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# Cinema
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.

11 Minutes

TIFF Trailers / YouTube

What we know

Polish auteur Jerzy Skolimowski’s thriller covers a small timeframe and a range of characters across Warsaw.

What the critics say

  • “But while “11 Minutes” gives his technique a brisk workout, it’s minor-to-sloppy on a conceptual and narrative basis, shot through with underbaked script threads — some of them raw dough, frankly — passed off as experimental snapshots.“ - Variety
  • “Too bad it’s not a more intriguing one. Instead, the central thread toward which all the others gravitate is an ugly cliché so tired it could almost be a parody.”- Hollywood Reporter

What’s it rated?

The Night Before

Sony Pictures Entertainment / YouTube

What we know

Three dudes have their ultimate Christmas night out in NYC. Larks ensue.

What the critics say

  • “As with so many comedies about men learning to discard their hedonistic ways in order to confidently embrace roles as husbands, fathers and grown-ups, the film inevitably becomes a schmaltzy slog that tsk-tsks the very behavior it’s previously celebrated.” - Variety
  • “Whether or not that’s the case, “The Night Before” is a well-intentioned comedy with some big laughs and some big misfires, but it ultimately works because Rogen and his well-cast buddies ground it in a way that makes them likable.” -

What’s it rated?

Victor Frankenstein

20th Century Fox UK / YouTube

What we know

Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy star in this tale of how Frankenstein was created. Told from the doctor’s assistant Igor’s perspective.

What the critics say

  • Imagine the Guy Ritchie Sherlock Holmes films with 100 percent less panache and 500 percent more rain and yelling, and you’re somewhere in the right vicinity.” - The Telegraph
  • “And if there’s a more uselessly decorative female lead in a 2015 movie than the personality-free Lorelei… well, that would be depressing. How about some revisionist takes in which women have thoughts and agency? Too out there?” - The AV Club

What’s it rated?

Which one will you go see first?

Poll Results:

The Night Before (942)
Victor Frankenstein (536)
11 Minutes (165)

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