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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.

Magic Mike XXL

Source: MOVIECLIPS Trailers/YouTube

What we know

Ride it, my pony.

What the critics say

  • “There are occasional flashes of the boyish naiveté, sense of camaraderie and bare-bottomed cheek that first endeared Magic Mike to crowds a few years ago, but with this sequel, Jacobs has unfortunately grabbed the wrong end of the stick.”
    - Digital Spy
  • “What follows is an oddly stilted road-trip ramble, with a storyline far shaggier than its scrupulously manscaped stars. “ - Entertainment Weekly

What’s it rated?

Terminator Genisys

Source: Terminator Genisys/YouTube

What we know

He’s back.

What the critics say

  • It’s a movie that completely ignores everything after Cameron left the series, framing itself as a love letter to his two films while also using them as a jumping off point for a new cast and completely retooled mythology.” - The Verge 
  • “Like a lot of other 3-D extravaganzas released in recent summers, Genisys is a wildly expensive, decent-looking, mildly diverting mess that doesn’t make a lick of sense.” - EW.com

What’s it rated?

Still the Water

Source: unifrance/YouTube

What we know

In this Japanese coming-of-age film, a teen finds a dead body floating in the sea.

What the critics say

  • “Directing in her usual documentary-like style, accentuated by plenty of handheld lensing, Kawase elicits solid, naturalistic performances from her cast, despite the stilted lines they have to deliver.” - Variety 
  • Still the Water has its moments of mystery (a corpse floating in the sea at night), portrayals of traditional rituals (from dancing to the throat-slitting of goats) and sex, but all is rendered less beguiling for the simplistic (and sometimes even artless) ways they are rendered onscreen.” - Hollywood Reporter

What’s it rated?

Which one would you go see first?

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Poll Results:

Terminator Genisys (1499)
Magic Mike XXL (965)
Still the Water (367)

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