Bergman PREM, VOD, HSGO
10:35pm – SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE (1973) dir. Ingmar Bergman VOD, HSGO

Saturday, April 8
9:00pm – BELLE DE JOUR (1967) dir. Luis Buñuel PREM, VOD, HSGO

Saturday, April 15
9:00pm – BICYCLE THIEVES (1948) dir. Vittorio De Sica VOD, HSGO

Saturday, April 22
9:00pm – ERASERHEAD (1977) dir. David Lynch VOD, HSGO 

Saturday, April 29
9:00pm – Z (1969) dir. Costa-Gavras VOD, HSGO

 

The Golden Age

The stars – the lines – the moments – that made movie history. Join us Thursdays for a look back at the essential classics from the early days of film to the 1960s on Hollywood Suite 70s Movies.

Thursday, April 6
9:00pm – BYE BYE BIRDIE (1963)
10:55pm – THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL (1957)

Thursday, April 13
9:00pm – UP POMPEII (1971)
10:35pm – ROMEO AND JULIET (1968)
1:00am – HUD (1963)

Thursday, April 20
9:00pm – HIGH SOCIETY (1956) VOD, HSGO
10:55pm – EASY RIDER (1969) VOD, HSGO

Thursday, April 27
9:00pm – BILLY LIAR (1963)
10:40pm – DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
 

National Canadian Film Day 150

National Canadian Film Day 150 is a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s 150th birthday. Hollywood Suite is proud to mark this event with a full day of homegrown films on Wednesday, April 19. Join us to watch a great Canadian movie! See the online schedule here.

THE ADJUSTER, ADORATION, AGENCY, AWAY FROM HER, BEYOND LOCH NESS, BREAKFAST WITH SCOT, DOWN THE ROAD AGAIN, EASTERN PROMISES, EXISTENZ, EXOTICA, FAMILY VIEWING, FELICIA’S JOURNEY, FUBAR, FUBAR 2: BALLS TO THE WALL, GOIN’ DOWN THE ROAD, GOOD NEIGHBOURS, THE GOOD SHEPHERD, HARD CORE LOGO, HOCKEY NIGHT, KITCHEN PARTY, LAST NIGHT, MONSIEUR LAZHAR, NEXT OF KIN, NIGHTRUNNERS, RABID, RAIN DOWN, THE REFLECTING SKIN, SPEAKING PARTS, SPLICE, STRANGE BREW, TRAILER PARK BOYS: THE MOVIE, WHALE MUSIC, WHERE THE TRUTH LIES

 

Actor Profile: Arnold Schwarzenegger

A long, long time ago, before the words “Presidential Twitter feud” or “Governator” were ever uttered on the evening news, Arnold Schwarzenegger dominated the world of action movies. Tune in April 28–30 for six of his best movies from that era, including the Hollywood Suite premieres of True Lies and Commando.

Friday, April 28
HS90
9:00pm – TRUE LIES (1994) PREM
11:25pm – TOTAL RECALL (1990)

Saturday, April 29
HS80
9:00pm – COMMANDO (1985) PREM
10:30pm – PREDATOR (1987)

Sunday, April 30
HS90
9:00pm – LAST ACTION HERO (1993)
11:15pm – TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (1991)

 

About Hollywood Suite

Hollywood Suite owns and operates four exclusive HDTV channels featuring the iconic movies that defined the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s, plus essential Hollywood classics from the Golden Age, always uncut and commercial-free. With hundreds of movies every month on four HDTV channels, Hollywood Suite On Demand, the Hollywood Suite GO app and hsgo.ca, Hollywood Suite provides an unparalleled value to consumers. Visit hollywoodsuite.ca for more information.

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For more information:

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