Some movies leave one feeling gleeful. Poorly executed flicks, on the other hand, make cinema-goers think of a million better ways they could have spent their time.


TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies for you to watch in the cinema or on Netflix this weekend.


Running time: 1hr 50mins


Starring:  Odunlade Adekola, Dele Odule, Muyiwa Ademola

Synopsis: A prince desperately seeks the means to avert the prophecy on his premature death before his 40th birthday, and the solution to his problem will take him on an emotional journey.


Don’t Look Up

Running time: 2hrs 25mins

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep

Synopsis: An astronomy graduate student and her professor make a discovery of a comet orbiting within the solar system and its imminent danger to the planet. But the problem is that nobody cares about their discovery or the havoc the comet spells for the future of humanity. The duo must commence a tour around radio stations and offices of the policymakers to make sure the world listen to their warning.



Running time: 1hr 58mins

Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Sola Sobowale, Femi Jacobs, Saidi Balogun


Synopsis: It follows the adventure of a group of people from different walks of life who boarded a bus on their way home for Christmas and how they find themselves entangled in a cat-and-mouse game with criminals.


Running time: 1hr 39mins


Starring: Angie Cepeda, Carolina Gaitan, Jessica Darrow

Synopsis: An extraordinary family lives hidden in a vibrant, wondrous, charming place called Encanto. The magic of the town has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift; from super strength to the power to heal. Every child has powers except one. But when the magic of the family seems to be in danger, the ungifted one will be the family’s last hope.

House of Gucci

Running time: 2hrs 37mins

Starring: Lady Gaga, Salma Hayek, Adam Driver

Synopsis: It tells the tale of love, betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder which took place underground in the family empire behind Gucci, the Italian fashion house.

What Happened at St. James

Running time: 2hr 15mins

Starring: Deyemi Okanlawon, Femi Branch, Bolaji Ogunmola

Synopsis: Three young men must face the consequences of the teenage atrocities they committed while in secondary school. Their notorious actions catch up with them — but how will they dodge them?

King Richard

Running time: 2hrs 18mins

Starring: Will Smith, Aunjaune Ellis, Noah Bean

Synopsis: The story of how Serena and Venus Williams became two of the best tennis players of all time.

African Messiah

Running time: 1hr 32mins

Starring: Speed Darlington, Charles Okpocha, Lasisi Elenu

Synopsis:  A young Nigerian with a vibrant social media presence seeks to become the country’s next president. The obstacles in his path will see him frustrated and agitated.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Running time: 2hrs 4mins

Starring: Annie Potts, Bill Murray, Earnie Hudson

Synopsis: When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.


Running time: 2hr 37mins

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Barry Keoghan, Gil Birmingham, Salma Hayek

Synopsis: Following the disappearance of half of the population of the entire universe, the Eternals, ancient aliens who have been living on earth in secret for thousands of years, are forced out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.

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