Tag: Sola Sobowale

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Bernard DayoFebruary 11, 2019

Ireti Doyle is fierce and rebellious in the trailer for ‘1929,’ a movie about the Aba Women’s Riot

Forget the new crop of actresses that have waltzed into Nollywood, Ireti Doyle is still a boss. If you need ...

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Otaigbe EwoigbokhanNovember 7, 2018

King of Boys: An unvarnished look into the seedy underbelly of the Lagos elite

Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys is a coming of age film and a departure from the mundane theme of comedy ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 29, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 29th of October

Follow the links to read up the stories and analyses on YNaija:     Film Review: ‘King of Boys’ is ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 29, 2018

Film Review: ‘King of Boys’ is everything and nothing you expect

Director Kemi Adetiba is one of Nigeria’s experimental auteurs. That much was made clear from the scene that played out at ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 5, 2018

Why the ‘King of Boys’ trailer takes the spot as the best trailer of the year

Nollywood movie trailers are inherently hard to understand. You know I’m right. Go to YouTube and see for yourself; it’s ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 10, 2018

You guys, the trailer for Kemi Adetiba’s “King of Boys” is here and it will make your heart race

First of all, take a bow, Kemi Adetiba. The official trailer for her sophomore film project King of Boys has ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2018

We now know what Kemi Adetiba’s “King of Boys” is all about

The press rollout for Kemi Adetiba’s upcoming movie King of Boys has been reliant on the element of suspense. Take, ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 13, 2018

[The Film Blog] An investigation into why most Nollywood actors overact

Yesterday, I met a friend watching a Nollywood film at his apartment. His sister had put it on and had ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 10, 2018

Film Review: Familiar, repetitive… The new Wives on Strike isn’t a revolution

It is hard to go wrong with a movie that is built around a social message. Especially in conservative societies ...

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ToluOctober 13, 2017

The Film Blog: Sola Sobowale and Rita Dominic are cooking something, In case of Incasity

If nothing, the title has us in stitches already. In case of Incasity is another movie that centres on the ...

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EditorAugust 6, 2017

The Film Blog: We can’t sit still… Tade Ogidan is coming BACK!

We have racked our brains in an out, sideways and on the ball, wondering why the real king of Nigerian ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

The Film Blog: Sola Sobowale looks buckwyld and crazy in this film

You already know we are absolutely watching this. Sola is all over the place, exactly as we want to be. ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 1, 2017

The Film Blog: This photo from The Wedding Party II just gives us too much joy

Ireti Doyle. And Patience Ozokwor. And Richard More-Damijo. Not forgetting of course, as we can never tire of saying, that ...

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AzeezMay 9, 2017

Patience Ozokwor to feature in ‘The Wedding Party 2’

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor will feature in the movie ‘Wedding Party 2’. Actor Enyinna Nwigwe shared a group photo ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2017

Wilfred Okiche: Sola Sobowale, Ramsey, Bimbo… My 10 favourite film performances of 2016 [NEW VOICES]

by Wilfred Okiche These ones deserve the Oscar. Or AMAA. Or AMVCA. Somebody hand it to them, please. Nkem Owoh ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

LONG READ: How The Wedding Party became the biggest critical and commercial Nollywood success story

by Wilfred Okiche On Boxing Day, Hafiz, 32, felt like a visit to the movies with his fiancé. They headed ...

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Media BloggerDecember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: From Toyin Tomato to Tinuade Coker, Sola Sobowale is not your mate

There she is, as the money-grubbing, man-eating, Toyin Tomato in Super Story’s ‘Oh Father, Oh Daughter’ series. Who could ever ...

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RoqeebahNovember 12, 2016

Movie review: ‘The Wedding Party’ is all the Nigerian weddings you’ve been to and some

The Wedding Party is the much anticipated Nollywood romcom directed by (up until now) music-video director, Kemi Adetiba. The result ...

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RoqeebahNovember 11, 2016

Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Sola Sobowale make appearance as Dubai tourism is announced as headline sponsor The Wedding Party world premier

Arguably the most anticipated social event of the year, The Grand World Premiere of ‘The Wedding Party’ has just been selected by ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Media Blog: We’re becoming mad fans of Africa Magic’s ‘Hustle’

You will remember the anticipation with which we welcomed Hustle (Weekdays, 9.30pm, Africa Magic Urban). And then the disappointment with ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

We just watched Africa Magic’s Hustle. Here’s what we think.

We told you we were counting down to this. All of us at TMB fixed a date in one central ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

The Media Blog: It’s 90 minutes to the premiere of Africa Magic’s The Hustle!

We are really, really, really, really looking forward to The Hustle, DSTV’s newest series. And not just because it’s getting ...

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Isime EseneAugust 17, 2016

The Media Blog: We don’t get too excited at TMB, but ‘The Wedding Party’ has us excited with a capital ‘E’

Expensive? Yes. Glossy? It’s Mo Abudu, so yes. Star-studded? Like-from-RMD-to-Frank-Donga yes. A-delicious-trailer? Yes-Yes-Yes-Yes-Yes-Yes. The trailer for ‘The Wedding Party’ – ...

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November 3, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Genevieve Nnaji is also in the ‘famzing’ business, guess who with?

by Tutu Akinlabi Gorgeous screen diva Genevieve Nnaji is always a sight for sore eyes and she didn’t disappoint at ...

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