THE TRAP: EPISODE 3

Pastor K. stood on the side-walk and looked around the area the keke had dropped him. Not that it was his first time, it was just that he needed to survey his immediate environ to know if any of his church members was around the neighbourhood. It wasn’t every time the man of God would … Continue reading THE TRAP: EPISODE 3

THE TRAP: EPISODE 2

BEFORE DAWN Knock! Knock!! Knock!!! Uncle Akpan’s wife, in her nightie, rolled her massive backside through the sitting room and opened the door. She beamed with pleasure as her eyes met that of the man standing in the doorway. Her voice went down several knots and softened as she whispered, “My love.” The stranger, about … Continue reading THE TRAP: EPISODE 2

THE TRAP: EPISODE 1

HOMECOMING Tuesday, 11 am.  Philip Effiong rolled over on his side for the umpteenth time. He had been in bed since the previous night going in and out of epileptic doze. He rolled over one more time and stretched his limbs like an overfed cat. Only that he was nothing but overfed. His stomach grumbled … Continue reading THE TRAP: EPISODE 1

2018 and New Year Resolutions

It's 2018. Happy belated new year to all Mister Tadé's readers. Apologies for not updating this site with reviews of the latest movies. So many movies have come and have gone in the cinemas but here we are, 2018 at last! For instance, Kunle Afolayan's The Bridge, Mo Abudu's Wedding Party 2, The Women etc. … Continue reading 2018 and New Year Resolutions

MY WIFE & I: A LESSON IN BAD STORY-TELLING

If you haven’t seen the movie, My Wife & I, I suggest you close this page right away and go to the nearest cinema and see the movie. Then, you can come back and read this review and maybe you will agree with this review. I am not responsible for your feelings after seeing My … Continue reading MY WIFE & I: A LESSON IN BAD STORY-TELLING

Review of Hakkunde, the Movie

Relevance of Content: 9/10 Quality of video: 9/10 Performance of casts: 9/10 Plot: 8/10 Synopsis Hakkunde is an intriguing story of a young jobless graduate who battles everything (including love, family, discrimination, culture, tradition and self) on his journey to self-discovery and actualization. Frank Donga (as Akande or Hakkunde) believed that his relevance lay only … Continue reading Review of Hakkunde, the Movie

Movie Review (Alter Ego): Is it Worth Your Time and Penny?

Okay, this review should have come a while back but here we are at last with Alter Ego, a movie starring Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Kunle Remi, Wale Ojo, Emem Inwang, Elvina Ibru, Jide Kosoko, Victor Olaotan, Esther Eyibio and and a host of others targeted at the incessant cases of sexually abused females in Nigeria particularly … Continue reading Movie Review (Alter Ego): Is it Worth Your Time and Penny?

SLOW COUNTRY: What is Slow About the Country?

If you ever wanted to see a movie that was all action from the first minute to the last, then this movie is it. Slow Country is a Nigerian action-drama film, directed and produced by Eric Aghimien (Director of A Mile from Home). It tells the story of a homeless teenage mother, Ivie Okujaye (Make a Move) … Continue reading SLOW COUNTRY: What is Slow About the Country?

War for the Planet of the Apes: Looking Beyond the Human race

It was first Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) then, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and now, War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). From the days of the first instalment in the trilogy of the Planet of the Apes, I have always been amused by the idea of … Continue reading War for the Planet of the Apes: Looking Beyond the Human race

Isoken: Challenges of a 34-year-old Naija Single Girl

Did you see The Wedding Party when it was showing in cinemas across Nigeria? Did you observe the picture quality and the brilliant way the story was pieced together by the writer and the producer of that movie? Did you have a good laugh when seeing the movie? Did you eventually fall in with The … Continue reading Isoken: Challenges of a 34-year-old Naija Single Girl

Picture Perfect: Is the Picture really Perfect?

  Are you a Lagosian? Are you interested in seeing a movie on the big screen in high picture quality that is a representation of life in your city? A movie that you can see on the big screen and say, “Yes, that was me” or "Yes, that could have been me"? Then, Picture Perfect … Continue reading Picture Perfect: Is the Picture really Perfect?

DUNKIRK: A Story that Not All Heroes Go Home

Okay. I saw Dunkirk. Cynic that I am, that movie really got me like this: I don’t get emotional while at the movies. With this movie? I almost did. But I didn’t. Dunkirk is a story about survival. Not the kind of James Bond survival but real-life survival. It’s a story about heroes. And Christopher … Continue reading DUNKIRK: A Story that Not All Heroes Go Home

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