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 58mins
Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Sola Sobowale, Femi Jacobs, Saidi Balogun
Synopsis: It follows the adventure of a group of people from different walks of life who boarded a bus on their way home for Christmas and how they find themselves entangled in a cat-and-mouse game with criminals.
Running time: 1hr 39mins
Starring: Angie Cepeda, Carolina Gaitan, Jessica Darrow
Synopsis: An extraordinary family lives hidden in a vibrant, wondrous, charming place called Encanto. The magic of the town has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift; from super strength to the power to heal. Every child has powers except one. But when the magic of the family seems to be in danger, the ungifted one will be the family’s last hope.
House of Gucci
Running time: 2hrs 37mins
Starring: Lady Gaga, Salma Hayek, Adam Driver
Synopsis: It tells the tale of love, betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder which took place underground in the family empire behind Gucci, the Italian fashion house.
What Happened at St. James
Running time: 2hr 15mins
Starring: Deyemi Okanlawon, Femi Branch, Bolaji Ogunmola
Synopsis: Three young men must face the consequences of the teenage atrocities they committed while in secondary school. Their notorious actions catch up with them — but how will they dodge them?
Running time: 2hrs 18mins
Starring: Will Smith, Aunjaune Ellis, Noah Bean
Synopsis: The story of how Serena and Venus Williams became two of the best tennis players of all time.
Running time: 1hr 32mins
Starring: Speed Darlington, Charles Okpocha, Lasisi Elenu
Synopsis: A young Nigerian with a vibrant social media presence seeks to become the country’s next president. The obstacles in his path will see him frustrated and agitated.
Running time: 2hrs 4mins
Starring: Annie Potts, Bill Murray, Earnie Hudson
Synopsis: When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
Running time: 2hr 37mins
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Barry Keoghan, Gil Birmingham, Salma Hayek
Synopsis: Following the disappearance of half of the population of the entire universe, the Eternals, ancient aliens who have been living on earth in secret for thousands of years, are forced out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.
Time running: 1hr 55mins
Starring: Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot.
Synopsis: It follows the unlikely partnership of an FBI profiler and the world’s greatest art thief to apprehend the world’s most wanted art thief.
Progressive Tailors Club
Time running: 1hr 50mins
Starring: Femi Adebayo, Adedimeji Lateef, Lizzy Jay, Rachel Oniga
Synopsis: Members of the Progressive Tailor’s Club are headed for the election of a new leader. However, when a longstanding, trusted executive is eliminated for corruption, it comes down to a choice between the old, the new, and the ridiculous.
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