10 movies to watch this weekend

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.

Lara and the Beat

Synopsis: Lara and the Beat is a coming of age movie about the young and beautiful Giwa sisters caught in the centre of a financial scandal with their late parents’ media empire. The sisters are forced out of their privileged bubble and must learn to build their own future – through music and enterprise – to salvage their family’s past.

Starring: Seyi Shay, Vector, Saidi Balogun, Somkele Idalama

Runtime: 110 mins

Mamma Mia: Here we go again

Synopsis: Sophie finds out more about her mother’s past while seeking guidance on how to handle her pregnancy.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Lily James, Colin Firth

Runtime: 110 mins

Payday
Synopsis: Payday follows the story of two best friends and flatmates, Paul and Ortega, who just before they are about to renew their yearly rent, their landlord dies very suddenly, and seemingly without any heir apparent. The young men seize upon the unfortunate but good opportunity to ‘enjoy’ a little. They go on an expensive night out. Unfortunately, the landlord’s daughter turns up the following morning and gives the boys 24-hour notice to pay up or quit.

Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Ebiye Victor, Frank Adekunle, Mawuli Gavor, Meg Otanwa, Baaj Adebule

Runtime: 110 mins

Skyscraper

Synopsis: A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber

Runtime: 110 mins

Antman and the Wasp

Synopsis: As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña

Runtime: 118 mins

Ocean’s 8

Synopsis: Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchette, Rihanna

Runtime: 110 mins

Hotel Transylvania 3

Synopsis: While on a vacation with his family, Count Dracula makes a romantic connection.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez

Runtime: 97 mins

Incredibles 2

Synopsis: Elastigirl springs into action to save the day, while Mr Incredible faces his greatest challenge yet — taking care of the problems of his three children.

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

Runtime: 118 mins

Deadpool 2

Synopsis: Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool joins forces with three mutants — Bedlam, Shatterstar and Domino — to protect a boy from the all-powerful Cable.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese, Rob Liefeld, Fabian Nicieza

Runtime: 119 mins

The Ghost and the Tout

Synopsis: The Ghost and The Tout follow the story of a young lady played by Toyin Abraham who grew up in a ghetto and met with a ghost after an unfortunate incident that happened to her. Soon her life is thrown into a series of dramas that only her can see and understand.

Starring: Toyin Abraham, Biodun Stephen, Chioma Omeruah (Chigul), Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha

Runtime: 103 mins

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