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Based on true events, Ellen tells of the troubled relationship between a mother and her drug-addicted son - a relationship that will eventually drive her to the edge and lead to his murder.
In 2007, the death of 20 year old Abie Pakkies created a stir in South Africa and the world. The most disturbing part of the case was that the murderer was his mother, Ellen. When advocate Adrian Samuels takes on the case, he is determined to prove that Ellen Pakkies had no choice. But what compelled her to stop seeking help? How does a mother become desperate enough to take her own son's life?
Told across two timelines, Ellen is the harrowing account of a woman put through the penal system, tried for murder and driven by an unflinching love for her son. It delves into the inner psyche of a family ravaged by drugs in one of the most dangerous communities in South Africa. A scourge that extends beyond the Cape Flats and highlights a systematic failure to protect the poorest of the poor.
In this continuation of the beloved 80s film series, a young townie must protect the kids she’s babysitting from an invasion of Crites - tiny, insatiable, carnivorous aliens - who’ve returned to capture a runaway royal of the species.
Who will survive? And who will be eaten?
M. Night Shyamalan brings together two of his standout original films - Unbreakable and Split - in this explosive comic book thriller.
Elijah Price finds David Dunn pursuing Kevin Wendell Crumb's superhuman figure, The Beast, in a series of escalating encounters. But unbeknownst to either Dunn or Crumb, Mr. Glass is armed with secrets critical to both men, as he emerges as a shadowy orchestrator.
Inspired by a true story, based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll, it tells the story of Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987.
Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics.
As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.
’n Bruin vrou wat in die dorre Karoo woon, neem ’n verlore wit kind in en maak hom as haar eie groot. Nege jaar later, word die seuntjie verwyder en word hy geforseer om in die Knysna Bos te leef saam met ’n familie houtkappers wat beweer hy behoort aan hulle.
Gebaseer op die Dalene Matthee boek.
Boys, die lewe is 'n snaakse ding. Partykeer maak dinge absoluut net glad nie sin nie! Daar is soveel verskilletjies wat ons in ag moet neem as dit kom by vroumense, mansmense en kinders om hulle te verstaan, n dan kom elke een ook nog met sy persoonlike stel dingetjies en goedertjies. Dit krap ons net meer om as jy probeer sin maak daaruit. Tog is die dingetjies en goetertjies alles nodig. En alles gaan olraait wees.
Almost four decades after he drew first blood, Sylvester Stallone is back as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, John Rambo.
Now, Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission.
Randal is a gangster recently crippled by an injury sustained in a gang fight.
Wheelchair-bound and cooped up in his apartment in a rough Cape Town neighbourhood, with no one to support him except his devoted girlfriend Pam, Randal is heavily indebted to his former gang-mate and sociopathic loan shark named Emmie. With no way of paying the money back, he despairs for himself and Pam as Emmie violently demonstrates what will happen if Randal doesn’t settle his debt before the end of the week.
Shanti Naidoo is a typical Type-A personality. Always on the move, going out of her way to please people, and overcompensating for her perceived inadequacies by continually cooking up a storm in the kitchen. Her life would be just fine, except that her neighbour, Jennifer Kandasamy, always seems to hold the upper hand! Somehow, Jennifer seems to outdo whatever Shanti does, and life appears to be a constant battle of trying to keep up.
When Jennifer realises that her daughter is in love with Shanti's son, she is determined to break them up. But, in order to do that, she will have to enlist her rival’s help!
'n Riller-komedie, met onverwagse kinkels in 'n netso vreemde kabel ... en 'n infame leuen wat eers teen die einde nek-omgedraai word.
Created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, HBO's Emmy-nominated sci-fi drama series Westworld returns for a new season that is more ambitious, enthralling and timely than ever before.
Following the aftermath of season 2's Westworld massacre, Dolores, Bernard and an unknown host, occupying the body of Delos exec Charlotte Hale, begin a new chapter – outside of the park – exploring the "real world" and who they will become in the wake of their liberation. Over the course of eight hour-long episodes, Season 3 finds Dolores prepared to wage war on humanity and Bernard trying desperately to stop her, while Maeve reunites with familiar faces in a new realm – and all discover that the world outside is as full of deception and predetermination as the one they've always known.
With returning cast members including Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright and Tessa Thompson, along with new series regulars Aaron Paul and Vincent Cassel, Westworld continues to deliver thrilling twists and turns, while posing questions about the nature of our reality, freewill and what makes us human.
The critically-acclaimed Damon Lindelof 9-episode mini-series based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel of the same name is set in an alternative 2019, where there is no Internet, Robert Redford is president (28 years and counting), and the police wear masks to protect their identities.
In this alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.
Winner of 11 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Outstanding Sci/Fi Costumes, Outstanding Cinematography and more.
Danger, deception, and murder descend upon a sleepy country town when a professional assassin accepts a new assignment from his enigmatic mentor and boss.
Given only where and when along with a cryptic clue, the methodical hit man must identify his mysterious mark from among several possible targets, including a local sheriff. Meanwhile, a chance encounter with an alluring woman at the town’s rustic diner threatens to derail his mission in this noir-style cloak-and-dagger thriller.
From acclaimed director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and co-writer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) comes a blistering, modern-day thriller with a powerful ensemble cast.
When four armed robbers are killed in a failed heist attempt, their widows—with nothing in common except a debt left by their dead husbands’ criminal activities—take fate into their own hands to forge a future on their own terms.
The United Way is the epic story of a football club, a city and a man who did more than most to bring success to both. As told by, co-written and featuring Eric Cantona.
