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.

Bad Comments

Running time: 2hrs 10mins


Starring: Jim Iyke, Chinwetela Agu, Patience Ozokwor

Synopsis: A journey through celebrity life and how the filth thrown by social media trolls can bury their careers to the neck.



Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings

Running time: 2hrs 12mins

Starring: Awkwafina, Alexandre Chen, Benedict Wong


Synopsis: A skilled master in the art of unarmed Kung Fu must reconsider his life as he unwittingly gets himself involved with a vicious, bloodletting criminal organisation.


The Forever Purge


Running time: 1hr 43mins

Starring: Alejandro Edda, Cassidy Freeman, Will Patton

Synopsis: A wealthy family must band together with their house to help to survive the annual Purge as the world goes berserk and a sect of lawless marauders never stops hunting them.



The Other Side

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Omoni Oboni, Bobby Obodo, Amanda Ebeye

Synopsis: A greedy man abandons his family and elopes with his wealthy ex-lover, only to discover that the grass isn’t so greener on the other side.


The Protege

Running time: 1hr 49mins

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Electra Baker, Maggie Q

Synopsis: An orphan adopted by a wizened assassin was trained into the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when an even deadly band of assassins killed her adopted father and her trainer, she vows to revenge.



Running time: 2hrs 10mins

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Denzil Smith, Huma Qureishi

Synopsis: A star undercover agent plans to neutralise the country’s seventh plane hijacking incident in five years and rescue 210 hostages. His success stands precariously on his bravery and that of his team.



Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Angela Sarafyan, Daniel Wu

Synopsis: A scientist finds a way to re-experience the past, and he proceeds to use the technology to search for his long-lost love.


Loving Rona

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Jeff Nweke, Jide Bolarinwa, Fiona Garba

Synopsis: A wealthy woman falls inexplicably in love with her cook, off a ruse that was coined to help the woman get back her estranged boyfriend.


Bitter Rain

Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Alexx Ekubo, Erica Nweledim, Stan Nze

Synopsis: A monarch must find the balance between fighting to break the jinx of short life and ruling his people. He must survive the betrayal and prying eyes to achieve his mission.


Free Guy

Running time: 1hr 55mins

Starring: Alex Trebek, Ryan Reynalds, Kimberly Howe

Synopsis: A bank teller suddenly finds himself a background player in a brutal, open-world video game.

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