An extra that did more than just waka pass in Mamma Mia.. the Musical -Peju Akande

Whenever I go to the movie with my partner, we always wait to watch the credits even when everyone in the audience gets up as soon as they see it’s the end of the film. Being in the communications sector,…

New Movie alert: Zena directed by Daniel Oriahi

Award winning movie director, Daniel Oriahi who gave us the Netflix favourite, Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo) returns with a blockbuster, Zena. Featuring a stellar cast that includes Ireti Doyle, Bimbo Akintola, Omowunni Dada and Ijeoma Grace Agu, the movie tells…

Canon Hosts Private Press Screening of Kunle Afolayan’s ‘MOKALIK’

Guests reacted with giggles, laughter and outright applause, during the private press screening of Kunle Afolayan’s anticipated movie, ‘Mokalik’ (Mechanic), which held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Filmhouse theatre, Twin-Waters, Victoria Island, Lagos. Shot on Canon EOS C300…

Up North: Tope Oshin’s thrilling joy ride – Toni Kan

Niran Adedokun was indeed on to something when he wrote his seminal Nollywood book – Women Calling The Shots. Our women are, indeed, calling the shots from Tope Oshin to Genevieve Nnaji and Kemi Adetiba to Ema Edosio, women directors…

Aquaman Rakes In N345 Billion In Three Weeks (Guardian)

“Aquaman” left other films in its wake in North American box offices this weekend, taking in $31 million (N11 billion), final figures by industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Monday. The DC super-hero film, in its third week out, has now…

Genevieve Nnaji’s “Lionheart”: A Wise and well helmed movie – Toni Kan

Three years after her first award winning feature film, Road to Yesterday, Nollywood screen goddess, Genevieve Nnaji has returned with her sophomore feature, Lionheart starring a slew of Nollywood greats – Pete Edochie, Onyeka Onwenu, Nkem owoh, Chika Okpala aka…

Chief Daddy Makes N40 Million In Its Opening Weekend (Guardian)

Chief Daddy Makes N40 Million In Its Opening Weekend (Guardian) Over the weekend, the new comedy from EbonyLife Films, Chief Daddy, debuted in cinemas across the country. The much-anticipated movie got off to a superb start, selling over N40 million…

Awilo and the 3 women shutting down BAFEST stage Sunday

Awilo is in town and he will be joining the trio of Tiwa Savage, Sho Madjozi and Yemi Alade as well as a host of other notable artistes to thrill at the Born In Africa Festival (BAFEST) on Sunday. That…

Pokémon fans split by live-action ‘Detective Pikachu’ trailer (CNN)

Pokémon just got real. The first trailer for the live-action “Detective Pikachu” movie, starring Ryan Reynolds as the walking, talking and distinctly furry sleuth, has been released — and it’s divided fans of the franchise. The film, based on a…

Jennifer Hudson calls Aretha Franklin movie role ‘a dream’ (Fox News)

Jennifer Hudson says she’s getting her lifelong wish: the chance to star as Aretha Franklin. The singer, 37, said she was “humbled” in January to portray the late songstress in an upcoming biopic. And this week, Hudson reflected on the…

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