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MAY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS


April 26, 2017

SUBURBIA, SARANDON and STAR-STUDDED SEQUELS!

Canada’s Movie Destination Hollywood Suite Brings Cinephiles a Mélange of Must-Watch Movies this May

– America’s Indie Darling Richard Linklater Takes Centre Stage with “Before” Trilogy, Suburbia, the Premiere of Critically-Acclaimed Film Boyhood and More

– Hollywood Suite Rolls-out the Red Carpet for Moms on May 14
Starting with Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore and Cult Classic Mommie Dearest–

Plus,

– Hollywood Suite Premieres Selections from the Extraordinary Janus Films and Criterion Collection Every Saturday –

– Double and Triple Bills this Month Celebrate Hollywood’s Leading Men including Tom Cruise, George Clooney, John Travolta and More! –

TORONTO – Whether you’re a fly on the wall on the train to Vienna in the romantic “Before” trilogy, singing into a hair brush with Susan Sarandon in Stepmom, or partying on with Garth and Wayne in Wayne’s World, Hollywood Suite offers a film to match every mood. No way! Way! Highlights include the Richard Linklater retrospective (May 26-27) featuring the premiere of award-winning coming-of-age story Boyhood, and the mother of all line-ups on May 14 including melodramatic Mommie Dearest and sci-fi horror Aliens.

Other highlights include double and triple bills featuring Hollywood heavyweights Al Pacino (May 3 and 5), Tom Cruise (May 5), George Clooney (May 7), Christopher Guest (May 11) and John Travolta (May 12); as well as celebrated sequels Die Hard (May 10), Wayne’s World (May 19), National Lampoon (May 27) and Cocoon (May 30).

May also delivers 20 exciting Hollywood Suite premieres, including:

  • HS70The Poseidon Adventure (May 19) and The Deep (May 27)
  • HS80Less Than Zero (May 13) and Short Circuit (May 26)
  • HS90All About My Mother (May 14) and The Object of Beauty (May 20)
  • HS00In Bruges (May 6) and Aloha (May 20)

See below for more details on the Hollywood Suite May 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

 

Mother’s Day

Hollywood Suite celebrates mothers and all that they do with a collection of movies about moms and the families they hold together. 

Sunday, May 14

HS70
7:05pm – ALICE DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE (1974) VOD, HSGO
9:00pm – GEORGY GIRL (1966) VOD, HSGO

HS80
6:40pm – ALIENS (1986)
9:00pm – MOMMIE DEAREST (1981) VOD, HSGO

HS90
6:50pm – STEPMOM (1998) VOD, HSGO
9:00pm – ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (1999) PREM

HS00
6:50pm – SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE (2003)
9:00pm – BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM (2003)

 

Richard Linklater Retrospective

This May, Hollywood Suite looks back on the films of Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. Join us for eight of the Texas native’s most important films, including the complete “Before” trilogy, as well as the Hollywood Suite premiere of Golden Globe Best Motion Picture – Drama and BAFTA Best Film winner Boyhood.

Friday, May 26

HS90
5:10pm – BEFORE SUNRISE (1995) VOD, HSGO
6:55pm – SUBURBIA (1996) VOD, HSGO
9:00pm – THE NEWTON BOYS (1998) PREM

HS00
7:35pm – BEFORE SUNSET (2004) VOD, HSGO
9:00pm – BEFORE MIDNIGHT (2013) PREM VOD, HSGO

Saturday, May 27

HS00
5:35pm – TAPE (2001) VOD, HSGO
7:05pm – SCHOOL OF ROCK (2003) VOD, HSGO
9:00pm – BOYHOOD (2014) PREM VOD, HSGO

 

70s Movies | HS70

Friday, May 5
9:00pm – IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934) PREM

Saturday, May 13
9:00pm – BABY BLUE MARINE (1976) PREM

Friday, May 19 – Planet of the Apes Double Bill
11:00pm – PLANET OF THE APES (1968)
12:55am – BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES (1970)

 

80s Movies | HS80

Friday, May 5 – Tom Cruise Double Bill
9:00pm – RISKY BUSINESS (1983)
10:40pm – TAPS (1981)

Tuesday, May 9 – Country Music Double Bill
9:00pm – TENDER MERCIES (1983) VOD, HSGO
10:35pm – SONGWRITER (1984)

Saturday, May 27 – Hit the Holiday Road with The Griswolds
9:00pm – NATIONAL LAMPOON’S VACATION (1983)
10:40pm – NATIONAL LAMPOON’S EUROPEAN VACATION (1985)

Tuesday, May 30 – Cocoon Double Bill
9:00pm – COCOON (1985)
11:00pm – COCOON: THE RETURN (1988)

 

90s Movies | HS90

Friday, May 5 – Al Pacino Double Bill
9:00pm – CITY HALL (1996) VOD, HSGO
10:55pm – ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (1999)

Wednesday, May 10 – Die Hard Sequel Double Bill
9:00pm – DIE HARD 2 (1990)
11:05pm – DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE (1995)

Friday, May 19 – Party Time! Excellent!
12:25am – WAYNE’S WORLD (1992) VOD, HSGO
2:05am – WAYNE’S WORLD 2 (1993) VOD, HSGO

 

00s Movies | HS00

Saturday, May 6 – Crank Double Bill
10:50pm – CRANK (2006)
12:20am – CRANK 2: HIGH VOLTAGE (2009) VOD, HSGO

Sunday, May 7 – George Clooney Double Bill
9:00pm – SYRIANA (2005)
11:10pm – MICHAEL CLAYTON (2007) VOD, HSGO

Thursday, May 11 – Christopher Guest Double Bill
9:00pm – BEST IN SHOW (2000)
10:35pm – A MIGHTY WIND (2003) VOD, HSGO

Friday, May 12 – John Travolta Triple Bill
9:00pm – HAIRSPRAY (2007) PREM
10:57pm – THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1 2 3 (2009)
12:44am – BASIC (2003)

 

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.

Saturday, May 6
HS90
9:00pm – A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (1991) dir. Errol Morris PREM, VOD, HSGO

Saturday, May 13
HS90
9:00pm – BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB (1999) dir. Wim Wenders PREM, VOD, HSGO

Saturday, May 20
HS70
9:00pm – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1946) dir. Jean Cocteau VOD, HSGO

Saturday, May 27
HS70
7:25pm – THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG (1964) dir. Jacques Demy 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, May 4
9:00pm – ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)
10:50pm – COOL HAND LUKE (1967) VOD, HSGO

Thursday, May 11
9:00pm – THE END OF THE AFFAIR (1955) VOD, HSGO
10:50pm – AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951)

Thursday, May 18
9:00pm – BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE (1969) VOD, HSGO
10:50pm – SABRINA (1954)

Thursday, May 25
9:00pm – AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (1956)
12:05pm – KING RAT (1965) VOD, HSGO

 

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, Bell Aliant, Bell Fibe, Bell TV, Cogeco, Delta Cable, Eastlink, Execulink, 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.

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For more information:
Anne Vranic
Publicity Manager, Machina PR
647-205-7775
anne@machinapr.com




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