Some anime characters stress me out so badly that when I hear their names, all I can think of are these questions.
Have you ever watched a Nollywood film or show and thought: “Why is this character so familiar?” You’re not alone. From men who can’t handle the consequences of their blood money rituals to marine spirits who trap and steal men’s destinies after sex, these Nollywood characters are practically the same, but in different fonts. Fun […]
If there’s one Nollywood movie that had everyone talking in 2022, it’s Brotherhood. The action thriller, which follows twin brothers (played by Falz and Tobi Bakre) on different sides of a massive heist, took over the cinemas in 2022, reminding us that Nollywood doesn’t have to make a rom-com to grab the audience’s attention. With […]
We’ve watched #ShantyTownNetflix and now we have serious questions. Quick one: how did Jackie send that voice note from the spirit world?
Nollywood is choosing vawulence in 2023, and I’m here for it. Kicking the year off with the Netflix limited series, Shanty Town, we’re invited to an underground world of crime led by Ini Edo, Chidi Mokeme, Richard Mofe Damijo, Sola Sobowale and Nse Ikpe Etim. With such a star-studded cast, it’s almost impossible for the […]
Please, where can we sign the petition to physically fight any K-drama director who uses these tropes in 2023?
Whether you call it high school drama or secondary school wahala, shows that revolve around young teens navigating life and WAEC are always premium entertainment. While I’d love for Nollywood to dive deeper into this genre, this is a ranking of some of the teen shows I’ve seen based on how realistic their stories are. […]
What if I said you didn’t have to go to the cinema or spend over an hour on a streaming service to get a good Nollywood experience? While most people have heard about short films, not many give this subsection of Nollywood the flowers it deserves for constantly raising the bar when it comes to […]
Sadly, the new generation of kids won’t get to see Ash and Pikachu in any more adventures. Like the rest of us who’ve had to grow up, here’s what we think Ash should do now that he’s out of a job.
After making audiences wait 13 whole years, James Cameron has finally graced cinemas with his presence with the sequel to his 2009 hit, Avatar. Avatar: The Way of Water picks up over a decade after the events of the first film as we head back to the alien planet of Pandora to catch up with […]
There are movies that are about Christmas (A Naija Christmas), and then there are movies that, even though they’re about other things — scammers, weddings and evil spirits— still accurately capture the joyful Christmas feeling. This list is perfect for those looking to try something different with the movies they watch this holiday season. Beyoncé […]
Get in here, guys. We’re leaving the trenches behind. Everyone can’t stop talking about Inkblot Productions and Netflix’s new show, Far From Home, and we totally get it. The young-adult series created by Chinaza Onuzo follows Ishaya Bello, a poor boy from Isale Eko who’s down to do anything to japa from the trenches and […]
2022 has been an incredible year for Nollywood. From the arrival of a new streaming platform to an action film that actually had audiences by the neck, I think it’s time to admit that Nollywood ate this year. While the jump to consume more streaming content took a lot of our data and almost made […]
Did you really watch #BlackPanther: Wakanda Forever if you didn’t notice these Easter eggs?
From Caroline and Chioma’s epic fight on The Real Housewives of Lagos to the time Nengi dodged Ozo’s kiss on #BBNaija, these 15 iconic reality TV show moments will live rent free in our heads forever.
If you could do anything you wanted for a day, like the Elesin in Netflix’s Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman, what would it be? Let’s give you some tips.
Nigerian playwrights have been killing it for decades. But while Nollywood has been known to adapt a couple of books, they haven’t really touched plays. But with Netflix releasing Wole Soyinka’s Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman, I decided to bring up some other plays that need to make their way to the big screen ASAP. […]
Everyone is talking about Kunle Afolayan’s latest Netflix fim, Aníkúlápó and its lead character, Saro, a man who could raise people from the dead. While being able to stroll into a cemetary to summon folks like Michael Jackson in Thriller sounds cool, we can’t help but think of some more pressing Nigerian problems that could […]
It’s Halloween season, and while a lot of people like to mock Old Nollywood for their weird CGI and crazy plot twists, I think they made some of the scariest movies I’ve ever seen. As someone who loves the horror genre, I’ve gone back to watch some of these movies, so I can give you […]
First, Nollywood to the world, then Afrobeats. Let’s just say we predict African animation is next, and we’ve gathered our proof in this list.
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