Nollywood’s ‘Egun’ and Hollywood’s ‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ are movies TheCable recommends for you to watch in the cinema or on streamers this weekend.


More recommendations are below.


Running time: 2hrs


Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Bolaji Ogunmola, Gideon Okeke

Synopsis: When employees are trapped in the office because of a curse that kills anyone who attempts to leave, the people must come up with ways to neutralise the voodoo or perish.



The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Running time: 2hrs 45mins

Starring: Rosa Gotzler, Tom Blyth, Viola Davis


Synopsis: The story is a prequel to the incidents of the first three Hunger Games titles. It tells the story of how a tyrannical president come to be what he is.


The Marvels


Running time: 1hr 45mins

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Teyonah Parris, Vinod Dhawale

Synopsis: A new franchise from Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and a group of individuals striving to save the world yet again.




Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Kehinde Bankole, Funmi Awofiyebi, Femi Branch

Synopsis: A retired sex worker builds a new life away from her past. But an envious neighbour and former pimp wants to pull her down badly.



Running time: 2hrs 10mins

Starring: Etim Effiong, Ireti Doyle, Segun Arinze

Synopsis: A notorious human parts trafficker goes into hiding and fakes his death after a close brush with justice. His daughter must work with the police to bring him to book.


Small Talk

Running time: 1hr 35mins

Starring: Mr Macaroni, Lasisi Elenu, Moet Abebe

Sypnosis: An uncouth driver reveals to all and sundry that his boss is returning to Nigeria. When the boss is robbed, and investigations begin, he is at the centre of it all.



Running time: 2hrs 5mins

Starring:  Akin Lewis, Boma Akpore, Liquorose

Sypnosis:  A sibling feud between two brothers. One has a heart of gold, and the other is ruled by cruelty and greed. This feud will definitely not be resolved without pain, agony, tears, bloodshed, agony, jailbars, death and love. Is the saying true that nice people always finish last?


Merry Men 3

Running time: 2hrs 10mins

Starring:  Ramsey Noah, Nadia Buari, Ayo Makun

Synopsis: The new instalment of the franchise sees the Merry Men face an enemy from within. A member of the group seeks revenge, and he must be stopped.


Something Like Gold

Running time: 1hr 44mins

Starring: Kunle Remi, Sandra Okunzuwa, Mercy Johnson-Okojie

Synopsis: A grace to grass turn of fortune for a Lagos glamour girl teaches her humility and maybe finds her love.


A Bag Of Trouble

Running time: 2hrs 10mins

Starring: Jide Kosoko, Broda Shaggi, Simply Saka

Synopsis: A token of money from a wealthy politician forces a young man to the brink of compromising his life ethics. He must now stand up and fight the evil.


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