Category: The Cutting Floor

Wilfred OkicheJuly 1, 2021

Ailey, The Novice, The Legend of the Underground…The 20 Best Films at the 2021 Tribeca Festival

The just-concluded 20th Tribeca festival which ran from the 9th to 20th June offered signs of the industry, culture and ...

Wilfred OkicheJuly 1, 2021

#Tribeca2021 Review: Mission: Joy- Finding Happiness in Troubled Times

In 2015, two of the most pious men on the planet, the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet and Archbishop ...

Wilfred OkicheJune 30, 2021

Film Review: Joy, pain, defiance in HBO’s The Legend of the Underground

The infamous Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act signed into law in 2014 revealed the cowardice of the Goodluck Jonathan Presidency. ...

Wilfred OkicheMay 31, 2021

Film Review: Is ‘Seven’ RMD’s big Liam Neeson moment?

Hollywood star, Liam Neeson enjoyed a lucrative career resurgence in 2008 when Taken, a pulpy B-list actioner in which he ...

Wilfred OkicheMay 2, 2021

How to talk to God | Review of BB Sasore’s God Calling

There are few things subtle about God Calling, a faith-based drama in which a non-believing housewife is literally arrested by ...

Bernard DayoMarch 3, 2021

‘Glamour Girls’ remake will be written, directed and produced by women. Here’s why it matters

Prolific producer Charles Okpaleke has been about Nollywood dominion. After the well-received sequel of occult horror Living in Bondage in ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 28, 2021

La Femme Anjola, Eagle Wings, The Razz Guy, The Therapist – Nollywood movies out in cinemas this March

The King of Boys sequel is out this year as a Netflix original, and Kemi Adetiba just recently released a ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 10, 2021

Nigeria’s ‘The Milkmaid’ loses out on Oscars 2021 Best International Feature

Desmond Ovbiagele’s insurgency thriller The Milkmaid was easily the best Nollywood film of 2020, having scaled through the Oscars eligibility ...

Wilfred OkicheFebruary 9, 2021

Lizard, Passing, Judas and the Black Messiah…The 15 Best Films at this year’s Sundance

This year’s the Sundance film festival, America’s most important film market for independent film adopted a hybrid model that favored ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2021

The trailer for crime thriller ‘La Femme Anjola’ is finally here

Mildred Okwo’s hotly anticipated crime thriller La Femme Anjola has been in limbo for a long time, thanks to the ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 1, 2021

Namaste Wahala, Fine Wine – the Nollywood films coming this February

We have survived the first month of 2021, and RIP to all the movies released in January because no one ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 1, 2021

Short film ‘Lizard’ is Nigeria’s only submission at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival is currently underway in the US, scheduled for January 28th all through to Febuary 3rd. ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2021

John Boyega has joined the cast of Netflix crime drama ‘The Formula’

In some casting news, John Boyega has joined the cast of the Gerard McMurray’s crime drama The Formula coming to ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2021

Predicting Nollywood in the second year of coronavirus

Around this time last year, Nollywood was looking to rise from the ashes of the Lionheart Oscar fracas from late ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 22, 2021

Regina Askia-Williams is making her return to Nollywood with upcoming film ‘Web’

After making a huge name in late 90’s Nollywood and well into the 2000’s, starring in movies like Highway to ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 20, 2021

Crime thriller ‘Sanitation Day’ offers new teaser ahead of cinema release

Earlier in the year, we reported that Seyi Babatope’s crime thriller Sanitation Day has been slated for a January release ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 18, 2021

When will Nollywood-Bollywood film ‘Namaste Wahala’ be released?

Of all the Nollywood films pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic last year, Namaste Wahala, a romantic comedy by ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 12, 2021

Charles Okpaleke is making a biopic about notorious 90’s criminal Shina Rambo

In an Instagram post published today, Charles Okpaleke (Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story) revealed that he ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 12, 2021

Toka McBaror taps into claustrophobic dread in trailer for horror film ‘Creepy Lives Here’

Strange enough, we are getting a Nollywood horror film in 2021. Even more surprising is that it is coming from ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2021

The final trailer for Paul Papel’s action drama ‘Eagle Wings’ is here

Paul Papel’s action drama Eagle Wings has been reported since last year, enrapturing the internet with its first footage showing ...

Bernard DayoDecember 23, 2020

Why David Oyelowo played a Nigerian astronaut in Netflix film ‘The Midnight Sky’

David Oyelowo isn’t a stranger to the world of sci-fi. In 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, he ...

Bernard DayoDecember 22, 2020

Review: ‘Nneka the Pretty Serpent’ fails to bite

Zeb Ejiro’s majestic horror picture Nneka the Pretty Serpent knows what it is: an original film. Tosin Igho’s Nneka the ...

Bernard DayoDecember 17, 2020

Seyi Babatope’s crime thriller ‘Sanitation Day’ hits cinemas in 2021

A collaboration between Phebean Films and FilmOne Productions, Seyi Babatope’s upcoming crime thriller Sanitation Day is looking towards a January ...

Bernard DayoDecember 11, 2020

Charles Okpaleke is working on an original film ‘The Six’ out in 2021

Charles Okpaleke and his production company Play Network Studios have been in the fast business of remaking old Nollywood material. ...

Bernard DayoDecember 2, 2020

Nneka the Pretty Serpent, Omo Ghetto, Finding Hubby – Nollywood movies coming to cinemas this December

It’s the holiday season and while Nollywood doesn’t have a catalogue of good Christmas movies, December’s slate of offerings are ...

Bernard DayoNovember 23, 2020

Flavor’s new album ‘Flavour of Africa’ is out in December

We now have a first look at Bernard DayoWhen Bernard Dayo isn’t writing about pop culture, he’s watching horror movies ...

Wilfred OkicheNovember 20, 2020

Film review: ‘This Lady Called Life’ is a modest charmer

In Kayode Kasum’s perfectly acceptable This Lady Called Life, Bisola Aiyeola is Aiye; a young single mother struggling to get ...

Wilfred OkicheNovember 18, 2020

Film review: You haven’t seen anything quite like The Milkmaid

If the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has its way, you will not see The Milkmaid, the sophomore ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 13, 2020

Kunle Afolayan joins the #MeToo Movement with Citation

In 2018, allegations of sexual harassment by many men in high positions became rife in media reports and the year ...

Wilfred OkicheOctober 26, 2020

Lovers Rock, Night of the Kings, Beginning…The most notable films of #NYFF58

In keeping with the non-competitive nature of the New York Film Festival (NYFF) which ran from September 17 to October ...

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