Binge alert! New movies and series on Showmax this week!

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Hands up everybody who loves watching episodes of a TV series one at a time at weekly intervals… That’s what I thought: Nobody! Thankfully we live in the age of streaming media, where whole seasons of your favourite TV series and movies are never more than a few clicks away.

And these are the titles released on Showmax this week, which you can spend the whole weekend binging on.


  • Chicago P.D. – Season 2

Gone but not forgotten, the mysterious death of Detective Jin shakes the squad up in season two of Chicago P.D.


  • The Newsroom – Season 3


The acclaimed drama series concludes with six episodes charting the professional and personal challenges that face cable-news anchor Will McAvoy (Emmy® winner Jeff Daniels) and his embattled staff



  • Fireman Sam: Snow Business


Sam and friends save the day in this delightful Christmas special.

Age 3+

  • Team Hot Wheels: The Skills to Thrill


The adrenaline is pumping and the brakes are not, as the boys race, jump and stunt to save the townspeople.

Ages 6+



  • Drive (2011)

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston

Genre: Crime/Drama

  • Laws of Attraction (2004)

Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore, Parker Posey, Michael Sheen

Genre: Rom-Com



  • Epecuen (2014)


Epecuén, an abandoned spa town in Argentina, provides the backdrop for this film, starring the stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill



  • Villa Rosa – Season 8


A local drama series about a guesthouse in Bloemfontein where the walls have ears resulting in drama, intrigue and sometimes even comic events.

Starring: Therese Benade, Lieb Bester, Francois Coetzee, David Dukas, Reine Swart

Genre: Drama

  • It’s For Life – Season 1

Its for Life Mzansi Magic

Sitcom about three friends who move into a house to find a squatter living there.



And remember you can sign up for a free 7-day trial with Showmax, so there’s no excuse to not give it a try.

Last Updated: May 20, 2016

Kervyn Cloete

A man of many passions - but very little sleep - I've been geeking out over movies, video games, comics, books, anime, TV series and lemon meringues as far back as I can remember. So show up for the geeky insight, stay for the delicious pastries.

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