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: A woman is released from prison and reunites with her sister. She soon discovers that her sister is in an online relationship with a man who may not be what he seems.
Starring: Missi Pyle, Tiffany Haddish, Whoopi Goldberg, Tika Sumpter
Runtime: 110 mins
Synopsis: King of Boys follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future. She is a pillar of society — loved by many, feared by most, and truly known by a select few. As her political ambitions see her outgrowing the underworld connections responsible for her considerable wealth, she’s drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear.
Starring: Adesua Etomi, Remilekun Reminisce Safaru, Sola Sobowale
Runtime: 170 mins
Synopsis: Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.
Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby
Runtime: 133 mins
Synopsis: American submarine Captain Joe Glass is on the hunt for a U.S. sub in distress in the Arctic Ocean. He soon learns that a secret Russian coup is in the offing, a conspiracy that threatens to dismantle the world order. With crew and country on the line, Glass must assemble an elite group of Navy SEALs to sneak through enemy waters, rescue the kidnapped Russian president and prevent World War III.
Starring: Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Linda Cardellini, Common
Runtime: 121 mins
Synopsis: A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
Starring: Joseph Mazzello, Lucy Boynton, Rami Malek
Runtime: 134 mins
Synopsis: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.
Starring: Michelle Williams, Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson
Runtime: 112 mins
Synopsis: A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott
Runtime: 135 mins
Synopsis: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Starring: Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy, Morgan Freeman
Runtime: 99 mins
Synopsis: While collecting junk one day, best friends Sonny and Sam meet Slappy, a mischievous talking dummy from an unpublished “Goosebumps” book by R.L. Stine. Hoping to start his own family, Slappy kidnaps Sonny’s mother and brings all of his ghoulish friends back to life — just in time for Halloween. As the sleepy town becomes overrun with monsters, witches and other mysterious creatures, Sonny joins forces with his sister, Sam and a kindly neighbour to save Sonny’s mom and foil Slappy’s plan.
Starring: Caleel Harris, Chris Parnell, Jack Black, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Ken Jeong, Madison Iseman, Wendi McLendon-Covey
Runtime: 90 mins
Synopsis: An American journalist travels to India to cover Bollywood weddings, only to uncover a mosaic of cultural clashes, transgender tangles and lost loves with her travels culminating at a destination where the only journey is the one within.
Starring: Bo Derek, Nargis Fakhri, Rajkummar Rao
Runtime: 90 mins
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