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...

a soldier's story

A Soldier’s Story

It's easy to understand why this movie earned so many laurels. It poses as a war thriller but it really is (and I know you're getting tired of hearing me say this by now) an undercover love story. An undercover love story with ...

How not to fall in love

How Not To Fall In Love

"How Not To Fall in Love" is the story of two people (played by IK Ogbonna and Omotu Bissong) whose parents had betrothed them to one another at an early age. Before their official meeting, they meet in a situation that causes ...



Spotlight follows the lives of a few individuals who enroll in a six week acting academy. First we have Hope James played by Mena Sodje who is a struggling actress. Hope, the average pidgin toting daughter of a Mushin road-side...

falling 2


Falling tells the story of a blissfully married couple who are thrown into a whirlwind when the husband, Imoh, is involved in a car accident that leaves him comatose. His wife, Muna, is advised by everyone to pull the plug on h...

one moment in time

One Moment In Time

If movies like “Living with a Ghost” and “The Duplex” are any indication, then ghost stories are gradually becoming quite an entertaining genre of nollywood films… at least to me (for some inconceivable reason many pe...

when love happens

When Love Happens

When Love Happens is the story of a 28 year old UK returnee in Lagos, Mo. Mo returned home four years ago and started working as an events planner where she is responsible for catering entirely to other people's big days (aka w...

love triangle

Love Triangle

Then there are the good movies that you don't just sit through it, you live through it. When you see these posters or hear the movie name you feel it. There might come a point in your life when you don't necessarily remember th...



Stellar is the story of a struggling single mother whose husband left her after losing his job. She is now faced with the challenge of learning how to support the family on her ow for the first time ever. She eventually meets a...

One Minute Man

One Minute Man

Ok so I have been trying to understand it. In fact, I gave it a couple of days just to fully grasp it and I have come to the conclusion that the major reason why this movie works is because you do not expect it to. I mean, what...