Acrimony, Tomb Raider … 10 movies you should see 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, we recommend the following movies.

Acrimony

Synopsis: A faithful wife (Taraji P. Henson) tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent) is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Nicolet, Ajiona Alexus

Runtime: 120 mins

Synopsis: When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn

Runtime: 180 mins

Peter Rabbit

Synopsis: Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden.

Starring: James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, Domhnall Gleeson

Runtime: 95 mins

Pacific Rim: Uprising

Synopsis: Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Starring: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny

Runtime: 111 mins

Synopsis: The movie tells the story of a young girl, who goes from being a shop girl to a billionaire after her father leaves her his empire to run.

Starring: Falz, Kate Henshaw, Dakore Akande, Jemima Osunde

Runtime: 105 mins

Synopsis: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins

Runtime: 100 mins

Disguise

Synopsis: A millionaire tasks a group of young adults to answer the old age question. – “What do women want?”. In a bid to win the ultimate prize of N10m, a couple of friends decide to disguise themselves as the opposite sex to find the truth.

Starring: Nancy Isime, Toyin Aimakhu-Johnson, Ik Ogbonna, Daniel K. Daniel

Runtime: 134 mins

Black Panther

Synopsis: T’Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o

Runtime: 134 mins

Dr Mekam

Synopsis: Highly successful based Nigerian medical doctor decided to run home and run for the office governor of Anambra state as “a stepping stone to becoming the president of Nigeria” but navigating through the dark, murky and very diabolical water of the Nigerian politics proves quite an uphill task for Dr Mekam.

Starring: Uche Jumbo, Seun Akindele, Kalu Ikeagwu, Yemi Blaq, Chika Chukwu, Emaka Okoye

Runtime: 90 mins

Synopsis: Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne, Maisie Williams

Runtime: 89 mins




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