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Hollywood Suite Launches Two HD Movie Channels

Sony Pictures Television’s Sony Movie Channel and AXN Movies launch today exclusively in Canada on Hollywood Suite as part of Hollywood Suite’s four HD movie channels.

Sony Movie Channel is SPT’s movie network created specifically for the Hollywood movie fan, featuring award-winning films, cult favorites, family comedies and gripping dramas, while AXN Movies delivers high octane, edge-of-your-seat movies.

Sony Movie Channel will feature such award-winning films as A Few Good Men, Standy by Me, From Here to Eternity Gandhi, Five Easy Pieces, This is Spinal Tap and The Big Chill. With access to Sony Pictures’ vast library of feature films, Sony Movie Channel offers a variety of programming selected from more than 3,500 Sony Pictures movies, which collectively have received 184 Academy Awards including 12 for Best Picture. Among Sony Pictures’ string of blockbuster films are two of this summer’s hottest franchises, THe Amazing Spiderm Man and Men in Black III. Sony Movie Channel is also available in the US and UK.

The first all-movie network from AXN, the global leader in hard-hitting drama, AXN Movies showcases the ultimate action films with the best in epic adventure – uncut, uncensored, and unstoppable. AXN Movies will feature films such as Taxi Driver, Predator, Blade, From Dusk Til Dawn, Aliens, The Punisher, Shaun of the Dead and The Silence of the Lambs.

Effective today, Hollywood Suite’s Hollywood Festival channel is now Sony Movie Channel and Hollywood Storm is now AXN Movies.