Category: The Film Blog

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 23, 2018

Helen Paul, Keppy Bassey Ekpeyong to host 2018 Best of Nollywood Awards

As this year’s Best of Nollywood awards draws closer, the hosts of the 10th edition have been announced, unveiled in ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 22, 2018

Here’s what we know about Izu Ojukwu’s upcoming movie ‘Power of 1’

Izu Ojukwu has cemented himself as one of Nollywood’s best directors. His 2016 movie ’76 was compelling as powerful political ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 20, 2018

Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu to direct ‘Covers,’ a romance movie set in Los Angeles’ music scene

2018 has been a year of milestones for Kenyan filmmaker, writer and director Wanuri Kahiu. Her lesbian film Rafiki was ...

Proportion
Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 19, 2018

Chief Daddy exclusively debuted for cast, select media and stakeholders

On Thursday, November 15th, 2018, EbonyLife Films hosted selected guests to an exclusive screening of upcoming feature film, Chief Daddy. ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 19, 2018

‘The Delivery Boy’ wins best Nigerian film at the 2018 AFRIFF Globe Awards | Here’s what you need to know about the movie

This year’s African International Film Festival drew to a close on Saturday with the AFRIFF Globe Awards, and some of the ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 19, 2018

“The Delivery Boy”, “Kasala” | See full list of winners at 2018 AFRIFF Globe Awards

The eighth edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) has ended with South African movies leading the pack of winners ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 17, 2018

God using a smartphone, Zainab Balogun sinking in a lagoon: the trailer for BB Sasore’s ‘God Calling’ is finally here

The press cycle for BB Sasore’s God Calling is in full swing. It went from Sasore announcing back in July ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 16, 2018

Jim Iyke goes bald in Moses Inyang’s upcoming movie ‘Cold Feet’

Jim Iyke has played every role out there – lover boy, casanova, criminal, fraudster, cheating husband and in AY Makun’s ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 16, 2018

Kunle Afolayan is working on adapting Ngugi Thiong’o’s classic novel ‘Matigari’ to film

Despite the great morass of African literature in the context of novels that verges on the African experience, not much ...

Proportion
Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 15, 2018

Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys grosses N100m at the cinemas

AY Makun’s Merry Men and Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys are leading the pack for the highest grossing Nollywood movies ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 15, 2018

AFRIFF 2018: Here are the 30 Nollywood movies that made it to the final screening selection

The ongoing African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) kicked off officially on Sunday at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Lekki, and it’s ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 15, 2018

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ is heading to Netflix

Streaming giant Netflix is constantly proving why it’s the most dominant player in the streaming market, still expanding and updating ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 12, 2018

Enyinna Nwigwe becomes an emergency dad in the trailer for upcoming comedy ‘Baby Steps’

I can’t recall seeing The Wedding Party actor Enyinna Nwigwe in a full-throated comedy. As a bonafide Nollywood hunk, he ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 12, 2018

Jade Osiberu says Blossom Chukwujekwu gave the performance of his life in her upcoming movie ‘Nigerian Trade’

Jade Osiberu has had a great year, winning Best Director at the AMVCA for her Dakore Egbuson-led romantic drama Isoken, ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 11, 2018

John Boyega and Letitia Wright team up for sci-fi love story ‘Hold Back the Stars’

Hold my beer first, because I’m about to write a thesis on why bringing two young Hollywood stars from different ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 11, 2018

#LagosRealFakeLife is not exactly there but it tells the story like never before

What can we say? Lagos is indeed a centre of excellence and everything is done extraordinaire, more reason why ‘packaging’ ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 11, 2018

Kemi Adetiba’s ‘King of Boys’ is a feminist love letter to Nigerian women

Kemi Adetiba’s sophomore project King of Boys is many things, from political quasi-thriller to a work that is tart, macabre, ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 10, 2018

BON 2018: Tope Oshin’s ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’ leads with 11 nominations

In what I’m going to regard as a win for Nigerian queer cinema, the nominations list for the Best of ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 8, 2018

Robert Peters’ new movie ‘MakeRoom’ is about Boko Haram with all the violence. Here’s the trailer

Many creatives have tried to document the kidnapped Chibok girls event of 2014, from Uzodinma Iweala’s 2017 short doc Waiting ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 8, 2018

Here’s your first look at Niyi Akinmolayan’s upcoming animated film ‘Frogeck’

What you probably didn’t know is that The Wedding Party 2 director Niyi Akinmolayan is helming the animated movie Frogeck ...

Proportion
EditorNovember 8, 2018

Bikiya Graham Douglas speaks on her stage play ‘Our Son the Minister’

Bikiya Graham Douglas is an award-winning Nigerian actress and performing artiste. With extensive training in the renowned London Academy of ...

Proportion
EditorNovember 5, 2018

Ayo Ayoola says ‘If I Am President’ will spark off a revolution

Inspired by the political crisis and plight of the masses, ‘If I am President’ starring former Project Fame winner, Ayo ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 5, 2018

Shan George’s upcoming ‘Migration (Blood Farm)’ stars Ramsey Nouah and Beverly Osu

Shan George belongs to a school of ‘90s Nollywood actresses working their way back into the zeitgeist. Her production company ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 5, 2018

The internet is saying Banky W is too old to play a youth corper in Tope Oshin’s ‘Up North’

Tope Oshin’s upcoming movie Up North is slated for release next month, and its press roll out has just given ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 2, 2018

AMAA 2019: Entries are officially open for 15th edition in Lagos

This year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards held in Kigali, Rwanda, with Richard Mofe-Damijo (Cross Roads), Joke Silva (Potato Potahto) and ...

Proportion
EditorNovember 2, 2018

You can finally watch the full trailer for Ebony Life Films’ ‘Chief Daddy’

Since production of Chief Daddy commenced, EbonyLife Films has kept fans excited; releasing captivating content from the movie including behind-the-scenes ...

Proportion
Bernard DayoNovember 1, 2018

Ini Edo says she will choose a poor ambitious young man over a rich sugar daddy

Ini Edo is the latest public figure to be interviewed on The NET’s #Secret Questions, an online trivia show that ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 1, 2018

‘Coat of Harm’; ‘Kasala’; ‘Aje Vs Kpako’ | Here’s the list of 140 films to be screened at AFRIFF 2018

The organisers of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF), have released the list of 140 films that will be screened at the ...

Proportion
SponsorNovember 1, 2018

Ndanitv’s Skinny Girl in transit is back for season 5 and its lit!

After what has been almost a year since the 4th season ended, NdaniTV’s popular romantic comedy series, Skinny Girl in ...

Proportion
SponsorNovember 1, 2018

Thought-provoking stage play, “Our Son the Minister” returns to theatres and we are excited

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation presents its second showing of the stage play “Our Son the Minister” written by Paul Ugbede, directed ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail