RECENT MOVIE REVIEWS AND NEWS
The Red Carpet premiere of the highly anticipated movie Flower Girl starring the most gorgeous Chris Attoh alongside Damilola Adegbite will be held at the Odeon Cinema in Greenwich, London on 26th September, 2013. You will get the chance to mingle with the movie’s stars-Chris Attoh, Damilola Adegbite. Do YOU want to see it? If yes I have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader.
It takes a tragic event for four childhood friends to strip themselves bare by revealing their own truths and embarking on the journey to their own respective spiritual freedoms.
Amina is played by Omotola Jalade Ekeinde who finds herself incarcerated in a mental hospital after suffering a series of life changing events. The only person who can help her is her psychologist played by Wil Johnson, who must overcome his own demons before he can help Amina confront her past. The psychologist happens to be a raging alcoholic with his own issues. Nolly Galore video reviews the movie Amina starring Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Wil Johnson, which premiered in Leicester Square, October 2012. For the purposes of this review it is labelled Nollywood but the film really wasn’t except it had a Nollywood actress and a Ngierian director there was nothing Nigerian about the movie. It was set in the UK and Omotola was actually meant to be British even though she had a Nigerian accent. *sigh*
Everyone is looking for Sasha, played by Yvonne Okoro who has cancer and not long to live. She has disappeared after being knocked over in the road. Artus approaches a local don to find her whereabouts only to be held by that man who presumes that he in fact knows where she is. Sasha is recovering at her aunty’s house and devastated that her son is missing, only for the don to reunite mother and son and then request a date as a thank you from her. Soon Sasha has been recruited by the Don to go to and do Ashawo work.
A man called Dennis is chatting to a girl on Facebook that he believes is in Jamaica, only for his friend to visit him with his girlfriend and for him to see that it is the same girl on Facebook. It turns out that her picture was stolen by an ex-boyfriend who has been using it to defraud innocent lonely men on Facebook. The conman ex-boyfriend is part of a fraud ring called The Knights. Leo, played by John Paul Nwadike, who is a member of The Knights is at danger of being thrown out as his indiscrete ways bring the group to the attention of the law. Cyrene played by Tonto Dikeh has been selling her body in an organised prostitute ring called The Angels, to her brother in law. She feels guilty about cheating with her sister’s husband and wants to break free from sleeping with him but he resorts to blackmail to keep her where he wants her, and with her boss’ consent. Jude, played by Yul Edochie who is Lord of the Knights wants to save enough money to settle down with Cyrene but when a fellow Knight steals his money, he is broke and decides to start pimping women. It is not long before everybody’s sordid secrets are dramatically spilled in a huge confrontation.
The UK premiere of the most anticipated film of the year ‘Tango with Me’ starring Genevieve Nnaji and Joseph Benjamin will take place on August 16, 2012 at the newly refurbished Odeon IMAX Greenwich cinema. I have 2 pairs of tickets up for grabs. All you have to do to win the FREE tickets is to LIKE the Tango With Me Facebook page and leave a comment in the comments section telling me why YOU deserve a FREE ticket to the Premiere.
Lola, played by Omoni Oboli is a free spirit who is fed up of her parents constantly comparing her to her late sister Kemi. There is great fiction in their household because of this. Ngozi, played by Stella Damasus is a student who is struggling to support her mother and younger siblings. Her friend persuades her into joining her in town doing runs. She also embarks on a mission to exert revenge on the person that plunged her previously wealthy household into poverty. A teenage girl played by Sylvia Oluchy is being abused by her uncle.
Gerald, played by Uti Nwachukwu is a philadering commitment shy executive, who is horrified when he is told that his nephew Junior will be left in his custody after his brother’s death. He worries that this development will mark the end of his social life, leaving him subject to a life of PTA meetings and cleaning nose boogers, but there is no choice as the only way out of the arrangement according to the will is if he himself dies. Under his girlfriend Ella’s (Tonto Dikeh) persistence he reluctantly takes the boy into his home, but struggling to bond with the boy hires a nanny to help him out, who is a recently sacked secretary (Uche Jombo) with a huge secret. Her presence causes his girlfriend to feel resentful.
Tragedy strikes for happily married newlyweds Pabi and Jimah when a domestic accident involving hot oil leaves his face horrifically disfigured with second degree burns. Jimah struggles to accept that he is irrevocably scarred and the devoted loving husband that she once knew is emerges angry and abusive monster, seemingly intent on driving her away.
Lola (Genevieve Nnaji) and Uzo (Joseph Benjamin) meet during her youth service and are married after a 3 year courtship. On their wedding night Lola, a virgin is raped by armed robbers who break into their hotel suite, right in front of her new husband. Both bear the emotional and psychological burden that the rape places on them. She is emotionally scarred and has trouble having sexual relations with her husband, while her husband bears the guilt of not being able to protect her when she most needed him to. Their marriage is only two months but they are already seeing a marriage counsellor. It remains to be seen if they will be able to break down the psychological walls that keep them apart.