Kickstart the year with blockbuster movies


Movie Festival, Movie Room, channel 113, schedule line up for January 2023

As we ease into 2023, Movie Room on DStv channel 113 has the best weekly blockbusters with memorable cinema classics for a January Movie Festival.

Movie festival features local films; as well as something for fans of Will Smith, John Travolta and Nicolas Cage in their film classics such as Enemy of the State, Face Off, and The Rock.

Whether you are in the mood for action, romance or comedy, this festival has got you covered for some couch time.

Local Movie Festival


Late Bloomer

Saturday, 14 January, 20h00


A woman for whom nothing is permanent – not jobs, relationships or even living arrangement. Not only must she confront the choices she’s made, but she also needs to contend with her changing body. 


Comedy, Romance, Drama

Starring: Nicole Fortuin, Danny Ross and Monique Rockman


One Night Kwa Mxolisi

Saturday, 21 January, 20h00


When a once semi-successful rugby player opens a new restaurant, his friends come to celebrate his success. But after one too many vodkas and a few too many truth-bombs, illusions are shattered and friendships are tested. 


Comedy, Drama

Starring: Buhle Samuels, Linda Mtoba, Motlatsi Mafatshe, Fulu Mugovhani, Nyaniso Dzedze and Donovan Goliath


Beyond the River

Saturday, 28 January, 20h00


Inspired by the true story of Siseko Ntondini and Piers Cruickshanks, who together won gold in the 2014 Dusi Canoe Marathon, "Beyond the River" delivers a nail-biting adventure story about the triumph of the human spirit.


Adventure, Drama

Starring: Lebogang Tsipa,


Will Smith


Sunday, 15 January, 18h00



A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974. Cassius Clay, a young boxer, wins his debut championship and goes on to reach new heights of fame through his conversion to Islam, his refusal to fight in Vietnam and other controversial actions.


Biography, Drama

Starring: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx and Jon Voight


Enemy of the State

Sunday, 15 January, 20h00



A videotape containing footage of congressman Phil Hammersley's murder is planted on a lawyer, Robert Dean. Government operatives, who are trying to retrieve the evidence, target him.


Action, Thriller

Starring: Will Smith and Gene Hackman


John Travolta


Sunday, 22 January, 18h00




When a simple mechanic turns into a genius overnight after a strange incident, he decides to put his brains to good use. But everyone around him suddenly starts growing wary of him.


Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Starring: John Travolta, Syra Sedgwick and Forest Whitaker


Wild Hog

Sunday, 22 January, 20h00




Four middle-aged friends decide to rev up their routine lives with a freewheeling road trip, but after a run in with a Mexican motorcycle mob, they are less than eager.


Action, Adventure, Comedy

Starring: John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and Tim Allen


Broken Arrow

Sunday, 22 January, 22h00




Major Vic Deakins holds the US government to ransom by stealing a nuclear warhead and threatening to detonate it in a major city. His co-pilot and a park ranger attempt to thwart his plans.


Action, Adventure, Thriller

Starring: John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis


Nicolas Cage


Sunday, 29 January, 20h00



To foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes facial transplant surgery to assume the identity of the criminal mastermind who murdered his only son, but the criminal wakes up prematurely and seeks revenge.


Action, Crime, Sci-fi

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage and Joan Allen


Gone in 60 seconds

Sunday, 29 January, 22h00


Memphis Raines, a former prisoner, returns to the crime world to save Kip's life when he learns that his brother faces threat from gangster Raymond Calitri.


Action, Crime, Thriller

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie and Giovanni Ribisi


The Rock

Sunday, 29 January, 00h00


A dishonest Brigadier General Frank Hummel threatens the government to launch rockets on the city of San Francisco. However, a mild-mannered chemist and an ex-convict team up to stop the general.


Action, Adventure, Thriller

Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris

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Kickstart the year with blockbuster movies
Start Date: 14 January, 2023
End Date: 29 January, 2023
Venue: Movie Room on DStv channel 113