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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.

In A House That Ceased To Be

Source: CiarinScott/YouTube

What we know

Documentary about the incredible and inspiring life of Christina Noble, who was sent to an orphanage aged 10 and now helps children in Vietnam.

What the critics say

  • “The guilt that she was unable to save them despite promising her dying mother she would cuts right through Noble, and Scott’s camera documents all the hate and frustration that stems from that.” - Entertainment.ie

What’s it rated?

Kajaki

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What we know

True story about a British paratrooper unit stranded in a minefield during the Afghan war

What the critics say

  • “…a nerve-rackingly suspenseful recreation of a gruesome incident during the Afghan war” - The Guardian
  • “Any doubts that this single casualty can sustain an entire feature are laid to stomach-knotting rest” - Variety
  • “…it’s inescapably, given its grounding in fact, dramatically somewhat repetitive” - Hollywood Reporter

What’s it rated?

X+Y

Source: TIFF/YouTube

What we know

Teen maths prodigy is socially awkward, but helped by a great mum, inspiring teacher, and young love.

What the critics say

  • “Shrewdly calculated to warm hearts with formulaic yet affecting elements of emotional uplift” - Variety
  • “Via the subplot about Nathan’s mother, Julie (Hawkins, luminously alive in every frame), it offers a spot-on portrait of the challenges of raising an autistic child”. - Hollywood Reporter

What’s it rated?

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Which one would you go see first?


Poll Results:


46%  X+Y (121)

38%  Kajaki (99)

14% In A House That Ceased To Be (38)




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