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(BY ABOSEDE MONISOLA)

Yay! It’s Saturday, time to relax and unwind from the built-up stress in the previous week. Movies are a great way of entertainment, relaxing and easing stress.They can also be educating!

Here’s a list of must-see Movies for the weekend in no particular order.

1. _Sugar Rush:_ Starring Multi Talented– Actress Adesua Etomi amongst a host of others. _Sugar_ _Rush_ narrates the story of sisters who discovered a whooping sum of $800,000 belonging to some dangerous man. Watch what happens next in this thrilling and comedy-packed movie. It’s worth the while for those who did not have the opportunity to see it during the previous Christmas holidays .

2. _Just Mercy:_ This is an American legal drama written from the Memoir of Defense Attorney Bryan Stevenson (White Man) which tells the true life story of Walter McMillan (an African American) who with the former’s help was able to appeal his Murder conviction of Ronda Morrison in 1986.

The Movie stars Michael B Jordan, as its main actor, Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan amongst others and was directed by Destin Daniel Crestin. The 2019-released movie has been nominated for awards amongst a few including National Board Review in the best freedom of expression category, African American film critics association; Top ten films of the year.

3. _Legend of Inikpi_ : A movie by Mercy johnson ,released in January 2020. It goes all the way back to the ancient kingdoms of both Bini and Igala. It tells the tale of the kingdoms at the brink of war. Among the cast are Mercy Johnson okojie, Nancy Ameh, Paul Obazele etc.

4. _Bad boys for life:_ Sequel to Bad Boys II (2003) is an American comedy action movie starring Will Smith as Mike Lowrey . It also features Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig and so on. A great watch for the weekend.

5. _Your_ _Excellency:_ Though released last year, this movie doesn’t seem to get old. It tells the story of a rich politician – Chief Olalekan Ajadi (Akin Lewis) whom after losing a presidental election became obsessed with Donald Trump. Fate smiled on him again, as he was anointed by a major political party when all hope seem lost for his political career .Find out what happened next. Starring are Akin Lewis, Funke Akindele, Emmah oh my God, Lala Akinlaju, shaffy Bello and others.

6.Jumanji: Next Level; Directed by Jake Kasdan, Jumanji is a second sequel to the 1995 film Jumanji:welcome to the jungle. It features Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and so on. It movie centered on adventure,wherein a group of friends were trapped in _Jumanji_

_7.The informer :_ Released in January 2020, _The_ _infomer_ narrates the story of who was jailed after a fight to protect his wife, he was released on terms that he becomes an informant for the FBI. Directed by Andrea Di Stefano and starred by the like of Joel kinnaman, Rosmund pike, Common and so on _The informer_ promises to be so much more.

8. _Spies in _Disguise_ :_ This is for lovers of animations. It is a 2019 animated spy comedy film produced by Blue sky studios.The plot unfolds as secret agent ,Smith is accidentally transformed into a Pigeon by a young scientist, Holland.The duo unavoidably have to work together on a revenge-seeking mission. It features Will Smith and Tom Holland.

9. _DoLittle :_ This movie tells the story of a Doctor Who can talk to animals. After the death of his wife,Lily, Dr. Little confined himself in his house only attending to his animals.The story is based on Doctor Dolittle by Hugh lifting. Starring are; Robert Downey Jr Anthony Banderas and so on.

10. _The Grudge:_ A horror movie for the list, written and directed by Nicolas Pesce _.The_ _Grudge_ is a sequel to Japanese Horror movie Ju-on (2004). Just like the original movie the film is told in non -chronological order .A young Mother murders her family in her own house, a detective attempts to investigate the mysterious case, only to discover that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost. Starring are; Andrea Riseborough, Damian Bichir, John Cho amongst others.

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