What This Lady Called Life teaches us about life- A homage

by David Osairemen The title This Lady Called Life bares a metaphor that drives the idea of the film. The idea of a lady who shares meaning with life. The film opens with a lady, Aiyetide, pricked by life’s painful…

COMING 2 AMERICA IS A REMARKABLE REPRESENTATION OF THE AFRICAN CULTURE

by Olalekan Ojumu Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America is a cultural marvel. Although the movie has received mixed reviews from mainstream media and the global audience, a constant conversation on the lips of people is the gorgeousness of the celebration…

What’s happening to our History?

by St. There are many issues riddling the ever-developing movie industry in Nigeria. But the most disservice they do audience and the purpose of the industry is rotating within a genre and/or sensibility. There is comedy, drama, and romance but…

Icons of Nollywood: A Tribute to ‘Larinde Akinleye

by Adebayo Adegbite “An evil man gives a bad name to his race, even when that race contains angels” is a movie line memorable enough for any actor to be remembered with, and when that actor is the late Dr.…

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…