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Five Reasons To Plan A Movie Night This Weekend


Summer vacation has officially come to an end. That means school and work are back in full swing, and it’s the perfect time to chill and veg out with a movie night this weekend.

And if you struggle with the copious amounts of options of what to watch, don’t worry: TELUS has you covered.

If you’re an Optik TV subscriber, you get early access to purchase the most popular movies up to a month before they are available to rent or on Blu-ray. Last weekend, Optik subscribers got early access to Captain America: Civil War (the highest grossing movie of the year). This weekend, Optik customers can be among the first in Western Canada to get X-Men: Apocalypse, weeks before its October 4th launch date.

How’s that for Marvel-ous news?

Stay tuned for upcoming hits like Ghostbusters, Jason Bourne (in 4K!), Suicide Squad and Finding Dory.

Right now, there are five movies available early on Optik TV – so grab some popcorn and your favourite blanket; it’s time to cozy up to some of the biggest blockbusters of the year.

X-Men: Apocalypse

Worshiped as a god since the dawn of civilization, Apocalypse becomes the first and most powerful mutant. Awakening after thousands of years, he recruits the disheartened Magneto and other mutants to create a new world order. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Professor X and Raven lead a team of young X-Men to stop them from destroying mankind.

Captain America: Civil War

Political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, the Avengers must pick a side. Whose side are you on?

Neighbours 2

Now that Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly Radner (Rose Byrne) have a second baby on the way, they are ready to make the final move into adulthood: the suburbs. But just as they thought they’d reclaimed the neighborhood and were safe to sell, they learn that the new occupants next door are a hard–partying, out-of-control sorority, led by Shelby (Chloe Grace Moretz). Mac and Kelly are forced to team up with their charismatic ex-neighbour and now secret weapon, Teddy (Zac Efron), since the ladies of Kappa Nu aren’t going down without a fight.

The Conjuring 2

The supernatural thriller brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren. Reprising their roles, Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Cowabunga! After super-villain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with two mutant henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. Now the heroes in the half shell must team up with April O’Neil and their new, hockey-masked ally Casey Jones, to battle their enemies and face their biggest threat ever: the notorious Krang.


If you’re a TELUS Optik TV subscriber, once you’re cozied up on the couch, to purchase any of these titles simply hit the On Demand button on your remote and head to the Early Releases section.



This is a sponsored post and was paid for by our advertising partner. To learn more about early access to movies and Optik television, please visit Telus.com.

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