Power up with the might and mystery of the Halo series
Halo S2 brings Pablo Schreiber’s commanding portrayal of Master Chef to life in this adaptation of the iconic video game franchise.
In the 26th Century, humanity bands together and risks everything to protect humankind from the universal threat: an alien race known as the Covenant.
Next, on The Last of Us Season 2
Young Mazino, Isabela Merced, and Kaitlyn Dever join the cast of The Last of Us Season 2, as production gears up to start filming in February.
Mrs Davis: It’s nun vs AI in new Betty Gilpin series from Damon Lindelof
Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof’s quirky sci-fi sees an expelled nun facing off against an all-powerful AI called Mrs Davis.
Get your wings with quirky hit sci-fi series Mrs Davis
The gender binary is out and the binary system is boss in Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof’s rogue AI sci-fi action comedy series, Mrs Davis.
Mrs Davis S1
In this fun, quirky sci-fi dramedy, an expelled nun played by Betty Gilpin takes on an all-powerful AI called Mrs Davis.
The Midwich Cuckoos S1
This gripping sci-fi drama stars three-time BAFTA nominee Keeley Hawes in a horrifying tale taking place in a small English village subdued by a mysterious alien presence for an entire day, leaving the townspeople horrified and confused.
Quantum Leap S1
As lead physicist Ben Song takes an unauthorised leap into 1985, the Quantum Leap team have to figure out how to get him back.
The Last of Us S1
Joel and Ellie, a pair connected through the harshness of the world they live in, are forced to endure brutal circumstances and ruthless killers on a trek across post-pandemic America.
The Girlfriend Experience S3: AI reviews adults-only series about AI
Is this the most meta review you’ve ever read? Probably. Stream Season 3 of 18SNL-rated The Girlfriend Experience now on Showmax.
Post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Us is a cracking start to 2023
Beware of the mushrooms! HBO’s video game adaptation, already praised by critics, stays true to the source material but promises surprises for players.
The Man Who Fell to Earth
In this fascinating sci-fi series, an alien arrives on Earth to learn to become human and find the one woman who can help save his species.
Westworld: Recap of Season 3 ahead of new episodes of Season 4
With new episodes of Season 4 landing on Showmax every Monday express from the US, it’s high time for a reminder of what went down in Season 3.
Resident Alien S1
Is humanity worth saving? This is the dilemma faced by a crash-landed alien who assumes the identity of a small-town doctor who solves crimes.
Westworld is a dark odyssey about the fate of sentient life on Earth, with sci-fi killer-robots hell-bent on wrenching power back from humans.
Sci-fi series Halo S1 available to binge-watch on Showmax from 20 May 2022
All episodes of Paramount+ original series Halo, based on the iconic Xbox franchise and one of the highest-grossing game franchises of all time, will be streaming on Showmax in Africa from this Friday, 20 May 2022.
This gorgeously styled series follows a mystery set in the Gold Rush in New Zealand’s rugged West Coast.
In the future, a group of teens is chosen from the last human outpost to perform in a competition. Then they discover a hidden stash of forbidden music and art from the past which changes everything. A diverse YA dystopian drama.
Video: Bringing daemons and ice bears to life in His Dark Materials
The creature effects artists of His Dark Materials created over 50 daemons for the first season. Here’s how they did it.
A black man sets out across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. What follows is a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and some terrifying monsters.
7 shows for teens and young adults
Ahead of Youth Day in South Africa, we take a look at series that aren’t afraid to represent the full experience of setting out to find your place in the world.
The Outsider S1
This crime thriller, created by Richard Price, who was a writer for The Wire and The Deuce, has been described as “Stephen King meets the X-Files”.
Westworld knocks it out of the park in Season 3
The third season of Westworld continues the sci-fi saga that just might give us a glimpse of our own future.
Turns out, Charlotte is the real buried gun in Westworld
She might be from corporate, but Charlotte has the most ruthless stream of them all, in Westworld.