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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.


The Weinstein Company / YouTube

What we know

Chef Adam Jones is a talented chef who’s also a very, very bad boy. But he wants to get over his bad days and set up his own amazing restaurant. Will he get a second chance?

What the critics say

  • “The food porn is served (with an orgy of close-ups) but no high-end culinary tricks or detailed prep work is on view, except for a broad lesson in whipping together an omelette. But why nitpick when Burnt is so filling?”- Film Journal 
  • “In keeping with an early speech about the taken-for-granted value of fast food, it is a Whopper with a fancier bun, as opposed to a genuine Kobe hamburger.” -

What’s it rated?

They Will Have To Kill Us First

They Will Have to Kill Us First / YouTube

What we know

Music has been banned in Mali, but that won’t stop these incredible musicians making their sounds – even as the Islamic State tries to ensure that people will die for the cause.

What the critics say

  • “Social journalism of the highest order, They Will Have to Kill Us First is by turns horrific and front-loaded with sonic heroism.” - Austin Chronicle
  • “Although many of the stories told here are deeply harrowing and the film sometimes seems to be trying to bite off too much, at least there’s a happy ending of sorts.” - The Guardian 

What’s it rated?


James Bond 007 / YouTube

What we know

It’s Bond, James Bond, obviously.

What the critics say

  • “[Léa] Seydoux is the film’s secret weapon, bringing emotional heft to the pantomime elements, a winning mixture of strength and sultriness. - The Guardian
  • “Craig, meanwhile, captains Bond into a majestically craggy middle age, bringing a mature, clenched physicality to the chase and combat scenes, and even allowing himself the odd crumpled smirk after a deadpan quip.” – Telegraph

What’s it rated?

Which film would you go to see first?

Poll Results:

Spectre (3809)
They Will Have to Kill Us First (469)
Burnt (353)

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