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Doctor Strange: Review

Top neurosurgeon, Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch – Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Imitation Game, The Fifth Estate) has an unfortunate accident, partly brought on by his self-absorbed ego. Devastated, and with western medicine unable to help him, he embarks on a journey that eventually leads him to a world of mystic arts.

Doctor Strange

As an origin movie, Doctor Strange will not disappoint. It fits snugly into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), so as with all other Marvel movies, wait until the end of the credits for any post credit scenes containing easter eggs and hints to what is next in the story of Stephen Strange.

As for the film itself, the cast does not disappoint. Well rounded, and three dimensional characters. We have Mondo (Chiwetel Ijiofor – 12 Years A Slave, The Martian, Triple 9). A master of the arts, but torn between what is right, and what he has been taught. The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton – Snowpiercer, Hail, Caesar!) in her usual brilliance, and commanding presence on screen. And Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen – Casino Royale, Clash of the Titans) brings a special kind of evil to the role. Each supporting acting is at a level one would expect of such a film, with Cumberbatch bringing nothing short of his A-game once more.

The effects in the film are mind-blowing, conjuring up thoughts of Inception in some cases. However, as marvelous as they are, they feel right at home, as if all the craziness, mystic spells and supernatural events are an everyday occurrence.

Doctor Strange is a thoroughly entertaining film. It has some very well choreographed action scenes, with awesome effects. A storyline that while part of the Marvel Universe, can happily stand on its own. The film has more humour than one would expect. So with all these positive traits, it will appeal to a very wide audience, to be enjoyed by all. One caveat however, is to be aware of the cinema that one is viewing it in. There are far too many cinemas in South Africa that either do not have the correct equipment to show a film that is not very close to totally dark, or they do not have the know how to use or install said equipment. Having a film screened that is far too dark robs audiences of so much detail, and disconnects them to a large extent from the movie. Add to that, that some cinemas are not able to actually project the entire picture, having a portion cut off on either side of the screen, and this does not bode well. A better choice would be to see the film in all its glory, in Imax.

Doctor Strange, a fun trip to the movies, for the whole family, with lots more on the horizon for the films universe. The film opens 4 November 2016 in South African cinemas.

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My Roommates An Escort Comedy Series Goes To Camera 5 November 2016

MY Roommate's An Escort

After a successful Indiegogo campaign, and the launch of a prequel episode that garnered significant attention, the anticipated comedy series entitled My Roommate’s an Escort is going to camera on November 5th in Toronto, Canada.

The show follows the lives of two roommates from polar opposite backgrounds, and the chaos that ensues.

Co-creators Katie Uhlmann and Trish Rainone
Co-creators Katie Uhlmann and Trish Rainone

The co-creators of the show Katie Uhlmann and Trish Rainone could not be more excited. Uhlmann is also directing the show, and both women will star as the lead characters. Rainone portrays small-town girl Heather who gets taken advantage of by big-city-possible-escort-girl Kesha.

The show is executive produced by Joey Nixon of Adrenaline Toronto. It is being produced and edited by Canadian Screen Award nominee Julian Adderley. David Curruthers from Workin’ Moms (CBC) is also an Executive Producer, Russell Goozee is the Director of Photography, and Stephanie Baird (IRL the Series) is the Production Manager.

Katie and Trish at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)
Katie and Trish at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)

The cast features a wide array of familiar Canadian actors including Ellen Dubin (Napoleon Dynamite), David Sparrow (President of ACTRA Toronto, Serendipity), Juancarlos Velis (Downsizing), Bobby Del Rio (IRL the Series), David Emanuel (Rookie Blue), Jane Luk (Second City), AC Peterson (Sucker Punch), Angela Asher (Hard Rock Medical), PJ Lazic (Casino Jack), Barbara de la Fuente (Warehouse 13), Matt Willson (Rookie Blue), Aisha Evelyna (12 Monkeys), Jake Raymond (American Gothic), Karlo William (Hellions), Natasha Bromfield (The Amazing Gayl Pile), Albert Howell (This Hour has 22 Minutes) and Stephanie Baird (IRL the Series).

The prequel episode can be found here:

More episodes will begin arriving December 2016!!

