Posts Tagged ‘Mercy Johnson’
 
 
 
 
 
caro the shoemaker

Caro The Shoemaker

It took so long to finish this movie, over four weeks, with each part being released slowly. I stuck with it because this movie is nigh on fabulous. This is a perfect example of a story being so good that it transcends visuals ...


 
 
 
 
 
world of lust

World of Lust

There was once a phase of nollywood movies when 4 out of every 5 released home videos were set in the college or university and followed the lives of runs girls or cult boys or the SU’s desperately trying to make it throu...


 
 
 
 
 
child seller

Child Seller

This movie has a strong opening, engaging and intriguing however you could probably see the thread untangling until a very messy end. Multiple storylines are good when the writer knows how to handle it and can display a level o...



 
 
 
 
 
Native Fowl

Native Fowl

The first half and a quarter of this movie is nothing new, in fact it specifically rehashes over 20 of Mercy Johnson’s past movies. However in the second part it started to get interesting and original. But nothing can save t...


 
 
 
 
 
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...



 
 
 
 
 
street angels

Street Angels

This movie is the perfect antithesis to “A Night with the King“. It is everything that movie wasn’t, coherent, interesting and novel.It does the evil Queen thing right and more. These people knew what they were do...


 
 
 
 
 
dumebi in school

Dumebi In School

This is the continuation of the very entertaining ‘Dumebi the Dirty Girl’ and this is no less hilarious. Mercy Johnson never fails to bring the laughs even though I am already tired of this trend set to continue for a while...



 
 
 
 
 
mad couple

Mad Couple

Mad Couple had the appeal of a family movie with the usual list of flaws: overly prolonged scenes, some actors in minor roles that didn’t know how to act, a cyclical redundant storyline, unoriginal plot and themes as well...


 
 
 
 
 
Obioma

Obioma the Slave Girl

I had my reservations. Of course, like any normal person I had my reservations. After seeing Dumebi the dirty girl and Veronica the native girl, as well as hearing of Somma the local champion and Onyinye the wine tapper –...


 
 
 
 
 
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Onyinye The Wine Tapper

I absolutely love it when I can identify a writer or director’s work in their films. I love how when you watch a film you can identify who is behind it while still be able to say that it is fresh. Let’s face it, this is the...