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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.

Which one would you go see first?

Good Time

Source: A24/YouTube

What we know

Robert Pattinson breaks far, far away from Twilight to play a young criminal who needs to get $10k to get his brother out of jail. Even the trailer for this is intense.

What the critics say

  • “Sometimes it flaunts its clichés — Nick’s disability, and Benny Safdie’s slack-jawed portrayal of it, is a big one — and other times it cloaks them in rough visual textures and jumpy, bumpy camera movements, so that a rickety genre thrill ride feels like something daring and new. It isn’t. It’s stale, empty and cold.” – New York Times
  • “It takes its time to establish the dysfunctional love between the brothers before diving into neon-hued squealing electronic chaos. Most of this is on the shoulders of Pattinson, doing some of the best work of his post-franchise-journeyman career.” – Vulture

What’s it rated?

Justice League 2017

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures/YouTube

What we know

Superman is dead, violence is on the rise – and what is needed now is a Justice League. Apparently.

What the critics say

  • “Because the film goes in so many tonal and narrative directions, it feels like a grab bag anyone can reach into and fish around in for something to their personal tastes, from dramatic themes to offhand banter, from mindless pummel-fests to thoughtful conversations about heroic responsibility.” – The Verge
  • “It’s consistently embarrassing to watch, and features plot holes so yawningly vast they have a kind of Grand Canyon-like splendour: part of you wants to hang around to see what they look like at sunset.” – The Telegraph

What’s it rated?

Ingrid Goes West

Source: Movieclips Trailers/YouTube

What we know

Could there be a more on-point film this year? A young woman gets obsessed with an Instagram star – and moves to California to befriend her. You can guess what happens next.

What the critics say

  • “Ingrid Goes West doesn’t quite go south, but in diving headfirst into the swamp of Internet addiction, its vision gets a little murky.” – The Washington Post
  • “Taylor’s shallow but not a bitch, and Ingrid’s only the victim of her own bizarre schemes. It looks at the good and bad in both women and gets to the heart of why they crave approval enough to fake their personalities.” – Empire

What’s it rated?

Which one would you go see first?

Poll Results:

None of them (1996)
Justice League (1183)
Good Time (426)
Ingrid Goes West (365)

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