The Razz Guy: The Lasisi Elenu Show

by Magarito El Tonto I make the mistake I once swore I’d never make. In the hallowed darkness of the cinema, with the laughter of the people swelling to the roof, I make the choice to remain stoic. Not because…

Make way for La Femme Anjola!!!

by Adebayo Adegbite Mildred Okwo’s La Femme Anjola is a psychological thriller film noir about Dejare (Nonso Bassey), a young stockbroker and saxophonist, whose life is turned upside down when he falls in love with mysterious femme fatale Anjola Kalu…

The Feminist Pulse of Nyoni’s I Am Not A Witch

by Korede Azeez I Am Not a Witch paints a dazzling picture of dysphoric scenarios. Nine-year-old Shula is exploited and despised by people who should protect her. A woman accidentally breaks her water pot and she looks up to find…

Namaste Wahala get plenty plenty wahala

Written by St. Namaste wahala is a Nollywood cross-racial dramatic comedy by director Hamisha Daryani Ahuja for Netflix. The story is pretty simple and familiar but interwoven with very timely questions that address sentimental biases. On one side of the…

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…