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.
Running time: 1hr 44mins
Starring: Ibrahim Chatta, Saheed Balogun, Kelvin Ikeduba
Synopsis: A young man from a respectful family finds himself on the wrong pathway after getting tangled with some corrupt company.
Running time: 1hr 37mins
Starring: Anna Diop, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Spector
Synopsis: An immigrant nanny, piecing together a new life in New York City while caring for the child of a family, is forced to confront a concealed truth that threatens to shatter her precarious American Dream.
Running time: 2hrs 8mins
Starring: Angela Yeoh, Carey Mulligan, Patricia Clarkson
Synopsis: It follows the story of how two journalists break the story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Running Time: 2hrs 41mins
Starring: Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurita
Synopsis: Black Panther II follows the story of Wakandans who fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of their king’s death.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Running Time: 1hr 46mins
Starring: Brett Gelman, Zeb Alone, Joe Gulla
Synopsis: It follows the story of Lyle who enjoys helping the Primm family with everyday chores and playing with the neighbourhood kids. But one neighbour insists that Lyle belongs in a zoo.
Woke (Look Up)
Running Time: 1hr 56mins
Starring: Linda Osifo, Abdullateef Adedimeji, Tina Mba, Kunle Remi
Synopsis: After being persuaded by his wife, a former secret service agent goes on a mission to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a powerful criminal.
Running Time: 1hr 51mins
Starring: Nick Castle, Kyle Richards, Andi Matichak
Synopsis: Four years after encountering a masked killer and liberating herself from fear, a woman has to confront evil when a similar event happens.
‘Truth or Dare’
Running Time: 1hr 45 mins
Starring: Zack Orji, Prince Nelson, Okey Jude
Synopsis: Three couples who engaged in a drunk truth-or-dare game find themselves naked in the arms of different partners the next morning.
Friendship and trust are put to test as they try to unravel the mystery behind the drunk night.
‘The One For Sarah’
Running Time: 1hr 37mins
Starring: Beverly Naya, Daniel Etim Effiong, Broda Shaggi
Synopsis: A lady must overcome the self-esteem issues, brought on her by her previous abusive relationship, to make room for the right man in her life.
Running time: 2hrs 4mins
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Viola Davis, Noah Centineo
Synopsis: A power buried for nearly 5000 years escaped its tomb and is ready to unleash justice to the modern world.
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