farmer's bride

Farmer’s Bride

Let me summarise what I’m going to say in over almost 500 words, in one short and sweet sentence. This is dry. The plot synopsis is interesting even though there isn’t much originality. There are a thousand and one romance ...



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...

a few good men

A Few Good Men

After watching so many movies you start to take away a few things. You begin to appreciate things that you otherwise would take for granted such as the use of silence instead of persistent music, the unhighlighted drama within ...

i think he loves me

I Think He Loves Me

After seeing so many movies there are some trends you begin to notice. After a while these recurring trends become less of trends and simply become unoriginal and they happen most often in romantic movies. However, even more a...

knocking on heaven's door - official

Knocking on Heaven’s Door

Knocking on Heaven's Door tells the story of a talented female gospel star - played ever so gracefully by the surprising Adesua Etomi - who leads a contradictory life. On the outside she appears like the perfect christian with ...

alero's symphony

Alero’s Symphony

There has never been an Izu Ojukwu movie that I liked or ever thought of as ‘good’. Every Izu Ojukwu movie that I have ever seen till date, I’ve always loved and thought of as great. After seeing Alero’s...

purple rose 2

Purple Rose

It takes a great filmmaker to bring together a group of average actors and an overly done storyline and present it in a way that leaves the audience in awe. Purple Rose is the story of Annette, played flawlessly by the exquisit...

half of a yellow sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

From Jane Eyre to Wuthering Heights and even Harry Potter to Twilight, there is never a movie adaptation of a book that does not seem to suffer from what I shall hence refer as “not as good as the book syndrome” and...

Raging passion

Raging Passion

A genre we do not get enough of in this new improved modern day Nollywood is ‘romance’. Whatever the reason may be, not many filmmakers seem to be willing to make pure romances anymore, much to the dismay of die-ha...

flower girl

Flower Girl

Unfortunately for romantic comedies it is a genre that almost always churns out the exact same storyline and very little can ever be done to add originality or reduce the predictability of the movie. Hence more often than not t...