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HUNTER’S GAME IS COMING TO THE SCREEN

Hi guys! Some of you probably remember Hunter’s Game written by Ogechi Nwobia on her blog in 2016. Well, we’ve got exciting news. Ogechi is taking Hunter’s Game to screen! Hunter’s Game is being made into a series, but for now, a pilot is set to be released and it ...

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Banana Island Ghost Is Proof That New Nollywood Is Still On A Long Thing

Let me just start this review off with a spoiler alert, because to say what I have to say, I have to give away much of what I saw. Banana Island Ghost had one of those PR wonder machines that worked it into a movie everyone simply must see. And ...

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The Questions I Have About The Movie ‘Isoken’

After watching Isoken, I had some questions but I didn’t want to ask them immediately because I wanted to wait for more people to watch it. I told my bestie that I could find faults in anything no matter how seemingly perfect it is. Get me Mother Teresa and I’ll ...

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THE APRIL FOOL PRANK CALLED ‘NWANYI OMA’ AND WHY IT BROKE THE INTERNET

When my friend, Onuora, decided to let the devil use him into creating a film poster that had Genevieve Nnaji, Robert Downey Jr., Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jason Statham jostling for space on the cover, an accomplishment which he unveiled in a Facebook group we both belong to, I had a ...

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The Wedding Party Is The Best Nigerian Film Ever

Let me say it again. The Wedding Party is the best Nigerian film ever! Heck, it’s on my list of my top five films of 2016. When the film hit the cinemas and rave reviews instantly began springing up all over Instagram, I felt a mild curiosity. The curiosity turned ...

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Lights, Camera, Action!!!

FOREWORD: Let me just start by stating that the writer of this fantastic piece of creativity will be going to hell for what he did here. Dear writer, both me and my madam are looking at you. (lol) * Writer’s Word: All characters are purely fictional, any resemblance to any ...

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‘I Love To Take Orders.’ – Genevieve Nnaji

I just watched the conversation that the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival had with superstar actress Genevieve Nnaji and director Kunle Afolayan. And this onstage conversation was very illuminating and inspiring. Inspiring because you see how these two stars embody a struggle that is yielding such success and greater promise, ...

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Much Ado About The Queen Of Nollywood

Originally published on tns.ng It is globally accepted that Genevieve Nnaji is the queen of Nollywood. This has nothing to do with Genevieve’s talent or technique as an actress. For talent, skills, technique and consistent quality delivery, Mercy Johnson is currently nobody’s mate in Nollywood. Genevieve may be Mercy’s mentor ...

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MOVIE REVIEW: Hell Or High Water

This short film certainly would not make heads roll like I had imagined when I saw the trailer, but it is still a welcoming attempt to show the ‘average’ heterosexual individual how he or she may contribute to the hindrance of LGBTIQ persons from being who they really are. It ...

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TIERs To Premiere Nollywood LGBT Film, Hell Or High Water

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Asurf Films Limited has produced this short film themed around the traumatic experiences arising from socially-constructed expectations imposed on persons who self identify as Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual. The movie narrates the realities faced by LGBT persons in the Nigerian society ...

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