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8 Reasons you should visit the cinemas this weekend
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8 Reasons you should visit the cinemas this weekend

Mfonobong Akpan

Still unsure about how to spend your weekend? Visit a cinema close to you, and see one or more of these 8 movies we’ve picked out for your viewing pleasure. Watch the trailers below and enjoy your weekend.

The Huntsman (Winter’s War)
As a war between rival queen sisters Ravenna and Freya escalates, Eric and fellow warrior Sara, members of the Huntsmen army raised to protect Freya, try to conceal their forbidden love as they combat Ravenna’s wicked intentions. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Charlize Theron

The Junglebook
An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther. Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken

Fusion
Three couples return home to begin their life together and are surprised to find out that living together comes with unique pros and cons which their period of courtship did not prepare them for. Starring: Iretiola Doyle, Victor Olaotan, Ay, Ovire Peggy, Yvonne Jegede, Bucci Franklin.

Wives On Strike
Wives on Strike is a hilarious comedy about a group of market women who decided to take matters into their own hands against their husbands. Starring: Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha, Ufuoma Mcdermott, Omoni Oboli, Kalu Ikeagwu, Julius Agwu, Kenneth Okonkwo

Race
Race is a biography about Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history. His quest thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. Starring: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree

High Strung
A hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts and sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a competition that could change their lives forever. Starring: Keenan Kampa, Nicholas Galitzine, Jane Seymour

Fan
Gaurav, a huge fan of movie star Aryan Khanna,heads to Mumbai in order to wish his God a happy birthday. When things don’t go according to plan, Gaurav’s obsession with Aryan crosses the line. Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Joelle Koissi, Mariola Jaworska

Colonia
A young woman’s desperate search for her abducted boyfriend draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from…will they? Starring: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist