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 52mins
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt, Daniel Radcliffe
Synopsis: A reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
Running time: 1hr 45mins
Starring: Tiffany Haddish, Nicholas Cage, Pedro Pascal
Synopsis: A cash-strapped actor agrees to make a paid appearance at a billionaire super fan’s birthday party, but is really an informant for the CIA since the billionaire fan is a drug kingpin and gets cast in a Tarantino movie.
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 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.
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.
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?
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