For more information on the series, please refer to the facebook page:
www.facebook.com/roommatecomedyseries

Instagram @myroommatesanescort
Twitter @escortroommate

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Vuzu Amp TV Programme Highlights – November 2016

Vuzu Amp

 

TUESDAY 1 NOVEMBER 

Project Runway Season 14 at 19h30

[Episode 6- Gunn And Heidi]

Tensions arise when the designers split into two teams and battle for their fabrics in a fierce paintball competition.

Supergirl Season 2 at 20h30

[Episode 4 – Survivors]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Queen Sugar Season 1 at 21h30

[Episode 7 – In No Uncertain term]

Follows the life of two sisters, Nova and Charley Bordelon, who move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father.

WEDNESDAY 2 NOVEMBER

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 3 – Leopard Is The New Black]

Melissa hits a road block with her opinionated new business partner. Meanwhile Siggy throws Dolores a true Jersey Birthday Party, leaving Kathy and Rosie feeling left out.

Ex Isle Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 2 – Shock Therapy]

A surprise wedding tests the exes to see if they are truly over their ex. With inner fears exposed, tension rises and Nicole blows up at Freddie.

The Flash Season 3 at 20:30

[Episode 5 – Monster]

Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, he becomes “The Flash”.

Mistresses Season 4 at 21:30

[Episode 12 – Back To The Start]

April is unsure how to announce her baby news to Marc just as his career is taking off, Karen reaches a relationship milestone when she meets Adam’s parents.

THURSDAY 3 NOVEMBER

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 4 – A Life To Envy]

The ladies of New Jersey are working it with Melissa’s boutique, Envy. Teresa recording her audio book and Jacqueline and Chris, make headway on their new business venture.

The Carmichael Show Season 2 at 19:30

[Episode 4 – Perfect Storm]

When Maxine and Jerrod rush out to purchase the Plan B pill following a mishap in the bedroom, they are forced to seek shelter at Joe and Cynthia’s as a nasty storm approaches.

The Mindy Project season 4 at 20:00

[Episode 10- The Departed]

With Danny gone, Mindy’s loneliness leads her to join a support group under false pretenses. Meanwhile, Morgan and Colette discover Tamra’s secret pastime.

Arrow season 5 at 20:30

[Episode 5 – Human Target]

Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city.

The 100 season 3 at 21:30

[Episode 8 –Terms and Conditions]

Searching for a peaceful way to handle things, Kane soon realizes that he may be forced to resort to drastic measures.

FRIDAY 4 NOVEMBER

Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 5 – Dinner Interrupted]

The Lauritas host the Giudices for dinner and old tensions between the ladies quickly boil over. Dolores starts the journey toward financial independence.

Love and Hip Hop Season 4 at 19:30

[Episode 11 – Put A Ring On It]

Joe proposes to Tahiry in Times Square as Rich confronts Cyn and Erica Mena at her book premiere. Saigon and Erica Jean get a blessing.

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 4 – Abominations]

After the murders of his family, time master Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains to prevent more killings.

Dead Of Summer Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 4 – Modern Love]

The annual masquerade ball sets the stage for intrigue and danger in “Modern Love”.

SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER

The Coalition Season 4 at 18:00

[Episode 4]

A reality show that challenges selected creatives from the public to showcase their best ground breaking, original and creative work in just a short period.

The Bachelor in Paradise Season 3 at 18:30

[Episode 7]

A shattered bachelor ends his relationship and leaves Paradise, but the cast is reenergized with the arrival of a popular couple who offer a romantic date to a lucky duo.

Supergirl Season 2 at 19:30

[Episode 4 – Survivors]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 3 – All Signs Point To Josh… Or Is It Josh’s Friend?]

Rebecca becomes torn between two men and doesn’t know whether she is meant to be with Josh or Greg. Meanwhile, Paula struggles to make a big decision.

House Of Lies Season 5 at 21:30

[Episode 9 – Violent Agreement]

Marty attempts to get K&A back into consideration for a buyout. Jeannie has a difficult time spending a day outside the office.

SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER

The Flash Season 3 at 18:00

[Episode 5 – Monster]

Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, he becomes “The Flash”.

