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VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Calvary

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: MOVIECLIPS Trailers/YouTube

For fans of: The Gleeson family

Avoid if: You hated confession

Acting behemoth Brendan Gleeson stars as a priest (Fr James Lavelle) who’s told – in the confession box, no less – that someone is out to murder him. A plethora of Irish actors feature in this John Michael McDonagh dark comedy, which looks like a real treat.

  • critics’ rating: 94 per cent. Audience rating: 95 per cent want to see

Half of a Yellow Sun

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For fans of: Chimamanda Adichie

Avoid if: You wanted a rom-com

Based on the Chimamanda Adichie novel, Half of a Yellow Sun tells the story of the Biafran War during the battle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria in the sixties. She tells the tale of five people caught up in the struggle, including a pair of twins and a university professor.

The Raid 2

Source: MOVIECLIPS Trailers/YouTube

For fans of: Action

Avoid if: You don’t like craic

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