most anticipated Nigerian movies of 2019

The Most Anticipated Nigerian Movies of 2019

2018 was an interesting year for Nollywood; the first and second quarter of the year saw the release of several disappointing movies. However, towards the end of the year, starting with Kemi Adetiba’s epic King of Boys, we saw some films we were all proud of.

But it was in December that Nollywood truly came to life; there was the star-studded Chief Daddy, the superbly-directed Knock Out Blessing, the socially conscious Power of 1, Genevieve’s feel-good Lionheart, and the visually pleasing faith-based drama, God Calling.

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Knockout Review: WAPTV’s attempt at a Cinematic Universe is a Series of Silly, Hilarious Instagram Skits

Nigerian Instagram comedians make ridiculous skits that are quite funny and often colored with terrible grammar. Now imagine these comedians—Omo Ibadan, Brother Shaggi, Wole Arole, and Mc Lively—slapped together with characters from WAPTV popular shows—Super Story and Papa Ajasco. Then spice things up with some Nollywood veterans and sprinkle a few stand-up comedians here and there, and ask all of them to play out a series of silly Instagram skits. That is what WapTv’s attempt at a cinematic universe, Knockout, is all about.

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Having Grossed ₦93 Million Domestically, Up North is Now the Tenth Highest Grossing Nigerian Movie Of All Time.

As of today, Tope Oshin’s epic, Northern-Nigerian drama, Up North, has grossed ₦93,660,342 according to the Cinema Exhibitor Association of Nigeria (CEAN)-ComScore public box office record; making it the tenth highest grossing Nigerian movie of all time.

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Ireti Doyle Leads the Women Aba’s Riot in the First Teaser for 1929

I have been waiting for this one. 1929 is a historical period drama on the “Aba Women’s Riot of 1929,” which saw women from several parts of Eastern-Nigeria protest the introduction of direct taxes, local courts, and warrant chiefs, who were accused of limiting the role of women in government.Read More »Ireti Doyle Leads the Women Aba’s Riot in the First Teaser for 1929

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In Let Karma, Biodun Stephen and her cast are handicapped by a safe story.

Biodun Stephen is known as one of Nollywood’s most captivating screenwriter. If you are a regular consumer of Irokotv movies then you must have enjoyed some of her stories, from the well-written Sobi’s mystic to the poorly produced Glimpse; still a good story, but handicapped by its production budget. Read More »In Let Karma, Biodun Stephen and her cast are handicapped by a safe story.