Friday, 6 May 2011
Weekend TV Top 10: 06-05-2011
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. Lolita (1962). Director: Stanley Kubrick. Starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon and Peter Sellers.
TCM - Friday - 22:30.
2. Seven Pounds (2008). Director: Gabriele Muccino. Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy and Barry Pepper.
M-Net Movies 2 - Saturday - 11:25.
3. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009). Director: Wes Anderson. Starring: (Voice Cast) George Clooney and Meryl Streep.
M-Net Movies 1 and M-Net Movies 1 HD - Saturday - 13:45.
4. It's Complicated (2009). Director: Nancy Meyers. Starring: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.
M-Net Movies 1 and M-Net Movies 1 HD - Saturday - 16:50.
5. The Wizard Of Oz (1939). Director: Victor Fleming. Starring: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr and Jack Haley.
TCM - Saturday - 19:20.
6. A Serious Man (2009). Directors: The Coen Brothers. Starring: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick and Fred Melamed.
M-Net Movies 1 and M-Net Movies 1 HD - Saturday - 20:40.
7. The Italian Job (2003). Director: F. Gary Gray. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Jason Statham, Mos Def and Donald Sutherland.
M-Net Action - Sunday - 11:45.
8. An Education (2009). Director: Lone Scherfig. Starring: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Emma Thompson, Dominic Cooper, Olivia Williams, Alfred Molina and Rosamund Pike.
M-Net Movies 1 and M-Net Movies 1 HD - Sunday - 22:15.
9. Schindler's List (1993). Director: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall and Embeth Davidtz.
M-Net Action - Sunday - 22:15.
10. An Officer And A Gentleman (1982). Director: Taylor Hackford. Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett Jr., David Keith and Robert Loggia.
M-Net Stars - Sunday - 23:30.
What do you think of this weekend's selection? Are you looking forward to watching any of these films?