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: Two car thief brothers, who journey to the south of France for new opportunities, wind up in the cross hairs of the local crime boss.
Starring: Scott Eastwood, Freddie Thorp, Ana de Armas
Run time: 1hr 33mins
Synopsis: Fukrey Returns’ picks up a year later from where it ended. Having enjoyed the spoils of war they had so audaciously waged, the Fukras are now at crossroads with their past, which is about to decide their future. Bent upon a merciless payback, Bholi Punjaban is back and all set to take the Fukras on a deadly ride! Even a city, as geographically varied as Delhi is not large enough for them to design a well-defined escape trajectory. Unaware of how they’re being master minded by a certain head honcho, the Fukras are on the run again!! Are the four Fukras going to play out their cards carefully? Will Choocha’s God gifted power come to their rescue? In this furious yet hilarious cat and mouse chase, who will have the last laugh?!
Run time: 145mins
Synopsis: Obadare, a Yoruba prince and Stella, a young lady from a distinguished Igbo family are a couple whose relationship is threatened by tribal prejudice and parental plans for each’s life. When the couple secretly weds against their parents’ wishes, the consequence shakes the very foundation and sustenance of both families.
Run time: 1hr 50 minutes
Cast: Zack Orji, Tina Mba, Kunle Afolayan, Demola Adedoyin, Chidinma Ekile, Ken Eric
Synopsis: Paddington undertakes a number of odd jobs to afford a unique pop-up book from an antique book shop – a present for Aunt Lucy on her 100th birthday. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to find the thief.
Cast: Hugh Grant, Brendon Gleeson, Hugh Bonneville, Ben Whishaw
Synopsis: A divorced couple who decide to share equal space in their ex-matrimonial home soon realize that the ingenious idea is easier said than done. Bent on flexing their egos and scoring points, the two implore various hilarious tactics that soon inflames emotions and turns an already complicated situation into a roller coaster ride.
Starring: O.C. Ukeje, Joselyn Dumas, Joke Silva
Run time: 104 mins
Synopsis: When IT specialist Emmanuel Prince gets blindsided by his cheating girlfriend, his world comes crashing down. While wallowing in his sorrows, his best friends encourage him to take a trip to America to “breeze out” and refocus his energy. In the meantime, Nigerian news outlets have been buzzing about a new experimental energy source invented by a Nigerian national studying abroad. “The Green Light Source” promises to provide natural sources of electricity to Nigerians.
Starring: Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Alibaba, Ramsey Nouah
Run time: 104 mins
Synopsis: Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery.
Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt.
Run time: 109 mins
Synopsis: As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas.
Starring: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn
Run time: 96 mins
Synopsis: A romantic comedy about a slobby tomboy (Ufuoma McDermott) who has a string of ill-luck after being transformed to a “Lady” by her mischievous flat mates just a few days to Christmas. She unintentionally falls in love quickly and has to deal with its immediate consequences.
Starring: Ufuoma McDermott, Sola Sobowale, Chioma Akpotha, Zack Orji
Run time: 98 mins
Synopsis: Four moms whose only common ground is their kids’ preschool class, decide to get together for a harmless “fun mom dinner.”
Starring: Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett
Run time: 81 mins
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