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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.

Central Intelligence

Source: Zero Media/YouTube

What we know

Kevin Hart and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson team up for this comedy about two unlikely pals. In a refreshing twist, The Rock plays a former nerd-turned-CIA agent who just really, really wants to be friends with Kevin Hart’s character.

What the critics say

  • That it manages to score a good laugh every couple of minutes is mostly a credit to stars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, who make for a better mismatched-buddy comic duo than the movie probably deserves.” - AV Club
  • “An odd-couple caper of staggering dopeyness that makes you long for the snap and sizzle of the buddy movies of the 1980s, “Central Intelligence” is a clean-out-the-fridge soup of celebrity cameos and C.I.A. confusion.” - New York Times

What’s it rated?

Now You See Me 2

Source: Entertainment One UK/YouTube

What we know

Trickster group The Four Horsemen are back for another film where they defy the laws of, well, everything.

What the critics say

  • “…the movie itself gets away from [the director], piling on one preposterous twist after another until you wish the Horsemen would make you disappear. It’s fun to be fooled. But Now You See Me 2 leaves viewers feeling scammed. There’s a difference.” – Rolling Stone
  • “But very little about this hollow sequel to 2013’s heist thriller Now You See Me feels mysterious; its biggest set-pieces will make viewers ask not “Whoa, how’d they do that?” but “Wait, huh?”” - The Atlantic

What’s it rated?

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Source: Fox Searchlight UK/YouTube

What we know

Grab a glass of vino and enjoy this romp, sweetie darling.

What the critics say

  • “Patsy and Edina are here on an honourable mission to cheer us up – bless them. And a fair bit of the time they succeed.” - The Guardian
  • “The film is sometimes funny. It’s a must for junkies of the TV series. But the script and story keep collapsing like the heroines.” - Financial Times

What’s it rated?

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