7 classic sci-fi movies to stream on DStv Now

2019-05-07 13:20
 
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Reality can be so overrated! Sometimes we need to stretch our imaginations and dip our minds into what could be possible. These sci-fi gems available online at DStv Now are exactly what the medic bot called for!

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Edge of Tomorrow

Tom Cruise dies and wakes up again a few hours before the battle. Something happened, trapping him in a time loop. Every time he dies, he wakes up again in the same morning! Edge of Tomorrow uses its Groundhog Day mechanic to tell a riveting story and is helped with a solid support cast led by the magnificent Emily Blunt.

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Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers is director Joel Schumacher’s insane, over the top sci-fi that hides a few surprisingly deep messages. Whether you wish to think about the problems of fascism and government power, or you want to see a giant insect rip a human soldier into two, Starship Troopers provides both and more. It still looks fantastic 22 years on.

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War of the Worlds

This is a darker and much more intense take H.G.Wells’ story about Martian invaders as we follow Tom Cruise’s attempts to get his family out of danger. You get a sense of the panic that audiences felt during radio broadcasts half a century earlier!

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Independence Day

Independence Day is the quintessential modern special effects extravaganza, complete with sassy heroes (like Will Smith in his prime), lots of jokes and so much destruction. This is the movie that forever gave us the White House exploding into millions of shards, an image that has never been topped.

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Snowpiercer

Set in a dystopian future where the environment is dead, Snowpiercer is about the only survivors, who live on a massive train. But even in this last bastion for humanity, a stifling class system keeps the people in place. It doesn’t take long before the revolution starts brewing as the lower classes rise to overthrow the elites.

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Ender’s Game

Orson Scott Card is a famous science fiction writer and his most loved book is Ender’s Game. This is serious sci-fi but portrayed in a way that can draw anyone in. Finally made into a movie, now more people can experience the captivating tale of Ender, a young boy whose brilliance sees him recruited into a war against a distant alien civilisation.

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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games made the idea of a battle royale a worldwide sensation: a group of people fight to the death in a ‘last person standing’ contest. Trying to protect her sister, the hero Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) takes her place in the games. But she has other plans than to play along in this epic action movie.

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