Heaven On My Mind, Instant Family… 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.

Synopsis: To Ben Peters, marriage is a business transaction and he is working hard for it. His wife is sexy, a goal getter, a hardworking and intelligent woman who never denies him sex. This will be an amazing love story if he was talking about just one woman.

Starring: Adunni Ade, Chika, Femi Adebayo, Ini Edo, Mercy Aigbe, Uche Jombo

Runtime: 90 mins

Instant Family

Synopsis: A couple find themselves in over their heads when they foster three children.

Starring: Isabela Moner, Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne

Runtime: 118 mins

Creed II

Synopsis: Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, newly crowned light heavyweight champion Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago.

Starring: Micheal B. Jordan, Dolph Lundgren, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson

Runtime: 130 mins

Hunter’s Killer

Synopsis: American submarine Captain Joe Glass is on the hunt for a U.S. sub in distress in the Arctic Ocean. He soon learns that a secret Russian coup is in the offing, a conspiracy that threatens to dismantle the world order. With crew and country on the line, Glass must assemble an elite group of Navy SEALs to sneak through enemy waters, rescue the kidnapped Russian president and prevent World War III.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Linda Cardellini, Common

Runtime: 121 mins

King of Boys

Synopsis: King of Boys follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future. She is a pillar of society — loved by many, feared by most, and truly known by a select few. As her political ambitions see her outgrowing the underworld connections responsible for her considerable wealth, she’s drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear.

Starring: Adesua Etomi, Remilekun Reminisce Safaru, Sola Sobowale

Runtime: 170 mins

Lagos Real Fake Life

Synopsis: Lagos Real Fake Life is a true life comedy movie that showcases the realistic and so so fake lifestyle of some people who reside in, or even visit Lagos. For some it’s ‘stay content and wait’ and for others, it’s ‘fake it till you make it’.

Starring: Annie Idibia, Emmanuella, Ik Ogbonna, MC Lively, Efe Irele, Mercy Aigbe, Nedu Wazobia, Nonso Diobi, Odunlade Adekola

Runtime: 110 mins

Widows

Synopsis: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Starring: Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, Viola Davis

Runtime: 129 mins

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Synopsis: The second instalment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.

Starring: Dan Fogler, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston

Runtime: 134 mins

The Grinch

Synopsis: A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville

Starring: Angela Lansbury, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones

Runtime: 86 mins

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