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.
City of Dreams
Running Time: 1hr 45mins
Starring: Zubby Michael, Femi Branch, Reminisce
Synopsis: It follows the power wrangling within an organised crime group: the tussle for control while fending off rivals who want to take advantage of the commotion.
Running Time: 1hr 48mins
Starring: Richard Mofe-Damijo, Iyabo Ojo, Bisola Aiyeola
Synopsis: A patriarch of a wealthy family invites all members to his milestone birthday but they soon discover his invitation has a hidden agenda.
Running time: 1hr 41mins
Starring: Alex Hassell, Alexander Elliot, Beverly D’Angelo
Synopsis: A team of elite mercenaries breaks into a wealthy family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone inside hostage. But the team isn’t prepared for a surprise combatant: Santa Claus is on the grounds, and he’s about to show why he is no saint.
Running time: 1hr 52mins
Starring: Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ayo Makun, Jide Kosoko
Synopsis: It tells the tale of a young guy’s foray into standup comedy with several hurdles standing between him and comedic stardom.
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.
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.
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.
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