By Bright Bassey
As the busy week winds off, movie addicts and lovers would look forward to an interesting weekend. What other way can you spend it if not being in the cinema seeing great movies.
Here are five movies that will thrill you.
Written and directed by David E. Talbert, an African-American widower asks his family, which includes his sassy sister-in-law and four adult children as well as their spouses and kids, to join him for their first Christmas since his wife passed away. However, having all of them under one roof leads to a number of personal confrontations as secrets are revealed and marriages are tested.
Cast: Danny Glover, Mo’Nique, Kimberly Elsie, Romany Malco, Gabrielle Union.
Co-starred by Forest Whitaker and Michael Stuhlbarg, a linguist and a theoretical physicist must find a way to communicate with the mysterious visitors in order to learn what they want and whether they pose a threat to humanity.
Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner.
Five couples explore their sexuality by indulging their fetishes and breaking taboos. As directed by Paco Leon in Madrid.
Cast: Natalia De Molina, Alex Garcia, Ann Katz.
Devastated by the death of her husband, a seductive witch moves to a small town and uses spells to make the local men fall in love with her.
Cast: Samantha Robinson, Gian Keys, Laurel Waddell.
In this thriller from director Paul Verhoeven, the CEO of a video-game company tries to discover the identity of the man who raped her. When she finally tracks down her assailant, they become locked in a dangerous game that threatens to consume them both.
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Tafitte, Anne Consigny, Judith Magre.