Michael Bay’s Transformers will be aired this Friday
To celebrate Deepavali, HBO will screen the “best movies this October with an array of Superhero Movies, Blockbuster Bonanza, Adventures, and The Great Laughter Challenge,” say the organisers. For the festive season, “Transformers” starring Shia Labeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel and Tyrese Gibson and will be telecast on October 24 at 9 p.m. The film, directed by Michael Bay, is the story of a fight between good aliens who transform themselves into cool cars and bad aliens who transform themselves into all manner of useless things.
“Spiderman 3” where Peter Parker confronts his dark side, “Superman Returns” where Brendan Routh steps into Christopher Reeves big shoes and “Ghost Rider” starring Nicholas Cage as the demon rider are the other super hero films that would be shown this month.
The Adventurers package will take the viewer on “a rollercoaster ride” with films like “Wild Wild West”, “The Da Vinci Code”, “The Mummy” and “Blood Diamond”. These films will be telecast every Tuesday at 9 p.m.
Laughter Unlimited will screen comedies “Something’s Gotta Give”, “Are We Done Yet”, “You, Me and Dupree”, “Mask” and so on. The comedies will be telecast every Monday to Friday before the 9 p.m. movie.
Blockbuster Bonanza, telecast every Tuesday to Friday night after the 9 p.m. movie includes films like “The Glimmer Man”, “Click”, “The 6th Day”, “The Fever”, “True Lies”, “Hollow Man”, “Disturbia”, “The Departed”, “The Mummy” and so on.
Highly acclaimed hits include action adventure “Passenger 57” starring Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore and Elizabeth Hurley on October 12. This will be followed by “Swordfish” starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry on October 19.
For details log on to www.hbosouthasia.com.