African Movie Reviews

 


CINEMATIC Reviews
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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.
86%
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...

53%
Apaye

APAYE : A Mother’s Love

Apaye was a pleasant surprise. What did I expect from the movie? Absolutely nothing because I have stopped expecting anything from movies. But even at that, I never would have guessed that I would end up liking it as much as I ...
47%
brother's keeper

Brother’s Keeper

There are not many nollywood movie trailers that I watch nowadays, first of all, but then even after that, I can count on one hand how many of them I have gotten excited about. Brother’s Keeper was one of the few that had...
63%
Hoodrush

Hoodrush

I had gone to see Hoodrush on word of mouth. It’s marketing was almost non-existent. I was skeptical about the movie because I had once seen a musical touted as the first in Nollywood that paraded international stars and boas...