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  • Television Shows

    #2014InRetrospect – Top 5 TV Shows of 2014

    The year 2014 is quickly coming to an end, who would have thunk it? (I sabi speak English, free me). So we are starting our countdown with our top five TV shows of 2014. One of the biggest things this past year has been televis...
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    Our VOTE for AMVCA 2015

    So as most people know, this past week the Africa Magic Viewers Choice awards nominations for 2015 were announced. And like last year, we on NR are going to announce who has our votes and who we hope wins. Before we move forwa...
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    Looking to the Oscars! Nollywood’s “Best Foreign Film” Race Begins

    You might have heard that back in May The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) approved a 12-man committee for Nollywood responsible for selecting a Nollywood movie for a nomination in the Best Foreign Film in t...
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    2014 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Winners

    The tenth edition of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) was held yesterday, the 24th of May 2014, in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State. Below is a full list of all the winners. AMAA 2014 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM Haunted Soul – Ken...
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    #HighlightingTheBright – The Nollywood Wiki

    The purpose of this segment is to shine a light for those lesser known individuals who are doing great things for nollywood or in nollywood. We’re highlighting the bright.  Have you ever googled a movie and seen that li...
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    FREE DVD-Screening Copy of Half of A Yellow Sun!

    As many of you know the star studded Nollywood-British collabo movie, HOAYS (Half of a yellow sun) is set to release in Nigerian cinemas on Saturday April 12th, 2014. And as many Nigerians in the diaspora have probably guessed ...
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    5 Reasons Your Movie is Screwed Before We See The Trailer: The Poster

    Disclaimer: The views expressed in this post might not apply to every movie watcher on earth. The views expressed in this post are not specific for any single industry. The odds of the views expressed in this post applying to ...
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    The Business of Awards

    or most of the world the period between the last couple weeks of December and the first quadrant of the new year is dubbed Award Season. In that short span, every industry has their biggest awards sometimes back to back of each...
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Hazeezat is a surprisingly delightful film about an Alhaji's 'other woman' who falls out of favor with him and finds herself in the home of the man who had a crush on her back in uni. The movie follows her story as she falls in...
forbidden choice
caro the shoemaker
one blood
birthday bash

Birthday Bash

Birthday Bash is surprisingly a very funny movie, that will get you cracking really hard, due to the performances of a few outstanding actors, howbeit, it’s that sort of movie you are watching with your friends and while laug...
Don't play that game
a few good men
devil in a dress
 Nolly USA
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Black Roses

It is not a secret that I'm not the biggest advocate of Nollywood in USA movies. In my opinion, the entire genre (if you can call it that) should be flushed because I'm yet to see a single one done well.
Exposure full story


It is always nice to hear a different language in a Nollywood film from the usual Igbo or Yoruba. However this film bills itself as an English language film, it isn't about 70% of the film is in Ibibio. It is subtitled perfectl...
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