Movie Review

Movie Review: King Invincible

After the banner year that 2016 was for Nollywood, it is only fair that industry watchers and insiders begin to fret about the New Year. 2016 was the year Nollywood went to Toronto, the long awaited ’76 was finally released, the excellent Ebola response story 93 Days came in and the year of The Wedding […]

MOVIE REVIEW: The Ceo Is All Dressed Up With Nowhere to Go

Before Kunle Afolayan made Araromire (Figurine), the defining work of his directing career so far, he had some success with Irapada, a chilling tale of sacrifice and redemption. Post- Figurine, he attempted a change of pace genre with the comic misfire, Phoneswap, before getting his groove back by blending history lesson and patriotic preaching in […]

‘Ghana Must Go’ Finds Comic Gold In The Ugly Past

Ghana must go finds comic gold in the ugly past In political and diplomatic terms, the events of 1983 aren’t our country’s finest hour. In an ill-advised and disastrous foreign policy, the Shehu Shagari led government oversaw the mass deportation of at least 1 million Ghanaian citizens living and working in Nigeria. Their crime? Possessing […]

#Nollywood Movie Review Of ‘Once Upon A Time’

Adesuwa (Misola Iyun), a princess, is coaxed by her brother, the king, to get married; so he can assume sole ownership of their joint inheritance. Her husband, draconian Prince Fabian (Wole Ojo) abuses her until she is forced to leave and become a nanny to King Josiah’s (Seun Akindele’s) two disrespectful children, who lose their […]

#Nollywood Movie Review Of ‘One Fine Day’

One Fine Day Nina (Bimbo Peters) is scarred by an encounter with a rapist; her subsequent actions embarrass and hurt her parents, Harry and Linda George (Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva) whilst her sister, Tasha (Funke Akindele), is on the verge of losing her fiance, Kunel Ojo (Frederick Leonard), because Nina has identified him as […]

#Nollywood Movie Review Of ‘Dark’

Dark It is appalling when people fail to identify their forte, thereby dabbling with jobs they can hardly do. This is the case in Dark, a movie written, produced and directed by Rukky Sanda, in which she also plays the lead female whilst featuring renowned actors like Monalisa Chinda and Van Vicker in key roles. […]

#Nollywood Movie Review Of ‘Oxford Gardens’

Oxford Gardens A fabulous film will never fail to resonate with an appreciative audience. Oxford Gardens, another film from Obi Emelonye (The Mirror Boy, Onye Ozi) is indeed his best movie so far. Julius “The Caesar” Okosisi (Ngoli Okafor), a boxer with a chequered life, meets Munachi (Ngozi Igwebike) in Oxford Gardens, UK, and they […]

#Nollywood Movie Review Of ‘A Soldier’s Story’

A Soldier’s Story Newly married Major Egan (Tope Tedela) is to compelled by unforeseen circumstances to leave his wife, Lebari (Adesua Etomi) for a peace-keeping mission in a fictional African country, where he is severely wounded and left for dead, but Gina (Linda Ejiofor) runs into him, nursing him to stability. He then returns home […]

#Nollywood Movie Review Of Mo Abudu’s ‘Fifty’

Review Of Mo Abudu’s ‘Fifty’ Fifty could be said to be a 21st century version of Glamour Girls, the 1994 Ken Nnebue production; the main difference between the two being that whereas the ladies in Glamour Girls depended on men to live the good life, the women of Fifty made their own money either through […]