Tag: Isoken

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Bernard DayoAugust 29, 2018

AMVCA 2018: Is ‘Isoken’ the best romantic comedy we have had in a long time?

The AMVCA is almost here, and I’m trying to work up some enthusiasm after seeing the shocking nominations. The critic ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 27, 2018

[The Film Blog] How to make a Nollywood Film in 2018

Nollywood has come a long way since low-budget, era-defining films like Living in Bondage and Nneka the Pretty Serpent. But ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 16, 2018

[The Film Blog] We need to talk about Nollywood’s obsession with marriage

Hello Nollywood, can you hear me? I’m fairly convinced that I speak for everyone when I say I’m tired of ...

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EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Isoken retains the top position on our top 10 film countdown

Jadesola Osiberu’s Isoken retains its number one spot on the YNaija film ranking for this month. Despite a few new ...

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EditorAugust 13, 2017

Film review: Banana Island Ghost – Between style and substance

by Wilfred Okiche As far as Nollywood is concerned, comedy is in right now. No other genre is even close ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 18, 2017

“Nigeria isn’t ready for the ban” | 4 takeaways from FG’s move to ban artistes from shooting music videos abroad

Bringing back the 80’s, the Federal Government of Nigeria is looking to ban Nigerian creatives and musicians from making films ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 15, 2017

[The Film Blog]: How Isoken is still absolutely killing it at the cinemas

These scenting times are from the Silverbird Cinemas at the Galleria, also known as the most unattractive and least subscribed ...

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EditorJuly 8, 2017

Isoken debuts at Number 1 in our Top 10 Film countdown

Jade Osiberu’s Isoken has waltzed its way into the number one position of the YNaija Ranking for film this month. The movie ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2017

The Film Blog: Comparisons between The Wedding Party and Isoken are misguided – and unnecessary

So yesterday I saw Isoken…not so sure about it, better than The Wedding Party but not quite there yet. End ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2017

The Film Blog: We don’t like the fact that Tina Mba doesn’t get the credit she deserves

Tina Mba has been in two recent hit Nollywood movies, Isoken and Okafor’s Law. And in both of them she ...

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ToluJune 30, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Isoken grosses N55m in 10 days; Jay-Z drops 4.44 album; Game of Thrones season 7 will have longest episode ever | More stories

The world of entertainment buzzed non-stop all day yesterday so we picked some of the biggest stories for you and ...

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EditorJune 19, 2017

Opinion: Isoken is the most accurate movie about Chimamanda yet

by Alexander O. Onukwue Even while the final credits scrolled up, you lingered by the steps to know if there ...

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EditorJune 19, 2017

The Film Blog: Isoken is hot like fire at the cinemas – for one simple reason 

It’s funny.   This isn’t our greatest Nigerian movie of all time, but don’t take our word for it, because while ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanJune 13, 2017

Movie Review: Isoken is an incredibly amazing story

The Jadesola Osiberu written, directed and produced Love movie cum romantic comedy titled Isoken is a brilliantly told story about ...

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ToluJune 12, 2017

Dakore Egbuson, Bolanle Olukanni, Denola Grey | See all the stars at the Isoken African Royalty-themed premiere

The theme was African Royalty! Nollywood stars showed up at the premiere of Isoken in gorgeous, dazzling outfits staying…

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Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Film Blog: Without question, Isoken is the most anticipated movie coming out this summer

As we always say, don’t waste your time arguing with us about the lack of actual summer in Nigeria. We ...

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EditorApril 5, 2017

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

Should we just book our tickets now?

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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 ...

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EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The Film Blog: We’re loving what we’re seeing of ‘Isoken’ [WATCH]

Written, produced and directed by Jade Osiberu, who we are, admittedly, partial to (how could we not? She gave us ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Isoken Aruede: Party poopers extraordinaire [NEXT]

by Isoken Aruede   Once upon a time, the young ones used to spend their nights staring at stars under ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2017

Isoken Aruede: Kissing in feems [NEXT]

Isoken Aruede Imagine this: You walk into the dark cinema hall, popcorn in your hand and a drink in the ...

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Isime EseneAugust 17, 2016

The Media Blog: Jade Osiberu created the magic that’s Ndani TV – and now she is ready for her close-up with Isoken

She did it before with Gidi Up, Ndani TV’s original series that secured a nomination in the AMVCAs in 2015. ...

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Ada IgboanugoAugust 11, 2016

The Media Blog: The Online TV Wars – GTBank vs UBA vs Access Bank (and Diamond Bank is struggling nearby)

Accelerate TV (owned by Access Bank) is, uhm, accelerating. Sure, its bank-as-media-owner strategy is inspired (to put it gently) by ...

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