Tag: The Wedding Party

Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 9, 2021

Netflix keeps acquiring content, but 75% of subscribers want Nollywood legacy films

The Issue The ongoing partnership between Nollywood and Netflix has shifted habits in movie consumption towards streaming. Available since 2016 ...

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 ...

Bernard DayoMarch 8, 2018

The Good, the bad, and the left out: Lessons from the VICE on HBO Nollywood documentary

Nollywood, the second biggest film industry in the world, has since put Nigeria on the global map. The 2016 record-breaking, ...

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 ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 9, 2018

[The Film Blog] Kemi Adetiba has an upcoming film and it’s called “King of Boys”

As one of the few female directors in Nigeria who have successfully helmed the country’s best selling film, everyone has ...

ToluDecember 11, 2017

“I thought I was in a Bollywood scene with Sunita and Punjab everywhere” | Nigerians react to celebrities’ #TWP2premiere outfits

It’s been nearly 24 hours since the Arabian-themed premiere for The Wedding Party 2 held and from all that we̵… ...

ToluDecember 11, 2017

How did these celebs get the Arabian theme wrong at The Wedding Party 2 premiere?

When we found that the world premiere of The Wedding Party sequel was themed Arabian Nights, we could not quite ...

ToluDecember 11, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: The Wedding Party 2 premieres in an Arabian-themed party; Kiss Daniel’s former manager accuses him of avoiding court papers | More stories

Here’s a recap of the biggest stories that made the rounds in entertainment over the weekend and others that unraveled ...

ToluDecember 10, 2017

Beverly Naya, Ebuka, Ini Dima-Okojie | How The Wedding Party 2 premiere’s Arabian theme translates in fashion

We totally dig themed parties and so far tonight, this one has given us a lot of looks to be ...

ToluNovember 25, 2017

#BAAD2017: How Banky and Adesua’s love story started – A Timeline

Today, Nigeria’s favourite sweethearts, Banky W and Adesua Etomi will be sealing their union in a white wedding ce… ToluYour ...

ToluNovember 19, 2017

#BAAD2017: Let’s talk about everything we (do not) know about Banky W and Adesua’s wedding

Say hello to 2017’s best kept secret. When Nigerian R&B star and all-round amazing guy, Banky W announced his … ...

ToluOctober 5, 2017

The Film Blog: Can The Wedding Party 2 outshine its first part?

We’re certain you’ve seen the teaser for the sequel to 2016’s Nollywood blockbuster movie, The Wedding Party. But if you ...

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 ...

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 ...

SponsorAugust 10, 2017

Eunice Omole, Micheal Willia,s, Temidayo Abudu share the secret behind The Wedding Party at C3 – Nigeria’s first Content Market

Nigeria’s first content market held on August 4th, 2017 at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos and had over 200 ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

The Media Blog: So, basically, this stupid ThisDay story blames ‘feminism’ for Ireti Doyle’s marital issues

You have to read the stupidity to believe it. They even blame Mo Abudu for giving Ireti Doyle new roles. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

EditorJune 5, 2017

Alakada Reloaded, Slow Country make an entry into our top 10 film countdown

Recently released movie, Alakada Reloaded has found its way to our top ten film countdown. The movie produced by Toyin ...

AzeezMay 10, 2017

Nollywood veteran, Chiwetalu Agu to feature in ‘The Wedding Party 2’

by Azeez Adeniyi As pictures from the making of ‘The Wedding Party 2’ begin to roll in, it has been ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 9, 2017

Peter Okoye to feature in Genevieve Nnaji’s movie

Nigerian singer, Peter okoye, just like so many other celebrities has decided to try out his hands on other things. ...

Op-ed EditorMay 3, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Banky W & Adesuwa Etomi are a couple; Beverly Naya defends herself and Don Jazzy sets his sights on Linda Ikeji [The Lovestruck edition]

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

EditorMay 3, 2017

The Film Blog: Banky W and Adesua Etomi are a marketing dream

So yes, they get married in one movie. The sequel gets announced, and shortly after, they announce they are getting ...

ToluMay 3, 2017

“The biggest secret I’ve had to keep in my life” | Celebrities react to Banky W and Adesua Etomi’s engagement news

No lies or pretence! This is the best news Nigerians have received since Anthony Joshua knocked out Wladimir Klitschko to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 3, 2017

‘We were hiding in plain sight’ | Banky W finally gets engaged to Adesua Etomi

by Dolapo Adelana Musician Banky W on Wednesday confirmed that he and actress Adesua Etomi are engaged. In a post ...

EditorApril 8, 2017

Film review: Patience Ozokwor makes a spectacular return to form in Kunle Afolayan’s Omugwo

by Wilfred Okiche When the most influential filmmaker of a generation decides to join forces with the continent’s most important ...

EditorMarch 11, 2017

Brave Women: “The heart of a lion” | Mo Abudu profiles Kemi Adetiba

by Mo Abudu The shock appears to have come and gone. The headlines remain, but by now, the figures are ...

EditorMarch 1, 2017

The Film Blog: The Wedding Party proves no one is safe from piracy

You’e not safe. Not even if you’re literally the biggest and most successful movie in Nigerian history. Sure, it makes ...

EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: The Wedding Party retains the Number 1 position on our top 10 film countdown

The Wedding Party maintains its number one position on this month’s top 10 film ranking. A little over a month ...

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