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“UNO (The F in Family)” Review: Ebuka Njoku’s Sophomore Feature is Endearing, But Does It Triumph?

In UNO, Njoku sets out to give us a snapshot of a family with all…

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…

“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…

Why We Need New Names in Nollywood

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

Bank Alert - review - Nollywood - Okey Bakassi
“Bank Alert” Review: Akay Mason’s 2023 Comedy Offers Weary Smiles and Warm Hugs

Bank Alert makes for a great argument that simplicity and greater age and experience provide…

“Casa de Novia” Review: Uyoyou Adia’s Comedy Ghost Story is Nollywood Retro Dressed Up in Fancy Lights

Everything in Casa de Novia exists to distract. Just what it is distracting us from,…

“Áfàméfùnà” Review: Kayode Kasum’s Heartfelt Love Letter to Igbo Enterprise Could Use Better Structuring

One begins to get a sense that Áfàméfùnà has not been structured properly. Its focus…

Being a Creative Amidst Nigeria’s Economic Turbulence: How Nollywood Filmmakers are Cutting Costs

… It is pertinent to hold on to the fact that the ever-resilient Nollywood spirit…

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“In Bloom” Anthology Creators: In Conversation with the Changemakers Who Lend a Voice to Gender Equality

We know that five short films are not necessarily going to radically change the audience’s…

“Dead of Night” Review: Chiemeka Osuagwu’s Horror Feature Serves Little Impactful Scares

Osuagwu piles on one heavy serving of a body count in Dead of Night, sufficiently…