What To Watch This Weekend – July 28-31

With so much grabbing for your attention and dollars these days, it’s easy to miss when the latest releases are heading to a cinema near you. So come back every week as we here at So, Is It Any Good? preview the new movies hitting screens, and give you the lowdown on what to watch this weekend.

This weekend, Jason Bourne is back baby! And the amnesiac assassin is the only wide release in town. In limited release, Tom Hanks feels the economic crunch in A Hologram For The King.

Jason Bourne

JasonBournePosterRating: M

Starring: Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones

Synopsis: Jason Bourne, now remembering who he truly is, tries to uncover hidden truths about his past.

OUR VERDICT

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Why you should care: After an ill-advised attempt to continue the franchise without Damon, Universal has come to their senses and recruited him and director Paul Greengrass back into the fold. Spy games, awesome stunts, Matt looking mean, shaky cam… you know what you’re getting, but when it’s put together so well, you won’t care.

Who should see it: Bourne buffs and action addicts

A Hologram For The King

AHologramForTheKingRating: M

Starring: Tom Hanks, Alexander Black, Sarita Choudhury

Synopsis: In recession-ravaged 2010, American businessman Alan Clay (Tom Hanks), broke, depressed, and freshly divorced, arrives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. His mission: sell a state-of-the-art holographic teleconferencing system to the Saudi government.

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Who should see it: The Hanks hounds

So, who’s getting your hard earned dollars this weekend? Hit us up in the comments and let us know what you’ve watched, and if it’s any good!

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