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You Really Should See These Movies This Weekend

With the amazing arrangement of movies scheduled to show in cinemas this weekend, it’s certainly gonna be a great weekend for movie-lovers.

Here are a few you might want to check out.


1. Logan

Logan is Jackman’s last appearance as the character in the X-Men franchise

If you are a big X-Men fan and don’t get grossed out by the sight of blood and violence, then this movie is perfect for you.

Featuring Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine, the movie, which happens to be the final in the Wolverine series has been rated best of the trilogy.

It’s still showing in cinemas.


2. The Lego Batman

Lego Batman

After his successful role in The Lego Movie, Lego Batman continues to fight crime as he struggles to defeat his arch enemy, the Joker, while at the same time raising a child.

A great one for those who loved the original Lego Movie.


3. Beauty and the Beast

‘Beauty and the Beast’ opened worldwide on March 17

This Disney adaptation is the story of a beautiful woman, Bella who fell in love with a Beast after he held her captive.

The story is one of true love and happily ever after, and will surely appeal to the romantic in you.


4. Zahra

It narrates the sufferings of IDPs

Zahra is the story of a young Nigerian girl from the Northern part of Nigeria, whose life changed after her her village was attacked by terrorists.

She ends up in an IDP camp where life is even more difficult than she had imagined.

A great movie that narrates the sufferings of internally displaced people.


5. Ojukokoro

'Ojukokoro' started showing in cinemas recently
‘Ojukokoro’ started showing in cinemas recently

Featuring Wole Ojo, Linda Ejiofor and other talented Nigerian actors, the movie tells the story of a greedy manager whose attempts to rob his employees leads him to discovering that he is not the only guy with that plan after all.

The movie is a perfect blend of rib-cracking comedy and suspense-filled thriller and is all the buzz right now. Definitely a good one to see.


6. Hidden Figures

Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe and Taraji P. Henson from ‘Hidden Figures,’ winner of best ensemble at the SAG Awards. Credit: Getty Images

This awesome movie takes us back in time as it tells the story of a team of female African-American Mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA and helped in launching its first successful space missions.


7. American Driver

‘American Driver’ stars Jim Iyke and Evan King among others

This hilarious movie which features the likes of Jim Iyke, A.Y and Nse Ikpe-Etim follows the life of an enthusiastic American man whose search for a job lands him the position of driver to Nigerian stars to the annual GIAMA awards.


8. Something Wicked

Ireti Doyle in ‘Something Wicked’

Follow the life of a widowed woman, Hauwa, who finds herself dealing with a number of horrific events coincidentally after she takes in her widowed nephew whose parents were murdered in the brutal killings of Northern Nigeria.


This post first appeared on ID Africa.

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