Weekend Watch: 5 movies and shows to see this weekend

By Wisdom Deji-Folutile


Looking for some exciting movies and shows to watch this weekend?

Look no further!

AF24NEWS has rounded up five thrilling options that are sure to keep you entertained. From action-packed adventures to heartwarming comedies, there’s something for everyone. So grab some popcorn, settle in, and get ready for a weekend full of entertainment.

Book Club: The Next Chapter


Book Club: The Next Chapter is a 2023 American romantic comedy film that serves as a sequel to the 2018 film Book Club.

In this installment of the franchise, four best friends take their book club to Italy for the fun girls’ trip they never had. When things go off the rails and secrets are revealed, their relaxing vacation turns into a once-in-a-lifetime cross-country adventure.

Book Club: The Next Chapter was released on May 12, and is currently showing in theatres worldwide.

Love Again

Love Again is a Hollywood romcom featuring Priyanka Chopra James.

The movie follows Mira Ray (Chopra) who, dealing with the loss of her fiancé, sends a series of romantic texts to his old cell phone number…not realizing the number was reassigned to the work phone of a journalist. The journalist is captivated by the honesty in the texts and enlists the help of his feature subject (a certain Celine Dion), who helps him find Mira and win her heart.

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Love Again was released in May 2023, and is still showing in theatres worldwide.

Arinfesesi: A Day of Misfortune

Arinfesesi: A Day of Misfortune is a Nollywood action-thriller movie directed by Akinnayajo Babatunde.

The film follows a stranded couple as their car breaks down during a road trip. Meanwhile, at the same time, mercenaries are hunting for a missing diamond stolen by a different couple on the run. Meanwhile, the hunt leads the mercenaries to the village where the stranded couple is seeking help, and chaos ensues when the assassins mistake them for the fleeing couple.

Arinfesesi: A Day of Misfortune was released on May 12, 2023, and is now showing in theatres nationwide.

Black Knight

Black Knight is a South Korean TV series written and directed by Cho Ui-Seok.

The movie is set in a dystopian future devastated by air pollution. The survival of humanity in this fractured world now depends on a group of deliverymen known as the Black Knights who navigate the wastelands to provide supplies using unconventional means.

Black Knight was released on May 12, 2023, and is currently available on Netflix.

The Mother

The Mother is a Hollywood action movie starring Jennifer Lopez.

The movie follows a military-trained assassin who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter she’s never met from ruthless criminals gunning for revenge. The Mother must use her skills and courage to rescue her daughter and confront her past.

The Mother is directed by Niki Caro and also features Joseph Fiennes and Omari Hardwick in supporting roles. You can watch it on Netflix now.