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Film

24 Nov
Ten days after its release, Red Notice is Netflix's second most watched movie of all time with 277.9M hours clocked. The Dwayne Johnson-Gal Gadot-Ryan Reynolds $200M action heist movie is closely honing in on becoming the streaming platform's most watched of all time. Sandra Bullock's thriller Bird Box currently holds the record with 282million hours.…
23 Nov
Idris Elba is reportedly in talks to star in the next James Bond film, but not as 007 himself.  Since Daniel Craig's departure from the 007  franchise, Elba has been rumoured to be his replacement despite him denying this last month at an ITV London premiere, "No, I'm not going to be James Bond." However, sources including The Sun…
22 Nov
Legendary Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, fondly called Baba Suwe, has been confirmed dead. He was 63-years-old. His death was confirmed by his son Adesola Omidina, on his official Instagram page @Omo_Omidina on Monday. "This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr. Babatunde Omidina. The legend and rare gem “ Babasuwe °…
22 Nov
Joey Morgan, star of comedies Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, orand Compadres, has died at age 28.   His death was announced in a statement by his rep to The Hollywood Reporter “Joey Morgan passed away early Sunday morning. It was a shock and devastated all of us who loved him. He will be dearly missed. We hope…
18 Nov
This festive season promises to be a stellar one as today, Netflix announced their first Nigerian Christmas original, A Naija Christmas. Launching on December 16th 2021, the hilarious film follows the lives of three brothers, Ugo, Chike and Obi and their mother, whose one wish is for her sons to bring home a bride. Their…
18 Nov
Global content production and distribution platform Amazon Studios said it plans to collaborate with Nigerian filmmakers and content creators to produce African contents that will be distributed to a global audience. Amazon's International Head of Local Originals James Farrell and Chief Marketing Officer for Prime Video and Amazon studios Ukonwa Kuzi-Orizu Ojo made the disclosure…
18 Nov
The star actor of a new Indian film tackling oppression of marginalised communities has been placed under armed police supervision on Thursday following threats of violence. Jai Bhim is a legal drama based on the true story of an activist lawyer fighting for a tribal woman whose husband was wrongly arrested and killed in police custody…
18 Nov
UK Star Trek: Discovery fans have been left disappointed after the season 4 launch on Netflix was scrapped.  This news was confirmed on Wednesday on Star Trek's official Twitter account. The statement announced that that future seasons (and all the previous) of the show would be available exclusively via Paramount+. In the message shared to…
16 Nov
Lady Gaga revealed that she studied animals for her murderous turn as a jilted ex-wife in the new movie House of Gucci. The singer revealed that she had some animal inspiration for her performance as Patrizia Reggiani, who had fashion heir Maurizio Gucci (played by Adam Driver) assassinated in the 1990s, which is already picking…
10 Nov
Squid Game creator and director Hwang Dong-hyuk has confirmed that the Netflix TV series would be back for a highly-demanded second season.   Dong-hyuk revealed this in an interview at an event for the series. He also hinted a major plot twist for the second season. The Insider reports that Dong-hyuk hinted a significant plot…
8 Nov
Nigeria has reportedly joined the list of countries to ban the screening of the new Marvel superhero film Eternals as the film slated to premiere over the weekend was yanked from cinema schedules.  Following the removal of Eternals from cinema schedules, it appears that Nigeria has joined the list of countries to ban the superhero film over a same-sex…
8 Nov
The Marvel superhero film Eternals has topped the North American box office after making $71million in opening sales over the weekend.  The superhero film written and directed by Oscar-winning director Chloe Zhao has received some of the worst reviews of any Marvel film. Despite being the first Marvel movie to receive a "rotten" rating on…

Guardian Life

5 hours ago
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
7 hours ago
The social media space has been known to function as a tool for promoting the sharing of information and creative content worldwide. As millions continue to engage on various social media platforms; Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter and many more, social media has transitioned into a voice for airing strong opinions, breaking new ground in society.…
1 day ago
Martha Stewart has disclosed that she broke up with actor Anthony Hopkins Stewart broke up over one of his most notable movie roles. Speaking on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, Stewart played a version of the game of "Two Truths and a Lie" called "Where's The Lie, Martha?" While playing the game, she revealed the…
1 day ago
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
1 day ago
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…

Music

1 day ago
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…
3 days ago
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour.  The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned.  The post reads, "Due to existing and public health measures being introduced…
3 days ago
Famous music stars, D’Banj and Simi, have been revealed as judges for the Nigerian Idols as the countdown to the show begins and will be premiered in February. D’Banj and Simi will be replacing Seyi Shay and DJ Sose who were judges in season six of the talent show and will be joining Obi Asika…
17 Jan
Adekunle Gold has announced the scheduled release date for his album Catch Me If You Can.  Real name Adekunle Kosoko, Adekunle Gold took to Twitter on Saturday to announce the release date of his new single Mercy, which he said will precede his album.  "_New Single' Mercy’-Out, January 21. New Album, 'Catch Me if you can’-Out, February…
Celine Dion
17 Jan
Iconic singer Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of her 16 remaining world tours. This cancellation is due to ongoing health issues. The singer who is just recovering from “severe and persistent muscle spasms,” said the healing process is hindering her ability to perform. The Canadian songstress made this known via her post published from…

Film

2 days ago
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
3 days ago
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…
3 days ago
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who played a young Hannibal Lecter and Yves Saint Laurent, died on Wednesday at the age of 37 following a skiing accident, his family said. One of the most striking faces of his generation, Ulliel was already in the top rank of French actors. He gained international attention for his performance…
4 days ago
Joss Whedon has claimed Gal Gadot misunderstood him on set. The ‘Justice League’ director has responded to allegations made by the actress - who played Wonder Woman in the film - on set, suggesting there was a language barrier when communicating with the French star. Speaking to a New York magazine, Joss Whedon said, “I…
Paris Hilton
4 days ago
Paris Hilton's Netflix cooking show Cooking With Paris has been cancelled after one season.  The culinary show premiered in August 2021 with six episodes that say Hilton try to make several receipes from savory main dishes to succulent desserts, alongside celebrity guests including Demi Lovato, Saweetie, Kim Kardashian, mom Kathy Hilton, and sister Nicky Hilton. Reporting the…