4 Reasons To Binge Golden Globe Winner ‘Escape At Dannemora’

Two words on this one: Patricia Arquette. It’s her version of Charlize Theron’s transformation in Monster. Escape At Dannemora, nominated as Best Limited Series at this year’s Golden Globes, is now available to binge on Showmax. The seven-part series is based on a stranger-than-fiction prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015, […]

Fall Under The Spell Of ‘A Discovery Of Witches’

A Discovery of Witches, the most watched series of 2018 on Sky One and the most successful title by far in the history of Sundance Now, is now streaming first on Showmax in South Africa. A Discovery of Witches is a modern-day love story, set in a world where witches, vampires and daemons secretly live […]

Will Ferrell’s “No Activity” Is “Waiting For Godot” In A Cop Car – But Much Funnier

No Activity, a comedy series from executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay (Vice, Succession) and Funny Or Die, has no right to be as entertaining as it is. After all, as the title implies, it’s essentially a series about nothing happening – although, to be fair, as the tagline says, “Sh*t happens. Eventually.” Set against […]

Eighth And Final Season Of The Multi-award Winning ‘Game Of Thrones’ Starts On M-Net 101 This Week

Winter is Here Every battle, betrayal, alliance and risk, every fight, sacrifice and death has all been #ForTheThrone. The epic worldwide phenomenon Game of Thrones has culminated in a breath-taking conclusion – and M-Net channel 101 is bringing you the stunning final season. With just days to go until the exciting six-part finale, M-Net in […]

Five Reasons Why ‘Supa Modo’ WIll Be Your New African Film

The multi-award-winning Kenyan superhero film Supa Modo is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa. Jo (Stycie Waweru) is a witty nine-year-old terminally ill girl obsessed with Jackie Chan movies. When she is taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life, her only comfort is her dream of […]

7 Of The Best Series On Showmax: May – August 2019

ANIMALS S3 First on Showmax. Binge from 1 May 2019 ANIMALS. focuses on the downtrodden creatures native to Earth’s least-habitable environment: New York City. In Season 3, the late night cult favourite visits a human-less, post-apocalyptic Big Apple. Blending live-action and animated segments, the HBO series features arguably the strongest cast on TV this year, […]

5 Things We Found Out About Tumi Morake In ‘Trippin With Skhumba’

In this week’s episode of the Showmax Original, Trippin With Skhumba, Tumi Morake takes Skhumba to the province she was born in, the Free State, where her father’s family lives in Bloemfontein and her mother’s in Thaba ‘Nchu. “Skhumba’s like a fungus; he just grows on you,” Tumi tells us. “I agreed to this trip […]

The 5 Best International Series On Showmax This April

Game of Thrones S8. Future Man S2. Luther S5. A Very English Scandal. Billions S4. And much more Future Man II First and only on Showmax. Binge from 1 April 2019 Four-time Teen Choice winner Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) stars as Josh Futturman, a janitor by day, gamer by night who is recruited by […]

Five Reasons To Binge ‘My Brilliant Friend’

My Brilliant Friend, the captivating drama series based on Elena Ferrante’s bestselling Neapolitan Novels, is now streaming on Showmax. Here are five reasons to add the hit Italian series to your watchlist: It’s about a 60-year friendship My Brilliant Friend is the story of Elena ‘Lenù’ Greco and Raffaella ‘Lila’ Cerullo, who begin a lifelong […]

DStv Weekly Highlights: 1 – 7 March 2019

Binge Game of Thrones from the beginning Get a glimpse of your favourites ahead of the worldwide premiere of Season 8 on 14 April, and catch up by streaming all seven seasons on Showmax. The night is cold and full of terrors! It’s been a long wait for the final season of Game of Thrones. […]

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