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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.
Apr 28th 2016, 8:30 PM 28,971 33

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.

Atlantic

Source: Atlantic Stream/YouTube

What we know

The Irish director of the Pipe is back, but he’s still covering the oil issue. This time, he travels to three countries – including Ireland – along the Atlantic, to see their differing approaches to the oil and fishing industries. The results are very, very interesting.

What’s it rated?

  • RottenTomatoes: None
  • IMDB: None

Captain America: Civil War

Marvel's Captain America: Civil War - Trailer 2 Source: Marvel Entertainment

What we know

Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett Johansson are back for the latest Captain America installment, which sees a rift occurring between Captain America and Iron Man.

What the critics say

  • “Chris Evans’s relative lack of charisma is still a (minor) problem. He gets upstaged by Downey, and almost everyone else. But not by much. It’s a huge aspartame rush of a film: a giant irresistible snack, not nutritious, but very tasty.” - The Guardian
  • “Bringing together tremendous character dynamics; bold structure; an emotional narrative earned after years of story work; and spell-binding, fun action sequences, it’s everything a blockbuster should be.” - Cinema Blend 

What’s it rated?

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Demolition

Source: FoxSearchlight/YouTube

What we know

Jake Gyllenhaal plays a banker whose life starts to unravel after he loses his wife in a car crash. He starts writing complaint letters to a company, which quickly turn personal. Then he meets Karen (Naomi Watts)… and you can guess what happens next.

What the critics say

  • “Somehow, amid this erratic roller-coaster of behavior, Gyllenhaal grounds Davis’ wildly unraveling psyche, finding both humor and heart in a man who admits to having spent the past 10 to 12 years incapable of feeling.” - Variety
  • “Having spent so much time and energy taking apart Davis’ materialism and sense of emptiness—and having traded his toolbox for a bulldozer, both figuratively and very, very literally—the movie can’t seem to figure out how to make heads or tails of the pieces or how they could fit into a moment of catharsis.” - AV Club

What’s it rated?

Which film would you go see first?


Poll Results:

Captain America Civil War (2655)
Demolition (1060)
Atlantic (720)



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