Posts Tagged ‘Joyce Kalu’


With a name like Ogbanje, how could I resist? This film seeks to emulate those housegirl witch movies that were so popular in those days, films I frankly think they should make more of. You can never go wrong with a witchcraft ...

bloody night

Bloody Night

I’m not really enamoured with this new practice of making viewers wait days before releasing a direct sequel. I can understand the reason for the decision but all it does is make the movie appear disjointed. Instead of judgin...

azonto classics

Azonto Classics

As I keep mentioning, my sister and I are always on the lookout for runs girls’ movies and I have pinned down why. That is the only time the actresses have a natural camaraderie, are allowed to let loose and just joke with th...

brothers war

Brothers’ War

I went into Brothers’ War in search of a family movie, a little feud, a little drama and its over. The fact that it was 40% Igbo was an extra bonus for me because I find that nowadays – and by nowadays I mean June a...


Soul Of A King

It is so aggravating to think that after so many years of cinema, especially of making the same movies over and over again, we still haven’t perfected the act of destroying a villain at the end of the movie. It’s 20...


Hour of Salvation

Ok so maybe I might have liked the storyline, but six parts? Come on, even if you want to tell the story of Jesus from Birth to resurrection, six parts is simply too much. The simple truth is that no one (well, for the most par...

crippled kingdom

Crippled Kingdom

-Story: [3 out of 5] Yes! It appears to be yet another Royal Storyline starring the usual royal crew (i.e Mercy Johnson, Yul Edochie and Joyce Kalu) and in as much as I’m not promising some Titanic-level-of-awesomeness, I...

boy george

Boy George

-Story: [1 out of 5] There are many things that come together and attribute for my general dislike of Nollywood comedies, but one of the major reasons is the structure of the story in and of itself. THERE IS NO STORY! Ok…...

wave of glory

Wave of Glory

-Story: [2 out of 5] After seeing this movie (all FOUR parts of this movie), I feel like I’ve just fallen victim to one of those email frauds (you know? The ones with the Nigerian Princes?). I, like most others who fell v...

gallant mama

Gallant Mama

To state it simply, the movie has two basic components: the story (Gallant Mama) and the fashion show (Corperate Mama) (now that I'm thinking of it, I don't understand what the titles have to do with anything