NOTES ON PRECIOUS HARRY’S ANOTHER MURDER

Precious Harry’s eight-minute indie short film opens with the only characters we see on screen throughout the film: an unnamed psychologist (the fact that the psychologist is unnamed throughout the film might symbolize her representation of the average Nigerian psychologist)…

‘Biyi Alexander’s ANTISTROFI: “Are You Watching Closely?”

“Antistrophe” is derived from a Greek word which means “turning back.” It involves the repetition of the same words at the end of consecutive phrases, clauses, sentences and paragraphs. This device is used in literature, music and sacred texts to place emphasis on a particular thought or idea

Happy Ending: A Compelling Case for Male Victims

 “…a rape victim and a victim of a fatal accident were both gone forever. The difference was that the rape victim still had to go through the motions of being alive” – The Tenth Circle, Jodie Picoult. Cruel, inhumane and…

Clippers (2022): On the Need for Empathy

The theme of Clippers is spelled out clearly in this line from one of the characters, Oge, “Family, no be only who your mama born.” The movie paints a picture of two young people, Jummy and Utavie, who for one…

Rue: short, layered and delightful by ‘Chukwu Martin

A collective effort to pass an exam makes for effortless collaboration, and collaboration aims for a greater attempt at success — Zikka Mann. This is apt as RUE (2019), a student film by the Group 2 Batch B of Royal…