omugwo

OMUGWO’S CRAFT HOLDS LITTLE WEIGHT

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This movie has got a strong connecting spirit for the average female Nigerian (or maybe male as well). A movie with good intentions as can be observed in its title, Omugwo, which, to me, means intensive new-born-nursing by mother or mother-in-law (or maybe some close relative or friend who cares enough and who would be allowed) for like three months. […]

the guest

THE GUEST: ANOTHER NOLLYWOOD 90s REPRODUCTION

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The Guest is a mixture of some fine things about filmmaking: a throwback of Nollywood 90s unique, though mediocre, story focus; the conceptual imitation of “shocking” conflict and “heart-pounding” tension; the theory of good overcoming evil; and the assortment of old-timer /new timer faces for major characterization. This movie has got story elements that could very well captivate an audience. […]

It's Her Day

IT’S HER DAY PROGRESSES ALL THE WAY, BUT….

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Seated silently, in the movie chart of every cinema is this unsuspicious, and surprisingly brilliant movie, It’s Her Day. Unfortunately, it reigns at a time when other overtly raved movies—unbefitting too—exist. It is a considerably well-thought-out movie undeserving of the miserly attention it has ever received from the Nigerian media. Had this movie a better budget: finishing, picture quality, sound, […]

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EVOKING A RESOUNDING EFFECT WITH MESSAGE

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Nollywood a decade ago…. I thoroughly enjoyed the few movies that were produced in Nollywood over a decade ago. It appeared they underwent a form of noble craftsmanship, and majored in passing across valuable messages. Although, not fantastically produced, it was much pardonable; Nollywood was fairly new about the industry. What isn’t pardonable is how much a huge part of […]