Tag: TFB

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

Davido’s ThisDay Style cover, MAMAs and everything else on Uncensored this week

Ifeoma Areh of Wildflower PR & Company hosted Uncensored this week while Chude Jideonwo was away. She is joined by ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Of course, someone came for Mary Njoku

We have been wondering what took them so long, to be honest. Mary Remmy Njoku, actor, is wife of media ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Mary Njoku just wants to be big, that’s all.

So we are officially calling today The Njoku today. Because we are so inspired. So Biko, allow us. See Mary ...

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Isime EseneOctober 17, 2016

PODCAST: Lekki Wives, PopCentral TV and everything else on Uncensored this week

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company and Tosin Ajibade is founder of Olorisupergal.com. Together with the ...

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ElsieOctober 11, 2016

PODCAST: A Trip to Jamaica, The Wedding Party and everything else on Uncensored this week

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company; Isime Esene is the managing editor of YNaija.com, and Tosin ...

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Isime EseneOctober 11, 2016

TMB Data: How many people watch Nigerian TV?

We had a very active National Broadcasting Commission under former director-general, Emeka Mba. Successive ministers of information saw and left ...

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YWriterOctober 10, 2016

The Film Blog: It’s just a fantastic time to be a Nigerian actor, we tell you

Think about it really. Look at all the New Nollywood projects that have come out this year: Arbitration, Okafor’s Law, ...

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Isime EseneOctober 10, 2016

The Media Blog: Thursday is the most valuable day on Nigerian television – and other bits and bobs we found out

This week, for a special project we have been working on, we have been playing around with data – with a focus ...

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Isime EseneOctober 7, 2016

The Film Blog: We are liking the trailer for Ojukokoro

  Like the first commenter says: “Not bad. Not bad at all”.

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YWriterOctober 6, 2016

The Media Blog: Because we serve a living God, Gidi Up Season 3 has FINALLY started shooting

What cows have not been sacrificed to get this particular show back on the road (Season 2’s finale was in ...

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YWriterOctober 5, 2016

The Film Blog: Zack Orji returns!

  Zachee Ama Orji (that’s a trick old Nigerian journos use when they want to show you they know more ...

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Isime EseneOctober 4, 2016

The Media Blog: This is the reason it’s not so easy to “monetise!” in Nigeria’s media market

When we say Nigeria is not a rational market, we don’t just mean oil prices messing up everything. We also ...

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Isime EseneOctober 4, 2016

The Media Blog: We need panadol for NotJustOk’s headache

Because the value being created is massive. Sad. Imagine if they paid even 50 Naira a pop. https://t.co/Ed1l0fWpAM — The ...

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YWriterOctober 4, 2016

The Film Blog: Someone captures the madness of ‘Kannywood’ banning an actor

Because sometimes the best way to cry out loud, is to laugh. So while we were trying to think up ...

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Isime EseneOctober 3, 2016

Reading material: What you should reading if you work in media content (2)

1. Maybe or maybe not. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/09/clinton-emails-media-coverage-proportion-overblown-214298 2. Jack Shafer is an authority today and everyday. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/09/shafer-he-said-journalism-false-equivalency-214276 3. Uncle Mark Zucker(burger) ...

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Isime EseneOctober 1, 2016

The Media Blog: 3 more Nigerian podcasts we just discovered – and think you’ll love

We like this one. It talks about everything interesting, and they engage. They have a very fascinating fascination with sex. ...

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Ada IgboanugoSeptember 29, 2016

PODCAST: 93 Days, October 1, 30 Days in Atlanta, and more | The Uncensored Podcast is truly uncensored about Nigerian film this edition

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company, Lekan Olanrewaju is a scriptwriter (credits including Tinsel and Hotel ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 27, 2016

The Media Blog: That’s how the Nigerian Army packed 10 journalists from one media house

The Nigerian Army now suddenly has an interest in the media. Before you start thinking it’s good stuff, let’s put ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 27, 2016

The Film Blog: Someone reviewed A Trip to Jamaica in one tweet

The only thing funny about “A Trip to Jamaica” is how bad it is. 😑 — Chidumga Izuzu (@Chidumga_izuzu) September ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Media Blog: But let’s say the truth, The Marcy Project is a hot mess

We are very reluctant to use those words ‘hot mess’. To be honest, it’s lazy. And it’s what critics do ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Lai Mohammed is going to court – over a scandal that doesn’t even make sense

No one is asking our opinion, but if they did, we would tell them the truth: the entire kerfuffle over ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (1)

Or journalism. Because is like some of you don’t yet know that you are no longer journalists, and we are ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Film Blog: Ladies and gentlemen, a tsunami is coming to the cinemas this week

We feel sorry for every Nigerian film that’s in the cinemas this week. We feel sorry for It’s Her Day. ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Molara Wood and Kadaria Ahmed tag-teamed Uti Nwachukwu – and he came roaring back

So this was what started it. @molarawood but also can’t believe a program like #Jara would promote bleaching @SirUTI @MNet ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

The Film Blog: These 3 TIFF reviews of ‘76 will leave you with 3 different opinions

One of us had an art teacher once that said there is no good or bad film – only films ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: ‘Green White Green’ was the real star of TIFF 2016 – but you didn’t hear about it, because… feferity

In the din of the well made ’93 Days’, the well hyped ‘The Wedding Party’, and the badly-bashed ‘Okafor’s Law’ ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

Chude Jideonwo: Why you absolutely must watch 93 Days

The entire cinema was suspended in respectful silence, stunned for more than a full minute – as the movie, 93 ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

So we’re experimenting with The Film Blog…

It’s a bit too soon, isn’t it? Yeah, we have had this debate with ourselves over the past two weeks ...

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