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FAST TRACK YOUR FILM EDUCATION THIS AUGUST WITH HOLLYWOOD SUITE’S BLOCKBUSTER LINEUP


July 26, 2017


– Take a Day Off with Fictional Faves Ferris Bueller, Mrs. Robinson and Young Frankenstein

– Hollywood Suite Gives a Tribute Fit for a King with Elvis Presley Retrospective August 16 –

– Celebrate Hollywood Greats Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro and David Fincher During August’s Birthday Bonanza –

Plus,

– Hollywood Suite Presents Extraordinary Selections from Janus Films and The Criterion Collection Every Saturday –

TORONTO (July 26, 2017) – Follow the sixth rule of Fight Club and abandon your shirts and shoes this August for Summer Film School courtesy of movie destination Hollywood Suite. The epic soundtracks of Cabaret, Whiplash and Footloose will have you busting a move, while Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Young Frankenstein, and mockumentaries Farce of the Penguins and Spinal Tap will have you busting a gut. Without ever leaving the couch, you’ll visit Mumbai (Slumdog Millionaire), Gotham City (Batman) and the streets of New York (Taxi Driver) this summer.

Hide your pets! Glenn Close anchors this month’s double bills with Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons alongside films from scream queen Neve Campbell, Bob Balaban, Bob Fosse, Peter Bogdanovich and cinematographer Sven Nyqvist.

Hollywood Suite makes you an offer you can’t refuse with its birthday bonanza featuring the films of Robert De Niro (August 17), Dustin Hoffman (August 8) and David Fincher (August 28), plus a king-size tribute to Elvis Presley on August 16.

August also delivers 22 exciting Hollywood Suite premieres, including Oscar nominee Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum (August 25), plus:

HS70Cabaret (Aug 5) and Cries and Whispers (Aug 19)
HS80Who’s Harry Crumb (Aug 11) and Pennies from Heaven (Aug 25)
HS90The Bridges of Madison County (Aug 11) and Space Jam (Aug 22)
HS00Whiplash (Aug 18) and The Amazing Spider-man (Aug 20)

See below for more details on the Hollywood Suite August 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

Summer Film School

School’s IN for summer! This summer, Hollywood Suite is offering a crash course in 40 of the most iconic films of the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s. Tune in every Saturday for films that have shaped history, influenced popular culture, broken box office records, and given us the most memorable quotes and soundtracks. Film experts will uncover these must-see movies with special on-air segments and A+ essays on the Hollywood Suite Connect Blog.

Saturday, August 5
HS70 9:00pm – Cabaret (1972) PREM, VOD, HSGO
HS80 9:00pm – Footloose (1984) VOD, HSGO
HS90 9:00pm – Braveheart (1995) VOD, HSGO
HS00 9:00pm – Taken (2008)

Saturday, August 12
HS70 9:00pm – The Way We Were (1973) VOD, HSGO
HS80 9:00pm – Fatal Attraction (1987) VOD, HSGO
HS90 9:00pm – Philadelphia (1993) VOD, HSGO
HS00 9:00pm – District 9 (2009) VOD, HSGO

Saturday, August 19
HS70 9:00pm – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) VOD, HSGO
HS80 9:00pm – Roger & Me (1989) VOD, HSGO
HS90 9:00pm – Goodfellas (1990) VOD, HSGO
HS00 9:00pm – Ocean’s Eleven (2001) VOD, HSGO

Saturday, August 26
HS70 9:00pm – Taxi Driver (1976) VOD, HSGO
HS80 9:00pm – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) VOD, HSGO
HS90 9:00pm – Trainspotting (1996) VOD, HSGO
HS00 9:00pm – Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Saturday, September 2
HS70 9:00pm – Young Frankenstein (1974)
HS80 9:00pm – Batman (1989) VOD, HSGO
HS90 9:00pm – Fight Club (1999)
HS00 9:00pm – Brokeback Mountain (2005) VOD, HSGO

Dustin Hoffman’s 80th Birthday

Tuesday, August 8
HS70
9:00pm – The Graduate (1967) VOD, HSGO
10:50pm – Kramer vs Kramer (1979)
12:40am – All the President’s Men (1976)
3:00am – Marathon Man (1976) VOD, HSGO

HS80
9:00pm – Tootsie (1982) VOD, HSGO
11:00pm – Ishtar (1987)
12:50pm – Family Business (1989)

Remembering the King of Rock n’ Roll

Elvis Aaron Presley January 8, 1935–August 16, 1977.

