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, Action Plus, eTV and SABC 3.
Sunday movie:M-Net –‘Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker’
‘Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker‘Plot
When it’s discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts.
Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order’s plans to form a new Empire, while Rey anticipates her inevitable confrontation with Kylo Ren.
On air: Sunday, 30 August, 20:30 on M-Net, Channel 101
‘Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker‘trailer
Warning: Some flashing-lights scenes in this film may effect photosensitive viewers.
‘Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker‘voice cast and characters
Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa, the Force-sensitive leading general of the Resistance, widow of Han Solo, mother to Ben Solo, Luke Skywalker’s twin sister, and Darth Vader’s daughter.
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, the last Jedi Master and maternal uncle of Kylo Ren
Adam Driver as Ben Solo / Kylo Ren, the Supreme Leader of the First Order.
Daisy Ridley as Rey a former scavenger from Jakku, member of the Resistance, the last Jedi, apprentice of the Skywalkers, and granddaughter of Palpatine.
John Boyega as Finn, a member of the Resistance and a former stormtrooper (FN-2187) who defected from the First Order
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron a high-ranking X-wing fighter pilot and commander of the Resistance
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO, a humanoid protocol droid in the service of General Leia Organa.
Naomi Ackie as Jannah former Stormtrooper of the First Order (TZ-1719) living on the planet Kef Bir, who aids the Resistance
Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux, the First Order’s second-in-command
Richard E. Grant as Allegiant General Pryde, a high-ranking general in the First Order, who previously served in the Galactic Empire
Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata, a former space pirate and ally of the Resistance
Keri Russell as Zorii Bliss, an old acquaintance of Poe’s from Kijimi
Movies Action Plus – ‘Venom‘
Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake’s experiments, Eddie’s body merges with the alien Venom – leaving him with superhuman strength and power.
Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating.
On air: Sunday, 30 August, 20:30 on M-Net, Channel 106
‘Venom‘main cast and characters
Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom, an investigative journalist who becomes the host of an alien symbiote, Venom, that imbues him with super-human abilities.
Michelle Williams as Anne Weying, a district attorney and Eddie’s ex-fiancée.
Riz Ahmed as Carlton Drake / Riot, a genius inventor and leader of the Life Foundation experimenting on the symbiotes.
Scott Haze as Roland Treece, Drake’s head of security.
Reid Scott as Dan Lewis, Anne’s new boyfriend, a doctor who tries to help Eddie.
Jenny Slate as Life Foundation scientist Dora Skirth,
Melora Walters as Maria, a homeless woman
Chris O’Hara as astronaut John Jameson.
Sunday movie:eTV – ‘Point Break‘
After a string of bizarre bank robberies in Southern California, with the crooks donning masks of various former presidents, a federal agent, Johnny Utah, infiltrates the suspected gang.
But this is no ordinary group of robbers. They’re surfers — led by the charismatic Bodhi – who are addicted to the rush of thievery. But when Utah falls in love with a female surfer, Tyler, who is close to the gang, it complicates his sense of duty.
On air: Sunday, 30 August, 21:50 on eTV
Watch:‘Point Break‘movie trailer
‘Point Break‘cast and characters
Patrick Swayze as Bodhi
Keanu Reeves as Johnny Utah
Gary Busey as Angelo Pappas
Lori Petty as Tyler Endicott
John C. McGinley as FBI Director Ben Harp
James LeGros as Roach
John Philbin as Nathanial
Lee Tergesen as Rosie
Bojesse Christopher as Grommet
Vincent Klyn as Warchild
Chris Pedersen as Bunker
Anthony Kiedis as Tone
Sunday movie:SABC 3 – ‘The Insider’
‘The Insider‘ Plot
After seeking the expertise of former “Big Tobacco” executive Jeffrey Wigand, seasoned TV producer Lowell Bergman suspects a story lies behind Wigand’s reluctance to speak.
As Bergman persuades Wigand to share his knowledge of industry secrets, the two must contend with the courts and the corporations that stand between them and exposing the truth.
All the while, Wigand must struggle to maintain his family life amidst lawsuits and death threats.