DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, October 5, 2022: Honoring the iconic figures who shaped both culture and history throughout the 20th century, Emirates passengers can now watch a host of documentaries and acclaimed films featuring the late Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley and the Beatles, on the award-winning ice inflight entertainment system in October.
Turns 17e year as “World’s Best Inflight Entertainment at the Skytrax World Airline Awards”, the ice range includes all-new exclusive releases such as Elizabeth: A Portrait in Parts – a moving tribute that chronicles the remarkable life of Queen Elizabeth II , Britain’s longest reigning monarch and longest serving female head of state in history.
Passengers can also enjoy the critically acclaimed 2022 film – Elvis, a biographical musical drama directed by Baz Luhrmann, which has already been a huge box office hit. True Elvis Presley fans can further immerse themselves in his extraordinary musical career with the Elvis Spotlight Collection featuring six classic films; Jailhouse Rock (1957), It Happened at the World’s Fair (1963), Viva Las Vegas! (1964), Tickle Me (1965), Speedway (1968) and Live a Little, Love a Little (1968). Two other documentaries about the rock and roll star, including “Making the Movies Special – Elvis + Music in Films” and “Classic Albums: Elvis Presley,” are available on Ice.
Music fans can embark on an exploration of one of the world’s most influential bands, the British rock and roll quartet – The Beatles, in a new documentary, The Beatles and India. The film is a unique historical chronicle of the Beatles’ enduring love affair with India, featuring rare archival footage, photographs, eyewitness accounts and expert commentary on the contrast between their lives as hectic fame in the West and their search for spiritual happiness in India, which led to an inspiring burst of creative songwriting.
Throughout 2022, the most-watched genres on Ice so far are documentaries, action, thrillers and comedies. This year’s most-watched films on ice include Spider-Man: No Way Home, the latest James Bond film, No Time to Die and Oscar-winning King Richard starring Will Smith.
Emirates continually updates its in-flight content, adding hundreds of movies, TV shows, podcasts and music channels to its extensive entertainment library every month. Other new movies and shows currently on ice include Minions: The Rise of Gru, Where the Crawdads Sing, Father of the Bride (2022), The Black Phone, James Webb: The USD10 Billion Space Telescope, and Emmy-winning Hacks Awards 2022: Seasons 1 and 2.
Passengers enjoying an Emirates flight can access a world-class entertainment library with over 45 Oscar-winning films, 5,000 on-demand entertainment channels, over 1,500 films and 1,500 hours of TV, as well as music, podcasts and audiobooks in 40 languages, five live TV channels including BBC news, CNN and Sky News Arabia, and two channels with live sports coverage – Sport 24 and Sport 24 Extra.
For more information, visit www.emirates.com.
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