King of Boys (2018): Lagos Noir, Feminism in Film and the Cinema of Excess.

by Osamudiamen Joseph Time has a way of evolving the meaning of things. That statement is the reason I’ve decided to write a series of retrospective essays on a couple of Nollywood movies released in the recent past. I’ve always…

Africa Magic Riona’s Kelvinmary on The Anatomy of Acting

by Ella Bakare Kelvinmary Ndukwe is an actor, writer and theatre director who started his professional career with Wole Oguntokun’s Renegade Theatre back in 2006. He is now known as Fregene on Africa Magic’s latest telenovela Riona. In this interview,…

Tanwa Savage: An Ode to Pain

by Adebayo Adegbite Geshin Salvador’s “Tanwa Savage” is the story of a celebrity, Jolaoluwa Savage (Uzor Arukwe), who, after years of a childless marriage, becomes desperate in his search of his first child, the titular “Tanwa Savage”. However, he gets…

Once Upon a Time, a Nollywood Chief Got Served

by David Osairemen “It takes a village to make a film” is a statement popular among filmmakers after every successful production. But what happens when the village chiefs repeatedly butt heads in disagreement? Sharing his uber-dramatic experience with a young, female…

“RAPE, AGAIN?” How Adesuwa Omon Films It

Vera (Obuseh Princess) goes to pick her drunk friend (Aiwansosa Itohan) from a party, but she arrives and her friend is not there. The event that take place after now is why you should see the film (Link below). This…