KING OF BOYS: THE RETURN OF THE KING, EPISODE 4 “THE DEVIL’S REVENGE” REVIEW

by Mr. X One of the earliest teasers of the KOB sequel touts Makanaki’s return from the dead as a major high point. Upon release, the audience, I presume, with piqued interests, skipped to this episode after the long-awaited Makanaki…

KING OF BOYS: THE RETURN OF THE KING, EPISODE 3 “AN OLD ENEMY” REVIEW

by Osamudiamen Joseph At 35 minutes, the third episode, An Old Enemy, is the shortest in the series. And this is where the pacing issues in The Return of the King become evident. Scenes overstay their welcome, lingering like unwanted…

KING OF BOYS: THE RETURN OF THE KING, EPISODE 2 “A WOUNDED LION IS STILL A LION” REVIEW

by Eke Kalu Everyone’s favorite adage-spewing, tongue-lashing, hair-raising, original Lagos gangster is back. And she only wants one thing. Well, she wants two things, but all more of the same. Power. It’s the same thing she wanted in the original…

KING OF BOYS: THE RETURN OF THE KING , EPISODE 1 “A KING’S WELCOME” REVIEW

by Osamudiamen Joseph Even if you have been living under a rock, chances are you have come across some promotional material for the sequel to Kemi Adetiba’s 2018 movie, King of Boys. From the teaser released almost a year ago…

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.