Talking Movies: Five Movies You Should See This August
All work and no play, they say makes Jack a dull boy. One of the many ways to ease off stress is by visiting cinema and treat yourself to one or two movies. Here is a list, in no particular order, of top movies trending in cinemas around the city of Ibadan you should absolutely find time to see in the month of August:
BIG FRIENDLY GIANT:
An orphan girl named Sophie encounters a Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children. Starring: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton.
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threats. Starring: Adam Devine, Simon Pegg, Jennifer Lopez.
The CEO is a mystery-thriller surrounding five top executives from across Africa who are dispatched on a 1-week leadership retreat by a multinational telecommunications firm, to determine which one to appoint as the firm’s new CEO. Things go awry when the executives start to die one-by-one in mysterious circumstances, and the last two remaining executive become prime suspects. Starring: Angélique Kidjo, Wale Ojo, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Hilda Dokubo, Aurelie Eliam
THE LEGEND OF TARZAN
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Rory J. Saper, Christian Stevens
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind’s new space defenses be enough? Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman