WEEKEND GUIDE: 2 new shows and 2 new movies to watch this weekend

A scene from 'Cheer'. (Photo: Getty Images)
A scene from 'Cheer'. (Photo: Getty Images)


Cape Town – You’ve made it through the first working week after the holiday season and now you deserve a rest. 

Recover on the couch with our two TV suggestions or head to the cinemas to see what’s new on the big screen. 

Here are our suggestions for what to watch this weekend:

Zumbo’s Just Desserts - Netflix

The clock’s ticking as talented home cooks compete to make incredible masterpieces under pressure – again and again. 

Cheer - Netflix

This gripping docuseries follows the ups and downs of Navarro College’s competitive cheer squad as they work to win a coveted national title. 

Judy - In cinemas

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It’s 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but, while her voice may have weakened, its dramatic intensity has grown. (Read our full review here)

Dolittle - In cinemas

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor, with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. (Read our full review here)

(Compiled by Herman Eloff)