By Yetunde Adeyeri
Nollywood is serving us contents of different assortment dishes and we are loving it. The era of just foreign movies in the cinemas is long gone. These days, we are having more Nollywood contents gracing the cinema screens. This means that there are high budget productions that are actually worth the amount of a cinema ticket and hard work of the production team. This week, we bring to you a list of Nollywood movies in the cinemas for you to check out. These movie spreads across different genres, all guaranteed to give a wonderful cinema experience.
1. The Set-Up
Directed by: Niyi Akinmolayan
Starring: Adesua Etomi-Wellington, and Ayoola Ayoola, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Jim Iyke, Joke Silva, Kehinde Bankole, Tina Mba
SYNOPSIS: A young woman gets more than she bargains for and is drawn into a web of deceit when she is hired by a socialite to assist with his scheme to marry a wealthy heiress.
2. The Reunion
DirectED BY: Thomas Odia
Starring by: Steve Onu, Chigul, Femi Jacobs, Frederick Leonard, Jaiye Kuti, JIDE KOSOKO, Lateef Adedimeji, Lilian Esoro, Mercy Aigbe, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, Tana Adelana
Four friends from high school reunite to plan the 50th anniversary of their alma mater. As the battle of superiority stirs up and issues from the past are revisited, secrets are revealed that threaten to tear up their seemingly perfect lives.
3. Single Action
Directed by: AYOMIDE DAWODU
Starring: Alex Ekubo, Ayomide Dawodu, Bolanle Ninalowo (Nino), Seun Akindele, Tana Adelana
SYNOPSIS: This story expounds on miscommunication and pride between couples, implacability, emotional infidelity.
4. Once Upon A Night
Directed by Gbolahan Akitunde
Starring: Ade Bantu, Daniel Egwede and several other, Erica Nlewedim, Folaremi Agunbiade in the lead role, Kiki Omeili, Wale Ojo
SYNOPSIS: A psychology student with a fear of being alone imprisons himself
for one night to once and for all, face his demons. Only, not all these demons are unreal…
5. Code Wilo
Directed by Mike-Steve Adeleye
Starring: Alex Usifor, Gabriel Afolayan, Gbenga Titiloye, Jack Orji, Kalu Ikeagwu, Uzo Arukwe, Yaw Comedian
SYNOPSIS: A pre-campaign announcement party goes wrong when the Governorship Aspirant, Nimi Thompson, is kidnapped. After a call from the abductors, it quickly becomes clear to her Father—Livinus Thompson, a rogue politician and businessman—and all in the know of the kidnap that the motive is more personal than just money.
Directed by: Uche Chukwu
Starring: Greg Ojefua, Kelechi Udegbe, Kiki Omeili, Olarotimi Fakunle, Owen Gee, Rotimi Salami
SYNOPSIS: A hardworking, uptight young woman who lives a dull and routine life, witnesses something one night that throws her life into chaos and puts her in situations she has never been in before. She is then forced to do things that she has never done before to get herself out of the mess and back to her former life.