As the year gradually draws to an end, we thank movie studios and producers for dishing out wonderful movies throughout this year. From John Wick 3 to the Remake of Lion King, we’ve been treated to a lot of blockbuster movies, and this trend doesn’t seem to be coming to an end because they’re a lot of movies being released and some still to be released this year.
We are going to take a look at some of the movies currently showing in cinemas around you and give a little preview into them. Enjoy!!
- MALEFICIENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
Main Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Skrein, Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Maleficent encounters a conniving queen who hatches a devious plot to destroy the land’s fairies. Hoping to stop her, Maleficent joins forces with a seasoned warrior and a group of outcasts to battle the queen and her powerful army. (Google)
IMDB: 3.5 STARS, ROTTEN TOMATOES: 2 STARS
- Gemini Man
Main casts: Will Smith, Clive Owens, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Benedict Wong.
Henry Brogan is an elite 51-year-old assassin who’s ready to call it quits after completing his 72nd job. His plans get turned upside down when he becomes the target of a mysterious operative who can seemingly predict his every move. To his horror, Brogan soon learns that the man who’s trying to kill him is a younger, faster, cloned version of himself. (google)
IMDB: 3 STARS, ROTTENTOMATOES: 1 STAR
Main Casts: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Douglas Hodge, Brett Cullen.
Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City. Arthur wears two masks, the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he’s part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker. (google)
IMDB: 4.5 STARS, ROTTENTOMATOES: 3.5 STARS
- RAMBO: LAST BLOOD
Main Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Yvette Monreal, Jessica Madsen.
Vietnam War veteran John Rambo tries to find some semblance of peace by raising horses on a ranch in Arizona. He’s also developed a special familial bond with a woman named Maria and her teenage granddaughter Gabriela. But when a vicious Mexican cartel kidnaps Gabriela, Rambo crosses the border on a bloody and personal quest to rescue her and punish those responsible. (google)
IMDB: 3.5 STARS, ROTTENTOMATOES: 1.5 STARS
Main Casts: Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, Lily Reinhart, Constance Wu, Keke Palmer.
Working as a stripper to make ends meet, Destiny’s life changes forever when she becomes friends with Ramona the club’s top money earner. Ramona soon shows Destiny how to finagle her way around the wealthy Wall Street clientele who frequent the club. But when the 2008 economic collapse cuts into their profits, the gals and two other dancers devise a daring scheme to take their lives back. (google)
IMDB: 3.5 stars, ROTTENTOMATOES: 4.5stars
Main Casts: Alvin Abayomi, Ruby Akubueze, Ireti Doyle, Ayo Makun.
Femi is a widower with a son (Jason). He finds it difficult to get over his late wife and so in a bid to move on, he indulges in several uncommitted relationships. Then he falls in love with Jessica, a single mom who is a preoccupied with her musical career and is impatient with her daughter, Ini. (google)
- EVERYTHING BUT A MAN
Main Casts: Monica Calhoun, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Camille Winbush, Mike Faiola.
A successful American career woman falls for a working-class immigrant who she tries to change into her perfect upperclass man. Comedic and dramatic conflict ensues. (google)
IMDB: 3 STARS
- ELEVATOR BABY
Main Casts: Toyin Abraham, Timini Egbuson, Yemi Solade.
Elevator Baby tells the story of Dare (Timini Egbuson), a privileged young man with a fiery temper, who got stuck in a faulty elevator with a semi-literate pregnant woman in labour (Toyin Abraham). Dare is left with no choice but to try and save both mother and child. This experience brings him face to face with his inner demons. (google)
- LOVE IS WAR
Main Casts: Richard Mofe-Damijo, Omoni Oboli, Bimbo Manuel, Yemi Branch, Toke Makinwa.
Love is war is an intense drama about a husband and wife battling for governorship of Ondo State
Ratings: Silverbird.com: 4.3 stars
- .THREE THIEVES
Main Casts: Frank Donga, Shaffy Bello, Charles Okocha, Funnybone.
Three Thieves tells the story of three young men who are frustrated with their current employment and end up getting mixed up in a seemingly low-risk, high-profit theft job. Things unfold and they just might be adding kidnapping to the list of crimes they are committing. With a comedic twist to it all, it’s a wonder how they end up as heroes of the day.
Ratings: Silverbird: 3 stars
Compiled by Micheal Osuji
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