Box Office This Weekend: “Man Of Steel” Scores Top June Debut With $129m

Hello lovers of great movies! Have you heard what movie is raking the most cash at the box office this week? Yes, it’s the new Superman movie: “Man of Steel” based on the marquee D.C. Comics superhero. It scored the top June debut of all time in grossing $129 million.

On the Nollywood scene, “Letter to my Mother” directed by Pascal Amanfo is now screening at the cinemas including Silverbird and Genesis Deluxe cinemas.
Here is a list of movies that can excite you this weekend… like they say in the Nollywood movie commercials… grab your copy now!

Letter To My Mother

Director:
Pascal Amanfo
Writers:
Pascal Amanfo
Stars:
John Dumelo, Adjetey Anang, Kafui Danku, Roselyn Ngissah, Paulina Oduro, Eddie Watson Jnr, Dream Debo
Description:
When Mike (John Dumelo) returns home after a sojourn overseas with Angie (kafui danku).. his wife to be and mother of his unborn child, he is greeted with such hatred in his mother’s eyes that leaves him gaping and searching for the truth… a truth he cannot find without bloodshed….faces masked… secrets buried… hearts broken… Mike embarks on a journey to where it all began.

Man Of Steel

Director:
Zack Snyder
Writers:
David S. Goyer (screenplay), David S. Goyer (story)
Stars:
Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russel Crowe
Description:
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. Superman flies back onto the big screen in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production.

After Earth

Director:
M. Night Shyamalan
Writers:
Gary Whitta (screenplay), M. Night Shyamalan (screenplay)
Stars:
Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Sophie Okonedo
Description:
After Earth is a 2013 American science fiction adventure drama film. It&#39s been nearly a millennium since mankind was forced to flee their home planet for the safety of Nova Prime, and in that time Earth has grown increasingly hostile to human life. Gen. Cypher Raige (Will Smith) has just finished an extended tour of duty when he reunites with his 13-year-old son Kitai (Jaden Smith), and begins making the transition from military leader to father. When an asteroid storm damages their ship, however, a badly injured Cypher and his son are forced to crash-land on Earth. Now, the only way for young Kitai to save his father&#39s life is to find the rescue beacon that was lost when their ship came plummeting through the atmosphere.

The Great Gatsby

Director:
Baz Luhrmann
Writers:
Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce
Stars:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire, Jason Clarke, Lisa Adam
Description:
An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald&#39s 1925 novel of the same name, it follows the spring of 1922, wide-eyed Midwesterner Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) has just moved to New York City in pursuit of the American Dream. Settling into a home next door to wealthy Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), Carraway grows increasingly fascinated by the elaborate parties held at his new neighbor&#39s estate. Meanwhile, across the bay, Carraway&#39s cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) flounders in her marriage to philandering aristocrat Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton). Inspired by the debauchery on display at Gatsby&#39s wild parties and the lives of the wealthy elite, Carraway begins putting pen to paper as it gradually becomes clear that his cousin and the millionaire share a complicated romantic past that remains unresolved.

This Is The End

Directors:
Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Writers:
Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Stars:
James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson
Description:
The comedy &#39This is the End&#39 follows six friends trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastates Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, the group is forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption.

 

 


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