Published Nov 17
Movies to add to your festive watch list
It’s summertime and it’s almost time for the festive season! And while the season is sure to consist of plenty of festivities and fun in the sun, you will undoubtedly be looking forward to some time out of the sun. What could be better than a festive line-up of fun, summer-loving entertainment, courtesy of DStv?
Here is a round-up of our top summer movies to add to your watch list for the next few weeks – perfect for the whole family.
Tom Holland steps up as Peter Parker in this superhero classic.
Watch as Spider-Man tries his best to prevent the Vulture from selling weapons made with advanced Chitauri technology. He manages to do all this while keeping up with his homework as a high school student with a secret identity.
Watch the adrenalin-fuelled Spidey adventures on M-Net Movies Collection (DStv Channel 111) on 12 November at 12:05 CAT.
Ford v Ferrari
This sports drama set in the 1960s follows American automotive designer, Carroll Shelby, and fearless British race car driver, Ken Miles.
Shelby and Miles work together to overcome the obstacles standing in their way to build a revolutionary vehicle for Ford. It is the same vehicle that will take on the esteemed Ferrari at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Tune in to M-Net (DStv Channel 101) on 15 November at 20:05 CAT to get your engines revving!
This loved-up Nigerian film seeks to show just how far men will go for the sake of love. It also drives home the hard-hitting message that happiness isn’t something a person should set out to find – it exists within.
Get your dose of romance this summer on Africa Magic Epic (Channel 152) on 14 November at 08:00 CAT.
Like a Boss
Two friends start a cosmetics company together – a decision that will unknowingly put their lifelong friendship to the test.
Will they crumble under the financial pressure of it all and agree to sell their budding - albeit debt-riddled - enterprise to an opportunistic industry titan? Or will they manage to pull together to step up their game and run her out of the business instead?
Find out for yourself on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) on 29 November at 20:30 CAT.
Mighty Joe Young
This classic ’90s family movie follows Jill Young, played by South Africa’s own Charlize Theron, and a massive gorilla, Joe, who grew up to be best friends.
With Jill’s help, will Joe manage to escape the vengeance of a poacher who returns from the past to settle old scores?
Enjoy this action-packed movie with the kids on TNT Africa (DStv Channel 137) on 13 November at 10:27 CAT.
What’s a summer without romance – and lots of it?
Immerse yourself in this romantic drama and savour the amorous love story between an aspiring writer and an aspiring photographer. Their shared love of music, photography, and poetry solidifies their bond. Do they stand a chance, or is the writing on the wall right from the start?
Find out on BET Africa (DStv Channel 129) on 16 November at 12:50 CAT.
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