Arrow Season 5 at 19:00

[Episode 5 – Human Target]

Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city.

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 at 20:00

[Episode 4 – Abominations]

After the murders of his family, time master Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains to prevent more killings.

Quantico Season 2 at 21:00

[Episode 5 – KMFORGET]

A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest, yet one of them is suspected of masterminding an attack on New York City.

The 100 Season 3 at 22:00

[Episode 8 – Terms and Conditions]

Searching for a peaceful way to handle things, Kane soon realizes that he may be forced to resort to drastic measures.

MONDAY 7 NOVEMBER

Rich Kids Season 2 at 19:00

[Episode 4]

A reality show following the wealthy youth of Mzansi. Watch as we showcase the excessive habits of their everyday lives and get familiar with how they spend their time and money.

Livin’ Lozada Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 7]

Follows the lives of Evelyn Lozada of Basketball Wives fame, and her 22-year-old daughter, Shaniece.

Quantico Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 6 – Aquiline]

A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest, yet one of them is suspected of masterminding an attack on New York City.

The V Table 1 at 21:30

[Episode 1]

A youth late night talk show with a sharp and irreverent look at breaking, trending news along with gossip and varying perspectives on popular culture. With the inclusion of celebrity interviews and commentary that is provocative, entertaining and unfiltered around past and current events in the form of a late night roundtable discussion.

Insecure Season 1 at 22:00

[Episode 1 – Insecure As F**K]

After Alex is captured by uranium smugglers, they bring in a torture specialist to get her to talk. The torture gets worse when Alex discovers that the torturer is someone from her past.

TUESDAY 8 NOVEMBER

Real Housewives OF New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 6 – Swimming With The Gefilte Fishes]

After being on home confinement, Teresa finally says goodbye to her ankle bracelet. Siggy returns to her religious roots and Dolores makes progress on her renovation.

Project Runway Season 14 at 19:30

[Episode 7- Lace To The Finish]

In an episode full of surprises, Heidi challenges the designers to create lingerie for her line. The exhausted designers get a rude awakening on the runway.

Supergirl Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 5 – Crossfire]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Queen Sugar Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 8 – Where With All]

Follows the life of two sisters, Nova and Charley Bordelon, who move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father.

WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER 

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 7 – Spa-Cation]

The ladies head to a spa to celebrate Teresa’s first weekend of freedom since removing her ankle bracelet. Siggy reveals new information about her husband’s shaky past.

Ex Isle Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 3 – Burn Baby Burn]

The exes set their past ablaze, setting off a firestorm of emotion. Two exes face off in a jaw-dropping altercation. Antonio loses it in jealous rage.

Hit The Floor Season 3 at 20:30

[Episode 11- Run And Gun]

Devils Nation celebrate Ahsha and Derek’s upcoming wedding. Meanwhile, everyone’s a suspect as the search for who shot Jelena continues.

Mistresses Season 4 at 21:30

[Episode 13 – The Show Must Go On]

Life-changing events occur in the Season 4 finale, which finds the couples of Joss and Harry and April and Marc as new parents several months into the future.

THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 8 – All Bets Are Off]

Melissa gets Antonia ready for a “daddy-daughter” dance; Jacqueline hosts a night of poker sending Rosie over the edge and a dodgy character interrupts Teresa’s book-launch party.

The Carmichael Show Season 2 at 19:30

[Episode 5 – Gentrifying Bobby]

With sudden rent hikes threatening to drive Nekeisha out of her neighborhood, the family is forced to consider the effects of gentrification.

The Mindy Project Season 4 at 20:00

[Episode 11 – The Lahiris and The Castellanos]

Mindy and Danny’s parents meet for the first time and their clashing personalities make for an awkward engagement party.

Arrow Season 5 at 20:30

[Episode 6 – So It Begins]

Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city.

The 100 Season 3 at 21:30

[Episode 9 – Stealing Fire]

Clarke discovers a shocking truth, and Octavia is forced to make a decision that could have devastating consequences.  Meanwhile, Kane and Abby share a moment.

FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 9 – Driving Miss Siggy]

Unexpected visitors show up at Teresa’s book signing, after reaching out to Siggy for advice, Melissa decides to have a family dinner.

