What to watch this weekend

By Wendy Stelzmann
24 April 2014

Kick off the weekend tonight with an action flick starring Colin Farrell or an unusual political thiller/science fiction/romance with Matt Damon and Emily Blunt playing the leads. On Saturday you can catch Amy Adams as a fairytale princess trying to understand love in the real world and on Sunday choose between The Rock helping a bunch of troubled kids or Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson tickling your funny bone.

Kick off the weekend tonight with an action flick starring Colin Farrell or an unusual political thiller/science fiction/romance with Matt Damon and Emily Blunt playing the leads. On Saturday you can catch Amy Adams as a fairytale princess trying to understand love in the real world and on Sunday choose between The Rock helping a bunch of troubled kids or Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson tickling your funny bone.

Friday 25 April

S.W.A.T

e.tv 8.30 pm

A drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone who can break him out of jail and only the LAPD’s Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it. Trigger-happy Colin Farrell is at his cocky best as the rookie who doesn’t deal well with authority and takes on Samuel L Jackson as his S.W.A.T team leader.

The Adjustment Bureau

SABC1 10 pm

What could be more romantic than a high-profile political leader falling for a beautiful ballerina? But mysterious forces are trying to keep them apart. This movie has a little bit of everything – thriller, drama, romance and science fiction! Starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt.

Saturday 26 April

Enchanted

SABC3 7.30 pm

Disney fairytale meets modern-day New York when a princess is banished to the real world by an evil queen. Princess Giselle, played by Amy Adams, begins to change her views on life and love after meeting a handsome lawyer (James Marsden, aka Cyclops in the X-Men movies).

Sunday 27 April

Gridiron Gang

e.tv 8 pm

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a former football player who sees the lack of disclipline and self-esteem at a juvenile detention centre and decides to use sport to help change the troubled kids’ perspective on life.

The Internship

M-Net 8.05 pm

Vince Vaughn and BFF Owen Wilson are back, this time causing chaos at Google’s headquarters as two bumbling salesmen who are trying to make their mark as they compete with tech-savvy whizz-kids.

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