Irapada (2007): How to Build Cinematic Atmosphere

Irapada’s world is one where everything looks slightly off-kilter, where it feels like; beneath the surface, beyond what we can see, a dark presence lingers, boldly pulling the strings.

NOLLYWOOD ICON: THE LEGACY OF BUKKY AJAYI

by Adebayo Adegbite In conversations about Nollywood, it’s important to always remember certain individuals who have shaped our perceptions and realities about the industry, whether in front of the camera or behind it. One of those belonging to this hallowed…

Kambili questions our understanding of the Romcom genre

By Mr. X Romantic comedies have been tagged to be light-hearted, slice-of-life works of fiction that employ the double pivot of humor and romance in their plotlines. A tricky genre that spotlights the essence of human connections and character growth. In…

CATCH.ER: There’s No Country for Women.

by Osamudiamen Joseph Burning is a 2018 south Korean film co-written and directed by Lee Chang-Dong. The story begins with a young man, Jong-soo, as he runs into Hae-mi, a friend from his childhood. She tells him about her plans…

Retrospective: This Lady Called Life Should Be More

by Ella Bakare Kayode Kasum’s 2020 movie ‘This Lady Called Life’ (TLCL) has all the potentials of a good storytelling experience. With Kasum’s signature cozy aesthetics, close range emotional shots, and eye-catching visuals, a lot is promised. The actors for…