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Communication Lessons From ‘Malcolm And Marie’

April 19, 2022

  I recently watched Malcolm and Marie on Netflix and to be honest, when I started, I was upset. I was mad about the dialogue. The movie was beautiful but I felt exhausted, almost as though this was a very painful movie experience but I am sure there was a point, the producers, directors, writers, … Continue reading Communication Lessons From ‘Malcolm And Marie’

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Video Of The Week: Òlòtūré Movie Review

April 19, 2022

  One of the latest Netflix Originals out of Nigeria, Òlòtūré is a movie that captures the heinous world of human trafficking.  The movie follows the life of Ehi (Sharon Ooja), a young Nigerian journalist whose curiosity and determination lead her down the dangerous path of uncovering an underground human trafficking ring in Lagos. Read … Continue reading Video Of The Week: Òlòtūré Movie Review

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American Actor Reacts To The Ikorodu Bois’ Extraction Remake

April 19, 2022

  Nigerian creative crew, Ikorodu Bois have received a shout-out from American actor, Chris Hemsworth. This comes after the recognition and an invitation they received from movie producers, the Russo brothers for their recreation of ‘Extraction‘  Trailer. This is awesome! We would love to have you guys at the #Extraction 2 premiere…DM us and we’ll … Continue reading American Actor Reacts To The Ikorodu Bois’ Extraction Remake

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Women You Should Know: Hilda Dokubo

April 19, 2022

  Hilda Dokubo is a renowned Nollywood actress, producer, youth advocate, model and television personality. She was born and bred in Buguma, a community in Asari-Toru in Rivers state. She is the firstborn in a family of six children. Read more about Women You Should Know Educational Background Hilda Dokubo had her primary education at … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Hilda Dokubo

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Movies To Watch This Weekend

April 19, 2022

There’s an interesting collection of films to watch in cinemas this weekend. Mercy Johnson’s production: The Legend of Inikpi, and Joseph (a Ghanaian-Jamaican production) are now both screening, and Sugar Rush is back from its cinema ban. We’ve included the brief synopsis for each film. By the way, is it just us or did January … Continue reading Movies To Watch This Weekend

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Did You Know that Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe’s ‘The Delivery Boy’ Got the Highest Nominations At The 2019 AMAA Awards?

April 19, 2022

‘The Delivery Boy’ in summary, is a movie that tells the story of a teenage orphan boy, Amir, who runs into a young prostitute girl while trying to escape a mob. With a bomb strapped to him and with a new acquaintance who happens to have an ‘agenda’, they soon realized they must play as … Continue reading Did You Know that Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe’s ‘The Delivery Boy’ Got the Highest Nominations At The 2019 AMAA Awards?

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Nollywood of Life! #TBT: Glamour Girls

April 19, 2022

Money rituals, black magic, love, crime, and revenge. These were the themes most Nollywood stories were centred on in the ’90s. At the time, Nollywood movies were called ‘home videos’ and the term ‘Nollywood’ had not yet been coined (it would be coined in 2002). Kenneth Nnebue had just transformed the Nigerian film industry with … Continue reading Nollywood of Life! #TBT: Glamour Girls

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What to Watch this Weekend: ‘Love is War’

April 19, 2022

There is one thing you cannot deny. Nollywood movies tell good stories. This superpower dates back to the earliest times of the Nigerian film industry. Even when Nollywood was not yet Nollywood, when Nigerian films were nothing more than plays by performing travellers, we told good stories. Chinaza Onuzo is one of the best screenwriters … Continue reading What to Watch this Weekend: ‘Love is War’

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HBO Max Orders Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira’s TV Adaptation of Adichie’s Americanah

April 19, 2022

HBO Max, an American media platform that will launch in 2020, recently announced that it has ordered ten episodes of Americanah, an upcoming TV show by Lupita Nyong’o that is based on Chimamanda Adichie’s infamous book, Americanah. In 2014, Lupita Nyong’o bought the rights to make a film out of Americanah. She planned to star … Continue reading HBO Max Orders Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira’s TV Adaptation of Adichie’s Americanah

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Video of The Week: Looking For Baami | Movie Review

April 19, 2022

Following the success of her 2017 hit movie Picture Perfect, Biodun Stephen has released another flick Looking For Baami which unites the likes of Bimbo Ademoye and Femi Jacobs. The film which has a similar theme with Picture Perfect tells the story of a local pap seller (Ajindeife) who must prove she’s the long lost love child of a … Continue reading Video of The Week: Looking For Baami | Movie Review

