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13 Sep
The 74th Emmy awards came with a bang and one of such highlights of the day was when the Lee Jung-jae, who starred in Squid Game, made history by becoming the first Asian actor to win the Emmy for the best actor category. The seasoned actor Brian Cox of Succession legend was beaten by the…
13 Sep
Lee Jung-jae, who starred in Squid Game, is the first actor to win the Emmy for best actor. The seasoned actor Brian Cox of Succession legend was beaten by the 49-year-old South Korean actor. At the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards, Jung-jae is holding the trophy he won for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series…
10 Sep
“Elesin Oba , The King’s Horseman,” premieres at the Toronto Film Festival. “Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman” is an adaptation of Wole Soyinka's book "Death and the Kings Horseman" which is also based on Nigerian historical event of 1943. Set in the Oyo Empire, the king’s horseman according to tradition is to perform the ritual…
8 Sep
Children's TV show "Peppa Pig" now features a lesbian couple among its much-loved cast of characters, in a development hailed by rights campaigners.
7 Sep
African video streaming app, Showmax, has announced the premiere of Diiche, its first Nigerian original limited series on Thursday, 29 September 2022. The 6-part psychological thriller, directed by James Omokwe, Tolu Ajayi, Fiyin Gambo and Ifeoma Chukwuogo, parades a vibrant mix of emerging and established Nollywood acts including Daniel K Daniel, Efa Iwara, Uzoamaka Onuoha,…
4 Sep
The Salesians of Don Bosco is not resting on its campaign to take internally displaced children in Nigeria off the streets.
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1 Sep
Are you ready for some TV binge? Here is something to keep you entertained this September. Lets begin with the anticipated tale of the legendary Marilyn Monroe "Blonde" "Blonde": Ana de Armas and Andrew Dominik take on Joyce Carol Oates novel that presents a fictionalized look at the presence of the late Marilyn Monroe. The…
1 Sep
The official teaser of the film Winnie The Pooh: Blood and Honey' has eager fans, ready to to see what this new twisted interpretation of the child-friendly Winnie the Pooh has to offer. The release of the films's first official teaser, features a childhood killer. In this new adaptation of the famous Winnie the Pooh,…
1 Sep
A hit Netflix K-drama about a high-functioning autistic lawyer is prompting soul-searching in South Korea, where some on the spectrum say they can feel invisible.
31 Aug
Strangely, House of the Dragon, a Game of Thrones prequel based on the history of a fictional world written by George RR Martin, debuted two weeks after The Rings of Power, a Lord of the Rings prequel based on imaginary world histories written by JRR Tolkien. Naturally, Martin wrote Game of Thrones in response to…
30 Aug
With a video retrospective, Netflix commemorates 25 years of telling a story, from the popularity of Stranger Things to vintage DVD envelopes. With a look back to see how far its financial model has advanced, Netflix commemorated its 25th anniversary, with a film upload to YouTube. The video traces the development of the streaming service…
29 Aug
Fantastic Four, which was formally confirmed to launch Phase 6 during Marvel Studios' San Diego Comic-Con presentation, has been a topic of discussion among fans more frequently than almost any other MCU film in recent months. The focus now shifts to the actors as WandaVision filmmaker Matt Shakman is allegedly in talks to helm this…
 

Guardian Life

1 day ago
A childhood classic now turned into a film musical musical version "Matilda" opened the London Film Festival with line up of actors such as Emma Thompson and Lashana Lynch. The film, called "Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical", is an adaptation of the London West End and Broadway stage show also based on Roald Dahl's 1988…
1 day ago
The tune "Bloody Samaritan" from Ayra Starr's debut album "19 & Dangerous," which included guest vocals from none other than Kelly Rowland, has now received a music video release. The original structure is maintained in this remix, but Rowland's soaring vocal passages elevate it to a new level. A new deluxe edition of "19 &…
2 days ago
The highly talented Nigerian Afro-pop artiste, Ajayi Solomon, better known as Specdo, has returned to the music scene with a master of all hit albums, the NFT Album. Specdo's skill as an entertainer has never been in contention since his foray into the industry 16 years ago. He released his debut album, titled "Community Riot,"…
2 days ago
Tems makes it one of the top winners of this year's BMI Awards in London. She clinches her award alongside other top Nigerian artists like Wizkid, CKay, P2J, Tempoe, Joeboy, and Kwame Eugene. Mike O'Neill, president and CEO of BMI, and Shirin Foroutan, vice president of creative for BMI Europe, presided over the ceremony. P2J…
2 days ago
Mavin records Ayra Starr still basking in the glory of the success of her hit song 'Rush' revealed on Twitter tips she had used in performances before she became well-known. In a tweet, Ayra Starr stated that she used to invite her loved ones to her performances so they could join in on her songs…

Music

2 days ago
Country music icon Loretta Lynn passed away at the age of 90. According to her relatives, Lynn passed away on October 4 at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. In what may be considered a legendary career, the singer released 60 studio albums, reached the top of the US national charts 16 times, and received…
3 days ago
In a recent discord brewing between Asa and Joeboy, the Fire on the Mountain singer has issued a copyright lawsuit against Joeboy for "Contour." Nigerian musician Joeboy uploaded a letter from Asa's Lawyers that contained claims of a copyright lawsuit relating to the creation of Joeboy's "Contour" on his Instagram Story. The composition of the…
4 days ago
A Nigerian-born singer, song writer and multi instrumentalist, CEF, recently hosted journalists to the listening session of one of his albums. The contemporary, prolific live musician, presented an album with seven tracks titled 'Jide Ofor'. While six of the tracks were rendered in Igbo, one is titled 'Animal Farm' was rendered in English. CEF leads…
1 Oct
When Veno Mariaghae prophesied it nearly four decades ago, most people might have dismissed her words as wishful thinking...
29 Sep
The multi-platinum R&B singer Kelly, who has been found guilty of sex crimes twice this year, will have to pay at least $300,000 in reparations to some of his victims, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly stated during a hearing in Brooklyn that the money will reimburse two women, going by the…

Film

3 days ago
Apple will finally release Will Smith's next major film, "Emancipation," this December after holding it in limbo in the wake of his Academy Awards slap of Chris Rock. (Oct. 4) Directed and produced by Antoine Fuqua, the film (Training Day). Since slapping Chris Rock in front of a live audience at the 94th Academy Awards,…
3 days ago
Whoopi Goldberg is clearing the air after a review of her most recent movie, "Till," implied that Goldberg was filming while wearing a fat costume. Goldberg is only mentioned briefly in a review that claims that she was "in a distracting fat suit" for her part as Emmett Till's grandmother. Since then, the line has…
4 days ago
Marvel Studios has released the official trailer for its long awaited sequel "Black Panther: #WakandaForever." A sequel to its 2020 blockbuster "Black Panther" the new film tells the story of the Wakanda People in a world following the death of their beloved king T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman). As revealed previously, Boseman's character was not recast, rather the…
26 Sep
The much-anticipated crime-action blockbuster, Brotherhood, a movie based on two brothers (twin) being on opposite sides of the law – the police force and a notorious gang of robbers
26 Sep
As part of activities for the premiere of the much-anticipated crime-action blockbuster, Brotherhood, Africa’s leading experiential and activations company, Riquesa Africa, celebrated the best-dressed celebrities with N2 million.