PROPHE+ESS REVIEW: A Misguided Adventure

There is nothing strikingly fresh that we haven’t experienced or heard about in Niyi Akinmolayan’s 2021 outing ‘Prophetess’. We are well acquainted with Nollywood’s stereotypical representation of white garment prophets as either pretentious or outright comical. Even if most viewers…

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