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Sunday, January 1, 2012


The first week of 2012 on MNet Stars offers a great line-up of movies on Channel 105 on DStv.

January 3 at 19h30: The River (1994) directed by Mark Rydell, starring Mel Gibson and Sissy Spacek. This is based on the triumph of a young rural couple as they face nature's greatest ravages, the threat of poverty and a wrenching separation.

January 4 at 19h30: The Flintstones (1994) directed by Brian Levant, starring Halle Berry and John Goodman A promotion moves Fred up to the executive suite at the Slate & Co. quarry.

January 5 at 19h30: The Perfect Score (2004) directed by Brian Robbins, starring Scarlett Johansson and Erika Christensen. A group of six high school students band together and develop a plan to heist the SAT exam in order to prevent the test from unfairly defining who they'll become. Each group member has their own set of circumstances that leads them to one conclusion: the only way to truly decide their fate is to cheat the system.

January 7 at 19h30: Housesitter (1992) directed by Frank Oz, starring Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. A woman moves into an architect's house and tells his neighbours that she is his wife. When the man returns, the two continue acting as a couple and fall in love.

January 8 at 19h30: Death Becomes Her (1992) directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Meryl Streep and Bruce Willis. This is a story about a vain actress, married to a plastic surgeon, and an author of beauty books, who both attempt to gain eternal youth, only to discover some unpleasant side effects.