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Has the end of Game of Thrones left you feeling blue? Still feeling dazed and confused about why ‘winter is still here’ yet GoT isn’t? Well, you are not alone and luckily, with DStv Premium – there’s more than enough entertainment to keep you on the throne as the reigning TV kings and queens of your very own throne, a.k.a your couch!
It’s time to let go of the Westeros and The Seven Kingdoms and conquer more entertainment series worlds with ShowMax, BoxOfficeand DStv. And for the stubborn few – all eights of your favourite series will continue to be available for your trip down memory lane at your convenience via Showmax.
For GoT fans ready to experience more – enjoy this curated list of movies and series with Westeros-esque themes any GoT fans will appreciate! There’s something for everyone and every mood; from family drama, to deep storyline on our telenovelas, to gory movies and series! DStv customers are spoiled for choice when it comes to the best movies and shows to watch now that the world’s most talked-about series has ended:
THEME: A FAMILY AFFAIR
Not exactly like that Jamie-Cersei Lannister family vibe (honestly, one was enough). Think more along the lines of the Stark fam – you know…a family that fights but makes up and generally ends up ruling things. For all the good, the bad and the ugly in familial relationships, catch:
My Perfect Family weekdays at 17:00 CAT on Telemundo (DStv channel 118)
THEME: DUDE IN DISTRESS
This is the story where an imperfect handsome dude, following an emotional break-up, meets and partners up with a strong woman who sorta-kinda redeems him. Together, they fight side-by-side to save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and politics. That’s literally the plot of Whiskey Cavalier and co-incidentally, also the story of Jaime Lannister and Brienne of Tarth. You liked that kind of juicy plot twist in GoT and shipped “Jaime and Brienne? Then you’re in good company with:
THEME: PERFECTLY IMPERFECT
In the world of Game of Thrones – Patrick Melrose is the Tyrion Lannister character; any female character from Big Little Lies can survive (and plot just as hard) as a queens in the Seven Kingdoms and lastly, none of the queens in the Seven Kingdoms (shutout to Cercei, Daenerys, Sansa, Margaery, Yara Greyjoy and Selyse!) will never allow a Handmaid’s Tale situation to occur in their lifetimes and ladies and gents… thank you for coming to our TED Talk. Watch the following show to see if any untruths have been told in that presentation:
Patrick Melrose S1 First on ShowMax. Binge from 3 June 2019
THEME: LOVE & BETRAYAL
Safe to say that when it comes to tales of betrayal, telenovela are never in shortage so if you like your entertainment buffet to come a side of betrayal like every third episode of Game of Thrones, look no further that this tangled web of tales weaved every day on DStv:
False Identity weekdays at 9:00pm on Telemundo (DStv channel 118)
What more can be said? We still GoT (see what we did there?) plenty action for you, thanks to an entire channel dedicated to serving you all your favourite action heroes on the latest blockbuster actions films. Action fans, gather round your TVs and mobile devices your action viewing time is here! Tune into:
Ransom season 2 starts 4 June at 7:00pm on Universal TV (DStv channel 117)
THEME: ‘OF DRAGONS, EPIC JOURNEYS, GIRLS RUNNING THE WORLD AND TRIUMP IN THE FACE OF A TRAUMATIC EVENT’
All those GoT themes are present in the current line-up of movies on DStv BoxOffice. It’s RENTertainment at the click of your remote-control button (or via your laptop).
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