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HOLLYWOOD SUITE PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: AUGUST 2016


July 25, 2016

From Comedies to Classics, Hollywood Suite Has Movie Lovers’ Favourite Films this August

– Comedies running in August include an AIRPLANE! double bill on August 12, Tom Hanks’ in BIG on August 14, and full frontal fun in The Full Monty on August 19 –
– Remember Robin Williams with a special presentation of Mrs. Doubtfire on August 12 –
– Relive the most famous music festival of all time with a day of programming devoted to Woodstock on August 15 –
– Hollywood Suite premieres the original 1966 Alfie starring Michael Caine and the 2004 remake with Jude Law –
Hollywood Suite has movie lovers covered this August with a wide range of films for all tastes and interests, including Mrs. Doubtfire (Aug 12) and The Buddy Holly Story (Aug 6) to a The Karate Kid marathon (Aug 7) and a double shot of Alfie (Aug 19 and Aug 27). This month also celebrates the 47th anniversary of Woodstock with documentaries Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music and Know Your Mushrooms scheduled throughout the day on Monday, Aug 15. Finally, Hollywood Suite delivers double and triple bills from Bruce Willis, Brooke Shields, Jane Fonda, Kevin Bacon, David Cronenberg, Paul Newman, and an actor profile on Keanu Reeves (Aug 5 – 7).

August also delivers more than 15 exciting Hollywood Suite premieres, including:

  • HS70 The Rose (Aug 6) and Sleuth (Aug 27)
  • HS80Raising Arizona (Aug 7) and Big (Aug 14)
  • HS90The Full Monty (Aug 19) and Empire Records (Aug 26)
  • HS00 Amores Perros (Aug 5) and Last Holiday (Aug 13)

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

70s Movies | HS70

Saturday, August 6 – Rock Star Triple Bill
9:00pm – THE ROSE (1979) PREM
11:10pm – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY (1978)
1:05am – A STAR IS BORN (1976)

Sunday, August 7 – Jane Fonda Triple Bill
9:00pm – THE CHINA SYNDROME (1979)
11:05pm – KLUTE (1971)
1:05am – CALIFORNIA SUITE (1978)

Monday, August 15 – Spend the Day at Woodstock
9:20am and throughout the day – KNOW YOUR MUSHROOMS (2008)
10:35am and throughout the day – WOODSTOCK: 3 DAYS OF PEACE AND MUSIC (1970)

Friday, August 19 – Charlton Heston Marathon
5:20pm – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956)
9:00pm – PLANET OF THE APES (1968)
10:55pm – BETHEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES (1970)
12:30am – SOYLENT GREEN (1973)

Saturday, August 20
9:00pm – THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (1969) PREM

Sunday, August 21 – Dean Martin Triple Bill
9:00pm – ROBIN & THE 7 HOODS (1964)
11:05pm – THE SILENCERS (1966)
12:50am – OCEAN’S 11 (1960)

Saturday, August 27 – Michael Caine Triple Bill
9:00pm – ALFIE (1966) PREM, VOD, HSGO
10:35pm – SLEUTH (1972) PREM
12:30am – THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING (1975)

80s Movies | HS80

Sunday, August 7 – Karate Kid Marathon
1:20pm – THE KARATE KID (1984)
3:30pm – THE KARATE KID PART II (1986) VOD, HSGO
5:30pm – THE KARATE KID PART III (1989) VOD, HSGO

Sunday, August 7 – Nicolas Cage Double Bill
9:00pm – RAISING ARIZONA (1987) PREM
10:35pm – BIRDY (1984)

Monday, August 8 – Jack Nicholson Triple Bill
9:00pm – THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE (1981)
11:05pm – THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK (1987) VOD, HSGO
1:05am – TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (1983) VOD, HSGO

Friday, August 12 – And Don’t Call Me Shirley!
12:35am – AIRPLANE! (1980) VOD, HSGO
2:05am – AIRPLANE II: THE SEQUEL (1982) VOD, HSGO

Saturday, August 13 – Bryan Brown Double Bill
9:00pm – TAI PAN (1986) PREM, VOD, HSGO
11:10pm – GORILLAS IN THE MIST (1988)

Sunday, August 14
9:00pm – BIG (1988) PREM

Sunday, August 21 – Kevin Klein Double Bill
9:00pm – SILVERADO (1985)
11:15pm – THE BIG CHILL (1983)

Friday, August 26 – Bruce Willis Triple Bill
9:00pm – DIE HARD (1988)
11:15pm – SUNSET (1988) VOD, HSGO
1:05am – BLIND DATE (1987)

Saturday, August 27 – Brooke Shields Double Bill
9:00pm – ENDLESS LOVE (1981) PREM
11:00pm – THE BLUE LAGOON (1980)

