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MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Netflix acquires local movie I Am All Girls by iNumber Number writer and director Donovan Marsh. Stars: Hlubi Mboya (Isidingo) as Ntombizonke, a troubled but powerful detective with a dark, ugly secret and Erica Wessels (Erfsondes) as her unlikely confidant and emotionally-troubled colleague Jodie. It follows them on an all-consuming journey to bring down a global human trafficking ring. Loads 14 May.
Comments | 07 Apr 2021 17:37
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Boomerang to air Tom and Jerry double bill movies on the public holiday of Monday 22 March from 08h05. Tom and Jerry: The Fast and The Furry follows them in a race around the world and Tom and Jerry: Blast off to Mars tells of their adventures in space.
Comments | 09 Mar 2021 16:01
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Coming to America 2, with our Nomzamo Mbatha, now available on Amazon Prime.
Comments | 06 Mar 2021 12:01
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT New pop-up movie channel coming to DStv 111 on Premium from Friday 19 March at 10h30 to Sunday 4 April, starring kickbutt sheroes. The name's totally ridonculous: M-Net Movies Pretty Deadly Pop-up Channel starring Leading Ladies of Action. Will run from late morning to midnight every day, scheduled according to themes at peak times. Movies will be on Catch Up until Tuesday 4 May. See comments for movie titles and themes. >>
1 Comment | 24 Feb 2021 11:39
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Mzansi Magic premieres local movie titled One Night kwa Mxolisi on Saturday 27 February at 21h30. Sisanda Henna directs and co-stars opposite Linda Mtoba as a once semi-successful rugby player who invites his friends to the opening of his new restaurant. Too many drinks lead to truth bombs and next thing illusions and friendships are shattered. Cast includes Fulu Mugovhani, Nyaniso Dzedze, Motlatsi Mafatshe, Buhle Samuels, Donovan Goliath and Sisanda and Bonnie Mbuli's son Micaiah.
1 Comment | 10 Feb 2021 16:13
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Netflix loads a new movie every week from now until an unconfirmed date. Titles include The Power of the Dog, The Hand of God, Don’t Look Up, The Harder They Fall, Concrete Cowboy, Army of the Dead, The Woman in the Window, Munich and The Last Letter from Your Lover.
Comments | 13 Jan 2021 13:56
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Barker's back! Well, not quite but almost. And now he's in an old age home. Former Isidingo star Robert Whitehead stars in M-Net's festive movie Herb & Moon, about a rebellious grandfather who fights to escape his old age home so he can spend Christmas with his beloved granddaughter. Also stars: Katherine Neethling (The Watch) and Keenan Arrison (Shooting Stars, The Riviera). Airs Saturday 12 December at 21h00.
1 Comment | 10 Dec 2020 11:19
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Abduragman Adams (Suidooster), Kate Liquorish (Queen Sono) and Euodia Samson (Arendsvlei) star in local M-Net movie Twisted Christmas on Saturday 26 December at 21h00. A rich family loses everything just before Christmas and the only people willing to take them in is their long-time Muslim gardener and his family.
1 Comment | 03 Dec 2020 15:47
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT SABC3 to screen Sigourney Weaver/Ben Kingsley psychological thriller Death and the Maiden, based on the Ariel Dorfman play of the same name. Tells the story of an activist who holds a stranger hostage in her house, convinced that he's a member of the old regime who tortured and raped her while she was blindfolded. Is he? Isn't he? Airs Sunday 27 December at 21h30.
1 Comment | 02 Dec 2020 14:50
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT The late Chadwick Boseman to co-star with Viola Davis in a Netflix film rendition of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, based on the play by August Wilson. Loads on Friday, 18 December. See comments for a trailer >>
1 Comment | 21 Oct 2020 11:12
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT SABC1 to air political drama Uncovered on Sunday, 6 September at 21h00. A businesswoman decides to continue her murdered sister's investigation into a mining conspiracy that her own boss may be a part of. Stars: Dumisani Mbebe, Thandeka Nodada (Malinga), Fezile Makhanya, Robert Hobbs, Nqobile Khumalo, S'thandiwe Kgoroge. Directed by Zuko Nodada (Matatiele, Mamello, Hope). Also available on Netflix.
Comments | 31 Aug 2020 18:15
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT M-Net to air Black Panther movie on M-Net Movies Zone (139) on Monday, 31 August at 19h00 to tribute the late Chadwick Boseman.
Comments | 31 Aug 2020 10:46
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Pop-up channel fliekNET to become permanent fixture from Tuesday, 1 September, on Channel 149 - on Premium. Features Afrikaans blockbuster movies, classic favourites and a variety of formats e.g feature films, short films, story films, made-for-TV movies and documentaries. Includes new straight-to-kykNET films produced by South African filmmakers.
Comments | 31 Aug 2020 10:41
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT DStv announces Add Movies feature at August Showcase/Upfronts. All subscribers who don't have the Premium package (including those with DStv Indian) can up-size by paying R99 for M-Net Movies 1 and 2 and Afrikaans movie channel fliekNET, from September.
Comments | 21 Aug 2020 08:58
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT M-Net to air Beyoncé's visual album Black is King on Saturday, 1 August at 20h00 on these packages: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access. Will also be available on Catch Up on Premium for 30 days. South African actors featured in it include Connie Chiume, Nandi Madida, Nyaniso Dzedze and Warren Masemola.
Comments | 29 Jul 2020 12:00
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT South African rom-com Seriously Single to load on Netflix on 31 July. It stars Fulu Mugovhani, Tumi Morake, Bohang Moeko and Yonda Thomas and follows serial monogamist Dineo (Mugovhani) as she navigates the modern-day dating world with her partner in crime Noni (Morake).
2 Comments | 20 Jul 2020 11:35
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT M-Net signs deal with Disney to air Beyoncé's visual album Black Is King, to be released on 31 July. M-Net will be made available to DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access viewers for the duration of the film which will air within 24-hours of its release on Disney+. Tap the comments box for the latest trailer>>
1 Comment | 20 Jul 2020 09:20
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Jamie Foxx headlines a cool-sounding Netflix movie called Project Power about a miracle pill that gives you a superpower - but you only find out WHICH power once you've taken the pill. Loads on 14 August 2020. See the trailer in the comments box>>
1 Comment | 15 Jul 2020 16:45
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT Charlize Theron's new Netflix supershero movie The Old Guard loads on Netflix today (10 July). A group of immortal mercenaries must fight for their freedom after discovering someone is onto their secret.Charlize plays Andy, their warrior leader.
1 Comment | 10 Jul 2020 14:38
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT TNT movie channel (137) to air Nicolas Cage movie festival on Fridays from 3 to 24 July. Line-up includes Gone in 60 Seconds (10 July at 18h00), Con Air (10 July at 20h00) and Face/Off (17 July at 20h00).
Comments | 30 Jun 2020 18:51
MOVIE HIGHLIGHT South African flik Poppie Nongena to screen on DStv Box Office from 21 June 2020. Both its headline stars, Clementine Mosimane and Anna-Mart van der Merwe won 2020 SAFTAs for their performances: Best Actress and Best Supporting.
Comments | 27 May 2020 11:22


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