African Movie Reviews

 


CINEMATIC Reviews
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sisters at war

Sisters at War

Somewhere along the lines in the attempt to be too different from everyone and everything else, this movie lost me completely. Sisters at war is the story of two sisters – Jackie Appiah and Okawa Shaznay – who are ...
54%
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 ...
43%
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...
53%
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...

67%
Black November

Black November

We hold these truths to be self evident that Black November strikes immediately as an emotionally compelling story that brings to the forefront a highly relevant political issue - the struggle in the Niger Delta. There is no ro...
87%
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...
50%
turning point

Turning Point

Turning Point is an unconventional tale. Unconventional in the sense that technically it is a nollywood USA movie however it manages to circumvent all the annoyances and pitfalls of that ‘genre?’. Turning Point is t...