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The Hunger Games

A picture of Primrose Everdeen from the novel The Hunger Games. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The nation of Panem, formed in a post-apocalyptic North America, consists of a wealthy Capitol and 12 poorer surrounding districts. As punishment for an earlier rebellion by the districts towards the Capitol, one boy and one girl between the ages of … Continue reading

The Stooges

The Stooges are newborn “angels from heaven” – thats how the nuns characterize the three toddlers left at their orphanage. Never mind that one infant is sporting a bowl-shaped haircut, the second has two shocks of bushy hair sprouting from a bald pate, and the third rocks a retro-crew-cut. But when one of the nuns, … Continue reading


Welcome to Nollywood (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Directors, Producers, aspiring film makers and students came in their numbers for the opening ceremony of the ninth edition of BOBTV. The expo which kicked off at the Ladi Kwali Conference centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja had top government personalities, policy influencers, opinion moulders as well as notable figures from … Continue reading

The Cabin in the Woods

Mr Zombie (Photo credit: Wikipedia) the movie opens up with Dana and Jules talking about a teacher , when Curt ( Jules boyfriend ) throws a football out a window to Holand . The three walk out of the room they were recently in to see Holand . They pack an RV because they are … Continue reading

Nollywood – New Kid on The Global Filmi Block

Nollywood Movies (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In 2003, an unknown Nigerian Azuka Odunukwe, landed in London, with a ‘venture’ in his mind. His investment in the ‘venture’ was less than US$10,000. In this venture, with him, was his lawyer wife. Over the next few months, this ‘venture’ succeeded – and with his ‘partners’, he netted more … Continue reading


Close-up shot of Cameron’s nude Rose sketch with the “Heart of the Ocean”. The nude scene was one of the first scenes shot as the main set was not ready yet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In 1996, Brock Lovett (Bill Paxton) and his team of “Treasure Hunters/Grave Robbers” come to the shipwreck of the R.M.S. Titanic, … Continue reading

Sacred Lies

Genevieve-Nnaji typography portrait (Photo credit: injoh2012) Directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka Writers Chisom Juliet Okereke¹ Producers Chisom Okereke … producer Kingsley Okereke … producer Cast – in credits order Genevieve Nnaji … Isabella Desmond Elliot … Michael Nadia Buari … Yvonne Smith Asante … Uche Olu Jacobs … Theodore Susan Peters … Natasha Emma Ayalogu … … Continue reading


Austrian writer Arthur Schnitzler (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler‘s classic La Ronde, screenwriter Peter Morgan and director Fernando Meirelles‘ 360 combines a modern and dynamic roundelay of stories into one, linking characters from different cities and countries in a vivid, suspenseful and deeply moving tale of love in the 21st century. Starting in … Continue reading

Nothing But the Bests!

Leave a comment The Bride and Groom prepare for a fairy tale wedding in one of the most beautiful places on earth. But every fairy tale has it’s dues. They soon find themselves in paradise surrounded by disaster thanks to an impending hurricane, exploding cake and a skydiving elephant gone wrong. But, thanks to a … Continue reading

Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji Admits She Is Tired of Spinisterhood

Maude Genevieve (Pope) Miller and Friends (Photo credit: bagpiper) Ask any Zambian fan of Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji about her marital status and the answer you are bound to receive is that she the wife to either Ramsey Nouah or Jim Iyke. The truth is Genevieve is a single mother and lives with her teenage … Continue reading