Askamum story: Enjoy a family-friendly film extravaganza this August

The world’s biggest movie magazine, Empire, is hosting BIG SCREEN, a must-see event for all movie lovers, young and old…

Empire Big Screen

By Soraya Auer

A family-friendly film extravaganza is coming to the O2 in London this August, celebrating more than 30 films…

At BIG SCREEN, from 12th-14th August 2011 adult and children alike will enjoy the biggest and most anticipated films, meeting the stars and exciting live performances.

BIG SCREEN will show 30 films over the course of three days, not including sneak peeks to forth coming blockbusters like James Cameron’s Titantic 3D, Daniel Radcliffe’s The Woman in Black and the creators of Wallace and Gromit‘s Arthur Christmas and The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.

Families have plenty to choose from at the extravaganza, with screenings of the award-winning Up, Wall. E, as well as all the Toy Story films, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, Cars and Cars 2, the first three films in the Twilight Saga, and much more.

For those interested in behind-the-scenes goings on, go on Saturday to see the live theatrical show ‘The Making of Star Wars: Industrial Light and Magic’, taking you behind the scenes of the well-loved films and reveal new content to be part of the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray.

There is also the London Film Museum Showcase (the only museum of its kind in Great Britain), which will display some of the most iconic costumes and props from films like Indiana Jones and The Bourne Ultimatum and television shows likeThunderbirds and Doctor Who.

Not exclusive to just adults or just children are these fun activities for families:

Animal Movie Stars: See the owls, cats, squirrels and other animals from such great movies as Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and 101 Dalmations.

Disney’s The Muppets: Enjoy a special satellite conversation with The Muppets, who are going to reveal a clip of Disney’s The Muppets, not out in cinemas until February 2012.

Star Wars: A must for would-be Jedi everywhere – Star Wars Padawan Training School, taking place daily.

To Infinity & Beyond: Celebrating 25 Years of Pixar Animation Studios – A celebratory screening of all the Pixar films and shorts, which will include a preview of their next film, Brave.

Buy tickets 
Tickets are £10 for individual sessions, £35 for day and standard tickets and £65 for a one day diamond tickets, which allows access to exclusive studio showcase sessions.

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