Photos of Mercy, Ebuka, Toke, Nana and Denola at the AMVCAs 2020

AMVCA 2020: Life’s Not Fair, Get Used To It

One time, a fellow conducted a Twitter poll. He asked whom people would go for if they were given the chance to decide the winner between their less-talented friend and a stranger whose competence and expertise isn’t in doubt in a contest.

More than eighty percent of respondents indicated that they would vote for their friend. They would rather see their ally win. It was a matter of loyalty. They know their friend and would love to see them succeed despite their glaring shortcomings and the fact that the other person deserves it more.

LionHeart: A Drama that Warms the Heart

LionHeart is a Nigerian movie produced by Chinny Onwugbenu and directed by Genevieve Nnaji

My first encounter with LionHeart was on Instagram. About a year ago, the director and principal character in the film, Genevieve Nnaji had posted a few scenes from the movie which was in its production stage at the time. The pictures aroused more than a passing interest for a number of reasons:

A Date With “Satan”

 

Satan: A Dark Comedy is a stage play written and directed by writer and media entrepreneur, Joy Isi Bewaji

First of all, there’s no doubt that the title of the play is about as intriguing as titles get. I wasn’t quite sure of what to expect when I saw the promotional materials on social media, because, frankly, dark comedies aren’t exactly commonly explored in these parts.

Was it going to delve into the numerous vices cum evil the fallen angel is widely believed to engineer in our world? Would it downplay these perceived villainous activities and question such beliefs? I was soon to find out.