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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 Man From UNCLE

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures/YouTube

What we know

Armie Hammer (The Social Network ) and Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) team up for this new take on the 1960s TV series. Directed by Guy Ritchie, luv.

What the critics say

  • “whatever it is that Cavill and Hammer are supposed to bring to this movie, they don’t. They fill out their clothes very nicely, it’s true, but other than that they are to charisma what black holes are to matter. “Flat” really doesn’t begin to cover it.” -
  • “…the two male leads, Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer, are fantastically dull and uncharismatic, with all the sexy danger of a pair of M&S men’s underwear models, easily upstaged by their cheerfully pert co-star Alicia Vikander” - The Guardian 

What’s it rated?

Mistress America

Source: FoxSearchlight/YouTube

What we know

Loved Frances Ha? Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are back with this tale about a college freshman who meets her large-than-life future stepsister.

What the critics say

  • “If nothing else, “Mistress America” confirms Gerwig as one of the great, fearless screen comediennes of her generation — a tall, loose-limbed whirligig who careers through scenes with the beatific ditziness of a Carole Lombard or Judy Holliday.” - Variety
  • “The film has nothing if not great vitality and an active creative spirit, but it has all been channeled here in a way that comes off as erratic and sometimes ill-judged.” - Hollywood Reporter

What’s it rated?


Source: Movieclips Trailers/YouTube

What we know

Comedian Amy Schumer stars in her first feature movie, about a woman who steers clear of monogamy – until she falls for a guy who’s worth staying for.

What the critics say

  • “Schumer and Hader (fresh off his breakout dramatic turn in last year’s “The Skeleton Twins”) are terrifically appealing together, in part because they aren’t cut from the standard movie-romance cloth, and because Schumer doesn’t give them standard movie-romance obstacles to overcome.”- Variety
  • “So Trainwreck isn’t perfect, but it’s hardly a… railway disaster. It’s a very funny film with memorable and unlikely comedic set-ups and supporting performances, particularly from LeBron James and Tilda Swinton, who steals many of her scenes as Schumer’s careless editor.” - Crave Online

What’s it rated?

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Which one would you go see first?

Poll Results:

Trainwreck (1265)
 The Man From UNCLE (871)
Mistress America (167)

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