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10 movies you must see before 2017 runs out

By: Grace Ndukwe December 11, 2017
Alter Ego

New series of movies were out this year and they are all a must watch, from sci-fi- romance- animations-fairy-tale stories- action and horror.Here are all the films worth watching so far this year — and the ones that you’re not going to want to miss.

  1. Ojukokoro (Greed): ” Ojukokoro unwraps an intriguing tale about a money-strapped manager of a shady Petrol Station who decides to rob his employers, but along the line, finds out in a sudden twist that he is not alone in his ambition and that a good reason isn’t always a right one.”
    The movie casts include Wale Ojo, Tope Tedela, Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama, Zainab Balogun, Linda Ejiofor, Ali Nuhu, Shawn Faqua, Charles Etubiebi, Seun Ajayi and Emmanuel Ikubuese.
  2. Beauty and the Beast: It’s a tale as old as time: A selfish prince is cursed to look like a monster until he can learn to love and be loved in return. This live-action remake of the 1991 Disney animated classic is just as amazing as the original!
  3. Power Rangers: This 2017 reboot puts a present-day spin on the ’90s classic about a group of high-school kids who are infused with unique superpowers and use them to save the world. Apart from amping up the special affects the original Power Rangers series often lacked, the big screen reboot is taking major strides toward more diverse representation by introducing an LGBTQ and autistic ranger into the mix.
  4. The Fate of the Furious: Right when the Fast and Furious crew find some semblance of a normal life after the events of FF8, a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime once again. The betrayal of those closest to him forces everyone to face trials that will test them like never before as the elite force of drivers traverse the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos and bring home Dom in the process.
  5.  Isoken- June 16th: Everyone in the Osayande family worries about Isoken (Dakore Akande). Although she has what appears to be a perfect life – beautiful, successful and surrounded by great family and friends – Isoken is still unmarried at 34 which, in a culture obsessed with married, is serious cause for concern. Things come to a head at her youngest sister’s (Jemima Osunde) wedding when her overbearing mother (Tina Mba) thrusts her into an orchestrated matchmaking with the ultimate Edo man, Osaze (Joseph Benjamin). Osaze is handsome, successful and from a good family, making him perfect Nigerian husband material. But in an unexpected turn of events, Isoken meets Kevin (Mac Rhys) who she finds herself falling in love with and he just might be what she truly wants in a partner. The only problem is, not only is he not an Edo man, he is Oyinbo (Caucasian).
  6. Everything Everything:  Madeline Whittier has severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), which means she has no immune system to fight off infections. As a result, she’s lived in a bubble with her mom and her nurse for as long as she can remember and she was pretty okay with it, until a cute boy named Olly moved in next door. Olly forces Madeline to question whether love is worth risking your life for.
  7. Cars 3: Things are getting dark in the third installment of the Cars franchise. Steve McQueen’s status as the world’s best race car driver is threatened with the sudden arrival of a new generation of blazing-fast race cars. When Lightning McQueen is pushed out of the sport after a devastating racing accident, he becomes determined to prove he’s still #1 in the racing game. He’ll show the world that even though he may not be the fastest car anymore, that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have what it takes to win!
  8. 10 Days In Sun City: Another Installment of the AY’s Akpos’ Adventures. This time his adventure happens in Sun City, South Africa.
    The Comedy-drama stars AY, Adesua Etomi, RMD, Mercy Johnson, Falz, Uti Nwachukwu, Juliet Ibrahim, Gbenro Ajibade and Miguel Nunez jnr.
  9. Alter Ego: This movie marked Omotola’s come back after her four years hiatus.
    In “Alter Ego,” a woman will stop at nothing to see sex offenders and molesters punished. If she cannot get the courts to imprison them, she will find other ways to punish them.
    The movie stars Omotola Jalade Ekeinde alongside Wale Ojo, Kunle Remi, Jide Kosoko, Bobby Obodo.
  10. Potato Potahto: Potato Potahto is the story of a divorced couple who decide to share equal space in their ex-matrimonial home. They soon realize that the ingenious idea is easier said than done. Bent on flexing their egos and scoring points, the two implore various hilarious tactics that soon inflames emotions and turns an already complicated situation into a roller coaster ride. It stars O.C Ukeje, Joselyn Dumah, Joke Silva, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Chris Attoh, and Kemi Lala Akindoju.

Bonus

The Wedding Party 2; You can rewatch The Wedding Party 1 to relive the glory able bride’s mother Sola Sobowale. The latest installment of the franchise is scheduled for release on December 15 and is a must watch for movie lovers.  ‘The Wedding Party 2’ focuses primarily on the accidental proposal and subsequent wedding of returning characters, Enyinna Nwigwe (Nonso Onwuka) and Daniella Down (Deardre Winston). The hilarious consequence of their cross-cultural marriage unfolds even as the lives of their favourite characters, Dozie and Dunni, take on a new turn.



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