Book Review: Eghosa Imasuen’s ‘Fine Boys’

Writer: Eghosa Imasuen Year of Publication: 2011 Publisher: Kachifo Limited Number of pages: 350 Genre: Fiction I have learned, from experience, that people are drawn to a work of art by either how much they are entertained by it or by how much they relate to it. Eghosa Imasuen’s Fine Boys makes an attempt at […]

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Movie Review: Deuces (2017)

Synopsis: An undercover cop finds himself drawn in by a unique, charismatic gang leader. Director: Jamal Hill Executive producer: Queen Latifah Producers: Justin Moritt, Yaneley Arty, Otis Best, Ron Robinson Screenplay: Jamal Hill, Curtis Bryant Cast: Larenz Tate, Rotimi, Meagan Good, La La Anthony, Lance Gross, Rick Gonzalez, Andra Fuller, Siya, Chance Kelly Genre: Crime […]

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Book Review: Chinelo Okparanta’s ‘Under The Udala Trees’

Writer: Chinelo Okparanta Year of Publication: 2015 Genre: Fiction The first part of Chinelo’s novel reminds you immediately of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s account of the civil war in ‘Half Of a Yellow Sun’. It is set in Ojoto in South Eastern Nigeria, and words like the bunker, Ojukjwu and the radio are constant features, as […]

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Movie Review: Gold (2016)

Director: Stephen Gaghan Writers: Patrick Massett and John Zinman Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Édgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Toby Kebbell, Craig T. Nelson, Stacy Keach, Bruce Greenwood. Synopsis: A prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the […]

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Movie Review: Naked (2017)

Many laughs, little heart. Synopsis: Rob Anderson is all set to marry the girl of his dreams, but can’t quite get to the altar. He finds himself caught in a time loop, waking up naked in a hotel elevator over and over again. Cast: Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall, Loretta Devine, Dennis Haysbert, Corey Hardrict, Brian […]

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Nora died? I give up on TV Series.

I have just completed the second season of The Strain and I have been rendered depressed. This is the definition of rock bottom, where this season ended. Coco is dead (this doesn’t particularly give me as much joy as I thought it would; she was just a victim really), Nora is dead (I will come […]

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Power’s Tariq is that boy your parents warned you about

I am still in shock from the latest episode of Power, Episode 9 of Season 4. I cannot believe what just happened, but since I am not one to give spoilers, I’ll let those who haven’t watched it go see it, that’s if their curiousity hasn’t sent then searching Google for answers already. My concern […]

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