Love and Hip Hop Season 4 at 19:30

[Episode 12 – All Good Things…]

Worlds collide at Erica Mena’s performance as Rich reveals the final truth to Cyn. Nick Cannon convinces Peter to seal the deal while Yandy and Mendecees plot their future.

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 5- Compromised]

After the murders of his family, time master Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains to prevent more killings.

Dead Of Summer Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 5 – How To Stay Alive In The Woods]

Deb and the counselors take the campers on an overnight camping trip deep into the woods for an unforgettable experience.

SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER 

The Coalition Season 1 at 18:00

[Episode 5]

A reality show that challenges selected creatives from the public to showcase their best ground breaking, original and creative work in just a short period.

The Bachelor In Paradise Season 3 at 18:30

[Episode 8]

The cast welcome an anticipated arrival, and insecurities cause one couple to question their relationship. Plus, tensions rise when a hot-headed bachelor loses his temper.

Crazy Ex- Girlfriend Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 4 – When Will Josh And His Friend Leave Me Alone?]

A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find love in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.

Insecure Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 1 – Insecure As F**K]

After Alex is captured by uranium smugglers, they bring in a torture specialist to get her to talk. The torture gets worse when Alex discovers that the torturer is someone from her past.

Rich Kids Season 2 at 22:00

[Episode 4]

A reality show following the wealthy youth of Mzansi. Watch as we showcase the excessive habits of their everyday lives and get familiar with how they spend their time and money.

Mistresses Season 4 at 22:30

[Episode 13 – The Show Must Go On]

Life-changing events occur in the Season 4 finale, which finds the couples of Joss and Harry and April and Marc as new parents several months into the future.

SUNDAY 13 NOVEMBER

Arrow Season 5 at 18:00

[Episode 6 – So It Begins]

Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city.

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 at 19:00

[Episode 5 – Compromised]

After the murders of his family, time master Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains to prevent more killings.

Quantico Season 2 at 20:00

[Episode 6 – Aquiline]

A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest, yet one of them is suspected of masterminding an attack on New York City.

Queen Sugar Season 1 at 21:00

[Episode 8 – where With All]

Follows the life of two sisters, Nova and Charley Bordelon, who move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father.

MONDAY 14 NOVEMBER  

Kendra On Top Season 4 at 18:30

[Episode 14 – Tantric Or Treat]

Kendra and Hank invite Jessica and Kyle over for dinner. Kendra takes over the kitchen and shares some fun intimacy games with her friends.

Rich Kids Season 2 at 19:00

[Episode 5]

A reality show following the wealthy youth of Mzansi. Watch as we showcase the excessive habits of their everyday lives and get familiar with how they spend their time and money.

Livin’ Lozada Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 8]

After realizing she hasn’t spent a lot of time with her daughter, Evelyn takes Shaniece on a trip to Santa Barbara; Shaniece makes a shocking announcement.

Quantico Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 7]

A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest, yet one of them is suspected of masterminding an attack on New York City.

The V Table 1 at 21:30

[Episode 2]

A youth late night talk show with a sharp and irreverent look at breaking, trending news along with gossip and varying perspectives on popular culture. With the inclusion of celebrity interviews and commentary that is provocative, entertaining and unfiltered around past and current events in the form of a late night roundtable discussion.

Insecure Season 1 at 22:00

[Episode 2- Messy As F**K]

A mission to retrieve stolen secret Canadian submarine plans goes awry when Alex and Peter are invited to dinner by the Russian couple they’re spying on.

TUESDAY 15 NOVEMBER

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 10 – Cut The Cancer Out]

Jacqueline gets choked up over a special proposal; Teresa’s blood boils during a family reunion with cousins Kathy and Rosie.

Project Runway Season 14 at 19:30

[Episode 8 – Haute Tech Couture]

In their second unconventional materials challenge, the designers go dumpster diving for recycled electronics in order to merge the worlds of fashion and technology.

Supergirl Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 6 – Changing]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Queen Sugar Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 9 – Next To Nothing]

Follows the life of two sisters, Nova and Charley Bordelon, who move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father.

WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER 

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 11 – Rage On My Ass]

The group drives to a mountaintop resort in Vermont; Jacqueline and Teresa’s friend, Robyn, get into a scuffle in the van; Dolores and Siggy struggle to keep the peace.

Ex Isle Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 4 – Cutting The Cord]

Tension builds in an exercise where the exes are physically tied together. The shocking arrival of 10 new singles gives the exes a fresh shot at love.

The Flash Season 3 at 20:30

[Episode 6 – Shade]

Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, he becomes “The Flash”.

Devious Maids Season 4 at 21:30

[Episode 8 – I Saw The Shine]

Carmen finds herself caught in the middle of the Powell household. Genevieve continues to meddle with Marisol’s love life. Meanwhile, Shannon makes a confession.

THURSDAY 17 NOVEMBER 

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 12 – The Other C Word]

The group is divided on the second day in Vermont. Here, Jacqueline is consoled in the wake of her dustup with Robyn.

The Carmichael Show Season 2 at 19:30

[Episode 6 – New Neighbors]

Jerrod and Maxine clash over his parents’ behavior after a couple moves in next door. The problem intensifies when his parents see their new neighbors receive a mysterious package.

The Mindy Project Season 4 at 20:00

[Episode 12 – The Parent Trap]

Mindy excitedly tends to her first pregnant patient at her new fertility clinic, but is suspicious Danny may be trying to get her pregnant again.

Arrow Season 5 at 20:30

[Episode 7- Vigilante]

Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city.

FRIDAY 18 NOVEMBER 

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 13 – Picking Sides]

Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are joined by new Housewives, Dolores Catania and Siggy Flicker, along with the return of a true Jersey veteran, Jacqueline Laurita.

Love and Hip Hop Season 4 at 19:30

[Episode 13 – Reunion Part 1]

The cast of Love & Hip-Hop reunite and host gets to the bottom of this season’s messy love triangles. Drama ensues with shocking reveals and explosive words, on and off stage.

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 6 – Outlaw Country]

After the murders of his family, time master Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains to prevent more killings.

Dead Of Summer Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 6 – The Dharma Bums]

After a shocking death, the campers try to communicate with the ghost using a Oujia board. Deb has flashbacks of her old boyfriend Keith.

SATURDAY 19 NOVEMBER

The Coalition Season 1 at 18:00

[Episode 6]

A reality show that challenges selected creatives from the public to showcase their best ground breaking, original and creative work in just a short period.

The Bachelor In Paradise Season 3 at 18:30

[Episode 9]

Beautiful bachelorette makes the shocking decision to leave Paradise, one scrutinized couple go on a well-timed date, and two newcomers arrive in Paradise with a double-date card.

Supergirl Season 2 at 19:30

[Episode 6 – Changing]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Crazy Ex- Girlfriend Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 5 – Why Is Josh’s Ex- Girlfriend Eating Carbs?]

A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find love in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.

SUNDAY 20 NOVEMBER 

The Flash Season 3 at 18:00

[Episode 6 – Shade]

Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, he becomes “The Flash”.

Arrow Season 5 at 19:00

[Episode 7 – Vigilante]

Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city.

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 at 20:00

[Episode 6 – Outlaw Country]

After the murders of his family, time master Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains to prevent more killings.

Quantico Season 2 at 21:00

[Episode 7]

A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest, yet one of them is suspected of masterminding an attack on New York City.

MONDAY 21 NOVEMBER

Kendra On Top Season 4 at 18:30

[Episode 15 – Breast Intentions]

Kendra’s dad surprises the family with his new fiancé, but when things get wild at a Playboy Mansion party, Eric calls Kendra for help.

Livin’ Lozada Season 1 at 19:00

[Episode 9]

Follows the lives of Evelyn Lozada of Basketball Wives fame, and her 22-year-old daughter, Shaniece.

Livin’ Lozada Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 10]

Follows the lives of Evelyn Lozada of Basketball Wives fame, and her 22-year-old daughter, Shaniece.

K Michelle: It’s My Life Season 2 at 21:00

[Episode 1 – She’s Back]

Michelle is back and living in LA-with a new song in her heart and an old love on her mind.

