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Amina Trailer is historic, cultural, bloody and epic!

- Movie, Trailers
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When you see the Amina trailer, one word comes to your mind – Epic! Then you ask, is this a Nigerian movie? The cinematography is super impressive, and all credits go to Peter Keil, a creative DoP with over ten years’ experience. It is a story of the legendary Queen of Zazzau (modern-day Zaria) – Amina, played by Lucy Ameh. Different historians have different records of her legend, but it is accepted that she was a “fierce warrior and loved…

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A Lawyer’s Review of The Tribunal

- Movies, Reviews
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About a week or so ago, a friend brought to my attention a so-called legal thriller – The Tribunal (watch trailer), produced by Kunle Afolayan and starring such Nollywood heavyweights such as Omotola Jalade and Funsho Adeolu. With cast and crew of such pedigree, I had hoped to see something great and mindblowing. In my mind I expected a new standard set for legal thrillers in Nollywood, maybe our alpha version of My Cousin Vinny.…

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Pictures from the World Premiere of The Royal Hibiscus Hotel.

- Nolly Gist
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The only Nigerian movie – The Royal Hibiscus Hotel – scheduled to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was finally screened over the weekend at Toronto, and the team behind the film ensured it was a success. The Royal Hibiscus Hotel is a movie by Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Films and is directed by Ishaya Bako. They entered in style, trended on social media and represented the culture.…

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Eniola Badmus debuts movie production with street comedy Ghetto Breed

- Nolly Gist
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If you browse through Eniola Badmus’ Twitter timeline, it is practically filled with tweets on her upcoming film Ghetto Breed. The Nollywood actress who just got enlisted to play Mama Ajasco in the reboot of popular family drama, Papa Ajasco, has been promoting the upcoming movie tirelessly. And we are not surprised, It is her debut movie production with her company Enibad Production. She has got almost everyone to tweet about it or post on their IG, from Mercy Johnson,…

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Nigerian Movies Coming to Cinemas in September 2017

- Editorials
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We are starting the month of September with the Salah holiday, and this presents an excellent opportunity to binge on movies. For the Nigerian movies lovers, there is some new stuff from Nollywood showing this weekend. If you are also trying to schedule your movie calendar, we have got an exciting list of Nollywood movies coming to cinemas this month.   5 Nigerian Movies to watch this September This month, Nollywood is giving us some good stuff. We have legal…

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Watch The Official Trailer of Kunle Afolayan’s The Tribunal

- Movie, Trailers
review of The Tribunal

The Tribunal is a drama that focuses on the discrimination albinos face in the Nigerian society. This is a Kunle Afolayan’s film, expect a good storyline, acting, directing and cinematography. Its production is a collaborative effort of Kunle Afolayan’s production company – Golden Effect Pictures and Africa Magic Films. The Tribunal focuses on Ifeanyi, played by Damilola Ogunsi and Jimi Disu, played by Funsho Adeolu. Ifeanyi, a senior banking officer, feels his employers fired him because he is an albino.…

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Nollywood Movie Trailer: What Lies Within

- Movie, Trailers
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What Lies Within is an upcoming Nollywood drama set to be released in cinemas nationwide on Friday, September 8, 2017. The movie was shot in a location in Lagos, Nigeria. It is a narrative description of 24 hours in the life of Ireti (Vanessa Nzediegwu) and Fiona (Michelle Dede). The trailer showed the tension within a family or gathering of friends but you cannot really pinpoint what the story will tell. I could not. What we can say, however, is there…

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