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.
Puss In Boots 2
Running time: 1hr 40mins
Starring: Salma Hayek, Samson Kayo, Wagner Mour
Synopsis: Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.
Running time: 2hr
Starring: Toyin Abraham, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Akintola
Synopsis: Ijakumo follows the story of a wealthy and flamboyant pastor who discovers that his new favourite stripper is his church’s worship leader, he begins an affair with her that opens a Pandora’s Box of crisis beyond what he imagined.
I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Running time: 2hr 27mins
Starring: Naomi Ackie, Naheem Garcia, Stanley Tucci
Synopsis: A biopic on Whitney Houston, one of the greatest female R&B pop vocalists of all time, tracking her journey from obscurity to musical superstardom.
Avatar: The Way Of The Water
Running time: 3hrs 10mins
Starring: Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Sam Worthington
Synopsis: A return to the planet of Pandora with Jake Sully living with his newfound family. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na’vi race to protect their planet.
Battle On Buka Street
Running time: 2hrs
Starring: Funke Akindele, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, Sola Sobowale
Synopsis: ‘Battle On Buka Street’ tells the story of rivalry, where two women find themselves at loggerheads once again as they set up food businesses on the same street.
Rising 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 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 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 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.
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.
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