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VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Pompeii

Cinema trip this weekend? 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.


Source: Sony Pictures Entertainment/YouTube

For fans of: Six packs, the muscle kind

Avoid if: You are Jon Snow, and you know nothing

Kit Harrington, normally seen dressed in animal skins and wielding a sword in Game of Thrones, moves to the big screen to… wear animal skins and wield a sword. Pompeii is the tale of (you guessed it) what happened in Pompeii in the lead-up to the devastating volcanic eruption, and Milo (Kit)’s attempt to escape. Pure fantasy.

Run & Jump

Source: hollywoodstreams/YouTube

For fans of: Family, relationships

Avoid if: Sad things make you sad

Maxine Peake plays Vanetia, whose husband suffers a serious stroke and is left utterly changed. Ted Fielding (Will Forte), is an American doctor who visits the family to see how they cope with the resulting trauma… you can guess where this goes, but it looks sweet and very real.

  • critics’ rating: 84 per cent. Audience rating: 60 per cent want to see

Bad Neighbours

Source: MOVIECLIPS Trailers/YouTube

For fans of: Naughty behaviour, frat boys

Avoid if: You’re boring

This looks utterly stupid. And yet… Sign us up.

  • critics’ rating: 100 per cent. Audience rating: 98 per cent want to see

A Thousand Times Goodnight

Source: Film Festivals and Indie Films/YouTube

For fans of: The luminous Juliette Binoche

Avoid if: You don’t like family strife

You know if a film has Juliette Binoche it’s guaranteed to be good. Here, she stars as a war photographer who tries to negotiate between her need to do her job in dangerous and difficult places, and the fears of her family about what might happen to her.

  • critics’ rating: none yet. Audience rating: 100 per cent want to see

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