5 things to watch this weekend

By Kirstin Buick
06 February 2014

There are some great films on the small screen this weekend, starting with an old-school action movie tonight starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. Saturday night’s the one for comedies and if you’re in the mood for a good drama make sure you’re the one holding the TV remote control on Sunday night!

There are some great films on the small screen this weekend, starting with an old-school action movie tonight starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. Saturday night’s the one for comedies and if you’re in the mood for a good drama make sure you’re the one holding the TV remote control on Sunday night to catch Jennifer Lawrence's Oscar winning performance in Silver Linings Playbook!

Friday 7 Feb

Hollywood Homicide

e.tv 8.30 pm

Old-school action star Harrison Ford teams up with heartthrob (and newbie, relatively speaking) Josh Hartnett as a pair of LA detectives investigating the murders of a rap crew. Old and new, the action’s still the same – but with an extra dose of dry humour on the side.

Saturday 8 Feb

Confessions Of A Shopaholic

SABC3 7.30 pm

Impulse buys . . . We all know how difficult they are to resist. If you don’t, take a look at this cute romcom about a financial analyst who must balance her chequebook, job and finding Mr Right – all at the same time.

Date Night

e.tv 8.30 pm

Funnyman Steve Carell teams up with comedy genius Tina Fey to play a bored married couple whose date night turns into an action-packed adventure of hilarious proportions when they’re mistaken for people who’ve double-crossed a crime lord.

Sunday 8 Feb

Salt

e.tv 8 pm

Angelina Jolie plays a CIA agent who finds herself on the run when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Who’ll believe that she was framed? Very few people, it seems – not even her hubby.

Silver Linings Playbook

M-Net 8.05 pm

Bradley Cooper stars as a troubled former teacher who’s just been released from a psychiatric facility and wants to set things right with his ex-wife. Things get even more complicated when he meets a mysterious young woman (played by Jennifer Lawrence) with troubles of her ow

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