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Ludik, Dwindle, Lockdown, Power, others for Netflix’s list of summer films

By Guardian Nigeria
15 August 2022   |   1:23 pm
August titles are giving a mix of Summer vibes, Action, Drama, Comedy and Adventure, these titles are bound to give movie lovers some adrenaline rush, starting with Café Minamdang where a suspicious business that offers the services of a purportedly all-knowing shaman catches the attention of a tenacious police inspector to Ludik, where an enterprising…

August titles are giving a mix of Summer vibes, Action, Drama, Comedy and Adventure, these titles are bound to give movie lovers some adrenaline rush, starting with Café Minamdang where a suspicious business that offers the services of a purportedly all-knowing shaman catches the attention of a tenacious police inspector to Ludik, where an enterprising furniture tycoon must use his secret diamond smuggling operation to transport guns across the border to save a kidnapped family member. And some comic relief from Ricardo Quevedo examining the absurdity of the situations that try our patience in Tomorrow Will Be Worse to the action in Buba, Where a small-town con artist joins the local mafia with his manipulative brother, his obsession with balancing his karma gets hilariously brutal.

And from the licensed title category comes the Lockdown, Dwindle and Power: Season 1 – 6 to keep you glued to your screen and not forgetting Local titles already streaming on the service – Prophetess, My Village People, The Ghost and the Tout Too, Glamour Girls, Breaded Life, Ayinla, and The Smart Money Woman much more.
In Café Minamdang, a suspicious business offers the services of a purportedly all-knowing shaman catches the attention of a tenacious police inspector.

Ricardo Quevedo, from road rage to couples fighting during the pandemic, comic Ricardo Quevedo examines the absurdity of the situations that try our patience.

In Buba, a small-town con artist joins the local mafia with his manipulative brother, his obsession with balancing his karma gets hilariously brutal.

Don’t Blame Karma-
When her model sister and high-school crush start dating, fashion designer Sara must decide whether her alleged bad luck is the real culprit behind this.

Deepa & Anoop – Netflix Kids & Family Series
Joined by her color-changing pet elephant, a joyful little girl creates music, merriment and mischief at her Indian family’s Mango Manor hotel.

Untold: Volume 2
Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist – Netflix Documentary- The critically-acclaimed series returns with UNTOLD Volume 2, a four-week docu-series event that once again brings fresh eyes to epic tales from the wide world of sports. From football to basketball and streetball to sailing, these stories aren’t the ones you’ve heard before, even if you think you have. Premiering weekly, each film kicks off at a pivotal moment and then delves deep into what happened beyond the headlines, as told by those who lived it, to reveal the grit, resilience, heartbreak, triumph, violence, comedy and pathos beneath the sweat.

The Girl in the Mirror (Alma) – Netflix Series- After losing her memory in a bizarre accident that kills most of her classmates, Alma tries to unravel what happened that day — and regain her identity.

Ludik – Netflix Series 8/26/2022
To save a kidnapped family member, an enterprising furniture tycoon must use his secret diamond smuggling operation to transport guns across the border.

Untold: Volume 2
Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul – Netflix Documentary 8/30/2022
The critically-acclaimed series returns with UNTOLD Volume 2, a four-week docu-series event that once again brings fresh eyes to epic tales from the wide world of sports. From football to basketball and streetball to sailing, these stories aren’t the ones you’ve heard before, even if you think you have. Premiering weekly, each film kicks off at a pivotal moment and then delves deep into what happened beyond the headlines, as told by those who lived it, to reveal the grit, resilience, heartbreak, triumph, violence, comedy and pathos beneath the sweat.

Licensed Titles

Lockdown 8/5/2022
At the onset of a pandemic, six strangers are thrown into forced isolation together at a Nigerian hospital. As tensions rise, their stories intertwine.

Dwindle 8/19/2022
After hijacking a car, two desperate friends find themselves on a perilous journey involving assassins, police and a kidnapped governor.

Power: Season 1 8/20/2022
A prosperous New York nightclub owner leads a double life as the powerful kingpin of the city’s most profitable narcotics network.

Power: Season 2 8/20/2022
Now a successful nightclub owner, Ghost struggles to keep his hidden life as a drug dealer out of the spotlight and go straight.

Power: Season 3 8/20/2022
James discovers that his quest to go legit won’t be easy as new dangers emerge and complications from his criminal life refuse to go away.

Power: Season 4 8/20/2022
Ghost must face up to some hard realities and a different lifestyle while those around him scramble to find a way to help him — and themselves.

Power: Season 5 8/20/2022
While the St. Patrick family copes with a devastating loss, Dre prepares for war with Ghost, and Tommy sets his eyes on vengeance.

Power: Season 6 8/20/2022
After a betrayal that shattered their brotherhood, Ghost seeks revenge against Tommy while his family, reputation and career hang in limbo.

Local Titles On The Platform

Prophetess
After a bogus prediction about a football match comes true, a small-town prophetess finds herself entangled in the world of sports betting.

My Village People
A young man’s weakness for women lands him in trouble when he is caught in a bizarre love triangle with witches.

The Ghost and the Tout Too
A selfish womanizer finds himself in bubbling hot water after his reckless lifestyle accidentally attracts the attention of a coven of witches.

Glamour Girls
The world of high-end escorts promises glamour, wealth and the chance of reinvention for a group of women — till a killing and theft threaten it all.

Breaded Life
An irresponsible young man in conflict with his mother wakes up one day and to his surprise, no-one he knows can recognize him, except for a local bread hawker.

Ayinla
This musical film follows the life of popular Yoruba Apala musician Ayinla Omuwura, from his rise to fame and relationships to his untimely death.

The Smart Money Woman
Business-minded Zuri finds her world falling apart when she breaks up with her wealthy boyfriend, her car breaks down and her job hangs in a balance.