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.

TV SERIES

  • Sex and the City – Season 1-6

Four female New Yorkers gossip about their sex-lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the 90s.

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon

  • The Big C – Season 1-4

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A few months left to live, what would you do? Follow Cathy – a reserved suburban wife and mother whose recent cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life.

Starring: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, Gabourey Sidibe

  •  My Boys – Season 1-4

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A comedy focusing on the life of a female sports columnist in Chicago as she deals with the men in her life.

Starring: Jordana Spiro, Kyle Howard, Reid Scott

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KIDS

  • Power Rangers RPM – Season 1

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The Rangers confront fiery explosions and armies of robots.

Ages 7+

  • Toby’s Travelling Circus – Season 1

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Colorful, fun series teaches teamwork and problem solving.

Ages 3+

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MOVIES

  • Never Back Down (2008)

A frustrated and conflicted teenager arrives at a new high school to discover an underground fight club and meet a classmate who begins to coerce him into fighting.

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounjou, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet

Genre: Action/Drama

  • Fireflies In the Garden (2008)

The Taylor family is devastated by an accident that takes place on the day their matriarch is due to graduate from college — decades after leaving to raise her children.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hayden Panettiere, Julia Roberts

Genre: Drama

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NON-FICTION

  • Meteor Menace (2014)

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State-of-the-art computer graphics, spectacular meteorite videos, on-location sequences and expert interviews add up to a comprehensive portrait of these celestial bodies.

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LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT

  • Homecoming (2013)

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A successful businessman looks forward to retirement. His only major wish now is to see his only child return to Nigeria and takes over the family business.

Starring: Lilian Esoro, Taiwo Obileye

Genre: Drama

  • La’t Wiel – Season 8-12

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A fun car program for all ages. The team discusses cars from the cheapest entry-level cars to the most expensive supercars.

  • The Wild – Season 2

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Three families struggle to negotiate a cohesive future, but because of their relationship to a special piece of land, the families are bound together.

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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: April 29, 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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