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Celebrate Independence Day with WB's Spirit Of Freedom’ Movies

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New Delhi, August 12, 2009

Celebrate Independence Day with WB's Spirit Of Freedom’ Movies
WB, the recently launched english entertainment channel from the Turner India stable, gears up to celebrate Independence day- August 15, weekend with a special programming block ‘The Spirit Of Freedom’. Whether you’re home alone or spending the national day with family and friends, beginning 15 August, 4:50 p.m. onwards, tune-in to WB for a weekend showcase of super hit Hollywood movies from the legendary Hollywood studio – Warner Bros. Keeping the Spirit of Freedom alive are WB movies, such as Michael Collings, Shawshank Redemption, V For Vendetta, The Postman, Superman Returns, and Mars Attack.


Air Date: 15th August @ 16:50 & 01:25 hrs

Ø Starring: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn & Stephen Rea

Michael Collins played a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s. One of Ireland's most controversial patriots and revolutionary heroes, he leads his countrymen in their fight for independence in this extraordinary historical epic.


Air Date: 15th August @ 19:50 & 05:30 hrs

Ø Starring: Tim Robbins & Morgan Freeman

A prisoner serving a life sentence and a mild-mannered banker wrongly convicted of murder forge an unlikely bond that will span more than twenty years. Together they discover hope as the ultimate means of survival.


Air Date: 15th August @ 22:30 hrs

Ø Starring: Natalie Portman & Hugo Weaving

An underground rebel known only as "V" who begins a violent guerilla campaign to destroy those who've succumbed to totalitarianism, and recruits a young woman he's rescued from the secret police to join him on an epic adventure to execute a seemingly impossible task.


Air Date: 16th August @ 1600 & 0030 hrs

Ø Starring: Kevin Costner , Will Patton & Larenz Tate

In 2013 anarchy reigns until a solitary wanderer assumes the identity of a postal employee when he stumbles upon a wrecked postal vehicle. Although the US government has long been disbanded, The Postman begins to deliver the mail rekindling a spirit of revolution among the frightened locals.


Air Date: 16th August @ 1940 hrs

Ø Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey & Kate Bosworth

In a soaring new chapter in the epic story of the Man of Steel, Superman returns to fight for truth and justice and protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction!


Air Date: 16th August @ 2230 hrs

Ø Starring: Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan & Michael J. Fox

The President of the United States wants to greet invaders from outer space. He arranges for a meeting between them and us humans, but not everything goes as planned the Martians have other ideas for Earth, plunging the planet into complete pandemonium in this all-star sci-fi spoof.

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