The V Table 1 at 21:30

[Episode 3]

A youth late night talk show with a sharp and irreverent look at breaking, trending news along with gossip and varying perspectives on popular culture. With the inclusion of celebrity interviews and commentary that is provocative, entertaining and unfiltered around past and current events in the form of a late night roundtable discussion.

TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 14- The Importance Of Being Family]

Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are joined by new Housewives, Dolores Catania and Siggy Flicker, along with the return of a true Jersey veteran, Jacqueline Laurita.

Project Runway Season 14 at 19:30

[Episode 9 – Broadway Or Bust]

The magic and glamour of Broadway serve as inspiration for the designers’ new challenge as they create fashionable looks based on the musical, Finding Neverland.

Supergirl Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 7 – The Darkest Places]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Queen Sugar Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 10 – So Far]

Follows the life of two sisters, Nova and Charley Bordelon, who move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father.

WEDNESDAY 23 NOVEMBER 

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 15- Nama’stay Away From Me]

Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are joined by new Housewives, Dolores Catania and Siggy Flicker, along with the return of a true Jersey veteran, Jacqueline Laurita.

Ex Isle Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 5 – Taking The Plunge]

Sexy new singles shake things up on the island, when the exes go on blind dates. A new hookup leaves Brittney feeling burned.

The Flash Season 3 at 20:30

[Episode 7 – Killer Frost]

Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, he becomes “The Flash”.

Devious Maids Season 4 at 21:30

[Episode 9-  Much Ado About Buffing]

Marisol learns a secret from Genevieve’s past that may provide a clue to finding Peri’s killer.  Zoila struggles to balance her love life and her demanding new boss.

THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER 

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 7 at 18:30

[Episode 16- And Then There Were Four]

Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are joined by new Housewives, Dolores Catania and Siggy Flicker, along with the return of a true Jersey veteran, Jacqueline Laurita.

The Carmichael Show Season 2 at 19:30

[Episode 7 – Ex Con]

The prison system is discussed by the family when Jerrod’s childhood friend is released from jail after 10 years.

The Mindy Project Season 4 at 20:00

[Episode 13- When Mindy Met Danny]

We rewind to Mindy’s first day at Schulman and Associates to see just how much her relationship with Danny has changed in the last few years.

2016 American Music Awards at 20:30

American Music Awards celebrates the latest and greatest talents of the contemporary music industry. Watch to see who has made it big in 2016.

FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER

Love And Hip Hop Season 4 at 19:30

[Episode 14 – Reunion Part 2]

The cast reunites to discuss Season 4’s dramas and love triangles. A shocking revelation kicks off the proceedings. Mo’Nique hosts.

Love and Hip Hop Season 5 at 20:30

[Episode 1 – Bride and Prejudice]

Mendeecees and Yandy figure out the next steps in their lives. Erica wants to move forward with Cyn however, Cyn seems skeptical, could this mark the end of the road or the two?

Dead Of Summer Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 7 – Townie]

Realizing that the Satanist Cult will not rest until they complete their ritual, Garret tries to convince everyone to close down the camp.

SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER

Supergirl Season 2 at 17:00

[Episode 7 – The Darkest Places]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

The Coalition Season 1 at 18:00

[Episode 7]

A reality show that challenges selected creatives from the public to showcase their best ground breaking, original and creative work in just a short period.

The Bachelor In Paradise Season 3 at 18:30

[Episode 10]

A bachelor must choose between three women and a doubtful bachelor sends himself home, leaving three women without roses. Plus, the remaining couples head out on their final dates.

2016 American Music Awards at 20:30

American Music Awards celebrates the latest and greatest talents of the contemporary music industry. Watch to see who has made it big in 2016.

SUNDAY 27 NOVEMBER

The Flash Season 3 at 18:00

[Episode 7 – Killer Frost]

Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, he becomes “The Flash”.

Livin’ Lozada Season 1 at 19:00

[Episode 10]

Follows the lives of Evelyn Lozada of Basketball Wives fame, and her 22-year-old daughter, Shaniece.

Love and Hip Hop Season 4 at 20:00

[Episode 14 – Reunion Part 2]

The cast reunites to discuss Season 4’s dramas and love triangles. A shocking revelation kicks off the proceedings. Mo’Nique hosts.

