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.

The Ghost and the Tout too

Running time: 1hr 50mins


Starring: Toyin Abraham, Anita Joseph, Mercy Johnson

Synopsis: A girl, who believes her ability to see ghosts is a curse, must make a difficult decision to get rid of her gift or save a life with it.



Running time: 1hr 51mins

Starring: Anabelle Wallis, George Young

Synopsis: A woman is paralyzed by eerie visions of horrible murders, and she must battle with the discovery that these dreams are, indeed, realities.



Running time: 1hr 31mins

Starring: Brian King, Colman Domingo, Miriam Moss


Synopsis: A chanced meeting exposes an artist to an intricate secret and the creative tries to make sense of it on his canvas. This opens him to a door of insanity and violence.

Bad Comments

Running time: 2hrs 10mins


Starring: Jim Iyke, Chinwetela Agu, Patience Ozokwor

Synopsis: A journey through celebrity life and how the filth thrown by social media trolls can bury their careers to the neck.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings

Running time: 2hrs 12mins

Starring: Awkwafina, Alexandre Chen, Benedict Wong

Synopsis: A skilled master in the art of unarmed Kung Fu must reconsider his life as he unwittingly gets himself involved with a vicious, bloodletting criminal organisation.

The Forever Purge

Running time: 1hr 43mins

Starring: Alejandro Edda, Cassidy Freeman, Will Patton

Synopsis: A wealthy family must band together with their house to help to survive the annual Purge as the world goes berserk and a sect of lawless marauders never stops hunting them.

Loving Rona

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Jeff Nweke, Jide Bolarinwa, Fiona Garba

Synopsis: A wealthy woman falls inexplicably in love with her cook, off a ruse that was coined to help the woman get back her estranged boyfriend.

The Protege

Running time: 1hr 49mins

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Electra Baker, Maggie Q

Synopsis: An orphan adopted by a wizened assassin was trained into the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when an even deadly band of assassins killed her adopted father and her trainer, she vows to revenge.


Running time: 2hrs 10mins

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Denzil Smith, Huma Qureishi

Synopsis: A star undercover agent plans to neutralise the country’s seventh plane hijacking incident in five years and rescue 210 hostages. His success stands precariously on his bravery and that of his team.


Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Angela Sarafyan, Daniel Wu

Synopsis: A scientist finds a way to re-experience the past, and he proceeds to use the technology to search for his long-lost love.

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