If you need some distraction from the current state of affairs, here are a few suggestions from tonight’s Sunday movie lineup. Turn to M-Net, M-Net Movies 1, eTV and SABC 3.
Sunday movie on M-Net – ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’
‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ plot
The world needed a hero – it got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic embraces his new home on Earth – until he accidentally knocks out the power grid, sparking the attention of uncool evil genius Dr. Robotnik.
Now, it’s supervillain vs. supersonic in an all-out race across the globe to stop Robotnik from using Sonic’s unique power to achieve world domination.
On air: Sunday, 18 October, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101
Watch ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’trailer
‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ voice cast and characters
Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic: A 15-year-old anthropomorphic blue hedgehog with superhuman speed
Jim Carrey as Dr Robotnik: A mad scientist and inventor who is after Sonic’s super-speed powers for world conquest.
James Marsden as Thomas Michael “Tom” Wachowski: The sheriff of Green Hills who wishes to join the SFPD.
Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski: A veterinarian and Tom’s wife who later helps him and Sonic evade Robotnik.
Lee Majdoub as Agent Stone: A government agent who works for Robotnik.
Natasha Rothwell as Rachel: Maddie’s sister who dislikes Tom and frequently encourages Maddie to leave him.
Melody Nosipho Niemann as Jojo; Daughter of Rachel and the niece of Maddie and Tom Wachowski.
Adam Pally as Wade Whipple: A police officer in Green Hills and Tom’s friend.
Neal McDonough as Major Bennington: A soldier who dislikes Robotnik.
Tom Butler as Commander Walters: The Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who orders Robotnik to investigate the disturbances caused by Sonic.
Frank C. Turner as Crazy Carl: A conspiracy theorist who seeks to prove Sonic’s existence and refers to him as “The Blue Devil”.
M-Net Movies 1 – ‘Tag’
One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag – risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down.
This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they’re coming to get him.
On air: Sunday, 18 October, 20:00 on M-Net, Channel 104
‘Tag’ cast and characters
Jeremy Renner as Jerry Pierce
Ed Helms as Hogan “Hoagie” Malloy
Jake Johnson as Randy “Chilli” Chilliano
Jon Hamm as Bob Callahan
Hannibal Buress as Kevin Sable
Annabelle Wallis as Rebecca Crosby
Isla Fisher as Anna Malloy
Rashida Jones as Cheryl Deakins
Leslie Bibb as Susan Rollins
Steve Berg as Louis
Nora Dunn as Linda
Brain Dennehy as Mr Chilliano
Sunday movie on eTV – ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’
‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’plot
Duke, second-in-command Roadblock, and the rest of the Joes face a two-fold threat. Not only is their mortal enemy COBRA rearing its ugly head again, but there is also a threat from within the U.S. government
There might be an impostor in the White House. Meanwhile, Snake Eyes is on a search for inner peace but learns that his nemesis, Storm Shadow, is still alive.
Jonathan Pryce as Zartan / President of the United States
Byung-hun Lee as Thomas Arashikage / Storm Shadow
Nathan Takashige as young Storm Shadow
Ray Park as Snake Eyes
Leo Howard as young Snake Eyes
Elodie Yung as Kim Arashikage / Jinx
Ray Stevenson as Firefly
D. J. Cotrona as Dashiell R. Faireborn / Flint
Adrianne Palicki as Jaye Burnett / Lady Jaye
Sunday movie on SABC3 – ‘The Godfather: Part II’
‘The Godfather: Part II’plot
The compelling sequel to The Godfather, contrasting the life of Corleone father and son. Traces the problems of Michael Corleone in 1958 and that of a young immigrant Vito Corleone in 1917’s Hell’s Kitchen.
Michael survives many misfortunes and Vito is introduced to a life of crime.