Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke, punch someone and throw a tantrum – all at once.
To help you avoid such a situation that’d leave you fuming out of the cinema in utter disgust, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies.
Synopsis: Mentally is the story of a young Nigerian man, Akin, who despite his mother’s warnings, decides to relocate to Lagos where his only friend, Emeka (a former schoolmate) promises him enormous opportunities of having a better life. His first experience in Lagos takes him on a journey unprecedented, but eventually an eye opener that makes him re-evaluate the choice he just made.
Starring: Adekunle Gold, Frank Donga, Toyin Abraham
Run time: 78 mins
Synopsis: The Silver Spoon tells the story of a bright hardworking and serious minded but spoilt 24 years old girl, Ella Henshaw, placed on a succession plan by her parent to take charge of the family business. She then comes across a man. This young man, a disgruntled job seeker, Segun finally gets a job in her company and discovers that the job wasn’t what he expected.
Starring: Desmond Elliot, Wole Ojo, Yvonne Jegede, Jennifer Eliogu, Sophia Alakija, Ayo Adesanya, Eyinna Nwingwe
Run time: 109 mins
Synopsis: Lamide, a jobless high-class sociable lady mounts pressures on her fiancé, Raymond, a civil servant with a meagre salary to get married to her immediately or face her wrath.
Starring: Joseph Benjamin, Kehinde Bankole, Mary Remmy Njoku, Toyin Abraham, Mary Lazarus
Run time: 98 mins
Synopsis: A fast paced action drama, center around the conflict arising from a mother’s quest to have a child and the consequence of breaking her covenant with the gods to sacrifice the child when she comes of age.
Starring: Segun Arinze, Toyin Abraham, Desmond Elliot
Run time: 102 mins
Synopsis: When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Starring: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Mark Strong
Run time: 141 mins
Synopsis: A group of 5 people find themselves trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center’s North Tower on 9/11. They work together, never giving up hope, to try to escape before the unthinkable happens.
Starring: Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, Gina Gershon
Run time: 90 mins
Synopsis: It’s a story of a 42 year old Nigerian man (based in Europe). He decides to return to Nigeria in search of a wife, after a failed marriage to an European woman.
He gets entangled in different scenarios of: Two Nigerian female bankers( one who wants to have him at all cost), the other one who is indifferent. His mother, who goes all out (relentlessly) to help him resolve his ordeal while his European ex-wife also fights.
Starring: Yemi Blaq, Yvonne Jegede, Ali Nuhu
Synopsis: Chibugo and his wife, Yemisi, think they have done everything to make their marriage work, but their parents don’t think the marriage should have been in the first place. While they hang on by the thread to see it through, an embarrassing family secret is about to deal them a serious blow.
Starring: IK Ogbonna, Chiwetalu Agu, Lisa Omorodion, Jennifer Eliogu
Run time: 86 mins
Synopsis: Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet.
Starring: Justin Theroux, Olivia Munn, Jackie Chan
Run time: 100 mins
Synopsis: At a getaway event, a group of malicious women are met with challenging trials that each must confront or succumb to.
Starring: Omoni Oboli, Ufoma McDermott, Kate Henshaw
Run time: 83 mins
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