Friday, 15 April 2011

Weekend TV Top 10: 15-04-2011

Hello and welcome to our weekly Friday afternoon series where we highlight the best films to watch on TV during the weekend from Friday evening till Sunday night. See what those films are after the jump.

This top ten list is by order of appearance rather than ranking and therefore the number 1 film is not necessarily better than the number 10 film and vice versa. It is also skewed favourably towards classic films and South African/African films.

1. Avatar (2009). Director: James Cameron. Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver and Geovanni Ribisi.
M-Net Movies 1 and M-Net Movies 1 HD - Friday - 19:00.

2. Casablanca (1942). Director: Michael Curtiz. Starring: Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
TCM - Saturday - 10:00.

3. Temple Grandin (2010). Director: Mick Jackson. Starring: Claire Danes, Catherine O'Hara, Julia Ormond and David Strathaim.
M-Net Movies 1 and M-Net Movies 1 HD - Saturday - 11:30.

4. The Green Mile (1999). Director: Frank Darabont. Starring: Tom Hanks and Michael Clarke Duncan.
M-Net Movies 2 - Saturday - 12:25.

5. An American In Paris (1951). Director: Vincente Minnelli. Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary and Nina Foch.
TCM - Saturday - 15:30.

6. Hotel Rwanda (2004). Director: Terry George. Starring: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Jean Reno and Nick Nolte.
Mzansi Magic - Saturday - 16:02.

7. Logan's Run (1976). Director: Michael Anderson. Starring: Michael York, Richard Jordan, Jenny Agutter, Peter Ustinov and Farah Fawcett.
TCM - Saturday - 19:05.

8. Hard Eight (1996). Director: Paul Thomas Anderson. Starring: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow and Samuel L. Jackson.
M-Net Action - Saturday - 20:00.

9. Toy Story 3 (2010). Director: Lee Unkrich. Starring (Voice Cast): Tom Hanks and Tim Allen.
M-Net Movies 1 and M-Net Movies 1 HD - Sunday - 19:00.

10. Schucks Tshabalala's Survival Guide To South Africa (2010). Director: Gray Hofmeyr. Starring: Leon Schuster and Alfred Ntombela.
M-Net and M-Net HD - Sunday - 20:05. 

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