These five fabulous movies are just the tip of the viewing iceberg this week on DStv.
Roald Dahl's awesome childhood favourite tale The Witches gets a fresh new spin with actresses Olivia Spencer and Anne Hathaway on M-Net’s (DStv channel 101) this Sunday Night. And for an emotional boost, try the Oscar-winning movie Minari on M-Net Movies 1 (DStv channel 104).
Looking for something a little more sinister? Lifetime’s (DStv channel 131) Ripped From The Headlines movie Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos will give you chills.
Then, martial arts fans are in for a treat with the Bruce Lee classic Kung Fu Fighter on KIX (DStv channel 114) and Showmax adds to the movie action with comedy film The Stand In.
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Fantasy based on Roald Dahl’s 1983 book of the same name. An orphaned boy (Ahzir Kadeem Bruno) who lives with his grandmother (Octavia Spencer) accidentally lands up in the middle of a witch convention, led by the Grand High Witch (Anne Hathaway).
Watch The Witches on Sunday, 21 November on M-Net (DStv channel 101) at 20:05
In this critically acclaimed Oscar-winning movie, a Korean family chases the American dream by starting a farm in 1980s Arkansas. Starring Steven Yeun, Alan S. Kim, Han Ye-ri, Will Patton, and Scott Haze.
Watch Minari on Sunday, 21 November on M-Net Movies 1 (DStv channel 104) at 20:00
The Stand In
In this comedy film, comedian Candy Black’s (Drew Barrymore) life comes crashing down when she’s charged with tax evasion and is forced by the courts to attend rehab. But what if she could get someone else, a look-a-alike, to do all of that for her?
Watch The Stand In on Showmax from Thursday, 25 November
Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos
Ripped From The Headlines movie inspired by the true story of Jennifer Dulos, a mother of 5 who vanished after dropping the children at school. While her husband, Fotis, claimed that she’d staged her own disappearance, questions went unanswered after he committed suicide and her body was never found.
Watch Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos on Saturday, 20 November on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) at 19:20
Kung Fu Fighter
Ma goes looking for his father in Shanghai. He and his new friend are saved by martial arts masters when gangsters hunt them down, but the fight has only just begun. Starring Bruce Leung, Danny Chan Kwok-kwan, and Emma Wong.
Watch Kung Fu Fighter on Saturday, 20 November on KIX (DStv channel 114) at 19:00