Category: The Film Blog

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RoqeebahOctober 21, 2016

The Film Blog: Hope you know EbonyLife is bringing Cinderella to Nigeria?

  While everyone is waiting (breathlessly, in our case, we are ashamed to admit) for The Wedding Party, we have ...

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ToluOctober 21, 2016

The Film Blog: Which one is the Eko International Film Festival again?

This one just crept up on us, without announcement. Keepers of the Game, Code Girl, StartUp Generation and I’m Not ...

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YManagerOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Of course, someone came for Mary Njoku

We have been wondering what took them so long, to be honest. Mary Remmy Njoku, actor, is wife of media ...

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YManagerOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Mary Njoku just wants to be big, that’s all.

So we are officially calling today The Njoku today. Because we are so inspired. So Biko, allow us. See Mary ...

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YManagerOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: We want to remember Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr for ‘Nowhere to run’

A number of people have tweeted tributes to the amazing Ken Saro-Wiwa, who no one has a nasty word to ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: What Nate Parker said about the Nigerian film market

Some of us on TFB believe that the best thing Nate Parker could have done for his image for his ...

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YManagerOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: AFRIFF is finally here – with big news

It almost looked like it wasn’t gonna happen. That’s if you don’t know Chioma Ude. Because she will fight tooth ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: 3 comments provide an important minority view on Room 315

We came across these two comments, and as far as minority views go on this debate about plagiarism, they are ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: From #TheOtherRoom to #Room315 (and what we think)

In case you were looking for a room controversy that actually worth your time, rather than the teenage-boy fantasies of ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Film Blog: That’s how IK Ogbonna was just going on his way o, and trailer came to jam him

  By now you know we kinda like our good friends at TrueNollywoodStories, at least based on how many times ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Film Blog: We can’t find one good review for ‘A Trip to Jamaica’. No, not one.

  We went across the length and breadth of the Nigerian internet to see the reviews – and what we found ...

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YWriterOctober 15, 2016

The Film Blog: When Love Happens Again is a f__king stupid disgrace of a film

We wondered if to be truly honest about how we feel about this train-wreck of a film, especially if we ...

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YWriterOctober 10, 2016

The Film Blog: It’s just a fantastic time to be a Nigerian actor, we tell you

Think about it really. Look at all the New Nollywood projects that have come out this year: Arbitration, Okafor’s Law, ...

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YManagerOctober 7, 2016

The Film Blog: We are liking the trailer for Ojukokoro

  Like the first commenter says: “Not bad. Not bad at all”.

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YWriterOctober 6, 2016

The Film Blog: ‘Old Nollywood’ in one bad-ass photo

Alex Usifo. Dodgy costumes. A story-line that obviously involves rituals of some sort. Actors with dodgy expressions. Delicious exaggeration, everywhere. ...

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YWriterOctober 5, 2016

The Film Blog: Zack Orji returns!

  Zachee Ama Orji (that’s a trick old Nigerian journos use when they want to show you they know more ...

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YWriterOctober 4, 2016

The Film Blog: In Elder Maya, another under-appreciated Nollywood veteran takes a bow

You don’t know the name Maya Ndubuigbo (credits including The Barrister, Battle of Indemnity, amongst others), but if you watched ...

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YWriterOctober 4, 2016

The Film Blog: Someone captures the madness of ‘Kannywood’ banning an actor

Because sometimes the best way to cry out loud, is to laugh. So while we were trying to think up ...

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Ada IgboanugoSeptember 29, 2016

PODCAST: 93 Days, October 1, 30 Days in Atlanta, and more | The Uncensored Podcast is truly uncensored about Nigerian film this edition

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company, Lekan Olanrewaju is a scriptwriter (credits including Tinsel and Hotel ...

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YManagerSeptember 27, 2016

The Film Blog: Someone reviewed A Trip to Jamaica in one tweet

The only thing funny about “A Trip to Jamaica” is how bad it is. 😑 — Chidumga Izuzu (@Chidumga_izuzu) September ...

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YWriterSeptember 26, 2016

The Film Blog: In which Kunle Afolayan says he has only made N20m on ‘The CEO’

To be honest, this is Kunle Afolayan’s shtick. It’s confessional film-making – where he takes the viewer through the entire ...

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YManagerSeptember 26, 2016

The Film Blog: Ladies and gentlemen, a tsunami is coming to the cinemas this week

We feel sorry for every Nigerian film that’s in the cinemas this week. We feel sorry for It’s Her Day. ...

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YWriterSeptember 25, 2016

The Film Blog: Did you miss the 4 beautiful tweets Aunty Mildred Okwo had for Uncle Charles Novia?

We posted the origin of the wahala without comment earlier. Charles Novia (we knew it was only a matter of ...

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YManagerSeptember 25, 2016

The Film Blog: 2 ‘Old Nollywood’ directors have something to say about ‘New Nollywood’

Posted without comment.   PS: See anything worth talking about on the ins and outs of the media business in ...

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YManagerSeptember 21, 2016

The Film Blog: These 3 TIFF reviews of ‘76 will leave you with 3 different opinions

One of us had an art teacher once that said there is no good or bad film – only films ...

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YWriterSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: This is how a London paper demolished Brad Pitt

Ready. Set. Dead. This is how London’s City AM reported the news of one Oscar winning star divorcing another Oscar ...

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YManagerSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: For 93 Days’ Steve Gukas, this must be personal

Everyone had a sneaking suspicion that Steve Gukas was a master storyteller. Unfortunately, ‘A Place in The Stars’ came in ...

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YManagerSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: ‘Green White Green’ was the real star of TIFF 2016 – but you didn’t hear about it, because… feferity

In the din of the well made ’93 Days’, the well hyped ‘The Wedding Party’, and the badly-bashed ‘Okafor’s Law’ ...

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YManagerSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: So is BellaNaija’s Atoke a film critic or not, or just when she says she is?

We love BellaNaija. Family, really. And so, we have to love Atoke. And no reason not to really – she ...

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YManagerSeptember 19, 2016

Chude Jideonwo: Why you absolutely must watch 93 Days

The entire cinema was suspended in respectful silence, stunned for more than a full minute – as the movie, 93 ...

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