Movie Time!!! It’s a long weekend here in Nigeria as Monday May 1 has been declared public holiday to commemorate workers’ day. So then, how do we keep the children busy this season? What better way than to go see some movies at the cinemas! Movies have a way of relaxing the mind and there is a lot that can be learnt and taught through movies. So here are some movies you can go see with your children at the cinemas this weekend –
SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE
SYNOPSIS: In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. Casts: Michelle Rodriguez, Ariel Winter, Julia Roberts
Rating: PG Run time: 1h 29min Genre: Animation. Release date: April 2017.
THE BOSS BABY
SYNOPSIS: A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co
Stars: Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin, Eric Bell Jr.
Release date: 31 March 2017. Genre: Animation, comedy, family.
Synopsis: After an accident causes Robo-Dog to get lost and lose his memory, he is taken in by a new family. Tyler enlists the help of Barry as they scour the town in search of their missing robotic best friend. Director: Anthony Steven Giordano Stars: Michael Campion, Patrick Muldoon, Kenny Beaumont
Rating: G Run time: 1h 28min Genre: Family.
You can watch this at Silverbird Cinemas in Lagos and other cinemas nationwide. I have also prepared a playlist of rhymes for children. They can sing along while they have fun with their friends and you can join in the fun too! Listen here and do not forget to share with your friends.
I would also love to hear from you, feel free to drop your comments especially about the movies and playlist in the box below.