Ex Isle Season 1 at 21:00

[Episode 5 – Taking The Plunge]

Sexy new singles shake things up on the island, when the exes go on blind dates. A new hookup leaves Brittney feeling burned.

MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER 

Kendra On Top Season 4 at 18:30

[Episode 16 –  A Midsummer Night’s Mare]

After a wild night at the Playboy Mansion, Kendra wonders if her dad’s fiancé Amy is there for the wrong reasons and hopes that he’s not getting used.

Livin’ Lozada Season 1 at 19:00

[Episode 11]

Follows the lives of Evelyn Lozada of Basketball Wives fame, and her 22-year-old daughter, Shaniece.

K Michelle: It’s My Life Season 2 at 20:00

[Episode 2 –Take Me On Safaree]

As K wonders whether or not to take back old boyfriend Bobby, she finally meets face-to-face with her Instagram crush Safaree.

Quantico Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 8]

A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest, yet one of them is suspected of masterminding an attack on New York City.

The V Table 1 at 21:30

[Episode 4]

A youth late night talk show with a sharp and irreverent look at breaking, trending news along with gossip and varying perspectives on popular culture. With the inclusion of celebrity interviews and commentary that is provocative, entertaining and unfiltered around past and current events in the form of a late night roundtable discussion.

TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER

Project Runway Season 14 at 19:30

[Episode 10–  Make It Sell]

The designers must create ready-to-wear looks to be reproduced and sold online. Disagreement between the judges leads to the most contentious runway yet!

Supergirl Season 2 at 20:30

[Episode 8 – Medusa]

The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Queen Sugar Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 11 – All Good]

Follows the life of two sisters, Nova and Charley Bordelon, who move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father.

WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER

Basketball Wives LA Season 5 at 18:30

[Episode 1]

Brandi debates returning to LA after her fight with Shaunie. Meanwhile, Jackie’s husband Doug is offered a new job.

Ex Isle Season 1 at 19:30

[Episode 6 – Wearing Your Heart On Your Sleeve]

In a gut-wrenching therapy session, John storms off in hysterics after revealing his past. One ex couple decides to rekindle their relationship.

The Flash Season 3 at 20:30

[Episode 8– Invasion!]

Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, he becomes “The Flash”.

Devious Maids Season 4 at 21:30

[Episode 10 – Grime and Punishment]

In the Season Finale, Zoila discovers a huge secret that finally helps Rosie get to the truth about Peri’s murder.

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Film

A Celebration Of Comedy And Local Film With The Release Of Jonathan

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Comedy and local cinema join hands for a series of meet and greets and pre-release screenings for the hilarious South African movie, Jonathan. The film stars comedian Rikus de Beer as Jonathan, who will entertain audiences with his special brand of humour at select Ster-Kinekor sites over the next few weeks. The film is scheduled to release nationally at Ster-Kinekor cinemas on Friday, 02 December.

The Jonathan roadshow kicks off on Wednesday, 02 November at Ster-Kinekor Matlosana Mall in Klerksdorp. Fans of the comedian and those looking for a hilarious night out should head down to the cinema from 7pm, to meet the comedian and catch some comedic banter as ‘Jonathan’ welcomes audiences and introduces the special pre-release screening of the movie, which will screen from 8pm. Bookings for this exclusive Ster-Kinekor event are now open. This event moves to Ster-Kinekor Mooirivier Mall in Potchefstroom on Thursday, 03 November.

The following week, the roadshow moves to Ster-Kinekor Mimosa Mall in Bloemfontein on Thursday, 10 November, before heading to the Ster-Kinekor cinemas at Vaal Mall (Vanderbijlpark) on 15 November, Garden Route Mall (George) on 16 November, TygerValley in Cape Town on 17 November and Eikestad in Stellenbosch on 18 November.

The final two pre-screenings and the opportunity to meet ‘Jonathan” in person before watching his hilarious antics on the big screen, take place at Ster-Kinekor Kolonnade in Pretoria on 23 November, and at the East Rand Mall in Benoni on 24 November.

