Don’t stress if you miss the movie on Sunday night – it will be available to stream every week on the DStv Now app at your own leisure. Here are the movies coming in October. (They may not all have the ratings to be Plum Picks, but they’re all top-dollar, box-office hits.)
The smallest hero with the biggest heart gets his own action-packed Transformers movie. In 1987, Bumblebee takes refuge in a small town, where he’s found by a teenage girl. Stream now.
IMDB rating: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 92%
Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
Tom Cruise enthrals in this edition of the explosive franchise. Ethan Hunt and team find themselves entangled in yet another impossible – and dangerous – mission. Stream now.
IMDB rating: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 97%
Captain Marvel (2019)
Oscar-winner Brie Larson makes her powerful entry into the MCU, with this heroic origin story of Carol Danvers: a superhuman being caught in the middle of a galactic war. Stream now.
IMDB rating: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 78%
This all-star popcorn heist thriller is set in contemporary Chicago amidst a time of political turmoil. When four armed robbers are killed in an explosive heist attempt, their widows – with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities – take fate into their own hands to forge a future on their own terms. Stream now.
IMDB rating: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 91%
(Note that on 27 October 2019, the Sunday Night Movie will screen at 22:00, as the first 90-minute episode of the M-Net thriller Trackers, based on Deon Meyer’s acclaimed tale of organised crime, conspiracy and terrorism, will screen at 20:00. Trackers will also be available on Showmax at the same time.)