By Ikenna Aniweta-Nezianya
Think you have seen it all? Check out our list of the top movies to look out for this year and see if these won’t whet your appetite:
- Gringo – Dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and a hint of dramatic intrigue, shows the battle for survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal. Watch trailer below:
2. Black Panther – Chadwick Boseman takes on the Iconic role of playing T’Challa the King of The latest installment from the Marvel universe. We see T’challa return home, to ascertain his role as king. To protect the kingdom from outsiders who are trying to gain access to their vibranium mines and also to quell the uprising from a rival clan from Wakanda. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o & Martin Freeman are casted in this enthralling blockbuster.
Watch trailer below:
- Avengers: Infinity War – The Avengers and The Guardians of The Galaxy must be willing to sacrifice all In an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos, before he gathers all the infinity stones and puts an end to the universe. Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Chadwick Boseman and a whole galaxy of stars come together for this movie. The trailer still gives goosebumps no matter how much you’ve seen it.
- Ready Player One – When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Wade Watts finds the first clue and starts a race for the Egg. Steven Spielberg brings Ernest Cline’s world into visual excellence. Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, amongst other star in this upcoming Monster. Watch trailer below:
5. Incredibles 2 – After a lot of protesting and pleading Disney & Pixar finally caved in and gave us what we want. A short teaser was released showing baby Jack Jack’s abilities. Yes abilities, the kid has more than one. A trailer will be released soon as the movie is scheduled to be released in the summer. Look at the trailer below.
- Den of Thieves – In this action packed thriller, Gerard Butler and Pablo Schreiber square off Al Pacino & Robert Deniro (Heat) style. Pablo plays Ray Merriman the leader of a gang of high class thieves, who set their eyes on the Federal Reserves in Los Angeles. Gerard Butler and his posse are a Major crimes unit of gun-toting cowboys, who operate within the grey areas of the law to get things done. Watch trailer below:
- Pacific Rim – John Boyega takes on the role of Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba), reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat. The plot thickens, when they let us know that the Kaiju’s have been let into earth by someone from earth. Scary!
8. Ocean’s 8 – Sandra Bullock takes the reins for the remake. She stars as Debbie Ocean who has been released from prison on parole. She then decides to recruit personnel for a heist, targeting The MET Gala in New York. Watch trailer below:
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