Lupita is Americanah by Dika Ofoma

  What followed the announcement of HBO’S ordering of Americanah to a mini series, to be produced by Lupita Nyong’o, based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel of the same name, was a squabble on Nigerian twitter over who would/should play…

Dear Nollywood, Entertainment and Depth are not mutually exclusive by Taiwo Egunjobi

Dear Nollywood Director, Let me begin my letter to you with this unpopular quote: “I am altogether opposed to popular entertainment, because I consider that all good entertainment is popular” Jean Cocteau   My friend, It’s no news that the…

On Lost Okoroshi, New Nollywood Success and AMAA Awards

Dear Chibuzor, You don’t know me. You probably never will. But I’m here to help. All I need you to do henceforth is read whatever I send to you, meditate like David Lynch and get to work because your life…

Books and Films: a battle of forms by Dika Ofoma

There’s a familiar outcry when a favourite novel has been adapted for film, “The book was better!” This cry is screamed by book lovers who believe that a film can never be better than a book. While nothing trumps originality,…

DON’T BE A CINEMA FOOL written by Film Rats

Hi there Movie lover, We are the Film Rats and just like you, we love movies. Again, just like you too, we have had our fair share of hissing and cursing after spending our hard earned money on a poor…