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A Brief History of the Visual Language of Sex in Cinema | Afrocritik
A Brief History on the Visual Language of Sex in Cinema

Films like Scores to Settle and Highway to the Grave were pretty much erotic thrillers…

AMVCA 2024: The Year the Award Ceremony Attempted to Get It Right

Possibly, in years to come, we might look back, barring the C. J “Fiery” Obasi’s…

“Water & Garri” Review: Meji Alabi’s Directorial Debut Feature Offers Scintillating Visuals But Doubtful Storytelling

Water & Garri provides evidence for the wide range of imaginative talent inherent in Nigeria’s…

“Momiwa” Review: Family is Redefined in the Biodun Stephen-Directed Drama

Momiwa beautifully illustrates that the true essence of family lies in the sincere efforts and…

“Postcards” Review: Hamisha Daryani Ahuja’s Series Stacks the Pile of Poorly-Contrived Nollywood Productions

Rarely does one witness a gathering of filmmakers — from actors to editors to writers,…

Why We Need New Names in Nollywood

Whatever the scale of the imagination, conventional wisdom used to be this: that a name…

Strained | Now showing on Netflix | Afrocritik
“Strained” Review: Okechukwu Oku’s Film is Simple Yet Sophisticated

In its concise runtime, Strained explores a plethora of issues with remarkable finesse, avoiding the…

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“Face to Face” Review: Waleed El Halfawy’s Film is Involuntarily Funny, and There Lies Its Charm

There are moments of genuine laughter layered throughout Face to Face. For one, the characters…

“Soweto Blaze” Review: Brad Katzen’s Film Fizzles in Its Slapstick Attempt

In all, Soweto Blaze doesn’t take itself too seriously and appears to simply exist for…

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“The Winning Ticket” Review: In Kganki Star Mphahlele’s Film, Familial Bond is the Winning Formula

But the film’s divergence, which can be argued is no less unique,  is the family…