90s Movies | HS90

Wednesday, August 3 – David Cronenberg Triple Bill
9:00pm – NAKED LUNCH (1991)
11:00pm – EXISTENZ (1999)
12:40am – M. BUTTERFLY (1993) VOD, HSGO

Thursday, August 4 – Kevin Bacon Double Bill
9:00pm – SLEEPERS (1996) VOD, HSGO
11:30pm – MURDER IN THE FIRST (1994)

Friday, August 12Remembering Robin Williams
9:00pm – MRS. DOUBTFIRE (1993) PREM

Friday, August 19 – Robert Carlyle Double Bill
9:00pm – THE FULL MONTY (1997) PREM
10:35pm – TRAINSPOTTING (1996)

Saturday, August 20 – Will Smith Double Bill
9:00pm – MEN IN BLACK (1997) VOD, HSGO
10:40pm – INDEPENDENCE DAY (1996)

Sunday, August 21 – Abel Ferrara Double Bill
11:00pm – KING OF NEW YORK (1990) VOD, HSGO
12:45am – BAD LIEUTENANT (1992)

Tuesday, August 23 – Harrison Ford Double Bill
10:50pm – REGARDING HENRY (1991)
12:40am – THE FUGITIVE (1993) VOD, HSGO

Thursday, August 25 – Jean-Claude Van Damme Double Bill
9:00pm – NOWHERE TO RUN (1993) VOD, HSGO
10:35pm – UNIVERSAL SOLDIER (1992) VOD, HSGO

00s Movies | HS00

Friday, August 5 – Gael Garcia Bernal Double Bill
9:00pm – AMORES PERROS (2000) PREM, VOD, HSGO
11:35pm – Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN (2002)

Sunday, August 7 – Ang Lee Double Bill
9:00pm – BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN (2005) VOD, HSGO
11:15pm – CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (2000)

Tuesday, August 9 – John C. Reilly Double Bill
9:00pm – WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY (2007) VOD, HSGO
10:40pm – TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY (2006) VOD, HSGO

Saturday, August 13
9:00pm – LAST HOLIDAY (2006) PREM, VOD, HSGO

Wednesday, August 17 – Tommy Lee Jones Triple Bill
9:00pm – NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN (2007)
11:05pm – THE MISSING (2003)
1:25am – MAN OF THE HOUSE (2005)

Friday, August 19 – Jude Law Double Bill
9:00pm – ALFIE (2004) PREM, VOD, HSGO
10:45pm – CLOSER (2004)

Sunday, August 21 – Michael Cera Double Bill
7:30pm – NICK & NORAH’S INFINITE PLAYLIST (2008)
9:00pm – SUPERBAD (2007) VOD, HSGO

Friday, August 26
9:00pm – JOE DIRT (2001) PREM

Sunday, August 28 – Scarlett Johansson Marathon
5:17pm – THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL (2008) VOD, HSGO
7:15pm – LOST IN TRANSLATION (2003)
9:00pm – VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA (2008) VOD, HSGO
1:40am – MATCH POINT (2005)

The Golden Age

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

Sunday, August 7
5:05pm – A FACE IN THE CROWD (1957)

Sunday, August 14 – Paul Newman Double Bill
1:45pm – HUD (1963) PREM
3:45pm – BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)

Sunday, August 21 – Classic War Films
12:05pm – VON RYAN’S EXPRESS (1965)
2:05pm – THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (1957)

Sunday, August 28
11:50am – AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (1956)
2:55pm – IN COLD BLOOD (1967) VOD, HSGO

FLASHBACK: 40 years of film. 10 weeks.

FLASHBACK to the most iconic movies of the last four decades! Join Hollywood Suite every Thursday to Sunday at 9:00pm ET all summer long for another unforgettable film like 1976’s TAXI DRIVER, 1986’s TOP GUN, 1997’s MEN IN BLACK and 2007’s SUPERBAD! See the FLASHBACK SCHEDULE here.

Actor Profile: Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves is a true Canadian success story. Join Hollywood Suite for a look back at some of his best films Aug 5–7!

Friday, August 5

HS90
7:20pm – JOHNNY MNEMONIC (1995)
9:00pm – SPEED (1994) PREM
11:00pm – THE MATRIX (1999)
1:20am – FEELING MINNESOTA (1996)

Saturday, August 6

HS00
9:00pm – THE REPLACEMENTS (2000)
11:00pm – SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE (2003)

Sunday, August 7

HS90
9:00pm – THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATE (1997)
11:25pm – BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA (1992)

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, and the Hollywood Suite GO app, Hollywood Suite provides an unparalleled value to consumers. Visit hollywoodsuite.ca for more information.

 

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For more information:

Amy Doary, ADPR, amy@adpr.ca, 416 710 6079




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