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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…
13 Sep
Kenneth Branagh's Oscar-tipped "Belfast", a love letter to the hometown he fled as a child, comes at a poignant time when peace remains fragile in Northern Ireland, the director said Sunday at the Toronto film festival. The deeply personal, black-and-white dramedy, which hits theaters in November, captures the late-1960s outbreak of the province's violent "Troubles"…
10 Sep
Seventeen films are in competition next month for the top prize at the 2021 edition of FESPACO, Africa's top cinema and TV festival, organizers said Thursday. FESPACO 2021 - the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou or Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision de Ouagadougou - is taking place in the Burkinabe…
8 Sep
The North American box office got a big boost as Disney's new "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings," featuring Marvel's first leading Asian superhero, scored an unexpectedly strong $75.4 million opening, industry observer Exhibitor Relations said Tuesday. That figure, for the Friday-through-Sunday period, was a Labor Day weekend record, the Hollywood Reporter said,…
7 Sep
The ceaseless clamour for a second season of EbonyLife’s Castle & Castle was finally addressed last week, when Netflix and EbonyLife announced its’ September 15 launch date. This announcement rewards the loyalty of Nollywood faithfuls, who have waited with baited breaths for the show’s return since its’ heart-stealing 2018 debut. Today, with the release of…
6 Sep
With a 78% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Influence is a glossy, bustling documentary about the late Lord Timothy Bell's unscrupulous political PR career with his company Bell Pottinger. The documentary co-directed by South African journalists Richard Poplak and Diana Neille premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2020 and explores the late spin-doctor’s role in…
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…

Guardian Life

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In a few days, November, as well as Black Friday sales, will be over. However, this will also officially signal the beginning of spending for Christmas. Christmas is an occasion associated with giving, discounts and bargains. Irrespective of the economic situation, expenses are certain to be made. Online shopping has made the temptation of impulse…
2 hours ago
Our hair is the crown on the head and should be treated as such. Hair dandruff is one of the frequent irritants that attack the hair. This is mainly caused by sensitivity to hair products, dry scalp, seborrhoeic dermatitis, and a type of fungus that lives under the scalp.  Hair dandruff can be uncomfortable and…
2 hours ago
I bet if I asked you to mention the porridges you know, only yam porridge will come to your mind. Yes, I know the season of corn is over, thankfully, you could get corn meals off the shelves of your supermarket or even the local market. Let’s dive in: Ingredients 1 cup, cornmeal 3 cups,…
6 hours ago
If you are new to makeup, you have probably tried plastering foundation all over your face, making sure that it covers every square inch. While we’re not saying that it is wrong, you will agree that a perfectly smooth look makes a lot of difference. Insert magic trick; contouring. If you look closely at your…
7 hours ago
Think luxury, think Zashadu, one of Nigeria’s top luxury handbag company. Behind the scenes of the famed Zashadu is Zainab Ashadu, the creative founder and director of Zashadu. With influences from architecture, art curation, and fashion styling, she used her knowledge to make bags whose design was inspired by the Glenfiddich Filigree. The Guardian Life…

Music

1 day ago
It was nearly 9:00 p.m. and the screams nearly threw one off the seat. In a flash, the entire auditorium was agog with excitement as the Rexxie-produced groove anthem, Ko Por Ke, rented the air.
1 day ago
Nigeria music superstars and self-proclaimed besties, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid are set to headline two concerts slated for December 17 and 19, 2021 respectively, during the Livespot X Festival.
1 day ago
Over the last three years, the scope of Nigerian Afropops music has evolved to be inclusive of every demographic within its core, leading to the rise of powerful Aftopop stars that are unconventional of the typical musical stereotypes.
4 days ago
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has bagged two nominations at the 2022 Grammy Awards.  On Tuesday, the Grammy Academy announced the 2022 Grammy Awards nominations list in a Livestream from the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, which featured Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. and Board of Trustees Chair Tammy Hurt, as well as some special guests.…
4 days ago
Adele's 30 is 2021's top-selling album in the Unites States after selling over 500,000 copies in just three days. Billboard reports that Adele's 30 album released on Friday after a six-year hiatus has already become 2021's top-selling album in the US. Between November 19 and November 21, more than 500,000 copies of the album had been sold…

Film

1 day ago
All is set for the return of the Lagos International Film Festival dubbed LIFF 2021. Founded in 2008 by notable Filmpreneur, Madu Chikwendu, as a festival that demonstrate a concern to improve the world through movies..
1 day ago
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has commiserated with the family and professional colleagues of the late Mr. Babatunde Omidina, aka Baba Suwe, over his death.
2 days ago
The director behind a biting look at India's entertainment industry says the backroom dealings and bold personalities of Bollywood have proven a rich target for satire. Shaad Ali's latest venture is a local adaptation of a runaway hit Netflix series that follows four hapless French talent agents as they wrangle and coddle their celebrity clients.…
2 days ago
Stars of ABC sitcom Black-ish took to social media to share their goodbyes as the show wraps up production after eight seasons. Written by Kenya Barris, Black-ish follows successful advertiser Andre Johnson(Anthony Anderson) and his African American family as they navigate their life living in Sherman Oaks's suburban neighbourhood. Andre tries to keep his family…
2 days ago
Euphoria returns with stars Zendaya and Hunter Schaffer as they prepare to tell 'Euphoria' fans another inspiring story in season 2. The Sam Levinson show will debut its second season on January 9 at 9 PM ET. The series will air weekly on HBO and its online streaming platform HBO Max. Euphoria season 2's cast includes Primetime…