moon maid

Moon Maids

The premise of the movie actually seemed a bit promising. The new king of the land seeks to end traditional worship of the moon after his father passes so he destroys the last moon maid. Unknown to him, she has passed on the sp...

Surulere 2

Surulere (Patience Pays)

The moment usually comes for me at the end of every movie. It's right before I type the first word for the review. At that point I ask myself two questions: #1: What did I get from this movie? #2: What should YOU know about thi...

Grey Dawn

Grey Dawn

There's a thing about Shirley Frimpong-Manso films that most are probably accustomed to at this point. The silence. There's not a lot of noise or music so the only saving grace for the movie is the movie. What does this mean? I...

Road to Yesterday

Road to Yesterday

Today I fell for the advertising and was prepared to 'Netflix & Chill' to the latest nollywood movie on the world renowned streaming site, Netflix. I was thrilled. It's Genevieve's first production and well... just like everyon...


Learning Curves

After watching several TV shows, about campus life, with actors sloppily typecast as “runz babe (female escort)”, “effiko (book-worm)” or cultist, it is so refreshing to find a coming-of-age movie that gives more dimens...

one fine day

One Fine Day

We've seen a couple of rape movies from nollywood over the years, and many even in the past year (like "2 Broken", "Distance Between", "Code of Silence", "Lost Pride" and many many more). We're not trying to take away from the ...

rain of hope

Rain of Hope

A few weeks ago, I saw a Yul Edochie movie again for the first time in forever (I believe the movie was "Circle of Trust"). Then I asked,"where has Yul been hiding?" And someone snidely replied, "in all the Asaba movies that yo...

House Husband

House Husband

At this point, you can already recognize the formula. Pretty man, pretty wife, pretty house, pretty babies. It's just going to be another new nollywood-pretty faces rich-nothing new here-fashion show of a romantic comedy. Or so...

Fresh Visit

The Visit

The Visit tells the story of two couples that are neighbors in one building. The downstairs couple, The Nebos, consist of Chidi and Eugenia (played by Femi Jacobs and Bayray McNwizu). They are a couple out of a prim and proper ...

the last 3 digits

The Last 3 Digits

If you've seen the trailer, you already know the premise of this movie (if you haven't then click on the next tab and try and return your LASTMA card abeg): a guy meets his long lost love, tries to get her number but she leaves...