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3 Sep
Production has wrapped on Netflix’s latest Nigerian original film. Titled Blood Sisters and produced by Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Studios, the dramatic thriller sees starlets Ini Dima-Okojie and Nancy Isime play the lead roles of Sarah and Kemi. Blood Sisters tells the story of two friends Sarah (Ini Dima-Okojie) and Kemi (Nancy Isime). Sarah is engaged…
2 Sep
On Sunday, 22 August 2021, an emerging group of young filmmakers, Infinite films House, had her first film private screening titled Bound- Lost in the moment. The screening was held at Sweet Sensation in Opebi, Lagos. The short film, Bound, aimed at sensitising the Nigerian public about multiple personality disorder. Multiple personality disorder is an…
1 Sep
Celebrated filmmaker Afolayan is a main stage performer, so it comes as no surprise that his next film will be released on a date that holds meaning for Nigerians. With a screenplay by Sefi Atta and Kunle Afolayan, Swallow will arrive on Netflix on October 1st, Independence day. This is the first film from Kunle…
31 Aug
Every Saturday, Zhang Xinsheng travels two hours for a movie date with friends, navigating Beijing's confusing subway system with his white cane and a speaking map that screams directions on his mobile phone. Zhang lost his sight in his early twenties due to a degenerative condition, but since going blind has discovered a love for…
31 Aug
The third season of Netflix’s 'You' will premiere on Friday, October 15. Netflix also used Monday’s announcement to reveal the name of Joe and Love’s baby boy: Henry! Joe says in the teaser: People these days will name their kids anything to get attention. And despite your mother’s background and your Glamma’s determination to refer…
30 Aug
Universal's slasher film "Candyman" has topped North American box offices in its opening weekend, with an estimated $22.4 million take nearly equal to its production budget, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday. Analysts said that three-day total surpassed expectations for an R-rated film opening in the Covid-19 era -- and with powerful Hurricane Ida depressing…
29 Aug
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), on Saturday, emerged winner of the Jury Award at the 11th edition of the World Cinema Amsterdam Competition, in the Netherlands. In their debut film, twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri painted a realistic portrait of everyday life in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, by telling the stories…
27 Aug
Tom Cruise sealed his reputation for performing his own dangerous stunts as "Mission Impossible" footage of him riding a motorbike off a treacherous cliff stunned film theater bosses at their annual convention Thursday. Paramount used its slot on the final day of CinemaCon trade show in Las Vegas to present clips from its upcoming features…
26 Aug
HBO on Wednesday said that US director Spike Lee is re-editing the final episode of a documentary series on the September 11, 2001 terror attacks that featured interviews with conspiracy theorists. The last episode of the eight-hour series, which focuses on the effect of Al-Qaeda attacks and the Covid-19 pandemic on New York City includes…
Chuko Esiri
25 Aug
With This Is My Desire (Eyimofe), twin brothers Chuko and Arie Esiri, Nigerian filmmakers, have produced a vivid and convincing picture of life in Lagos, Nigeria’s capital city. The film was presented at the San Francisco International Film Festival in April. The film opened in movie theaters in the US and Canada in July and…
24 Aug
Sci-fi comedy "Free Guy" slipped but did not trip over the weekend as it clung to the top spot in North American movie theaters with a haul of $18.5 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Monday. The film, its release delayed a year by the Covid-19 pandemic, is a lighthearted yarn starring Ryan Reynolds as…
23 Aug
Now horror films are not for the faint-hearted but as they say, curiosity killed the cat but satisfaction brought it back. People love a good film but when they find out that the horror they are about to watch is based on real-life, then they know they are about to set the fire to the…

Guardian Life

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Digiclouts is an innovation in Digital PR which centers on growing an engaging online presence for brands using influencer marketing strategy campaigns. With social media being a major factor in building a successful business in this new age, Digiclouts intend to utilize the influencer’s large audience and significantly distribute it to their clients to boast…
2 hours ago
American actress Ruby Rose has shared that she was fired from The CW's Batwoman after being seriously injured on set.  The actress who starred as the title superhero character in the show's first season revealed this in a series of Instagram stories. She alleged that the role was recast last year after two herniated discs required her…
3 hours ago
Former United States President's has revealed plans for a new social media platform TRUTH Social. The former president's media company Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), merged with the Digital World Acquisition Corp. to become a publicly listed company with a potential valuation of up to $1.7 billion. Trump announced that TRUTH social would launch…
3 hours ago
Viewers of a local news television station in Washington State were left shocked after the station aired porn for about 13 seconds during a weather report on Sunday. KREM, a Spokane, Washington-based news station, accidentally broadcast the explicit clip during a weather report that aired at 6.30pm over the weekend. Meteorologist Michelle Boss reported that…
4 hours ago
Nicki Minaj scored a minor victory in the ongoing court case between her, her husband Kenneth Petty and his accuser Jennifer Hough. Rolling stone reports that a federal clerk for the Eastern District of New York had determined that Minaj had responded to Hough's lawsuit against her for harassment. As such, the court denied Hough's…

Music

4 hours 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…
16 Oct
During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
16 Oct
United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart
15 Oct
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…

Film

15 Oct
It’s another weekend to binge-watch some of your favourite movies on Netflix. Need some time to relax after a stressful week? Nothing says comfort better than hot buttered popcorn and a foot soak while watching some of the latest movies in your loungewear. This weekend, create an at-home movie cinema experience without annoying audience members…
13 Oct
Netflix's Squid Game has become the biggest launch in the streaming service's history, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. The South Korean hit series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon upon launch, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that watched Bridgerton in that show's first 28 days.…
11 Oct
The official trailer for Showmax's first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021 is out. Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures. In the trailer,…
5 Oct
Streaming giant HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for its highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” Set 200 years prior to the events of “Game of Thrones,” the pre-quel “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen and the Targaryen civil war that became known as the “Dance…
4 Oct
"Venom: Let There Be Carnage," Sony's latest instalment in its Spider-Man Universe, debuted to pre-pandemic levels atop the North American box office, taking in $90.1 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday. The estimated haul for the Friday-through-Sunday period was the biggest three-day launch of the coronavirus pandemic era. "Black Widow" was the previous record-holder…