Star Movies launches weeklong creature based film fest

MUMBAI: This May, Star Movies will launch a film festival of creature based movies.

While Hollywood has had its share of superheroes that save the day and the city, the real thrill is in the monsters that are trying to destroy it. Creature based films have always been popular and while some have become classics and achieve cult followings among horror enthusiasts other have joined the ranks of films that are ?so bad they?re good.

On Monday, the channel will air Anacondas: The Hunt For The Blood Orchid. The film is a sequel to the blockbuster hit Anaconda. On Wednesday, thrill-seekers can settle in for an exciting night with Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, the fourth film of the franchise where high school kids are hunted by enormous crocodiles who have an affinity for human flesh.

On Thursday, Steven Spielberg?s timeless film Jurassic Park will be aired, where viewers can take a tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. On Friday, the channel will air the popular classic King Kong where humanity learns that when we try force nature into serving our needs, nature turns against us.

Star Movies? Creature Festival will be held from 25 ? 29 May. The movies will be aired at 9 pm.

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