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.
Below are some titles to see.
What’s Love Got To Do With it?
Running time: 1hr 48mins
Starring: Lily James, Shazad Latif, Ema Thompson
Synopsis: An award-winning filmmaker documents her best friend’s journey into an assisted marriage in line with his family’s Pakistani heritage in London. In the process, she challenges her own attitude towards relationships.
Luther: The Falling Sun
Running time: 2hrs 9mins
Starring: Idris Elba, Cynthia Erivo, Natasha Patel
Synopsis: Brilliant but disgraced detective breaks out of prison to hunt down a sadistic serial killer who is terrorizing London.
Running time: 1hr 56 mins
Starring: Michael B Jordan, Jonathan Majors, Tessa Thompson
Synopsis: Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When childhood friend and former boxing prodigy Damian resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle a fighter who has nothing to lose.
Running time: 1hr 24mins
Starring: Kevin Hart, John Travolta, Jean Reno
Synopsis: The film follows a fictionalized version of Kevin Hart as he tries to become an action movie star. Hart attends a school run by Ron Wilcox and he attempts to learn the ropes on how to become one of the industry’s most coveted action stars.
Love In Pandemic
Running time: 2hrs
Starring: Nancy Isime, Deyemi Okanlawon, Teniola Aladese
Synopsis: It captures a love tale that happens amidst one of the most unforgettable moments in human history, the COVID-19 Pandemic when the whole world was shut down for months.
A Man Called Otto
Running time: 2hr 30mins
Starring: Tom Hank, Mariana Trevina, Manuel Gracia-Rulfo
Synopsis: A grumpy widower who is very set in his ways. When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unlikely friendship that will turn his world upside-down.
Running time: 1hr 47mins
Starring: Gerard Butler, Daniella Pineda, Mike Colter
Synopsis: A pilot finds himself caught in a war zone after he’s forced to land his commercial aircraft during a terrible storm.
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.
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.
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