This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 19 °C Saturday 23 June, 2018
Advertisement

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

PLANNING ON HEADING out to the cinema this weekend?

There are a few new movies out, but which is a must-watch, and are there any you should avoid?

We take a look.

Handsome Devil

Source: EclipsePicturesIE/YouTube

What we know

Irish director John Butler (The Stag) is back with a comedy/drama about two young men from very different lives who bond at a boarding school.

What the critics say

  • “Winning performances from Fionn O’Shea and Nicholas Galitzine as odd-couple pals, plus nuanced work from a terrific Andrew Scott as a man who practices what he preaches by stepping out from the shadows, make this a feel-good “It Gets Better” tale that should speak to young audiences — LGBT teens in particular.” - Hollywood Reporter
  • “Cramming more into 95 minutes than a teenager the night before the mocks, Handsome Devil is perfectly cast, equal parts wayward wit and hard-learned wisdom and reminds us that no matter how many years have passed, every day really is a school day.” - RTÉ

What’s it rated?

Rules Don’t Apply

Source: Zero Media/YouTube

What we know

Warren Beatty plays the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes while Lily Collins plays a young ingénue of his who’s out to make it in Tinseltown. She soon attracts the attention of her chauffeur, Frank (Alden Ehrenreich), though he already has a girlfriend… which is doubly unwelcome as Hughes has decreed his staff and talent can’t have relationships.

What the critics say

  • “Once Hughes does appear, he proves far more interesting than the paint-by-numbers boy-meets-girl plot — already stale when Woody Allen tried it earlier this year with Café Society, and far more charming (and, weirdly, true to the time period) in La La Land.”- Variety
  • “But Beatty’s a little out of shape as a director, and the movie is choppy, meandering, and weird in a way that isn’t particularly illuminating. Scratch that — it’s illuminating in the glimpses it offers into Beatty’s own peculiar psyche. That’s not a negligible feat.” – Vulture 

What’s it rated?

Unforgettable

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures/YouTube

What we know

Katherine Heigl stars as a woman (Tessa) whose estranged husband falls for Rosario Dawson (Julia). Which is bad for poor Julia, as Tessa is out to make her life hell.

What the critics say

  • “Directed by Denise Di Novi, “Unforgettable,” with its disappointingly bland title, is a glossy B-movie and knows it — it works best when embracing its high-class trashiness.” – The Telegraph
  • “But is “Unforgettable” camp? Yes and no. It walks — or tries to — a fine line between trash and unexpectedly deep compassion.” – Metro

What’s it rated?

Which one would you go see first?


Poll Results:






  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS (11)