Easy Classics

By Jo Phillips

Who doesn’t enjoy a good classic film? it is after all the season to be cosying up with a loved one or a blanket a real fire (if you are lucky enough) and a snack or two? From the 5th of January Sony Movies classic channel is bringing the greatest and best-loved cinema to TV screens, all day, every day

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Celebrating quality cinema from the ‘40s to the Noughties, we will be able to watch iconic films from the Golden Age of Hollywood, landmark movies from every decade, key titles of the British new-wave, and modern masterpieces in the comfort of our own homes.

With access to an extensive library of valuable and important titles, including timeless classics such as PsychoThe GraduateIn The Heat of the Night, Our Man In Havana and much, much more. It’s the best of the big screen, on your small screen. Highlights include:

Kicking off in style, from 6 am on Tuesday 5th January. Movie legends such as Marilyn Monroe, Barbara Streisand, Bob Hope, and Faye Dunaway take centre stage with screenings of The Great Lover, Ladies of the Chorus, Funny Girl, and Eyes of Laura Mars, among many other favourites.

A New Year means new movies, and there will also be an extensive range of cult gems to its line-up for 2021. From the likes of first-class horrors, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho and Radley Metzger’s The Cat and the Canary, romantic comedies The Graduate and The Facts of Life, award-winning drama such as In The Heat of the Night and famous mysteries like The Hound of the Baskervilles,

Watch Hollywood stars from across the century. Megastar Elizabeth Taylor features alongside Richard Burton in 1967 Shakespeare adaptation, The Taming of the Shrew. Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor star as falsely convicted prison inmates who hatch an escape plan after one unexpectedly discovers their talent as a rodeo rider in Stir Crazy. There’s also the Golden Globe-winning Shirley MacLaine in musical comedy-drama, Sweet Charity.

Sony Classics will be available on Freeview 51, Freesat 303, Sky 319 and Virgin 424. Find more info Here

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