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Imoh Umoren’s Latest Film: The Herbert Macaulay Affair

April 19, 2022

A lot of effort goes into finding and sharing the quality of historical information Imoh Umoren offers in his new film, The Herbert Macaulay Affair. The film is what its title implies: a dramatic record of the life of Herbert Macaulay, the legendary Nigerian politician and activist. The inspiration for this film came to Umoren … Continue reading Imoh Umoren’s Latest Film: The Herbert Macaulay Affair

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Did You Know? Nollywood Movies are Eligible for Consideration in the Oscars

April 19, 2022

Nigeria became eligible to submit one film for consideration under the Foreign Language Film Oscar Award in 2015. In that year, a Nigerian Oscars selection Committee was approved by the Academy. This award is also called the Oscar Award for Best International Feature Film. For Chineze Anyaene, producer and director of the 2010 drama film, … Continue reading Did You Know? Nollywood Movies are Eligible for Consideration in the Oscars

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Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights to 3 Nollywood Films

April 19, 2022

Filmone made an interesting announcement on its Instagram page two days ago. Film lovers who enjoyed watching King of Boys, The Wedding Party 2, and Merry Men in cinemas can now look forward to seeing all three movies on Netflix very soon. The news is hardly surprising. Since early 2015, Netflix has been adding to … Continue reading Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights to 3 Nollywood Films

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Code Wilo has Just Been Released in Cinemas

April 19, 2022

Film lovers who would like something different from the usual comedy and romance of most Nollywood movies have an answer in Code Wilo. The story is a political thriller which centers on the drama that a chief triggers when he announces his daughter’s intention to run for state governor. The movie explores the harsh realities … Continue reading Code Wilo has Just Been Released in Cinemas

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Movies to Watch This Weekend – The Reunion

April 19, 2022

The official trailer of The Reunion is a delicious teaser: a fast-paced and intriguing lineup of some of the biggest names in Nollywood. Its quickly cut scenes leave you asking questions, eager for the full gist of the film. Faith Ojo is the executive producer of The Reunion and she calls her latest project a … Continue reading Movies to Watch This Weekend – The Reunion

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Movies to Watch This Weekend: The Set Up

April 19, 2022

Picking the right movie takes time but a new release is an exciting option to consider. Brand new and out in cinemas this weekend is The Set Up, a thriller from Inkblot Productions. Who’s in it? Adesua Etomi-Wellington. Honestly, just hearing that name is enough to make me carry my bag and start heading to … Continue reading Movies to Watch This Weekend: The Set Up

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Did You Know? In 2002, Nollywood went on a Strike

April 19, 2022

In May 2002, the Video Marketers Association of Nollywood shut down the distribution of Nigerian films so that they could try to control production. The market was saturated with poorly produced home videos and marketers were not making profit. According to Zeb Ejiro who was Head of the Directors Guild at the time, “In the … Continue reading Did You Know? In 2002, Nollywood went on a Strike

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Malika: Warrior Queen is a Semi-Finalist in the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards

April 19, 2022

Malika: Warrior Queen, is a bold animation project by Youneek Studios and Anthill Studios. It was brought into the limelight earlier this year when it was announced that Adesua Etomi would be the voice of the lead character on the animated series. The series also promised to feature other popular Nollywood names like Femi Branch, … Continue reading Malika: Warrior Queen is a Semi-Finalist in the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards

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Beyonce Features Top Nigerian Music Acts In Her New Album

April 19, 2022

The most populous black nation is home to some of the popular music acts the globe has seen, stars like Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Olamide and a host of others are currently on top of their game, putting Nigeria and Africa on the global map. On Friday, July 19, 2019, famous world music act Beyonce … Continue reading Beyonce Features Top Nigerian Music Acts In Her New Album

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Netflix Acquires Afolayan’s Mokalik

April 19, 2022

I wish to inform you that Netflix has acquired “Mokalik” and some other of my films. Kunle Afolayan American media services provider, Netflix, has acquired the “Mokalik (Mechanic)’’ movie from the stables of award-winning film director and producer, Kunle Afolayan. The news was disclosed by Afolayan during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria … Continue reading Netflix Acquires Afolayan’s Mokalik

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Video Of The Week: Movie Review | Coming From Insanity

