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 […]

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. […]

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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 […]