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30 Sep
October 1st is very special to Nigerians and there is absolutely nothing better than a brand new Kunle Afolayan film to celebrate Nigeria’s 61st Independence day! Titled Swallow, this new Netflix film is an adaptation of Sefi Atta’s popular book novel of the same title; the screenplay was co-written by Atta and Afolayan. Speaking on…
30 Sep
The synergy of Sologic Entertainment, LordTanner Studios, and Harp and Bowl Studios, assembled an avalanche of celebrities and Nollywood heavyweights on Sunday 26th September, at Filmhouse IMAX, for the premiere of their film, Hide and Seek. Set for cinema release across all Nigerian cinemas on independence day (1st October 2021), the film is part of…
29 Sep
When outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) discovers that his enemy Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) is being released from prison he rounds up his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge. Those riding with him in this assured, righteously new school Western include his former love Stagecoach Mary (Zazie Beetz), his right and left-hand men,…
28 Sep
Celebrities and royals walk the red carpet in central London on Tuesday for the star-studded but much-delayed world premiere of the latest James Bond film, "No Time To Die". British actor Daniel Craig's fifth and final outing in the blockbuster franchise hits big screens after its release was repeatedly postponed during the coronavirus pandemic. The…
24 Sep
October is packed with titles that will keep you glued to your screens, from Swallow, a story of a young lady involved in drug smuggling to the laughter and fun in One night in Paris and the action in the all-new season of Dynasty. See the list of films before: Swallow - Netflix Film 10/1/2021…
22 Sep
Los Angeles is finally getting a museum for films and it's about time, said Tom Hanks, as he welcomed journalists to a special pre-opening event Tuesday. The world capital of filmmaking and home of Hollywood boasts museums for everything from natural history to selfies, but until now has never had one dedicated to the silver…
22 Sep
Netflix said Tuesday it has acquired the whole works of acclaimed children's author Roald Dahl, creator of such classics as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda." The streaming giant said it had bought The Roald Dahl Story Company -- the family firm which owns the late British author's copyright. Netflix in 2018 signed a…
20 Sep
Netflix’s “The Crown” was the big winner at this year's Primetime Emmy Awards which held at L.A. Live’s Event Deck instead of the Microsoft Theater, which has been home to the Emmys since 2008. The historical drama streaming television series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II brought home seven wins, the most of any…
17 Sep
Georgian chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili has filed a $5 million defamation suit against Netflix, saying her depiction in the hit TV show "The Queen's Gambit" was "sexist and belittling". A copy of the lawsuit filed Thursday with a California court accuses Netflix of distorting Gaprindashvili's achievements in the fictional series. It says the show falsely…
17 Sep
Following the announcement of Netflix and Kunle Afolayan’s new film Swallow, Netflix has released the trailer today for the film adaptation of Sefi Atta’s book. Swallow, which is set in 1980s Lagos, sees Afolayan continue his cinematic exploration of bygone eras. The riveting drama-thriller weaves a compelling tale around drug trafficking and workplace sexual harassment…
16 Sep
Fresh off the heels of the blockbuster Quam’s Money and family favorite DOD: Day of Destiny, Inkblot is set to release its highly anticipated first film of 2021 the coming-of-age comedy-drama Charge and Bail. With fourteen films released in the last six years, Inkblot Productions is deeply woven into the fabric of Nollywood. Releasing such…
13 Sep
Calling all Blood & Water Fans! The official trailer for season 2 is finally here! The trailer is going to leave you with 100 more questions than you had at the end of season 1, but that’s part of the fun. Season 2 is bringing the heat with more drama, more breakups, more lies, and…

Guardian Life

33 mins ago
US Actor James Michael Tyler popularly known for his role in the sitcom Friends has passed away at age 59.  His manager Toni Benson in a statement to TMZ confirming his death revealed that the actor had died of prostate cancer in his home. Tyler had been diagnosed in September 2018 and, after his diagnosis, shared…
1 day ago
Glenfiddich, the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Whisky, earlier this year unveiled Grande Couronne, the newest addition to its Grand Series. The maverick whisky brand continues to challenge conventions with the unexpected marriage of two luxury worlds. The bottle and packaging are adorned with ornamental gold filigree, whilst exquisite artwork reminiscent of great renaissance paintings…
1 day ago
If you ignore the poor audio quality of Gulder Ultimate Search: The Age of Craftsmanship, the latest instalment of the once most-watched reality show on Nigerian television, long before BBNaija established itself as a cultural staple, what viewers are treated to is a desperate, off-brand, wonky production, from a team that has lost touch with the…
1 day ago
It’s no secret that Ghana has been high on my bucket list for some time. My IG followers can attest to that, I’m sure. My constant coverage of this incredible country situated in the centre of the world has been consistent. But the question is, can you blame me? As an avid heritage tourist who…
1 day ago
Hair types vary almost as much as personalities. And for each hair type, there is a special cross to bear. Some hair types are harder to manage than others, especially dry, lacklustre hair. For many people, the solution to frizzy hair is to straighten every day, for lack of a better option. However, the heat…

Music

2 days ago
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
2 days ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
3 days ago
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…
4 days ago
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…
16 Oct
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…

Film

3 days ago
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…
3 days ago
With a cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents. 'The Captive' Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil…
3 days ago
Streaming giant Netflix  has released the official trailer for the movie 'Red Notice' When Interpol issues Red Notice; the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring…
3 days ago
US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday. The incident happened on the set of "Rust" in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western. Halyna Hutchins and…
15 Oct
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…