Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke and throw a tantrum – all at once.


To help you avoid such a situation, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies for you to watch in the cinema and on Netflix this weekend.

The Conjuring

Running time: 1 hr 52 mins


Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sterling Jerins

Synopsis: Ed and Lorraine Warren, who are paranormal sleuths, have their works cut out for them as they try to defend a cop accused of murder. The suspect blames demonic possession for the act and the Warrens must dig to the bottom of it.


Small Chops

Running time: 1hr 32 mins

Starring: Chika Ike, Nkem Owoh

Synopsis: A business mogul hooks up with an exotic dancer for a one-night stand, the duo let their guards down, and love blossoms.


Gold Statue

Running time: 2hrs 25mins

Starring: Gabriel Afolayan, Kunle Remi, Richard Mofe-Damijo


Synopsis: Two friends embark on a covetous search for a gilded statue. They, however, seemed to be prepared for that which awaits them.

Silent Murder

Running time: 1hr 50mins


Starring: Charles Okocha, Eniola Badmus, Saidi Balogun, Sambasa Nzeribe

Synopsis: It follows the struggles of an aspiring artist, an unemployed graduate, a teenager, and a talented group of kid dancers; expressing how their travails resemble those of ordinary people in our society.

Dead Expensive

Running time: 1hr 52mins

Starring: Bolaji Ogunmola, Charles Inojie, Melvin Oduah, Okon Lagos, Sola Sobowale

Synopsis: After the tragic death of a wealthy man, his children must battle greedy relatives who are hiding behind the tradition to exploit them.

Mary, Queen of Scots

Running time: 2hrs 3mins

Starring: Jack Lowden, Margot Robbie

Synopsis: A young queen returns home to find herself in the middle of a political intrigue that will land her in prison. She must fight her power-hungry cousin for what is rightfully hers.

The Craft: Legacy

Running time: 1hr 34mins

Starring: Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone

Synopsis: Three high school students seek a fourth member to complete their coven of witches. When they befriend Lily and accept her into their coven, they realise the dangers of their powers.


Running time: 2hrs 30mins

Starring: Sola Sobowale, Emem Inwang, Chioma Akpotha, Tony Umez and Deyemi Okanlawon

Synopsis: Due to an undisclosed emergency, the government locks down a hospital along with several patients. Pandemonium follows as the police struggle to contain the quarantined patients and their angsty relations outside the hospital.


Running time: 2hrs 14mins

Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Emily Beecham

Synopsis: A live-action movie which narrates the evil exploits of Cruella de Vil, the villain from ‘101 Dalmatians’.

A Quiet Place Part II

Running time: 1hr 37mins

Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy

Synopsis: A family is forced to navigate a post-apocalyptic world filled with blind monsters with modified hearing ability.

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