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Posted at 2:33 pm
Our Thoughts on Beverly Naya’s Documentary, Skin
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For many creatives, the global pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has set a flush of waves on the exploration of many other aspects of their creative prowess.
In Conversation With Visual Artist Osinachi For His Latest Body Of Work – ‘COVID-19: A General State Of Anxiety’
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The Russo Brothers, co-producers of American action-thriller film, Extraction, have invited amateur video producers, Ikorodu Bois, to the premiere of the film’s sequel.
Ikorodu Bois To Hollywood After Remake Of Chris Hemsworth’s Trailer For ‘Extraction’
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Posted at 4:48 am
Ade Sultan Sangodoyin’s short film centers around a teenager coming to terms with his sexuality in a society that keeps a firm lid on disclosure of of their identity.
5 things we love about Adé Sultan Sangodoyin’s short film, ‘A Cemetery of Doves’
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Posted at 6:00 pm
Diji Aderogba is an AMVCA nominated director. Some of his projects include; Some of Diji’s projects include: To be A Child Again, Hidden Euphoria, Tosin, ÌLÙ GÁNGAN (Talking Drum), and many others.
11 Wacky Questions With Nollywood Director, Diji Aderogba
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Posted at 5:56 pm
If Nollywood hasn’t told you that your mother-in-law will be wicked to you, then you haven’t seen enough Nollywood films. Today, we will be dissecting one of the overused Nollywood tropes out there, the wicked mother/step-mother.
Nollywood Tropes We Are Done With: The Wicked Mother
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Posted at 5:22 pm
If there is one thing we are certain about a Nollywood film set in the village, there will be a ritualist. His job is to either help a man get rich or help a woman get the man of her dreams. Below are some other common tropes found in Nollywood ritualists.
Nollywood Tropes We Are Done With: The Ritualist
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Posted at 9:38 am
You see one Nollywood bad boy in a film and you’ve seen them all. They all seem to follow the same format, talk the same, and even have the same goals. Here are some popular tropes used to portray Nollywood bad boys.
Nollywood Tropes We Are Done With: The Bad Boy
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Mavin Records star and Headies’ Next Rated artist, Divine Ikubor popularly known as Rema is sure having the best time of his career. The ‘Dumebi’ crooner has secured another top spot as he’s been named Apple Music Up Next artist.
Rema Bags Apple Music Up Next Artist, And We’re Loving It
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If you don’t live under a rock, then you must at some point heard people say the word – ‘Alté’ (don’t think about it too much, it’s just shorts for alternative).
Getting Into The Alté Lifestyle? | All You Need To Know
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Nigerian-American based singer is the inspiration behind the making of this fashion film by young Nigerian creatives, Peter Alawode and Ejiroghene Oghenetegha.
Inspired By Jidenna’s ‘Tribe’ Video, Young Creatives Make Fashion Film ‘Apart From His Pants’ (Video)
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Posted at 11:05 am
Nollywood producer, Charles Okpaleke is on a mission to reconnect old and new Nollywood by bringing back some of our favorite classics.
Here’s All The Tea For The Remake Of Nollywood Classic ‘Nneka The Pretty Serpent’
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Posted at 5:33 am
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single movie in possession of a box office record, must be in want of an unnecessary sequel.
Here’s Our Take on Merry Men 2: Another Mission
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Netflix and Mo Abudu, an acclaimed Nigerian media producer and influencer, have entered into a groundbreaking multi-title partnership that will continue growing the company’s investment in Nigerian content.
Netflix Is Coming For Nigeria With Fresh Partnership With Mo Abudu And We Are Excited About It
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Posted at 3:36 pm
Twitter users are sharing their vogue covers based off a TikTok challenge that surfaced online a few months ago. The #voguechallenge is basically creating a magazine cover of you or your work with the Vogue logo. We absolutely love it and here are some our favourites.
Here Are Our Top Picks From The VOGUE Challenge
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Nigerian-American YouTuber, Seun Okimi is taken a step in understanding the culture of relaxing hairs which is common to many Nigerians, male and female.
Seun Okimi Is Challenging The Culture Of Using Relaxers On Hair In New Documentary
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Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has achieved another goal with his feature in Jorja Smith’s hit single, ‘Be Honest.’
Burna Boy Goes Platinum In France With ‘Be Honest’
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Posted at 6:13 pm
Although they are mostly behind the cameras, movie directors play an irreplaceable role in films. Directors such as Tunde Kelani, Kemi Adetiba Niyi Akinmolyan have made quite a name for themselves. However, there are some young movie directors whose names you should also know.
4 Young Movie Directors In Nigeria Breaking Bounds
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Posted at 8:11 pm
My name is Kareem Oluwatobiloba aka Blackboy Taste. Blackboy Taste is a creative artist, lover of nature, an entrepreneur, student and a child of God.
Interview with BlackBoy Taste
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Posted at 1:06 pm
Photographers are having to reinvent themselves as often as they can, and one of those trying to do so is Nigerian Photographer, Mileke
Check out the amazing work of this photographer
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Posted at 2:48 pm
What is The Future of Cinema Post Covid-19?
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Posted at 5:09 pm
A very direct and powerful Spoken Word Poetry documentary that points out the many Dangers of Tobacco consumption and it’s danger to us all.
Otor Matthew has some spoken word for you
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Posted at 4:30 pm
We Are Excited About These Upcoming Nollywood Movies
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Apple Music Enlist DJ Cuppy As First African Radio Host
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Posted at 8:06 am
In Nigeria, we have also brought some books to the screen such as Half of a Yellow Sun, Dazzling Mirage, Things Fall Apart as well as upcoming projects such as Americannah, Children of Blood and Bone, and The Lion and The Jewel.
Can We Make A Film-Adaptation Of These Nigerian Novels?
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Posted at 2:07 pm
Living in Bondage is finally on Netflix and here’s a review of the movie in 15 thoughts.
Here’s Our Take on Living in Bondage: Breaking Free
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Tomi Adeyemi Recommends 5 Books To Escape Into While You’re Social Distancing
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Every Budding Nigerian Creative Can Relate To These Five Things
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Bayo And Ayo The Creator Are Pulling Through With Naija GTA Simulation
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Excerpts From Steve Ekpensi’s ‘The Iron Bender’s Diary’
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