Category: The Film Blog

EditorApril 21, 2017

[The Film Blog] Royal Hibiscus Hotel: EbonyLife Films is already at work on their next movie

Shooting apparently started on the 8th of April. From what we gather, the film stars Zainab Balogun, Kenneth Okolie, Lala ...

EditorApril 20, 2017

The Film Blog: Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut is upon us

We thought Genevieve would only be starring in (and producing) her latest project, Lionheart, which she’s currently shooting in Enugu ...

EditorApril 10, 2017

The Film Blog: It looks like we were totally right about the Ego Boyo resurgence

From behind the scenes shots of her on set, we finally have a clip of Ego Boyo in the upcoming ...

EditorApril 8, 2017

The Film Blog: Are you here for Tonto Dikeh’s filmmaking insights?

If you are, you can catch Tonto Dikeh at the 2017 edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference. People might find this ...

EditorApril 5, 2017

The Film Blog: The first full trailer for Isoken is here!

Should we just book our tickets now?

EditorApril 3, 2017

The Film Blog: It looks like Isoken is about to kick into high gear

Look at these fantastic new posters for the Jade Osiberu directed film. We also hear a full trailer will be ...

EditorMarch 28, 2017

The Film Blog: The AMAA move to Lagos reveals a critical flaw in its design

Simply put, the Africa Movie Academy Awards cannot continue to move from state to state (or country) based upon which ...

EditorMarch 27, 2017

The Film Blog: Maybe AMAA can finally get its act together with this move to Lagos

From inception, the Africa Movie Academy Awards have been plagued with issues. Not the kind that we complain about with ...

EditorMarch 25, 2017

The Film Blog: It looks like Genevieve has a new film coming, and we are kind of excited

Sure, Road To Yesterday opened to mixed reviews in 2015. And even though it went on to win big at ...

EditorMarch 25, 2017

The Film Blog: Omoni Oboli’s film has been barred from release, and this might not be such a terrible thing

We’ve had our issues with Omoni Oboli in the past. However, whatever annoyance we felt at her for that incident ...

ToluMarch 22, 2017

The Film Blog: We have to absolutely disagree with this review – and any other negative review of Ojukokoro

Rhimes’s show is made under the opposite circumstances from Fincher’s: nearly twice as many episodes, ratings pressure, constant threat of ...

EditorMarch 21, 2017

The Film Blog: It looks like ‘Lotanna’ might FINALLY be getting released

We were bewildered before. To be honest, we still are. We don’t have answers about what happened over the past ...

EditorMarch 15, 2017

The Film Blog: So there’s a trailer for Kunle Afolayan’s latest film

And it looks like a hit in the making. Sure, The CEO left us with reservations about Afolayan, and we ...

EditorMarch 6, 2017

The Film Blog: Forget 76, 93 Days really should have swept the AMVCAs

76 was a competent and well made movie, despite its flaws but we have to say it didn’t deserve all those ...

EditorMarch 5, 2017

The Film Blog: The CEO and A Trip To Jamaica were shut out from the AMVCAs and we couldn’t be more pleased

It’s a small victory, but on a night where we had many things to upset about, we’re glad that we ...

EditorMarch 3, 2017

The Film Blog: The AMVCAs are tomorrow and our only wish is that A Trip To Jamaica leaves empty-handed

We suggested before that the AMVCAs might need to do some soul searching after all, what could explain the presence of ...

EditorMarch 1, 2017

The Film Blog: The Wedding Party proves no one is safe from piracy

You’e not safe. Not even if you’re literally the biggest and most successful movie in Nigerian history. Sure, it makes ...

EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: The Wedding Party retains the Number 1 position on our top 10 film countdown

The Wedding Party maintains its number one position on this month’s top 10 film ranking. A little over a month ...

EditorFebruary 23, 2017

The Film Blog: Bariga Sugar is a gem (WATCH)

A period piece. A story about sex work. Two things that we’ve seen bastardized in Nigerian film for so long. Not ...

EditorFebruary 22, 2017

The Film Blog: This Hakkunde trailer has us even more excited

We hear it’s assembled from a montage that doesn’t exist in the final cut of the film, but it looks ...

EditorFebruary 22, 2017

The Film Blog: Is Adeolu Adefarasin one to watch?

He was only in one scene of The Wedding Party. You know, that one with the best man who had ...

EditorFebruary 20, 2017

The Film Blog: There’s a trailer now

If this footage is anything to go by, the film isn’t much of a departure from the director’s other work ...

EditorFebruary 13, 2017

The Film Blog: Hakkunde looks awesomely strange

The sight of Kunle Idowu (or Frank Donga as most know him) in what appears to be a dramatic role is ...

EditorFebruary 2, 2017

The Film Blog: Are you ready for more Kunle Afolayan?

Three times more, really. Apparently he’s gotten a deal with MNet Africa to shoot 3 TV movies. Or at least ...

Media BloggerJanuary 31, 2017

The Film Blog: This dissection of The Wedding Party is the best thing you will read all day

We haven’t really talked about The Wedding Party, have we? Sure, we’ve acknowledged and celebrated it’s record-breaking box office figures ...

Isime EseneJanuary 28, 2017

The Film Blog: The Movie Buff Show seems like a winner

As Nollywood swells into something even we are not certain we quite comprehend, the methods of covering the industry comprehensively ...

Isime EseneJanuary 25, 2017

The Film Blog: We don’t know how we feel about Kenneth Gyang’s ‘The Lost Café’

We don’t know that bigger fans of Kenneth Gyang’s work exist anywhere else, at least not in Nigeria. At TFB, ...

ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Film Blog: Let’s talk about the acting in ‘King Invincible’

King Invincible, the debut film by Femi Adisa kicks of 2017 Nollywood in epic style. We aren’t so enamoured by ...

ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Film Blog: We are curious about Kayode Kasum’s ‘Dognapped’

Who else is excited about the direction Nollywood is taking? Smart dramas, historical epics, biopics and box office conquering comedies. ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Movie review: Three Wise Men is a hot, cluttered mess

by Wilfred Okiche The trailer seemed tacky. The premise, instantly unoriginal, and laughably desperate, spoke of one of the oldest ...

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