There’s something for everyone this November with DStv BoxOffice. If you’re looking for a period drama, Mr. Malcolm List takes you to 9th-century England. Meanwhile, Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba’s romantic drama film, Three Thousand Years Of Longing, has a touch of strangeness.
Read on for this month’s highlights and make every night a Movie Night with DStv BoxOffice. November has a story to tell...
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November BoxOffice movies
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the movies, writer/director Jordan Peele leaps out with a new science-fiction Western horror film. Siblings OJ (Daniel Kaluuya) and Em (Keke Palmer) inherit their father’s movie-horse training ranch after his mysterious death. They’re on the brink of having to sell the farm to traumatised former child actor Jupe (Steven Yeun) when they decide to capture and sell footage of a supernatural entity for profit.
On Box Office from Monday, 7 November
Mr. Malcolm’s List
In this Regency era romantic comedy in the Bridgerton mould, Selina Dalton (Frieda Pinto) agrees to help her rich London-based friend Julia Thistlewaite (Zawe Ashton) to take revenge on the rich and influential Mr Malcolm (Sope Dirisu). Mr Malcolm humiliated Julia in public when he rejected her as wife material based on his exacting and preposterous list of desired qualities in a future Mrs Malcolm.
On Box Office from Monday, 14 November
Three Thousand Years Of Longing
Alithea Binnie (Tilda Swinton) accidentally released a Djinn (Idris Elba) from a bottle that she bought in the Istanbul bazaar. But to the djinn’s surprise, she seems reluctant to take advantage of the three wishes he’s offering her. When she accuses him of being a trickster, her tells her three tales of past people he’d served: The Queen of Sheba (Aamito Lagum), Gülten (Ece Yüksel), a concubine in the court of King Suleiman The Magnificent, and Zefir (Burcu Gölgedar) the wife of a Turkish merchant. Directed by George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) and based on AS Byatt's short story The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye.
On Box Office from Friday, 18 November
While fleeing the Bennet plantation where she’s been enslaved in rural Georgia, Alice (Keke Palmer) breaks out of the vast woods to find herself on a highway – because it’s not the 1800s, it’s 1973! A truck driver named Frank (Common) brings Alice up to speed on American history, the civil rights movement and her legal rights. After reading up on the death of the plantation system, and seeing Pam Grier in the 1973 movie Coffy, Alice decides to return to take revenge on cosplaying slave owner Paul Bennet (Johnny Lee Miller).
On Box Office from Friday, 18 November
James (Paul du Toit), an out of work actor desperate to keep his family off the street, lands a last-chance gig working at a drag club. While it’s going to be a hard sell to his wife Susan when she finds out what he’s up to, James finds working in drag unexpectedly liberating…until one of his new colleagues dies under mysterious circumstances. With Wessel Pretorius as Mrs. Balls, Jacques Bessenger as Jay-C Le Roux, and Herman Lensing as Kiwi Polish.
On Box Office from Tuesday, 22 November
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Also coming to BoxOffice this November
- Emily The Criminal on Box Office from Wednesday, 16 November
- On The Line on Box Office from Wednesday, 16 November
- The Outfit on Box Office from Friday, 18 November
- The Lair on Box Office from Friday, 18 November
- Resurrection on Box Office from Monday, 21 November
- Tom & Jerry: Snowman’s Land on Box Office from Thursday, 24 November
- A Christmas Story Christmas on Box Office from Friday, 25 November
- Fall on Box Office from Friday, 25 November
- The Nutcracker & The Magic Flute on Box Office from Friday, 25 November
- Don’t Worry Darling on Box Office from Tuesday, 29 November
- Shadow Master on Box Office from Tuesday, 29 November
- Stowaway on Box Office from Wednesday, 30 November
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