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Toronto. May 15, 2023 – Hollywood Suite is proud to announce the return of their original documentary series A Year in Film. Premiering Thursday, May 25, the fourth season will shine a cinematic spotlight on the years 1973, 1985, 1999 and 2010. Archival material, film clips and interviews with industry insiders and critics will immerse viewers in film history and pop culture.

This season’s episodes include:

A Year in Film: 1973 Discusses The Exorcist, Serpico, Enter the Dragon, Mean Streets, Paper Moon, American Graffiti, Coffy and more.

Premieres May 25 at 9pm ET on HS70 Available on Demand May 25

A Year in Film: 1985 Discusses Back to the Future, The Breakfast Club, The Goonies, PeeWee’s Big Adventure, Blood Simple, The Peanut Butter Solution, Rocky IV and more.

Premieres May 26 at 9pm ET on HS80 Available on Demand May 26

A Year in Film: 1999 Discusses The Matrix, Cruel Intentions, Fight Club, American Beauty, The Blair Witch Project, The Sixth Sense and more.

Premieres May 27 at 9pm ET on HS90 Available on Demand May 27

A Year in Film: 2010 Discusses The Social Network, The King’s Speech, Inception, Black Swan, Boy, Winter’s Bone, True Grit and more.

Premieres May 28 at 9pm ET on HS00 Available on Demand May 28

Meticulously restored Canadian cult classic The Peanut Butter Solution will also receive its broadcast premiere on Hollywood Suite on Friday, May 26 at 9:40 pm ET, immediately following the premiere of the 1985 episode of A Year in Film. The film is also discussed in depth in an episode of the A Year in Film Podcast featuring guest Jay Baruchel.
“While it's a children's film, The Peanut Butter Solution is one of the most notorious films ever produced in Canada,” says Alicia Fletcher, writer and producer of A Year In Film. “I frequently encounter children of the 80s who saw this film growing up and it marked them deeply. It was made with love and frankness by legendary producer Roque Demers and director Michael Rubbo, and what makes it great is that it never shies away from the surreal hellishness of childhood. The Peanut Butter Solution is a quintessential 80s gem and Hollywood Suite is the perfect home for its recent restoration.”

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