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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.

Anthropoid

Source: Movieclips Trailers/YouTube

What we know

Our own Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan star as two Czechoslovakian operatives on a mission to assassinate an SS officer.

What the critics say

  • “A compelling and moving interpretation of a largely forgotten moment in European history.” - Empire
  • Anthropoid is at its best when it’s about the nuts and bolts of the operation itself, along with its repercussions. Even minor movie stars like Murphy and Dornan, and efforts to individualize their characters, ultimately serve as a distraction.” - AV Club

What’s it rated?

Ben-Hur

Source: Movieclips Coming Soon/YouTube

What we know

Did we even need a remake of Ben-Hur? That, my dears, is the question.

What the critics say

  • “Chariots of dire… This tale of warring friends-who-are-closer-than-brothers feels like a Jeffrey Archer script that Lew Grade would have turned down in 1979.” - The Guardian
  • “Call it wholemeal bread and circuses – an odd diet of sincerity and spectacle that nonetheless hits some kind of spot.” - The Telegraph

What’s it rated?

Captain Fantastic

Source: KinoCheck International/YouTube

What we know

A man who raised his kids in a counter-culture fashion has their lifestyle put to the test after a tragedy.

What the critics say

  • “Not only is it wonderful – it is heartfelt, comedic, gorgeous and just the right amount of sad.” - The Guardian
  • “Instead, he respects the emotions of both his characters and audience throughout, and though that means risking derision from cynics, Captain Fantastic should connect in a major way with those looking to be swept up and moved by such a fundamental human experience.” - Variety

What’s it rated?

Which one would you go see first?


Poll Results:

Captain Fantastic (1912)
Anthropoid (1502)
None of them (1414)
Ben-Hur (207)




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