Category: The Film Blog

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Bernard DayoApril 28, 2019

The trailer for ‘Bobrisky in Love’ is so bad it’s deliciously good

Finally, we have a trailer for Bobrisky in Love, the Ken Steve Anuka film that seemingly puts Bobrisky in a ...

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Bernard DayoApril 26, 2019

Tade Ogidan is back with ‘Gold Statue’ and the trailer is giving us ‘Diamond Ring’ vibes

Tade Ogidan is back from an eight-year hiatus since Family on Fire was released in 2012, and his latest offering Gold Statue ...

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

Hey, the French movie industry has signed an exchange agreement with Nollywood

In an interesting development, the French movie industry (I’m tempted to say Follywood) has signed a mutual agreement with Nollywood, ...

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Bernard DayoApril 23, 2019

Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright dazzled at the world premiere of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and now we can’t wait to see the movie

With less than seventy-two hours to the release one of the year’s robustly anticipated movie, Avengers: Endgame, cast members were ...

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Wilfred OkicheApril 22, 2019

Film Review: Nimbe assaults you with overt moral lessons, but isn’t that all of Nollywood

The protagonist for which Nimbe: The movie is named after is a high school student growing up somewhere in southwest ...

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Wilfred OkicheApril 21, 2019

Film Review: Isn’t Nollywood tired of derivative films like ‘Zero Hour’?

Forget everything you saw in Lionheart. When in Nollywood, a young man returns from the United States of America to ...

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Wilfred OkicheApril 20, 2019

Film Review: 4TH Republic is an explosive ride through political Nigeria

Art imitates life in 4th Republic, the twisty political thriller directed by Ishaya Bako and truth is, no fiction is ...

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Bernard DayoApril 19, 2019

Here are the new movie trailers you might have missed this week

Nollywood movies are perpetually always in cinemas, and while we can complain about their cliched storylines and bad production, I ...

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Bernard DayoApril 19, 2019

Letitia Wright lands major role in Agatha Christie adaptation, ‘Death on the Nile’

Only just featured in Amazon and Childish Gambino‘s Guava Island, Letitia Wright has been cast to play a major in ...

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Bernard DayoApril 16, 2019

Bling, bling, bling! The teaser for ‘The Bling Lagosians’ is here

Bolanle Austen-Peters’ directorial debut, The Bling Lagosians, has been talked about since last year. What we knew then was that ...

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Bernard DayoApril 11, 2019

Get ready to move to Guava Island as Childish Gambino’s tropical thriller premieres this weekend!

Remember that viral photo of Rihanna and Childish Gambino rumoured to be both of them working on a ”secret project”? ...

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Bernard DayoApril 10, 2019

The teaser for ‘Makate Must Sell’ is everything that’s currently wrong with Nollywood

Four months into 2019 and has there been a standout Nollywood film? Yes, standout, because at this stage of the ...

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Bernard DayoApril 9, 2019

Can Stella Damasus make a great comeback in her new movie ‘Between’?

If you are yet to hear about Stella Damasus’ new movie Between, it’s because there hasn’t been a huge marketing ...

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Bernard DayoApril 6, 2019

We are keeping tabs on Bobrisky’s next movie ‘Bobrisky In Love’ and here’s what we know

It’s understandable if you are exhausted by Bobrisky‘s omnipresence in Nigerian pop culture and, from the look of things, they ...

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Bernard DayoApril 4, 2019

Swoon over this BTS photos of Mildred Okwo’s upcoming film ‘La Femme Anjola’

Mildred Okwo is shooting a new film, La Femme Anjola (more on this title later), and BTS photos have recently ...

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Bernard DayoApril 2, 2019

The trailer for Imoh Umoren’s ‘Lagos: Sex, Lies and Traffic’ is finally here and there’s a lot to unpack

I have been waiting on Imoh Umoren to release the trailer for Lagos: Sex, Lies and Traffic, merely because of ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 1, 2019

Black female power houses Lupita Nyong’o and Chimamanda Adiche team up for dream project

It seems that Hollywood can’t seem to get enough of Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Adichie. In 2013, Adiche’s best seller, Half ...

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EditorApril 1, 2019

Film Review: See The Big Fat Lie only at your own risk

Another day another insipid Nollywood comedy. And how we’ve come to dread them. This time around Darasen Richards directs Rita ...

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Bernard DayoApril 1, 2019

The Power of Two: Lupita Nyong’o’s Performance is the Life force in ‘Us’

Lupita Nyong’o has never starred in a horror movie before Us, the Jordan Peele second horror feature since Get Out ...

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Wilfred OkicheMarch 25, 2019

Film review: Mr President doesn’t take itself seriously. You shouldn’t either

No better time than election season to usher in a parody of actual political happenings. Mr President (The Controversial Election) ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 21, 2019

The trailer for Beverly Naya’s documentary ‘Skin’ addresses colourism and we are obsessed

Beverly Naya has made a feature documentary as a first-time producer, titled Skin and it addresses colourism in Nigeria and ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 21, 2019

Cardi B is making the move to film playing a stripper turned conartist

It has been nothing but congratulations for the stripper turned rap sensation Cardi B since the inception of her hit ...

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Wilfred OkicheMarch 21, 2019

Film Review: Being Annabel should have gone straight to video

Identical twins have been a mainstay of film culture for so long that stories involving look alikes and mistaken identity ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 20, 2019

The trailer for ‘Love Is Yellow’ tries to be cool and edgy but doesn’t really pull it off

I have seen a great many Nollywood movie trailers, and I have decided that bad trailers is something that will ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 18, 2019

We are excited that Wanuri Kahiu is set to direct ‘The Thing About Jellyfish’ for Universal

If you don’t know who Wanuri Kahiu is, shame on you. That said, she’s the Kenyan director whose lesbian love ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 15, 2019

Fans rallied to have Danai Gurira’s name credited on the new ‘Avengers: Endgame’ poster and we love it!

Marvel released the official trailer for the eagerly anticipated Avengers: Endgame on Thursday, and boy the internet devolved into an ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 14, 2019

We have got behind-the-scenes footage of Charles Uwagbai’s new movie ‘Rubicon’

Charles Uwagbai has just finished filming his new movie Rubicon, produced by Jude Legamah and it enlists a couple of ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 13, 2019

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ screens at the Bonhams African Art gallery in London

Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart has been a success story out of Nollywood, beaming a light towards Nigeria and the ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 11, 2019

Here are the 9 movies screening at the 2019 NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival

Undoubtedly, Nollywood movies have gained such global appeal and sustained a fascination that they are always in demand. From international ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 11, 2019

Upcoming zombie comedy ”Little Monsters” proves that we are living in the year of Lupita Nyong’o

We are living in the year of Lupita Nyong’o, take it or leave it. Nyong’o’s return to the screens since ...

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