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VIDEO: Your weekend movies... 12 Years A Slave

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

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.

Delivery Man

(MOVIECLIPS trailers/YouTube)

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.

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?

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