WHICH NEW MOVIE release is worth the price of a cinema ticket this weekend?
We’re here to help you decide just that, with these trailers.
12 Years A Slave
For fans of: Epics, memoirs, true stories
Avoid if: You don’t want to see the film everyone’s talking about
British director Steve McQueen (Shame, Hunger) brings us the true story of Solomon Northrup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free man who is kidnapped and enslaved in the USA. Starring our own Michael Fassbender, plus Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch and Paul Dano, it’s a tough but powerful watch.
- RottenTomatoes.com critics’ rating: 96 per cent. Audience rating: 93 per cent
For fans of: Artificial insemination
Avoid if: You’re sick of Vince Vaughn playing Vince Vaughn
Vince Vaughn stars as Vince Vaughn, uh, I mean David Wozniak, who donates his sperm as a young man… and finds out 20 years later that due to an error he actually fathered 533 children. Whoops.
- RottenTomatoes.com critics’ rating: 39 per cent. Audience rating: 52 per cent
The Railway Man
(Movies coming soon/YouTube)
For fans of: True stories
Avoid if: You prefer Colin in breeches
This true story centres on Eric Lomax, who sets out to take revenge on the man who tortured him during World War II after he was forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Lomax’s trauma has gripped him his whole life – so what will happen when confronts his former captor?
- RottenTomatoes.com critics’ rating: 71 per cent. Audience rating: 96 per cent want to see