Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke, punch someone and throw a tantrum – all at once.
To help you avoid such a situation that’d leave you fuming out of the cinema in utter disgust, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies.
Synopsis: A village girl is picked to be on a reality show and fakes her life all the way to the reality show house… until an old classmate of hers joins the cast of characters.
Starring: Toyin Abraham, Ali Baba, Odunlade Adekola, Kehinde Bankole, Woli Arole, Nedu OAP, Helen Paul, Lilian Esoro, Annie Idibia, Bidemi Kosoko
Run time: 105 mins
Synopsis: A Star in Heaven is a Nigerian/American casted drama/thriller whose subject whose central subject is STARGATE, a multi-million dollar ICT software developed by Kayode Ajeshifini (Jim Iyke) which was stolen by the American company that employed him but being an illegal immigrant he could not fight back. Mary (Belinda Effah) is a crooked and cantankerous wife. She helped Kayode into the US with forged documents and is prepared to also protect him from deportation after his illegal status was exposed. Kayode dramatically meets Zainad (Deborah Taribo-West) who turned out to be A Star in Heaven as she guides him to a spiritual journey to self-discovery. This is an intriguing film where racism also takes center stage.
Starring: Jym Iyke, Belinda Effah, Deborah Taribo-West, Michael Walker, Tatem Spearman, Julian Yaz
Run time: 100 mins
Synopsis: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Starring: Vin Diesel, Jason Sttham, Dwayne Johnson
Run time: 136 mins
Synopsis: Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Run time: 137 mins
Synopsis: Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.
Starring: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone
Run time: 107 mins
Synopsis: The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup
Run time: 122 mins
Synopsis: Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon.
Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem
Run time: 129 mins
Synopsis: Slow Country follows the story of Kome, a homeless teenage mother, who in a bid to cater and secure a good life for her son Peter sought refuge in the arms of a drug kingpin Tuvi. The kingpin ushers her into the world of prostitution and drug trafficking.
Starring: Majid Michel, Sambasa Nzeribe, Ivie Okujaye
Run time: 115 mins
Synopsis: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not.
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law
Run time: 126 mins
Synopsis: An ambitious woman called Meg who left Nigeria in her teenage age to search for a better life in North America. After years of hard work overseas, Meg decided to visit home to see her family. She finds her word rocked when she connected with her old love and in the process, Meg lost everything. She has to fight for her life back.
Starring: Olu Jacobs, Desmond Elliot, Yvonne Jegede, Rachel Oniga
Run time: 102 mins
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