Living in Bondage: Breaking Free – A Tale of Two Eras

Breaking Free did a good job of bringing to life, an old story that has a lot of relevance and currency. With the Yahoo plus, drug pushing and ‘pant for Benz’ narratives among the millennials, the issue of ritual killing brings another dimension that we like to wish away, but still lives with us. Nigeria is replete with stories of unusual deaths and inexplicable wealth, making a mockery of hard-working people. The earlier we use narratives from movies like this to present life as collection of cause and effects, the better for us.

Things you didn’t Know About Nollywood’s Epic Movie, “Living in Bondage

Director: Chris Obi-Rapu Producer: Okechukwu Ogunjiofor Screenplay: Kenneth Nnebue and Okechukwu Ogunijofor Language: Igbo with English subtitles Year of release: 1992 Lead cast: Kenneth Okonkwo, Nnenna Nwabueze, Kanayo Kanayo, Ngozi Nwosu, Bob Manuel-Udokwu and Rita Nzelu. It was the film to beat. Released in 1992, Living in Bondage afforded Nigerians an opportunity to see a … Continue reading Things you didn’t Know About Nollywood’s Epic Movie, “Living in Bondage

Chinedu Anarado: ‘Wives on Strike’ Tackles Serious Issues Through Comedy

The use of comedy to deliver this story was epic and smart. The producers did a good job telling us a sad story amidst fits of laughter and amusement. The last time I laughed so hard in a movie must be Ayo Makun's 30 Days in Atlanta.