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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.

By The Sea

Source: JoBlo Movie Trailers/YouTube

What we know: Angelina Jolie directs herself and Brad Pitt in a seaside relationship drama. Everyone looks beautiful and sad.

What the critics say:

  • By the Sea’s uncompromising nature is its most admirable asset. It’s a vanity project that’s difficult to love, but alluring to unpack. – The Guardian
  • All we are left with is little more than a dour downer of a film that will leave most moviegoers as cold and indifferent as the characters they have been watching. – RogerEbert.com

What’s it rated?

Grandma

Source: Movieclips Film Festivals & Indie Films/YouTube

What we know: Lily Tomlin is a bad grandma. She’s out to help her granddaughter who is pregnant.

What the critics say:

  • It’s an artful, funny, endlessly surprising little acting and writing showcase that shows just how far it’s possible for writers to take tired, clichéd characters, by treating them as human beings and caring what goes on underneath the surface of the easy jokes. – AV Club
  • The glory of Tomlin’s performance lies in its beguiling mix of obnoxiousness and sweetness. – The Independent

What’s it rated? 

Sisters

Source: Universal Pictures/YouTube

What we know: Besties (and everyone’s dream besties) Tina Fey and Amy Poehler team up for the first time since 2008’s Baby Mama in a buddy comedy about two sisters who are seemingly polar opposites. Contains John Cena.

What the critics say:

  • Reviews for the film, which is released on Saturday, are still under embargo. Read into that what you will.

What’s it rated?

No ratings as yet.

Which film will you go see first?


Poll Results:

Sisters (990)
Grandma (788)
By The Sea (138)



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