Movie Review: What Were They Trying to Achieve With the Movie, ‘Three Wise Men’?

I think of Opa William’s Three Wise Men and I cannot help but ask myself, how much really is new in the “new Nollywood”? Is it enough that they feature the famed Lekki-Ikoyi bridge or have fancier advertorials or show at cinemas? If one says it is the storyline, I will be forced to ask again; “what makes a great movie; a great storyline or a great plot structure?

No More #OscarSoWhite years? ‘La La Land’ & ‘Moonlight’ Lead Oscar Nominations 2017

Competing against “La La Land” and “Moonlight” for best picture will be “Manchester by the Sea”; “Arrival”; “Lion”; “Fences”; “Hell or High Water”; “Hidden Figures”; and “Hacksaw Ridge,”

Movie Review: The Wedding Party

I do not think that the makers of Wedding Party intended it to be pedagogy in philosophy or some high sounding thesis on some important subject. So if you judge its profundity by that, you will clearly be missing the entire point of the story.

76 the movie: Mining history for cinematic capital – Toni Kan

Izu Ojukwu kept us waiting so long for this movie that it almost started feeling like the second coming. 76, the movie, is a deeply affecting study of the human condition and well realised piece of art.

‘Wedding Party’ Lagos Premier: All the Red Carpet Photos That Will Make Your Day!

This unarguably is the most interesting premiere in recent time.

Kunle Afolayan Set to Launch Careers of Actors with Albinism, and It’s Refreshing!

So, who among these refreshing new faces, will emerge the winner of this audition?

Film Review: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s ‘Hissein Habré: A Chadian Tragedy’

What is it like, for an amputee to live next door to the man who cut off that missing part of him? Or, worse still, how a woman who got raped and had her husband killed can survive with the perpetrator living just across the street?

‘I am Humbled’- AY Gushes as ‘A trip to Jamaica’ Beats His Existing Guinness World...

Comedian AY has once again put his haters to shame with his latest achievement!

Uduak Isong, Omoni Oboli and More Pay Tribute to Late Filmmaker Ansa Bassey Kpokpogri

Many celebrities took to social media to express sadness over the death of the filmmaker who contributed to Nigerian cinema.

Indie View Lagos is Calling for Short Film Submissions by African Filmmakers

Films must be shorter than 30 minutes and submitted before the 25th of the month in a high definition format (500mb or less); NO...

One Song for a Dozen Heroes: Review of ’93 Days’

While there is no debate on whom and what 93 Days is all about, the director, Steve Gukas, seems uncertain who to make the hero or heroine of his film.

David Oyelowo & Lupita’s Star Power Shine in Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’

This is a great movie and I particularly like the ability of the director, Mira Nair, to turn what might have been just another story, to a great material. You should go see it!

Of Tired Themes and Storylines: A Review of AY Makun’s A Trip to Jamaica

Away from its objectionable central theme, the movie is laced with quick wit and innuendos that are not only reflective of the peculiar Nigerian experience but also “worth their weight in laughter.”

Omoni Oboli’s Okafor’s Law Makes it into the Stockholm Film Festival

The filmmaker shared a screenshot of the email she received from the festival committee to make the announcement.

Nollywood’s Yewande Adekoya Accuses Olasco Films CEO of Threatening to Kill Her

Yewande Adekoya Abiodun claims the movie marketer refused to pay up the N2 million he owes her, and is instead making death threats.

Ibinabo Fiberesima Films First Movie Since Her Release from Jail

Ibinabo Fiberesima is back like she never left.

Lights, Cameras, Wedding! Review of Bovi Ugboma’s ‘It’s Her Day’

I like that the movie approaches this very familiar and relatable subject with a simplicity and zing that generates genuine, heartfelt laughter in the audience. In that moment, you just might have been laughing at your own self. The movie does not try too hard to be funny, if anything, its originality endears...

Of the Lamboghini, Stars and Sounds: Images From AY Makun’s ‘A Trip to Jamaica’ Premiere

Catch all the details on AY Makun's 'A Trip to Jamaica' premiere

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