Epic Evenings with MOVIES NOW!

Saturday evenings are in for a dramatic makeover! MOVIES NOW, the HD Hollywood movie channel from the Times Television Network presents Epic Evenings started 27th August at 7 pm every Saturday. Expect drama, action, adventure, as MOVIES NOW takes you on an adrenaline pumping Hollywood voyage!

Presented by Cadbury Bourneville, the movies under Epic Evenings are handpicked to ensure the choicest of brilliant and highly acclaimed films are brought to your screen in HD every Saturday at 7 pm.

Each film in the Epic Evening series is not only a highly acclaimed film but features on the list of the top grossers of Hollywood. The films have out beaten competition and have been the top rated films at the time of their release. Some of the movies in the Epic evening series include The Omen, Apocalypto, the Pelican Brief to name a few!

Epic Evenings will feature movies that have made a mark in the history of great cinematic works, movies which have become legends. Some of the selections include Apocalypto, the Mel Gibson directed visual feast which brings to life the Mayan civilization. The film opened with an explosive box office response clocking in more viewers than blockbusters like Rocky Balboa and went on to win 3 Oscar Nominations and 1 Golden Globe Nomination. As the foundation of the Mayan civilization begins to crumble, one man's previously idyllic existence is forever changed when he is chosen as a sacrifice needed to appease the Gods in director Mel Gibson's mythic, end-times adventure.

Also part of the festival is the James Cameron's award winning blockbuster hit Titanic. One of Cameroon's best work, this movie has under its belt 11 Academy award nominations, 4 Golden Globe award nominations and went on to win the Best Picture and the Best Director award. Witness the epic romance of Jack and Rose aboard history's most talked about magical ship, The Titanic and the heart ache of the lovers as the Titanic sinks into the perilous depths of the Atlantic Ocean, after hitting an iceberg!

Move to the dark side with The Omen, the remake of Richard Donner's 1976 horror classic, revisits the tale of a child that will steer humankind down the road to hellfire and as his evil flourishes in a world full of hate, the ominous Biblical prophecies slowly begin falling into place.

Another epic selection under this property is Mel Gibson's maiden directorial venture Braveheart. Not for the faint'hearted, the film delivers sweeping action, drama, and romance to match its ambition. The movie is an account of the life and times of medieval Scottish patriot William Wallace and, to a lesser degree, Robert the Bruce's struggle to unify his nation against its English oppressors. The film delivers an enthralling tale of the patriotism and maintains its high energy levels ' a pre-requisite for an epic evening! Some more installments in the epic evening saga include films like The Shawshank Redemption, Cocoon, The Pelican Brief and many more.


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