Movies NOW to premiere Academy Award-winning movie, ‘The Big Short’
For the first time on Indian television, Movies NOW, India’s favorite English movie channel, premieres the celebrated biographical film ‘The Big Short’. An irresistible film, ‘The Big Short’, is a true story of a handful of investors who bet against the US mortgage market in 2006-7. The film portrays three separate but concurrent stories starring Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell and Marisa Tomei, amongst others. The movie will premiere on Sunday, August 19 at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. on MOVIES NOW.
Based on the book ‘The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine’ by Michael Lewis, the movie has major dramatic themes, punctuated by comedic comments and moments. Directed by comedy veteran Adam McKay, the film won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and received nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Christian Bale), and Best Film Editing.
Through its distinctive international content, Movies NOW is a leading ‘premiere’ destination for Hollywood blockbusters. With movies like ‘The Big Short’, viewers can enjoy the best of biographical films that take you back in time to a watershed event in life, revealing what exactly happened and why.
The Big Short premiers this Sunday, August 19 at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Movies NOW. This Blockbuster Premier is presented by Ocean’s Beverages and co-powered by Axis Bank.