Tag: The Film Blog

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Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2017

The Film Blog: Funke Akindele just proved that she knows the work

He asked: By now jenifa in Jenifa's diary should be able to speak fairly correct English. @funkeakindele @TrafficChiefNG @Gidi_Traffic — ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 3, 2017

The Film Blog: Everything about Imoh Umoren’s new film looks gorgeous

Imoh Umoren, one of the finest minds you haven’t heard about in Nigerian film and television, is finally ready for ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 1, 2017

The Film Blog: Alakada Reloaded is premiering in the U.K.? Hey God!

We hope we don’t bear responsibility for joining the hype of this film. Actually, calling it a film is a ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 1, 2017

The Film Blog: You have to admire the bravery of this TNS review of Isoken

You know, one of us at The Film Blog absolutely insisted that Isoken is formulaic, and nothing special – at ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 30, 2017

The Film Blog: Ehen, this is the Kunle Afolayan we knower

The Kunle Afolayan we know stoped playing in 1901, and so we were very surprised by the low-key rollout of ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 29, 2017

The Film Blog: Please, does anybody understand what Shan George is even saying?

Please help us and watch. "Cabality" is killing Nollywood – @shangeorgefilms A post shared by HipTv (@officialhiptv) on Jun 27, ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 29, 2017

The Film Blog: We are totally loving the trailer for “My Wife & I” – and can’t wait to see Rachel Oniga

We’ve talked about this before. The images, the art, everything is on point. The Inkblot guy’s take themselves very seriously ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

The Film Blog: The crowd of Nollywood stars in Rwanda reminds you that AMAA is not dead

There is an abundance of people so upset at the mediocrity of the Africa Movie Academy Awards that they just ...

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EditorJune 25, 2017

The Film Blog: We are feeling one-kain about the fact that Ice Prince is doing a biopic

On the one hand, there is a ‘why not?’ vibe. If he feels he has a story to tell and ...

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EditorJune 23, 2017

The Film Blog: Omotola gives the perfect answer for every critic and hater in your life

“What they gonna do?” A reporter asked Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde at a press briefing on a Wednesday about her new role ...

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EditorJune 21, 2017

The Film Blog: Old Nollywood isn’t going anywhere anytime soon

For every film producer that says Nollywood is neglecting its slapdash storylines, its complete disregard for attention to detail, and ...

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EditorJune 20, 2017

The Film Blog: So Uche Jombo woke up this morning and decided to make a fool of herself

The first comment on BellaNaija says it all: Who do these people think they are? I’m “officially taking my family ...

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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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Op-ed EditorJune 15, 2017

The Film Blog: Someone who has brains actually released a DVD of Moji Olaiya’s burial

What won’t we see? Barely a week after the shocking burial of Yoruba-movie actress, Moji Olaiya, a well known film ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 11, 2017

The Film Blog: Throwback to 2006 when a Nollywood fan was ‘wailing’

This is a reminder of how far we have come – from 2006 when this piece was published in the ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 11, 2017

The Film Blog: This criticism of Nollywood on TheNakedConvos actually proves the point

So, this was a good-intentioned piece. Our problem is this: the problem we have with pieces like this – they don’t ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 10, 2017

The Film Blog: We remember Niyi Akinmolayan’s tweet storm on AMAA last year

This morning, we asked a question by the way, as to why industry players are essentially ignoring the Africa Movie ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 10, 2017

The Film Blog: This is the third time the AMAA date has been postponed

What exactly is going on? And why are film enthusiasts and industry players so unconcerned? Is that how far the ...

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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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EzinneJune 5, 2017

The Film Blog: We don’t know what’s happening in this Ramsey Nouah film, but we LOVE the poster

We love every single thing about the poster for ‘My Wife & I’, a new comedy featuring Ramsey Nouah and ...

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EzinneJune 3, 2017

The Film Blog: Does Tope Tedela use ‘juju’ on all of you?

We’re split on this point at The Film Blog, but today those of us on the ‘Nay side’ get to ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 3, 2017

The Film Blog: We won’t take credit for the ’10 days in Sun City’ blitz

Because we can’t be conceited enough to think someone took it so personal that the day after we said no ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 3, 2017

The Film Blog: The trailer for the second Kunle Afolayan film this year is out

Roti is the second. Omugwo was the first. We think this one will also be a hit.

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EditorJune 2, 2017

The Film Blog: They say Alakada Reloaded has already made N25million in just one week

A press release from FilmHouse is already crowing about it. “From the moment Toyin walked into our office, we could ...

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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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Op-ed EditorJune 1, 2017

The Film Blog: People of God, Ali Nuhu is bad

We had a second look at the trailer for Banana Island Ghost, which we absolutely loved, even though it doesn’t ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Film Blog: You’ve heard about the film festival EbonyLife is hosting, abi?

As part of its pivot towards more drama, EbonyLife TV is celebrating its fourth year anniversary with a free film ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Film Blog: Hian, Funke Akindele is not even playing

That’s apart from the launch of her new streaming service, which we spoke about yesterday. And that’s apart from her ...

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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 ...

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