Eid movies on Star Cineplex

Eid movies on Star Cineplex

Star Cineplex has selected two world famous Hollywood movies for its Eid celebration. The audience will enjoy the movies from Eid day on.

The movies include military science fiction blockbuster ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ and a top chart fantasy film ‘Maleficent’.

On this occasion, the organizers will arrange a premiere show of ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ at 6:30pm on July 17 at its hall in Bashundhara City Shopping Mall in city’s Panthapath area.

Edge of Tomorrow

A 2014 American military science fiction film ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. Doug Liman directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the Japanese light novel ‘All You Need Is Kill’ by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.

Rights to the novel were bought in late 2009, and a spec script was sold to the American studio Warner Bros. Pictures for production.

The studio co-produced the film with the Australian production company Village Roadshow. Filming began in late 2012 and took place mainly at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden outside London.

Trafalgar Square in London was also a filming location for some scenes.

The film was released in theaters in 28 territories, including the United Kingdom, Brazil, Germany, Spain, and Indonesia, on the weekend of May 30, 2014.

On the weekend of June 6, 2014, it was released in 36 additional territories, including North America (United States and Canada), Australia, China, and Russia. The film received largely positive reviews from critics.

As of July 13, 2014, the film has grossed $350.5 million worldwide, says Wikipedia.


Also a 2014 release, this American fantasy film ‘Maleficent’ is directed by Robert Stromberg from a screenplay by Linda Woolverton and starring Angelina Jolie as the eponymous Disney villainess character.

The film is a live-action re-imagining of Walt Disney’s 1959 animated film ‘Sleeping Beauty’, and portrays the story from the perspective of the antagonist, Maleficent.

Principal photography took place between June and October 2012.

The film premiered at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on May 28, 2014, and was released in the United Kingdom that same day.

It was released by Walt Disney Pictures in the US on May 30, 2014 in the Disney Digital 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D formats, as well as in conventional theaters.

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