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: Everyone in the Osayande family worries about Isoken. Although she has what appears to have a perfect life – beautiful, successful and surrounded by great family and friends – Isoken is still unmarried at 34 which, in a culture obsessed with married, is serious cause for concern. Things come to a head at her youngest sister’s wedding when her overbearing mother thrusts her into an orchestrated matchmaking with the ultimate Edo man, Osaze. He is handsome, successful and from a good family, making him perfect Nigerian husband material. But in an unexpected turn of events, Isoken meets Kevin who she finds herself falling in love with and he just might be what she truly wants in a partner. The only problem is, not only is he not an Edo man, he is Oyinbo (caucasian).
Starring: Dakore Akande, Joseph Benjamin, Marc Rhys
Run time: 107 mins
Synopsis: A village girl is picked to be on a reality show and fakes her life all the way to the reality show house… until an old classmate of hers joins the cast of characters. Join this house of commotion and unpredictable comedy
Starring: Toyin Abraham, Ali Baba, Odunlade Adekola, Kehinde Bankole, Woli Arole, Nedu OAP, Helen Paul, Lilian Esoro, Annie Idibia, Bidemi Kosoko
Run time: 105 mins
Synopsis: The story revolves around the life of Elijah, a young local boy who lost his father at a tender age. Hardship and lack of opportunities pushed him to learn the auto mechanic trade. However, being unable to raise money for work tools, his desire to help his mother and siblings pushes him into being a motor boy and consequently a tanker driver and here the story begins. The story takes us through his eventful life as a tanker driver, which makes him cross path with Jimoh the ‘one day, one trouble’ struggling tanker driver and Abdullahi a highly irresponsible and reckless tanker driver. The nerve wrecking occupational hazards and hurdles encountered by these tanker drivers result in serious consequences.
Starring: Patrick Doyle, Liz Ameye (Benson), Queen Nwokoye, Chiwetalu Agu, Kelechi Udegbe, Gregory Ojefua, Saeed Funky Mallam, Sani Danja, Ani Ayoho, Daniel O. Daniel
Run time: 100 mins
Synopsis: An ancient princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis
Run time: 110 mins
Synopsis: Okon and Bona have been selected for an exchange program in London. Will they return home after the program or will they attempt to make it big in London?
Starring: Ella Bates, Alex Ekubo, Ime Bishop Umoh
Run time: 87 mins
Synopsis: Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.
Starring: Nathan Fillion, Armie Hammer, Owen Wilson
Run time: 109 mins
Synopsis: An Amazon princess leaves her island home to explore the world and, in doing so, becomes one of the world’s greatest heroes.
Starring: Gal Gadon, Chris Pine, Robin Wright
Run time: 141 mins
Synopsis: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario
Run time: 116 mins
Synopsis: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not.
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law
Run time: 126 mins
Synopsis: In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same.
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel
Run time: 108 mins
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