Movies Highlights on DStv Box Office – August 19 – 26


It’s mystery and action all the way as lovable pooch Scooby-Doo sniffs out trouble at an off-road motor racing event and decides to investigate. It is the 26th film in the hugely popular Scooby-Doo film series. Buckle up!

Starring: Mark Calaway, Miroslav Barnyashev, Saraya-Jade Bevis, Tim Divar

Genre: Animation



Oscar winners Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones lead a powerful cast in this science fiction action thriller that explores the dangers of untested technology concerning the human brain. It’s truly mind-blowing!

Starring: Ariel Vromen, Gary Oldman, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones

Genre: Action



America’s top critics raved about this absorbing tale of deceit and deliverance. It deals with creativity: where it comes from, how it is suppressed by traumatic memories, and how one can free oneself from the shackles of the past.

Starring: Emily VanCamp, Marya Cohn, Michael Nyqvist

Genre: Drama



Philosophy professor Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) is at rock bottom emotionally, unable to find any meaning or joy in life. Abe feels that everything he’s tried to do, from political activism to teaching, hasn’t made any difference.

Starring: Emma Stone, Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey

Genre: Drama



New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester’s pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell

Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance



As a writer stymied by past success, writers block, substance abuse, relationship problems and a serious set of father issues, Elliott’s cracked-out chronicle of a bizarre murder trial amounts to less than the sum of its parts. Not long into the 2007 trial of programmer Hans Reiser, accused of murdering his wife, the defendant’s friend Sean Sturgeon obliquely confessed to several murders (though not the murder of Reiser’s wife).

Starring: Amber Heard, James Franco, Christian Slater

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller



When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a competition that could change their lives forever.

Starring: Keenan Kampa, Nicholas Galitzine, Jane Seymour

Genre: Drama, Music, RomanceDStv BoxOffice

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