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Films We Are Excited About This Weekend

The weekend is upon us and if you are still wondering what movies to keep you entertained, we have got you covered. From the duo of Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish giving us something to laugh about in “Night School” to Lady Gaga starring in her biggest movie yet in “A Star Is Born” not to mention the Spiderman spinoff, “Venom”.

Below are the list of movies you should add to your watchlist and why we are so excited about them.

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Night School

Release date:  September 28

Cast: Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Yvonne Orji

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip)

Why we are excited: Following the success of last year’s box office dominating summer hit Girls Trip, award-winning comedian Tiffany Haddish is back on the big screen with Night School. She plays the character of a teacher charged with helping a high-school dropout (Kevin Hart) get his GED. The fact that we will get to see two stand-up stars at the peak of their powers play off each other in a movie like this makes it a must see.

A Star Is Born | IMDb

A Star Is Born

Release date: October 5

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle

Directed by: Bradley Cooper

Why we are excited: This will be the fourth retelling of this iconic mash-up of fame, showbiz, and romance. A Star Is Born has a modern-day update, with Bradley Cooper playing the hard-living male lead and handling directing duties. Grammy award winning songstress, Lady Gaga plays a young singer with a big voice, who will likely be the draw for many moviegoers. You might want to hold a handkerchief to wipe away the tears if reviews out of the Venice Film Festival are anything to go by.

Venom | Sony Pictures

Venom

Release date: October 5

Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Woody Harrelson

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer (Gangster Squad)

Why we are excited: The early trailers for this movie has it as a long-rumored Spider-Man spinoff about investigative journalist Eddie Brock (Hardy) being infected by an inky substance from space and going crazy in the process. Even if this is a disaster, it will likely be stranger than some of the more streamlined superhero products released in recent years.

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