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HDNET MOVIES Puts the Spotlight in 8 Talented Cinema Sirens in the ‘Woman Crush Wednesday’ Month

August 21, 2017

HDNET MOVIES PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON 8 TALENTED CINEMA SIRENS IN THE ‘WOMAN CRUSH WEDNESDAY’ MONTH, FEATURING JULIA ROBERTS, SHARON STONE, SALMA HAYEK & MORE, EVERY WEDNESDAY IN SEPTEMBER AT 8PE

Other Highlights Include a Fashion Week Two-Pack on Sept. 7, and an ‘A-List’ Lineup Celebrating Beloved Leading Man Jeff Bridges on Sept. 14

Los Angeles – Aug. 21, 2017 – HDNET MOVIES unveils a star-studded September programming roster featuring acclaimed dramas, fashion favorites, premieres, and more, headlined by a Woman Crush Wednesday month that puts the spotlight on eight cinematic sirens every Wednesday in September, starting at 8pE. The month-long event opens on Sept. 6 with Marisa Tomei in THE WRESTLER, and Sharon Stone in the Western romance THE QUICK AND THE DEAD, and also includes Salma Hayek in the 2003 Western epic ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO, and Bridget Fonda in the assassin thriller POINT OF NO RETURN (Sept. 13); Julia Roberts in the travel memoir EAT PRAY LOVE, and Halle Berry in the 2001 techno-thriller SWORDFISH (Sept. 20); and Rose Byrne in the haunted house hit INSIDIOUS, and Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried in the 2009 mystery CHLOE (Sept. 27).

Strut down the catwalk with HDNET MOVIES, as the network kicks off New York Fashion Week with a shimmering Fashionable Films two-piece on Thursday, Sept. 7, starting at 9pE with an entertaining and in-depth look at fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi as he designs his fall collection in the 1994 documentary UNZIPPED, with supermodels Cindy CrawfordNaomi CampbellKate Moss, and Christy Turlington. Then, an eclectic cast of characters find their lives intertwined as they prepare for Paris Fashion Week in the premiere of Robert Altman’s ensemble dramedy READY TO WEAR, with Sophia LorenKim BasingerForest WhitakerJulia Roberts, and Tim Robbins, at 10:15pE. An encore broadcast of the Fashionable Films block will air on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9pE.

HDNET MOVIES salutes beloved leading man Jeff Bridges with a special The A-List lineup highlighting three of the Oscar® winner’s finest films, on Thursday, Sept. 14. The night begins at 7pE, with Bridges in one of his greatest performances, starring as a plane crash survivor whose near-death experience changes his life forever in FEARLESS, with Rosie Perez and Isabella Rossellini. Next, Bridges shines in the role that earned him his first Oscar®, starring as a troubled Country singer searching for redemption in CRAZY HEART, with Maggie Gyllenhall, at 9:05pE. The block comes to a close with Bridges as a man falsely accused of murder in JAGGED EDGE, with Glenn Close, at 11pE. The Jeff Bridges A-List three-pack will re-air on Sunday, September 24 at 7pE.

For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules.

HDNET MOVIES’ September highlights are as follows (all times eastern):

Woman Crush Wednesday—Every Wednesday in September, Starting at 8pE

Sept. 6

THE WRESTLER (2008) – 8pE

THE QUICK AND THE DEAD (1995) – 9:55pE

Sept. 13

ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO (2003) – 8pE

POINT OF NO RETURN (1993) – 9:45pE

Sept. 20

EAT PRAY LOVE (2010) – 8pE

SWORDFISH (2001) – 10:20pE

Sept. 27

INSIDIOUS (2011) – 8pE

CHLOE (2010) – 9:45pE

Fashionable Films—Thursday, Sept. 7

UNZIPPED (1995) – 9pE

READY TO WEAR (1994) – Premiere – 10:15pE

The A-List: Jeff Bridges—Thursday, Sept. 14

FEARLESS (1993) – 7pE

CRAZY HEART (2009) – 9:05pE

JAGGED EDGE (1985) – 11pE

ABOUT HDNET MOVIES

HDNET MOVIES showcases the best in box office hits, award-winning films and memorable movie marathons, uncut and commercial free. Launched in 2003 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, the linear TV network and VOD service programs a diverse slate of top Hollywood films in beautiful high definition. HDNET MOVIES is widely distributed by major cable, telco and satellite TV providers in the U.S. For further information, visit www.hdnetmovies.com.

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