April 19, 2022

In this movie review, Adenike Adebayo explains, in great detail, why the movie is worth seeing and areas in which it fell short. She also commends Gabriel Afolayan, who is known for his brilliant acting, for how astounding his delivery was in each scene. One of the movies currently showing at the cinemas that will … Continue reading Video Of The Week: Movie Review | Coming From Insanity

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Video Of The Week: Movie Review| Cold Feet

April 19, 2022

From the moment the trailer for “Cold Feet” dropped in the cinemas, the film held great promise. After its subsequent release in May, there has been a lot to talk about from its cast to its storyline and performances. Cold Feet was produced and directed by Moses Inwang, the veteran producer who is known for … Continue reading Video Of The Week: Movie Review| Cold Feet

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Movies To Watch This Weekend

April 19, 2022

Weekends mean many things to many Nigerians. For some, it means weddings, parties, plenty of dance and food, for others, it’s time out from work, but for us, it’s when we get to savour the very best of Nigerian cinema! We’ve enjoyed films like Merry Men, Wedding Party, Chief Daddy, Lion Heart and more, and … Continue reading Movies To Watch This Weekend

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Birdman To Produce Hollywood Film Based On Nigerian Immigrants

April 19, 2022

American rapper and record executive Bryan Christopher Williams (AKA Birdman) and budding Nigerian American filmmaker Solomon Onita Jr. will produce a coming of age film titled ‘Tasmanian Devil’ The film is built around the story of Dayo, a 19-year-old Nigerian immigrant in the United States at odds with his very religious father over the boy’s … Continue reading Birdman To Produce Hollywood Film Based On Nigerian Immigrants

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Movies To Watch This Weekend

April 19, 2022

The Gabriel Afolayan drama, “Coming From Insanity”, is back in cinemas! It premiered in selected cinemas in April 2019 and is back on the big screens this weekend. Here are other movies you will have the pleasure of seeing across the country this weekend. Another Father’s Day “Another Father’s Day” is a family comedy directed … Continue reading Movies To Watch This Weekend

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Nigerian-Born Hunger Games Actor, Dayo Okeniyi, Celebrates 31st Birthday

April 19, 2022

Today marks the 31st birthday of Nigerian actor, Dayo Okeniyi. Dayo became a popular face after starring in American science-fiction films, “Hunger Games” (2012) and “Terminator Genisys” (2015). Dayo was born Oladayo; Yoruba for “Our wealth has become joy” in Jos, Plateau State, to a Nigerian father and Kenyan mother. He spent some of his … Continue reading Nigerian-Born Hunger Games Actor, Dayo Okeniyi, Celebrates 31st Birthday

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Finally, “Muna”; A Nollywood Action Film Worth Seeing

April 19, 2022

The new Kevin Nwankwo film, “Muna”, is definitely a huge turn in the Nigerian film industry. For those naysayers who think Nollywood can never produce a standard action movie, “Muna” proves you wrong, and guess who’s pulling all the stunts, none other than the beautiful Adesua Etomi-Wellington. The fast-paced, action-packed Hollywood style movie stars Ebele … Continue reading Finally, “Muna”; A Nollywood Action Film Worth Seeing

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Video Of The Week: Movie Review – ‘Heaven’s Hell’

April 19, 2022

One of the movies which was released in May and has been making the rounds on social media is ‘Heaven’s Hell’ – a film produced by Katung Aduwak and Tenyin Ikpe Etim and also directed by Katung Aduwak. Although the film was shot seven years ago and delayed due to internal issues, its themes remain … Continue reading Video Of The Week: Movie Review – ‘Heaven’s Hell’

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Movies to watch this weekend

April 19, 2022

Mokalik If you have not been following our weekly “Movies To Watch This Weekend” articles, then you would have missed so many great Nigerian films that have shown in cinemas near you! There are links to our newest movie recommendations below, so you do not miss out entirely.  Movies like “Gold Statue”, “Makate Must Sell”, … Continue reading Movies to watch this weekend

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“Òlòtūré” a new Ebony Life Film Coming Soon

April 19, 2022

Ebony Life Film’s soon to be released film “Òlòtūré” will be tackling the scourge of human trafficking and other vices. It is certainly one to watch out for. The film is about a naïve undercover journalist who seeks to unravel the mysteries behind human trafficking. She is soon caught up in the lifestyle of prostitution, … Continue reading “Òlòtūré” a new Ebony Life Film Coming Soon

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