African Movie Reviews


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...


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...
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...
northern affair

A Northern Affair

Recently we have been barraged by a lot of movies that use a lot of ‘silence’. By ‘silence’ I mean vacant spaces in the transitions from scene to scene or within the scenes themselves where music is lack...

lost in his glory

Lost In His Glory

Sometimes it is just better for a movie to be a home video as opposed to a cinema release especially when it comes to the reviews. The simple fact that you are a cinematic release holds you to higher standards. And even though ...
Phone Swap

Phone Swap

The movie starts off with Akin - played so convincingly well by Wale Ojo - a tireless and ruthless business man attempting to scale the ladders of corporate success whilst being non-challant of all the little people he might pu...
Gold Digging

Gold Diggin

If you prepare a certain recipe over and over again, no matter how terrible you were initially, I find it difficult to believe that your final product after numerous attempts can manage to be as bad as or even worse than the in...