He was an artist on and off the pitch and remains today a genuine superstar. The peerless French maverick is our guide from the dark days of Munich through to a historic treble in 1999. And all of the drama in between. The film shares his unique insights into this iconic club with a fresh perspective on the “United Way”, taking audiences on a compelling ride through the history and evolution of the world’s biggest football club, and the social and cultural environment that shaped it. Exclusive interviews and stunning archive interweave Eric’s story with that of the club.
We hear from a galaxy of United stars and stalwarts- such as David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Bryan Robson, Brian Kidd, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Teddy Sheringham, Nicky Butt, Peter Schmeichel, the late Tommy Docherty and many, many more- as well as era-defining figures from the realms of music and politics.
From humble beginnings in England’s Industrial North at the turn of the 20th Century, Manchester United rose with defiance and flair through the smog of tragedy, adversity and despair to become a cultural colossus. The United Way is at heart a story of the people. It is set against a background of four dynamic decades of change on and off the pitch. Lords Heseltine and Kinnock add socio-political context. Musicians Peter Hook and Shaun Ryder recall the ground-breaking sounds and styles, which, along with the football club, helped make Manchester a pioneering, swashbuckling cultural capital.
Set to the stirring score of five-time Oscar nominated, BAFTA-winning composer George Fenton, this is a cinematic journey to discover the soul of a football club, of a city, of a people.
This is The United Way.
James Cameron's epic action, sci-fi masterpiece starring Schwarzenegger in his most iconic role, has been stunningly restored by Cameron himself and is loaded with special features. First hitting our screens in 1991 with ground-breaking special effects, this version will take the seminal blockbuster to the next level of effects and into the 21st century for a new generation of fans.
It has been 10 years since the events of Terminator. Sarah Connor's ordeal is only just beginning as she struggles to protect her son John, the future leader of the human resistance against the machines, from a new Terminator, sent back in time to eliminate John Connor while he's still a child. Sarah and John don't have to face this terrifying threat alone however. The human resistance have managed to send them an ally, a warrior from the future ordered to protect John Connor at any cost.
The battle for tomorrow has begun.
THE NUMBER is the extraordinary tale of the nigh-impossible redemption of high-ranking Magadien, a Magistrate of the 28’s, one of the notorious Numbers prison gangs.
It charts his journey as a man who finds his humanity – from being a hardened prisoner, loyal to his gang, to him turning his back on them and the criminal way of life; to choosing his family and building a relationship with his son.
Inspired by the book "The Number" by Jonny Steinberg.
Jay is 'n man by 'n kruispad in sy lewe en toe hy Ally ontmoet, word sy lewe vir altyd verander op die mees dramatiese wyse.
Jonathan, a dreamer and wannabe stand-up comedian in his late 20's, still lives with parents. 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 his father kicks him out of the house. Having nowhere to go he becomes a carguard. After a very hostile reception by the other carguards, the eldest carguard decides to take Johnathan under his wing and teaches him the finer art of being a carguard and more important he teaches Jonathan about life and how to survive as an outcast. Jonathan also falls in love with a girl way out of his league. Will he be able to apply the lessons learned to make peace with his family, earn the forgiveness of his mentor and win the heart of the most beautiful girl he ever met?
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team are joined by some familiar allies as well as some new faces in a race against time to recover stolen plutonium after a mission gone wrong.
And Ethan is about to discover that sometimes the best intentions often come back to haunt you...
All eight episodes from the third season of the hit drama in which two women find themselves tangled in a deadly web of obsession.
In this season, assassin Villanelle goes back to her roots to settle an old score, and Eve adjusts to her new civilian life while trying to patch things up with Niko.
Trouble returns to Monterey, California. As relationships unravel, loyalties erode, and the potential for emotional and bodily injury still looms large, the HBO smash-hit series is back.
In Season 2, the “Monterey Five” – Madeline, Celeste, Jane, Renata and Bonnie – look to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives – just as Perry’s mother Mary-Louise (Meryl Streep) arrives looking for answers.
(Golden Globe nominations for: Best TV Series - Drama; Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress)
Created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and produced by J.J. Abrams, Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin – exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.
Exploring what it means to be human through the eyes of the lifelike AI “hosts” in the park, the series investigates the boundaries of an exotic world set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past. Meticulously crafted and artfully designed, Westworld offers its guests an unparalleled, immersive world where they have the freedom to become who they’ve always wanted to be – or who they never knew they were.
No rules, no laws, no judgment. Live without limits.
(Please Note: This TV Series contains graphic violence and nudity and is intended for mature audiences only.)
Winner of 3 Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Director), 4 BAFTA Awards (Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Cinematography), 2 Golden Globe Awards (Best Picture and Best Director).
Following the closure of a gypsum mine in the Nevada town she calls home, Fern packs her van and sets off on the road in this critically-acclaimed film.
Exploring an unconventional life as a modern-day nomad, Fern discovers a resilience and resourcefulness unlike any she’s known before. Along the way, she meets other nomads who become mentors in the vast landscape of the American West.
From Searchlight Pictures, written for the screen and directed by Chloé Zhao, based on the book by Jessica Bruder, the film also stars David Strathairn and features real-life nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells.
After defeating the demon Mallus by cuddling him to death with a giant stuffed animal named Beebo, the Legends are ready to ease off the gas.
Sara and her team join Ava Sharpe and the Time Bureau to help clean up the last few remaining anachronisms. The job seems straightforward enough until Constantine arrives to inform them that, in solving one major problem, they have created another, much larger one. When the Legends let time crumble in order to release and defeat Mallus, the barrier between worlds softened. History is now infected with “Fugitives” – magical creatures from myths, fairytales, and legends. Having been expelled throughout time by people like Constantine, these Fugitives are now returning to our world in droves and making a real mess of things.
As the Time Bureau is distrustful of and ill-equipped to deal with magic, the Legends must team up with everyone’s favorite demonologist to set history back on track.
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