December 2, 2023

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Afrocritik- Movie Review- Ẹlẹṣin Ọba - story- NETFLIX -DEATH AND THE KING’S HORSEMAN- PLAY- FILM- African culture- Hollywood

“Ẹlẹṣin Ọba” Review: Netflix’s “Death and the King’s Horseman” Adaptation Is a Play, Not Really a Film

Ẹlẹṣin Ọba’s commitment to its source material, the play, is at once a blessing and a curse. If literature is all that it is, it would be satisfactory as is. But as a film made for cinema — and streaming — Ẹlẹṣin Ọba feels restrained and too anticlimactic for its purpose…” By Vivian Nneka...

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