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VIDEO STREAMING: Disney joins the race to take down Netflix

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 12, 2019
Multinational media and entertainment conglomerate, Walt Disney Company, on Tuesday launched its own online video stream/on-demand video platform. Disney+. The launch will see Disney rival Netflix, Amazon, and Apple for the market share. AT&T and Comcast are bidding to enter the streaming market by next year, making the video streaming competition stiffer. Disney pegged it […]

Trevor Noah to produce film on eight-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
Television host and comedian, Trevor Noah is developing a film about Tanitoluwa ‘Tani’ Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy. News Agency of Nigeria reports that Adewumi’s story broke the internet in March when he was profiled by the New York Times, going from homelessness to internationally known chess champion. Noah, who hosted the award-winning The […]

Disqualification of LionHeart is an eye-opener for Nollywood – Nigeria Oscar Committee

by Chuks Azotanion November 6, 2019
The Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has reacted to the disqualification of LionHeart as the country’s submission for Oscar 2020.  LIB reported earlier that the movie Genevieve Nnaji made her directorial debut in, was disqualified as Nigeria’s submission for the ‘International Feature Film’ category of the Oscars for having too much English dialogue.  Reacting to the development, Chineze Anyaene who headed […]

Motion picture academy disqualifies Nigerian Oscar entry ‘Lionheart’ for having too much English dialogue

by Chuks Azotanion November 5, 2019
The Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s “Lionheart” from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category, dropping the number of films competing for the award to 92 from what had been a record 93 entries. This year’s field is now tied with 2017’s as the largest in the category’s history. Snce “Lionheart” was made […]

The true story of Nigerian boy who joined a white supremacist gang [VIDEO]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 23, 2019
As a youth in 1960s Britain, Nigerian actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joined the skinheads – a far-right subculture associated with racist violence. He’s now bringing that story to cinemas in his country of origin. David Doyle reports. WATCH Video HERE

Video: Cardi B will appear in ‘Fast & Furious 9’

by Chuks Azotanion October 23, 2019
Cardi B is going to make an appearance in Fast & Furious 9. Vin Diesel made this revelation by sharing a video of Cardi B with him on set. In the video, he revealed they both just wrapped a day of shooting on the set. They both looked tired and fought to stay awake. “Day 86 here […]