Wednesday, August 16
HS70
9:00pm – Kissin’ Cousins (1964) PREM,
10:40pm – Viva Las Vegas (1964)
12:10am – Jailhouse Rock (1957)

Robert De Niro’s 74th Birthday

Thursday, August 17
HS70
10:40pm – Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) VOD, HSGO

HS80
9:00pm – The Mission (1986)
11:10pm – The Untouchables (1987)

David Fincher’s 55th Birthday

Monday, August 28
HS90
9:00pm – Alien3 (1992)
10:30 – Fight Club (1999)

HS00
9:00pm – The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo (2011)
11:40pm – Panic Room (2002)
1:35am – The Social Network (2010)

Hollywood Suite 70s Movies | HS70

Saturday, August 5 – Bob Fosse Double Bill
9:00pm – Cabaret (1972) PREM, VOD, HSGO
11:05pm – All That Jazz (1979)

Wednesday, August 29 – Peter Bogdanovich Double Bill
9:00pm – The Last Picture Show (1971)
11:10pm – Nickelodeon (1976)

Hollywood Suite 80s Movies | HS80

Saturday, August 12 – Glenn Close Double Bill
9:00pm – Fatal Attraction (1987) VOD, HSGO
11:05pm – Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Friday, August 18 – Bob Balaban Double Bill
9:00pm – Altered States (1980)
10:50pm – 2010: The Year We Made Contact (1984)

Hollywood Suite 90s Movies | HS90

Thursday, August 3 – Neve Campbell Double Bill
7:15pm – The Craft (1996)
9:00pm – Wild Things (1998)

Saturday, August 19 – Cinematographer Sven Nykvist Double Bill
11:30pm – What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
1:30am – Chaplin (1992) VOD, HSGO

Hollywood Suite 00s Movies | HS00

Sunday, August 20
4:45pm – Spider-man (2002)
6:50pm – Spider-man 2 (2004)
9:00pm – The Amazing Spider-man (2012) PREM

Friday, August 25
9:00pm – Foxcatcher (2014) PREM

From Janus Films and The Criterion Collection

Hollywood Suite is proud to present a series of classic and contemporary films that have defined many of the most important moments in the history of cinema. Each lovingly preserved and restored film from Janus Films and The Criterion Collection is presented uncut, in its original aspect ratio, as its maker intended it to be seen. Join Hollywood Suite each Saturday to enjoy masterpieces from this exceptional series.

Saturday, August 5
HS70 6:15pm – The Tin Drum (1979)

Saturday, August 12
HS70 7:30pm – City Lights (1931) PREM, VOD, HSGO

Saturday, August 19 – Ingmar Bergman/Cinematographer Sven Nyquist Double Bill
HS70
4:30pm – Scenes from a Marriage (1973) VOD, HSGO
7:25pm – Cries and Whispers (1972) PREM, VOD, HSGO

Saturday, August 26
HS70 6:50pm – Z (1969)

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, August 3
9:00pm – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Thursday, August 10
9:00pm – The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Thursday, August 17
9:00pm – Georgy Girl (1966)

Thursday, August 24
9:00pm – Pal Joey (1957)

Thursday, August 31
9:00pm – Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

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.

Hollywood Suite is available to over 9.5 million households across Canada, exclusively through Canadian television service providers Access Communications, Beanfield Metro Connect, Bell Aliant, Bell Fibe, Bell TV, Cipher TV, Cogeco, Delta Cable, Eastlink, Execulink, Frontline 360, Hay Communications, Mitchell-Seaforth Cable, MTS, Northwestel, Quadro Communications, Rogers, SaskTel, Shaw, Shaw Direct, Source Cable, Tbaytel, TELUS Optik TV, Tuckersmith Communications, VMedia, Westman Communications and Zazeen TV.

Website: hollywoodsuite.ca
Twitter: @hollywoodsuite
Facebook: facebook.com/HollywoodSuite

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For more information:

Anne Vranic
Machina PR
anne@machinapr.com
647-205-7775




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