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.
What Maisie Knew
For fans of: Kramer vs Kramer
Avoid if: Sad children make you want to cry
Julianne Moore plays a mum and musician who loses custody of her daughter, Maisie, after a break up with her father (played by Steve Coogan). Little Maisie’s life is changing rapidly, and she has to deal with her parents’ new partners… sob. Based on a Henry James novel, but with a modern twist.
- RottenTomatoes.com critics rating: 90 per cent. Audience rating: 83 per cent
The Kings of Summer
For fans of: Teen movies, teen daze
Avoid if:You’re old and boring
Joe is a teenager with all the issues that teenagers have – sick of his parents, sick of school, sick of everything. So when he gets a chance to bond with two friends and set up their own home, he runs for it. But what happens next? This stars Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman (a real life husband and wife), which is a bonus in itself.
- RottenTomatoes.com critics rating: 76 per cent. Audience rating: 83 per cent
We’re the Millers
For fans of: Dysfunction, drugs, smuggling
Avoid if: You are the real Millers
Can’t get enough of dysfunctional families? You’re in luck here! The Millers aren’t actually related, but David Burke (Jason Sudeikis) puts the fake family together in order to help some drug smugglers…
- RottenTomatoes.com critics rating: 44 per cent. Audience rating: 80 per cent
The Mortal Instruments: The City of Bones
For fans of: Swords, demons, motorbikes
Avoid if: You scare easily
Lily Collins – daughter of Phil Collins no less – plays a young woman who discovers she has powers she never imagined. It turns out she is a Shadowhunter, so she joins up with Jace, a fellow Shadowhunter, to try and save the world. No biggie. Starring our own Robert Sheehan, this is probably one for the teens in your life.
- RottenTomatoes.com critics rating: 16 per cent. Audience rating:81 per cent