Author: Bernard Dayo

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Bernard DayoOctober 22, 2018

What is going on in the trailer for Uche Jombo’s directorial debut ‘Heaven On My Mind’?

There has been a few decent Nollywood movie trailers released this year. And by “decent,” I mean cohesive or at ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 22, 2018

We don’t know what ‘The Bling Lagosians’ is about, but we have a feeling the movie is going to be big

Have you heard about the movie The Bling Lagosians? This question, in fact, is a meme on the movie’s official ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 22, 2018

Idris Elba to join film adaptation of hit musical ‘Cats’

What can we say? Elba has range. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Elba is reportedly in final negotiations to join ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 22, 2018

#PadGate: This is how Karo Omu was erased from a movement she helped pioneer

It all started with a resolute 2017 tweet from social media and brand specialist Karo Omu, after she learned that ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 19, 2018

Aside jollof rice, bad movies is another thing Nigeria and Ghana have in common

We have bemoaned bad Nollywood movies since forever. It’s utterly exhausting and makes the future of the industry look bleak, ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 19, 2018

‘Sylvia’ star Zainab Balogun cast in BB Sasore’s upcoming movie ‘God Calling’

Back in July, writer and director BB Sasore announced his upcoming movie God Calling along with an opening for second-unit ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 18, 2018

AMAA 2018: Nse Ikpe-Etim has been announced as host for the second time

On Monday, organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards announced Nse Ikpe-Etim as host for its 14th edition. This will ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 17, 2018

‘Ugly Betty’ is getting a South African remake and we are here for it

The American film and TV landscape has a wealth of intellectual property that has inspired remakes and adaptations, especially in ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 16, 2018

‘Hustle’ season 3, episode 2 recap: A lesson in relationship scams

Last night’s episode of Hustle was still without reality star Tobi Bakre, but it reintroduced a familiar face – Maurice ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 16, 2018

Trailers, posters, and agbadas: The reason Nollywood’s marketing of movies is dead

Movie marketing is serious business. Take a look at Hollywood and see for yourself: it’s all there, in the crafting ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 15, 2018

Here’s how we know the AS Roma English Twitter account is run by a Nigerian

I have just started following the football Instagram account of Bleacher Report, a website that focuses on sports and sports ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 15, 2018

Oscars 2019: Here are the African movies in the race for Best Foreign Language film

The 2019 Oscars has since started to take shape with the announcement of the Popular Film category, with Ryan Coogler’s ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 13, 2018

Here’s when Uche Jombo’s directorial debut ‘Heaven On My Mind’ will hit cinemas

In this renaissance of women making directorial debuts, Uche Jombo and Ini Edo have joined forces in what’s been regarded ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 13, 2018

Best of Nollywood Awards 2018: Comedy category gets renamed after Baba Sala

Following the demise of the true godfather of comedy Moses Adejumo aka Baba Sala days ago, the organisers of the ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 12, 2018

The 10th edition of the Best of Nollywood Award will hold in December

The organisers of the Best of Nollywood Awards have announced that this year’s edition will hold on December 9. The ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 11, 2018

The MultiChoice Talent Factory has officially kicked off with 20 trainees from Nigeria and Ghana

Back in June, Africa’s leading video entertainment company MultiChoice called on aspiring young film and television creative minds and aspiring ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 10, 2018

The trailer for Mike Ezuruonye’s new movie ‘Lagos Real Fake Life’ isn’t quite there yet

“Retarded,” “Gratuitous,” and “Senseless” are only a few of the adjectives used in the Cinema Pointer review of Mike Ezuruonye’s ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 10, 2018

Major moves! Genevieve Nnaji signs deal with American talent agency UTA

How does it feel like to be Genevieve Nnaji right now?! I’ll tell you: have your directorial debut lauded at ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 9, 2018

‘Hustle’ season three premiere didn’t feature Tobi Bakre but we will keep watching

Already announced that reality star Tobi Bakre will feature in the brand-new season of Hustle, I was hoping to see ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 9, 2018

‘Ojukwu’ episode 2 recap: Odili has a side chick and a mirror comes to the village for the first time

The last scene in the premiere of Ojukwu showed Aku (Francis Duru) meeting Udoka’s brother Ejiofor (Uche Odoputa) in his ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 8, 2018

Here’s your first look at Dare Olaitan’s upcoming movie ‘Knock Out Blessing’

The first teaser for Dare Olaitan’s upcoming movie Knock Out Blessing opens in a shrine. A politician running for whatever ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 7, 2018

Reality star Teddy A says he will only act nude if the price is right

Reality TV star Teddy A has been making splashes in the world of pop culture since being a contestant on ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 6, 2018

You will not see anything cooler than this DStv campaign video to tell African stories

There’s not a single doubt that DStv still enjoys cable supremacy. As a subscriber, I’m still fuming that the service ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 5, 2018

Blessing Egbe’s upcoming movie ‘The Ten Virgins’ is a parody and a musical and we didn’t see it coming

Fresh off from being selected as one of the female filmmakers headlining this year’s Nollywood Travel Film Festival, Blessing Egbe ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 5, 2018

‘Hustle’ on Africa Magic will return for a third season with Seun Ajayi and BBN star Tobi Bakre

The first season of the Africa Magic dramedy Hustle premiered in 2016, and introduced us to a world of characters ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 4, 2018

Ayo Ayoola is running for the highest political office in Nigeria in the trailer for ‘If I Am President’

As the 2019 elections draw closer, the Nigerian political landscape has been both interesting and tumultuous. The news cycle is still ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 4, 2018

Twitter is still on the debate on why there are more male superheroes than female superheroes

It all began with a simple tweet posted yesterday, from @JusttLit who wanted to know why there are more male ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 3, 2018

The #KupeChallenge was going just fine until Tobi Bakre ruined it with his chest

Last quarter of the year and we have had many viral challenges, most of them arising from 2018’s bloat in ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 3, 2018

The future is female: the Nollywood Travel Film Festival to spotlight female directors at Glasgow

The Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTFF) is an initiative that seeks to promote films by Nigerians living all over the ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 3, 2018

Don’t be an Uncle Thomas: This patriotic Union Bank ad wants you to believe in Nigeria once again

Bank adverts are increasingly becoming a means to annihilate competitors in the crowded financial institution landscape. The last we witnessed ...

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