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.

Blood Covenant

Running time: 1hr 50mins


Starring: Tobi Bakre, Erica Nweledim, Alex Ekubo

Synopsis: The tale follows three ambitious young men in their late twenties struggling to make it in life. Tired of being looked down upon, they embark on a relentless quest for the high life, chasing easy money, fast cars, and fame; willing to do whatever it takes no matter what it costs them.


The Secret of Dumbledore

Running time: 2hrs 22mins

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Callum Turner, Dan Fogler

Synopsis: An overwhelmed wizard sends a band of sorcerers and witches after his arch-enemy and their success against the all-powerful being bleak. How long can the wizard be on the sideline?


The Serpent

Running time: 1hr 29mins

Starring: Gia Skova, Nigel Vonas, Travis Wade


Synopsis: Lucinda Kavsky, a top special agent, works for a secret part of the CIA. She’s given a special assignment but then set up by her own agency.

The King of Thieves

Running time: 1hr 50mins


Starring: Femi Adebayo, Lateef Adedimeji, Odunlade Adekola

Synopsis: It tells the legendary tale of the greatest thief there ever was. A ruthless bandit with a fearsome reputation and his exploits in a kingdom that uses everything from vigilante to witchcraft to destroy him.

The Contractor

Running time: 1hr 43mins

Starring: Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Eddie Masan

Synopsis: A disgraced US special force marine tries to replenish his reputation and pocket by joining a private contracting organization. He must navigate the all-too world of chaos without getting himself killed.

I am Nazzy

Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: IK Ogbonna, Denrele Edun, Chinonso Arubayi

Synopsis: A fast-rising music artist’s picture-perfect life suddenly goes haywire when she accidentally switches places with a doppelganger. All attempts to prove her identity are futile, and she is subjected to a whole new life without the glitz and glamour. Will she lose herself or embark on a journey of self-discovery?


Running time: 1hr 46mins

Starring: Jared Leto, Tyrese Gibson, Corey Johnson

Synopsis: A doctor proffer solution to a global pandemic. While the medication appeared to be successful at first, it revealed itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.

A Simple Life

Running time: 1hr 37mins

Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Emmanuel Ikubese, Kie Kie

Synopsis: A lady runs into her ex and tells a simple lie that snowballs into a series of unplanned events and reactions.

City Hustlers

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Bolanle Ninalowo, Akin Lewis, Mercy Aigbe

Synopsis: The film highlights real-life events of the day-to-day hustling of the average Lagosian — showing the extent to which some would go to live the kind of life you dream of?

The Batman

Running time: 2hrs 55mins

Starring: Amber Sienna, Colin Farrell, Paul Dano

Synopsis: A superhero uncovers corruption in his city and discovers connections of the underbelly to his own family while facing the antagonist.


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