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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.

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.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Universal Pictures / YouTube

What we know

The latest in the Jurassic Park franchise sees Owen and Claire return to Isla Nuba to rescue dinosaurs before the island explodes.

What the critics say

  • “Basically this new film has to sidestep the eternal question of dinosaurs being penned up in an amusement park and then things going horribly wrong – over and over, film after film. Now the situation depends on uncomfortably reversing the question of jeopardy.” – The Guardian
  • “Audiences put off by some dumb characterizations in the last film have much less to complain about here, while those requiring only some spectacular predators and exciting chase scenes should greet this outing as warmly as its predecessor.” – Hollywood Reporter 

What’s it rated?

All The Wild Horses

All the Wild Horses - Trailer / YouTube

What we know

A documentary follows riders as they travel on Mongolian wide horses on a white-knuckle competitive journey for the Mongol Derby.

What the critics say

  • “ A testament of human and animal endurance, this film captures the lengths some will go to to achieve their goals, even if it means braving mountains, deserts, dehydration and wolves.” – The Upcoming
  • “All the Wild Horses is a breathtaking documentary where the real stars are the horses themselves. It’s beautifully shot. Marloh brings events to life with exhilarating camera work, set to the backdrop of the beautiful Mongolian steppe.” – Backseat Mafia

What’s it rated?

The Boy Downstairs

Movieclips Indie / YouTube

What we know

Zosia Mamet (Girls) stars as a young woman who moves into a new apartment… and unknowingly above the guy whose heart she broke.

What the critics say

  • “[Mamet] somehow makes Diana seem smart, funny and likable, even as she conveys a near-constant state of befuddlement about her choices. She is someone you want to root for, despite the fact that she is her own worst enemy.” – RogerEbert.com
  • “How, and in whose apartment, Diana and Ben will confess their emotions is the subject of Ms. Brooks’s pallid dramedy, which leaves its actors looking somewhat stranded, as if waiting for Neil Simon zingers that were never written.” – New York Times

What’s it rated?

Which one would you go see first?


Poll Results:

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2160)
None of them (1096)
All The Wild Horses (403)
The Boy Downstairs (114)

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