Watch Idris Elba, Bradley Cooper cook up a storm in movies this weekend

Watch Idris Elba, Bradley Cooper cook up a storm in movies this weekend

Mfonobong Akpan

Yeah I’m gonna say it again, the holidays are here and I’m so excited! The kids are excited, mum and dad are, everybody is, sure you are too. Loads of fun movies to see this weekend. Best of all… “Beast of No Nation” is showing, yay! What are you waiting for? Let the fun begin! Watch trailers below.

The Peanuts Movie
Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home. Starring: Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadly Belle Miller

Beasts of No Nation
A young orphan  boy who survives as his country goes through a horrific war is trained by a fierce warlord to join his group of guerrilla soldiers. Starring: Idris Elba, Kurt Egyiawan
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After having a drugs and alcohol meltdown that put his career as a chef on hold, Adam gets a shot at redemption when his former maitre d’ reluctantly hires him as the head chef of his fine-dining restaurant. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy, Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio, Sam Keeley, Alicia Vikander, Matthew Rhys, Lily James, Uma Thurman, Emma Thompson

In the Heart of the Sea
In 1820, crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the New England vessel Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and leaving them adrift in the ocean. Pushed to their limits and facing storms, starvation, panic and despair, the survivors must resort to the unthinkable to stay alive. Starring: Chris Hemsworth,  Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson

LAPD African Cops
A comic Hollywood-Nollywood film, produced by  the Atuma Brothers International Company (TABIC),  is a story of two Africans who came to the United States of America and joined the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). They were commissioned and deployed to the streets of Los Angeles, but rather than employ the LAPD rules and regulations to judge the American streets; they decided to rule the streets using African culture, norms and values. Starring: Vanessa Bell Calloway, Luenell, Dorien Wilson, Brian Hooks, Mari Morrow, Jaszmin Lewis, Trina Mcgee amongst others.

Victor Frankenstein
While searching for animal body parts at a London circus, radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) meets gifted surgeon Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe). Not only does the brilliant doctor offer Strausman his friendship, but also a chance to work with him on groundbreaking research that could change the world forever. Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Charles Dance

Out of Luck
‘Out of Luck’ follows the adventures of a young lottery operator whose life turns upside down when a local gangster insists that he pays out on a lottery he did not win. Starring: Tope Tedela, Femi Branch, Linda Ejiofor, Adesua Etomi, Jide Kosoko, Chigurl, Wole Ojo, Kunle Remy, Sambasa Nzeribe amongst others.

The Good Dinosaur
When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo (Raymond Ochoa) downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home. Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot (Jack Bright), a Neanderthal boy who offers his help and friendship. Together, the unlikely duo embark on an epic adventure to reunite Arlo with his beloved family. Starring: Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Sam Elliott, Anna Paquin, A. J. Buckley, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Steve Zahn

You can still catch Taxi Driver, Bridge of Spies, Hunger Games -Muckingbird, Road to Yesterday, War Room at the cinemas close to you. Have a great weekend!

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