I prefer to watch films without seeing the trailer so I don’t form a bias, ‘The Cursed Ones’ is one of those films, as the trailer left me wanting to dislike the film. As soon as the trailer started I thought – not another film about witchcraft, so I confess this film and I were […]
What are the odds of bumping into a random person, exchanging mobile phones, boarding passes and flights? Well thankfully comedies work on the premise of ‘this could happen’ rather than ‘this makes sense’, hence ‘Phone Swap’ needs a lot more of our ‘suspended reality’ to go along on the ride. Mary is a talented seamstress […]
There is a common phrase called the ‘filmmakers film’, these films aren’t really known or praised for their commercal success (that is not to say they aren’t commercially successful) but more so for the numerous awards they win or for their contribution to filmmaking as an art form. Usually these films go beyond the edge […]
Once in a while you come across a film that leaves you thinking deeply about what you have just seen on screen. ‘Half of the Yellow Sun’ is one of those, its central plot is the love shared between the protagonists, but it is definitely not a romantic film. Odenigbo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a university […]
As your average sucker for a good “chick flick” (and yes, I have done the whole ice cream business), I’m the kind of person who is generally interested in light-hearted films with a fair amount of plot, stereotyped characters, and a very clearly set relationship diagram.
Voting opens today for the Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2015 (NEA Awards), check out the Nigerian Entertainment Awards website to vote – neaawards.com to check out and vote for your favourite nominees.