Spending sometime at the cinema this weekend would certainly be a good way to relax. Here are selected movies you can have a great time with.
Movie Title: Skyscraper
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Runtime: 102 Minutes
Synopsis: Former FBI agent and amputee Will Sawyer lives in the tallest and “safest” skyscraper in China with his family. The skyscraper itself houses several floors that function as its own society and despite the risks presented by Sawyer, who is the building’s head of security; his bosses insist that it is impenetrable. True to Sawyer’s belief, the building comes under attack by terrorists forcing Sawyer to take action.
Starring: Byron Mann, Chin Han, Dwayne Johnson, Hannah Quinlivan, Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber.
Movie Title: Hello Transylvania 3: A Summer vacation
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Runtime: 97 Minutes
Synopsis: Mavis surprises Dracula with a family voyage on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship so he can take a vacation from providing everyone else’s vacation at the hotel. The rest of Drac’s Pack cannot resist going along. But once they leave port, romance arises when Dracula meets the mysterious ship Captain, Ericka. Now it’s Mavis’ turn to play the overprotective parent, keeping her dad and Ericka apart. Little do they know that his “too good to be true” love interest is actually a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, ancient nemesis to Dracula and all other monsters.
Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Asher Blinkoff, David Spade, Kevin James, Selena Gomez
Movie Title: Payday
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Runtime: 110 Minutes
Synopsis: “Payday” follows the story of two best friends and flatmates, Paul and Ortega, who just before they are about to renew their yearly rent, their Landlord dies very suddenly, and seemingly without any heir apparent. The young men seize upon the unfortunate but good opportunity to ‘enjoy’ a little. They go on an expensive night out. Unfortunately, the Landlord’s daughter turns up the following morning and gives the boys 24-hour notice to pay up or quit.
Starring: Baaj Adebule, Bisola Aiyeola, Ebiye Victor, Frank Adekunle, Mawuli Gavor
Movie Title: Soorma (Hindi)
Runtime: 131 Minutes
Synopsis: Soorma is the story of the triumph of the human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after facing a near death experience through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passion for the sport.
Starring: Angad Bedi, Diljit Dosanjh, Tapsee Pannu
Movie Title: Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Runtime: 113 Minutes
Synopsis: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black
- Chinwe Aguobi