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

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

THE WEEKEND IS coming up, and that means new movies for you to see.

But which is a must-watch, and are there any you should avoid?

We take a look.

Young Offenders

Source: WildCard Distribution/YouTube

What we know

Here, la – this is about two feens who try to get to some drugs before the cops (sketch!) after a trawler crashes along the Cork coast. Some story, biy.

What the critics say

  • “On reflection the film is exactly what it sets out to be, a buddy movie caper that has a nifty trailer and will get bums on seats.” - Spoool
  • “Peter Foott’s anarchic comedy distinguishes itself in two ways: firstly, it is actually, frequently funny, blending the base and the absurd to great effect, and secondly, it eschews the sadly mainstream, authoritarian Irish tendency to represent the Gardaí as a uniform force for good in society.” - Totally Dublin

How’s it rated?

Bridget Jones’s Baby

Source: TheEllenShow/YouTube

What we know

Bridget Jones is back – and finds herself pregnant. But who’s the father – dashing Darcy or bland American hunk Jack Qwant?

What the critics say

  • Zellweger shows that she can still play this part with charm, gamely keeping up as the movie keeps jumping ahead in her nine-month ordeal.” - AV Club
  • “But Bridget has grown up in one significant way: Her obsession with diet and weight loss has subsided, and at long last she seems at peace with her body.” - New York Times

How’s it rated?

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Source: Movieclips Film Festivals & Indie Films/YouTube

What we know

A young New Zealander is sent to a foster family after doing a whole heap of misbehaving – but soon finds himself on the run. Quirky comedy starring Sam Neill.

What the critics say

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople becomes a road movie with no road, a film about two people who may seem entirely different but have both been discarded by society” - RogerEbert.com
  • It’s a warm hug of a movie that has just enough spark and fire to stop it from fading from your memory the moment the credits roll.” - Collider

How’s it rated?

Which one would you go see first?


Poll Results:

Bridget Jones's Baby (1315)
None of them actually (1078)
Young Offenders (885)
Hunt for the Wilderpeople (694)




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