Seven Movies To See This Weekend

It’s another weekend. has arrayed seven movies showing at various cinemas for your delight.


Movie Title:  Breathe

Genre: Documentary, Romance

Runtime: 117 Minutes

Synopsis: After contracting polio at the age of 28, Robin Cavendish is confined to a bed and given only months to live. With help from his family and inventor Teddy Hall, Cavendish devotes the rest of his life to help fellow patients and the disabled.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Diana Rig, Miranda Raison, Dean-Charles Chapman


Movie Title:  Goodbye Christopher Robin

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 107 Minutes

Synopsis: After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son’s growing collection of stuffed animals. These stories form the basis for “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The House at Pooh Corner,” published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.

Starring: Margot Robin, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Macdonald, Alex Lawther, Willy Tilson

Movie Title:  Swing Away

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Runtime: 98 Minutes

Synopsis: Following a meltdown that leads to a suspension, professional golfer Zoe Papadopoulos travels to her grandparents’ village in Greece to escape the harsh spotlight of the international sports world. Between baking bread and eating baklava, she meets and mentors a 10-year-old girl who is determined to become the next golf sensation.

Starring: Shannon Elizabeth, John O’Hurley, Nicole Castrale, Manos Gavras, Karl Theobald

Movie Title:  The Secret Scripture

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 108 Minutes

Synopsis: Residing in a psychiatric hospital, a woman receives visits from a young psychologist whose interest in her diary triggers flashbacks of her youth, which was filled with romance, obsession and turmoil.

Starring: Rooney Mara, Theo James, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Raynor, Eric Bana, Aidan Turner

Movie Title:  Professor Marston & The Wonder Women

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 108 Minutes

Synopsis: The unconventional life story of Dr. William Marston, Harvard psychologist and inventor, and the relationship between his wife and his lover, who became her lover after his death, that inspired the iconic super heroine Wonder Woman.

Starring: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heatcote, JJ Field, Connie Britton

Movie Title:  Dance To My Beat

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Runtime: 112 Minutes

Synopsis: Lamide, a jobless high-class sociable lady mounts pressures on her Fiancé Raymond, a civil servant with a meagre salary to get married to her immediately or face her wrath. Lamide who has made attending other people’s parties and buying their Aso-Ebi her occupation, convinces Raymond to get a bank loan to fund their high-class traditional marriage/wedding.

Starring: Mary Lazarus, Toyin Abraham, Joseph Benjamin, Kehinde Bankole, Mary Remmy-Njoku, Ushbebe

Movie Title:  The Departure

Genre: Documentary

Runtime: 87 Minutes

Synopsis: South Boston cop Billy Costigan goes undercover to infiltrate the organization of gangland chief Frank Costello. As Billy gains the mobster’s trust, a career criminal named Colin Sullivan infiltrates the police department and reports on its activities to his syndicate bosses. When both organizations learn they have a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin must figure out each other’s identities to save their own lives.

Starring:  Leonaldo Dicarprio, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Vera Fermiga, Mark Wahlberg


  • Chinwe Aguobi
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