Rikus de Beer is a South African internet phenomenon and one of the country’s top-billed comedians, who rose to notoriety when he started recording voice clips as jokes for his friends on WhatsApp. Rikus created the fictional character of ‘Jonathan’ in 2013 and, since then, he has been ‘giving advice’ and ‘teaching guys to be better at life in general’.

In Jonathan the movie, Jonathan (Rikus de Beer), who is in his late 20s and still lives with his parents, is a dreamer and wannabe stand-up comedian. After another failed open-mic performance, he gets drunk and crashes his father’s car on the way home. This is the last straw for his loving but fed-up parents and now, for the first time in his life, he has to take care of himself. With nowhere else to go, he becomes a car guard. When he falls head-over-heels in love, Jonathan realises that to win her heart, he has to embark on a rollercoaster journey of self-discovery.

The film is directed and written by Sallas de Jager, and produced by Sallas de Jager, Rikus de Beer and John-Henry Opperman. Starring alongside de Beer in Jonathan are some of South Africa’s most popular actors, including Rika Sennett, Brümilda van Rensburg, Lizz Meiring, Beáte Opperman, Paul Eilers, Eric Nobbs, Frank Opperman, Marnus Kruger, Anel Alexander, Albert Pretorius, Jacques Bessenger and Francois Viljoen.

For more information about the pre-release screenings of Jonathan, visit www.sterkinekor.com or movies.sterkinekor.co.za. Follow @sterkinekor on Twitter or Facebook at Ster-Kinekor Theatres. For queries, call Ticketline on 0861 MOVIES (668 437) or you can book at the box office.

Categories
Television

Bevin Exits Idols As Top 5 Is Announced

The race to the finish line is on!

bevin-idolstop5It was smiles, hugs and good vibes when Idols bid farewell to 19-year-old Bevin Samuels from Port Elizabeth, who did not receive enough votes this week to keep him in the competition.

After tonight, Idols SA contestants can be counted on one hand and Lucia, Thami, Noma, Tebogo and Terra Cox are this season’s official Top Five.

Like last week, each contestant performed twice with different themes. Round One’s theme was How It Should Have Been Done and saw the Top Five picking butchered songs by Wooden Mic performers. Round Two was called My Idol, and contestants chose a song by their musical inspiration.

Lucia was up first, singing R. Kelly’s If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time followed by Lira’s Ngaphakade. Gareth gave her a glowing report, praising her consistency and “beautiful” performances. “You deserve to record your own album and conquer the SA music industry,” was Somizi’s take. Randall agreed, saying no matter what happens in the next weeks, Lucia has a career post-Idols.

Thami’s performance of Hero by Enrique Iglesias saw him show a rare emotional connection with the song and audience. He continued to surprise when he chose James Brown’s So Good for his second act. The performance was on fire – complete with the stage shimmying and a split at the end of the performance! The crowd went wild and Unathi and Gareth gave him a standing ovation. “Ladies and gentlemen, the hardest working man on Idols this season!” declared Randall.

Noma chose Josh Groban’s You Raise Me Up, followed by Heaven by Beyoncé. Her rousing rendition of the first song earned her a standing ovation from three of the judges, with Proverb proclaiming that she was “taking us to church!” She continued with the sentimental ballads by dedicating her second song to a recently deceased friend. Randall was not crazy about both being slow songs.

Tebogo brought out the acoustic guitar for both performances – We Found Love by Ed Sheeran and Asa’s There Is Fire on The Mountain. Unathi gave him a thumbs up “for reminding us that you are the only person who plays an instrument in the Top Five”, adding “I’m so happy you didn’t get this far last year because you wouldn’t have been able to deliver what you are giving us now.”

Terra Cox closed off the show with Adele’s Hello, followed by Mariah Carey’s If It’s Over. He received mixed reviews from the judges. “I didn’t love the Adele earlier, but you brought out the drama this time around. And when you do bring out the drama it’s really dramatic,” said Gareth. Somizi advised him to “be patient with yourself and choose songs that will show us a different side to you”, while Randall cautioned that having good and bad performances “don’t win you Idols”.

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It remains to be seen who will survive the chop next week!

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