10 days in sun city

AY’s 10 DAYS IN SUN CITY **SIGHS**

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In this movie, Bianca (Adesuwa Etomi) is nothing but a damsel in distress (and also a bimbo); Otunba  Williams (R.M.D), nothing but the usual over-privileged business mogul, as Akpos (AY) himself fails to be saved by his own supposedly witty goof. In this movie, Sun City is nothing but a tourist city, and Monica (Mercy Johnson) and Falz are nothing […]

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. […]

desecration

DESECRATION: A TYLER-PERRY-WANNABE

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Desecration is an intense and heartfelt tale about marriage and infidelity, and takes on many exotic dimensions in its establishment of conflict and resolution – only, if it were produced in, like, 2001. That is, like, long before any of the better movies of Tyler Perry came into existence in this genre. Without much ado, we shall see to it […]

oloibiri

OLOIBIRI MOVIE: MORE VACUOUS THAN MEETS THE EYE

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There is a noticeable effort with a part of Nollywood to create better scripts for ultimately better movies. These days, you now get to perceive, in movies, genuine intellectual efforts: the implementation of cultural clash and shock, and a sort of cause-and-effect technique, as can be seen in Oloibiri movie. Only, this is a Western filmmaker, and should do better, […]

Nollywood needs feedback

7 REASONS NOLLYWOOD MOVIES ARE WEAK.

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At least three people have asked me why the filmmakers of the Nollywood movies I have recently critiqued didn’t get a screenplay analysis first before producing their movies. They ask this because it appears that majority of what doesn’t work, according to my write-ups, seems to be something that could have been easily workable. Getting feedback for work that you […]