Movies Now to air 'Fight for Freedom' movie marathon

MUMBAI: It's that time of the year when the patriot in you will once again surface and, in spirit of the day, MOVIES NOW is showcasing the best of Hollywood in a special "Fight to Freedom" property, which will showcase movies that inspire the feeling of freedom and the struggle one has to go through to claim it. The movie marathon will air on August 15, 2016,Monday, from 1pm-9pm.

The movies scheduled for the day include inspiring tales of freedom struggle, with titles like: Man of Steel, Pacific Rim, 300: Rise of an Empire, and Edge of Tomorrow

Man of Steel, the movie narrates the story of an inconspicuous super-human, who is forced to fight his own race to save planet Earth. Henry Cavill, who plays the lead, won the Best Actor Award in the MTV Movie Awards, 2014.

The movie Pacific Rim, is an intense war drama between humans and monsters and the responsibility has fallen upon a former pilot and a trainee, who are desperately trying to save the world from the apocalypse. The film was nominated for the ‘Best Special Visual Effects’ at the BAFTA Film Awards, 2014.

The next movie on the binge is 300: Rise of an Empire. It’s a tale of courage, where an admiral of Athens leads the pack of just 300 brave men who stand up against the vast Persian army that is marching to conquer Greece. The movie was nominated for several awards at the Golden Trailer Awards, 2014, including the one for ‘Best Fantasy Adventure’.

Edge of Tomorrow, another exciting alien story and a fight of one soldier to win a war against aliens, despite set-backs of starting all over again, every-time he dies. The movie was critically acclaimed and was awarded with the Teen Choice Awards for the Choice Movie Actor – Action Adventure for Tom Cruise and Choice Movie Actress – Action Adventure for Emily Blunt, along with the Saturn Award for Best Editing.

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