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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.

PLANNING ON HEADING 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.

IT Chapter Two

Warner Bros. Pictures / YouTube

What we know

Pennywise is back in the sequel to the reboot of IT. This time, the young children are all grown up – but their terrifying nemesis hasn’t gone away, you know.

What the critics say

  • “There is some lively stuff here, including a few sensational cameos and interesting ideas about confronting one’s personal demons, about homophobia, abuse and depression.” – The Guardian
  • “The film’s focus on memory sometimes works to its advantage, reminding us in plentiful flashbacks that what illuminated and elevated its predecessor was the tender, sparkling chemistry of its young cast.” – Vulture 

What’s it rated?

Downton Abbey

Focus Features / YouTube

What we know

Darling, one knows that when a Downton movie reaches the pictures, one simply must attend wearing one’s finest dress. In this adaptation for the big screen, the Queen is on her way to Downton – which only spells drama for those who live and work there.

What the critics say

  • No ratings yet

What’s it rated?

Which one would you go see first?

Poll Results:

It Chapter Two (829)
None of them (829)
Downton Abbey (718)
Extra Ordinary (614)



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