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Ant-man and the Wasp, Ocean’s 8… 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, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies.
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
Synopsis: A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.
Starring: Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson
Runtime: 110 mins
Fantastic Numbers
Synopsis: Twins separated at birth bump into each other in a seemingly dramatic circumstance but instead of becoming friends or brothers that they are, they became sworn enemies.
In a similar fashion, triplets who were thrown away by their biological mother led their separate lives until fate brought them together at a time they needed one another the most. Fantastic Numbers brings to bear the beauty of a positive life, the readiness or lack thereof to bring children into this world that one can or cannot cater for.
Starring: Funky Mallam, Ivie Okujaye, Paul Sambo., Rahama Sadau, Sambasa Nzeribe, Sani Danja, Yakubu Mohammed
Runtime:113 mins
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Synopsis: Four years after the Jurassic World theme park was closed down, Owen and Claire return to Isla Nubar to save the dinosaurs when they learn that a once dormant volcano on the island is active and is threatening to extinguish all life there. Along the way, Owen sets out to find Blue, his lead raptor and discovers a conspiracy that could disrupt the natural order of the entire planet.
Starring: B.D. Wong, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Daniella Pineda, Geraldine Chaplin, James Cromwell, Justice Smith, Ted Levine
Runtime: 128 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
Avengers: Infinity War
Synopsis: The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr.
Runtime: 149 mins
Synopsis: Tony is an obnoxious MD of an oil and gas company called Hemcorp, he has somehow calculatedly advanced in his career by scheming his way through the organisation under the watch eyes of Thomas the CEO who gave him the free hand to run the company as he liked whilst Thomas remained in the shadows.
Starring: Patience Ozokwor, Eniola Badmus, Adunni Ade, Sani Musa Danja
Runtime: 105 mins