Tag: reviews

Wilfred OkicheFebruary 15, 2019

#Berlinale2019: Sex and the City: A review of Tamer Jandali’s Easy Love

Editor’s Note:  Our in-house critic, Wilfred Okiche, was invited to the 2019 Berlinale Film Festival as part of its Berlinale ...

Wilfred OkicheFebruary 23, 2018

#Rotterdam2018: ‘Beyond Nollywood’ and the challenge of inclusion

At this point in its evolution, the Nollywood aesthetic is pretty much defined. Extremely low budgets and limited technical know-how ...

EditorSeptember 18, 2017

Film review: Tatu is visually appealing, structurally handicapped

by Wilfred Okiche As Nollywood productions go, the ELFIKE team (consisting of EbonyLife films, FilmOne distribution, Inkblot and Koga studios) ...

EditorSeptember 4, 2017

Film Review: My Wife and I asks for too much, offers little rewards

by Wilfred Okiche It is probably a good thing that Nollywood is reaching for more interesting ways to tell pretty ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2017

Good could have been better: A review of Wizkid’s Sounds From The Other Side

by Umar Hassan   Who releases a 12 track EP in 2017?.A Nigerian musician; Wizkid to be precise.Perhaps this was ...

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 ...

Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Film Blog: Alakada Reloaded is a convoluted, senseless, foolish mess – but we absolutely loved it

There was no story, no plot, the characters were confused, threads were left lying on the floor, everyone on the ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanMay 24, 2017

Music Review: Lady Donli’s Ice Cream will definitely remain on your playlist

Lady Donli born Zainab Donli is a Nigerian musician from Kaduna moving to the world via the UK. Currently finishing ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

“Hades,” “e fun mi lowo mi, “: Here are our top 10 tweets from the Headies 2016

Folks were not impressed with this year’s Headies award show. At least last year, there was a fight, which gave ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 24, 2016

Please, judge celebrities gently – Omawumi

Omawumi Megbele, powerhouse singer, says the harsh criticisms and attacks suffered by celebrities from the public, are often times negative ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 24, 2014

Tunde Leye’s (@TundeLeye) Saving The King – Behind The Scene Photos and Trailer (LOOK!)

The shortfilm by Tunde Leye  stars Deyemi Okanlawon, Sika Osei, Shawn Faqua and Seun Ajayi. It was directed by Imoh ...

May 27, 2014

On madness and change: Funmi Iyanda reviews Chude Jideonwo’s ‘Are We the Turning Point Generation?’

by Oge Okonkwo Founding partner of Red Media Africa, Chude Jideonwo officially launched the book titled “Are We the Turning ...

December 31, 2013

#YNaija2013Review: Saka’s ‘I don port o’, Shop At Konga… We present the top 10 adverts of 2013!

by Uche Briggs  The guerrilla marketing tactic adopted that saw Saka ‘port’ was very brilliant and generated a lot of ...

December 31, 2013

#YNaija2013Review: Ayokunle Odekunle ‘reviews’ major political events of 2013

by Ayokunle Odekunle I disagreed and still disagree. NOTHING is better than my Amala, Ewedu, Abula and smoked fish. not ...

November 7, 2013

Report: How Rib Cracker App, AkposJokes, others hit one million downloads – and counting

by Lanre Olagunju Tunde Olabenjo, CTO of Stack Arena juggled his memory and narrated thus, “At first we decided that ...

September 1, 2013

Review: This is why you should watch ‘Lekki Wives’

by Tobe Osigwe It was the twentieth century German-American writer, Edith Hamilton that opines; the way a nation goes reflects ...

April 13, 2013

“The smartest guys in the room!”: We present the hot new YNaija2015 ad campaign (LOOK)

by Isi Esene The quality of political leadership is defined by the quality of participation and engagement with the political ...

March 27, 2013

Onoshe Nwabuikwu reviews: Gbenga Aruleba’s slip, AIT owing salaries & more television

by Onoshe Nnwabuikwu A lifeline for Nollywood It isn’t every day, help and encouragement comes, especially from government. Just as ...

November 26, 2012

Femke van Zeijl: There was a Country: An outsider’s review

by Femke van Zeijl Most striking are the parts of There Was a Country where history meets Achebe’s personal experience. ...

April 20, 2012

Andrew Dunaway interviews Chef Monte: Nigerian with a Voodoo Flair

Chef Monday “Monte” Agho shows off one of his signature dishes: Mississippi Pride Catfish. Monday “Monte” Agho never intended to ...

OluwapelumiNovember 26, 2011

CriticSpeak: The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn or Breaking yawn?

by Wilfred Okiche Clearly, this is no Harry Porter. The first part of the fourth film in the Twilight saga, ...

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