Friday, 17 June 2011

Weekend TV Top 10: 17-06-2011

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. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999). Director: Gil Junger. Starring: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik, David Krumholtz, Andrew Keegan and Larry Miller.
M-Net Stars - Friday - 17:45.

2. Charlie's Angels (2000). Director: McG. Starring: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bernie Mac, Matt LeBlanc, Bill Murray, sam Rockwell, Tim Curry, Kelly Lynch and Crispin Glover.
M-Net Action - Friday -20:30.

3. The International (2009). Director: Tom Tykwer. Starring: Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Brian F. O'Byrne and Ulrich Thomsen.
M-Net Movies 2 - Saturday - 09:25.

4. Looking For Eric (2009). Director: Ken Loach. Starring: Eric Cantona, Steve Evets, Lucy-Jo Hudson, Matthew McNulty, Gerard Kearns, Stephanie Bishop, John Henshaw and Stefan Gumbs.
M-Net Movies 1/M-Net Movies 1 HD - Saturday - 10:25.

5. Singin' In The Rain (1952). Directors: Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen. Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen and Millard Mitchell.
TCM - Saturday - 14:00.

6. Footskating 101 (2007). Director: Thomas Fereira. Starring: carl Beukes and Elana Afrika.
Mzansi Magic - Saturday - 19:00.

7.  Away We Go (2009). Director: Sam Mendes. Starring: John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph.
M-Net/ M-Net HD - Saturday - 20:10.

8. Seabiscuit (2003). Director: Gary Ross. Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, William H. Macy and Elizabeth Banks.
M-Net Stars - Saturday - 21:30.

9. Get carter (1971). Director: Michael Hodges. Starring: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, John Osborne, Britt Ekland.
TCM - Saturday - 22:45.

 10. Ed Wood (1994). Director: Tim Burton. Starring: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Patricia Arquette, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jeffrey Jones, Lisa Marie Smith and Bill MUrray.
M-Net Stars - Sunday - 15:30.

Which one of these films are you keen on seeing?

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