Saturday, 11 June 2011

Weekend TV Top 10: 10-06-2011

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 as well as films that play during normal waking hours and films that we haven't recommended before.

1. Great Expectations (1998). Director: Alfonso Cuaron. Starring: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Cooper, Hank Azaria, Anne Bancroft and Robert De Niro.
M-Net Movies 2 - Saturday - 12:35.

2. Be Kind Rewind (2008). Director: Michel Gondry. Starring: Jack Black and Mos Def.
M-Net Movies 2 - Saturday - 14:30.

3. White Wedding (2009). Director: Jann Turner. Starring: Rapulana Seiphemo and Kenneth Nkosi.
Mzansi Magic - Saturday - 19:01.

4. Fight Club (1999). Director: David Fincher. Starring: Ed Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter.
M-Net Action - Saturday - 20:00.

5. G.I. Jane (1997). Director: Ridley Scott. Starring: Demi Moore and Viggo Mortensen.
Universal Channel - Saturday - 20:00.

6. 12 Monkeys (1995). Director: Terry Gilliam. Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt and Christopher Plummer.
TCM - Saturday - 21:00.

7. Quantum Of Solace (2008). Director: Marc Foster. Starring: Daniel Craig and Judi Dench.
M-Net Movies 2 - Saturday - 21:25.

8. In The Valley Of Elah (2007). Director: Paul Haggis. Starring: Charlize Theron and Tommy Lee Jones.
M-Net Action - Saturday - 22:30.

9. Chocolat (2000). Director: Lasse Hallstrom. Starring: Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina and Lena Olin.
M-Net Stars - Sunday - 19:30.

10. Patriot Games (1992). Director: Phillip Noyce. Starring: Harrison Ford, Patrick Bergin, Sean Bean, Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Archer.
Mzansi Magic - Sunday - 20:00.

Which one of these films are you keen on seeing?

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