Category: Blogs

Bernard DayoJune 11, 2019

Here are the latest African shows you can binge on Netflix

The thing about Netflix deciding to expand their African content is that they have been quite consistent. At the 2019 ...

Bernard DayoJune 10, 2019

Kemi Adetiba has teased a ‘King of Boys’ sequel because why not

Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys was one of the buzziest movies of 2018, and quite brilliant too, never mind that ...

Bernard DayoJune 9, 2019

Beyoncé’s voice teased as Nala in The Lion King, Jessica Jones, Ad Astra – Here’s your movie trailer roundup

Apropos of nothing, we are constantly inundated with the new movie trailers. OK, this is personal. At the moment, I ...

Bernard DayoJune 7, 2019

We have seen the trailer for ‘Once Upon A Night’ but why is the movie sold as ”Nigeria’s first psychological thriller”?

Despite the churn of popcorn Nollywood movies heading to cinema these days, we still have the niche movies that explore ...

Bernard DayoJune 6, 2019

Niyi Akinmolayan has dropped the teaser for ”The Set Up” but we need more footage

We have a new movie from Niyi Akinmolayan on the horizon. Yesterday, the director dropped a one-minute teaser for The ...

Bernard DayoJune 4, 2019

The trailer for ‘Muna’ is here and Adesua Etomi-Wellington is a cold killer on revenge

We have heard about Muna since 2017, the Kevin Nwankwor-directed film featuring Adesua Etomi-Wellington in a lead role, with an ...

Wilfred OkicheJune 3, 2019

Film Review: Knockout wants to make you laugh. What’s wrong with that?

It is hard to recall considering today’s fragmented media space but there was a time when Wale Adenuga Productions was ...

Bernard DayoJune 2, 2019

Green Worship raises N4m for five charity organisations in Nigeria

Green Worship, the Live Recording Worship Concert convened by Wale Adenuga to benefit charities has raised N4 million for five ...

Bernard DayoJune 2, 2019

Rambo: Last Blood, Jessica Jones season 3, The Goldfinch – Here are the movie trailers you might have missed during the week

It was a whirlwind of movie trailers during the week. Case in point: Pixar’s new animation film Onward, which imagines ...

Bernard DayoMay 31, 2019

The Timi Dakolo backlash for alleging Pastor Fatoyinbo sexually abuses COZA members shows that churches aren’t ready for #MeToo

The internet on Thursday was all about Timi Dakolo spilling some tea on his Instagram, wherein he called out a ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2019

Ferdinand Adimefe reveals how Magic Carpet Studios is changing the face of animations and gaming projects

Following the successful outing of Marvel’s Black Panther (2018) and Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart (2018) acquired by Netflix as its first ...

Bernard DayoMay 30, 2019

Still in custody, Naira Marley calls out fake friends on new song ”Why”

Would it be right to say Naira Marley was thrust into more feverish fame with arrests by the EFCC? Since ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2019

Chelsea condemns London rivals to Europa league next season

Chelsea Football Club of England has emerged the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League Champions, hammering their London rivals, Arsenal to lift the coveted ...

Bernard DayoMay 29, 2019

Mati Diop is the first black woman to win the Grand Prix at Cannes, and now her movie ”Atlantique” has been picked up by Netflix

I love it when black people achieve something great. Even better: when black women achieve something great. Such is the ...

Op-ed EditorMay 27, 2019

With Omawumi, longevity isn’t an aspiration – it’s a personality trait

Where is Omawumi? Why is Nigeria’s most loved music diva absent from the scene? The last time we heard from ...

Wilfred OkicheMay 27, 2019

Film Review: Tade Ogidan mastered video, but Gold Statue shows he is yet to find his cinematic voice

When it comes to Nollywood movies, the name Tade Ogidan is about as iconic as it gets. Since he put ...

Bernard DayoMay 20, 2019

Are you an African filmmaker? Submission for the 2019 African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is now open

The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is one of the biggest continental film festivals in Africa, and it has made ...

Bernard DayoMay 17, 2019

The trailer for ‘The Coffin Salesman’ is here and we want Imoh Umoren to take all our money

Till now, I’m still disappointed with Umoh Imoren‘s 2018 heist movie Club, with a trailer that had Nancy Isime in ...

Bernard DayoMay 16, 2019

Kathryn Fasegha’s ‘2 Weeks in Lagos’ is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is currently underway in well, Cannes, France. And this year, African film practitioners will get the ...

Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

Here are the Nollywood stars attending the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

This year’s Cannes Film Festival officially kicked off yesterday in Cannes, France, and it was preceded by a little buzz: ...

Bernard DayoMay 14, 2019

It’s 2019 and Nollywood movies are still bad. Will it get worse?

Nollywood movies are still staples in cinemas and, five months into 2019, I’m not sure if there has been any ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 13, 2019

See a list of the English Premier League records broken and awards given out on the final day

The 2018/2019 English Premier League came to a climax on Sunday with Manchester City beating Liverpool to clinch the trophy ...

Bernard DayoMay 10, 2019

Dear Nigerians and bisexuals who think bisexuality means dating both genders at the same time – you are so wrong

Quite unexpectedly, bisexuality became one of the buzzy topics on social media on Thursday. We are used to seeing homosexuality ...

Bernard DayoMay 9, 2019

Chadwick Boseman is set to play Yasuke, the first African samurai to swing a sword in Japan

I know some of you only got to know about Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s Black Panther, where he played an ...

Bernard DayoMay 7, 2019

Jim Iyke, is that you? The trailer for Moses Inwang upcoming movie ‘Cold Feet’ is here

Moses Inwang’s Cold Feet has been on our radar since last year. Funny thing is, what we knew then was ...

Bernard DayoMay 7, 2019

After winning legal battle over ‘Okafor’s Law,’ Omoni Oboli has begun shooting a new film ‘Love Is War’

Omoni Oboli’s 2016 romantic comedy Okafor’s Law gained some free press when Canadian-based writer Jude Idada accused Oboli for stealing ...

Bernard DayoMay 5, 2019

Lupita Nyong’o is set to star in a sci-fi comedy from Universal and we are here for it

Lupita Nyong’o is one of the biggest Hollywood stars right, having just starred in the Jordan Peele horror feature Us ...

EditorMay 3, 2019

Transphobia accusations aside; IAAF’s ruling against Caster Semanya answers a big problem about the legitimacy of elite sports

Over the weekend, the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) ruled that the International Association of Athletics Federations could demand ...

EditorMay 2, 2019

Tiwa Savage’s exit marks the end of the Original Super Mavin Dynasty

In May 2012 after a year of terrible feuding between Don Jazzy and D’Banj which led to the dissolution of ...

Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 women, sexually assaulted them and we are furious

Even though we are deeply numb from the varying attacks, assaults, and human rights violations perpetrated by the Nigerian Police, ...

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