Author: Efeturi

To commemorate International Women’s Month and celebrate the spirit of resilience and empowerment, The Macallan unveiled its cinematic masterpiece, “The Spirit of 1926,” an inspired biopic of Janet Isabella Harbinson, the former Managing Director of The Macallan at the luxury prestige business lounge, Capital Club’s annual African Women on Board (AWB) roundtable in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria on March 14, 2024. The eight-minute biopic, starring the acclaimed actress Emily Mortimer as Harbinson, offers a glimpse into Janet Harbinson, also known as Nettie’s journey, as the Managing Director of The Macallan during the aftermath of World War I. Directed by filmmaker…

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Showmax has released the trailer for its latest Nigerian Original movie, Dead of Night, which is now streaming. Dead of Night is directed by Chiemeka Osuagwu, whose credits include Far From Home (2022), Blood Covenant (2022), and  A Weekend to Forget (2023).  The story unfolds in the quiet Ekeoba village as the robbery plan of three teenage girls – Chinaza, Onyi and Ihuoma, played by Nollywood fresh faces Favour Etim, Diana Egwatu, and Nene Aliemeke – takes a terrifying turn when they become trapped in an abandoned mansion with dark secrets. Haunted by mysterious forces, they must navigate a labyrinth…

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As anticipation builds for the 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, organisers have announced the nominees for this year’s award categories. The nominee announcement aired on Sunday, 24th March 2024, on all Africa Magic channels, stirring excitement among fans across the continent. The prestigious awards ceremony, celebrating excellence in African film and television, is slated to take place on the 10th and 11th of May 2024. Dr Busola Tejumola, Executive Head of Content and Channels, West Africa, MultiChoice said, “We are happy to unveil the nominees for the 10th edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’…

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Award-winning media host, UK-trained lawyer and actress, Folu Storms, at the recently held Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) press conference, shared her thoughts towards the highly anticipated 10th anniversary of the prestigious awards. Speaking in an exclusive interview, Folu reflects on her past success with the Showmax Nigeria Original Crime and Justice Lagos winning the Best TV Series award at the 9th AMVCAs. She also expressed anticipation for the upcoming event, emphasising the importance of the recognition that the awards ceremony brings to the African film and television industry. “It was lovely to see the work that we put…

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Mo Abudu short film will be directed by Idris Elba. The short film titled “Dust To Dreams” is a collaboration between EbonyLife Films and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) through its Creative Africa Nexus (Canex). The film follows the relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter as she meets her father for the first time, will features Nollywood stars including Nse Ikpe-Etim, Eku Edewor, Atlanta Bridget Johnson, former Nigerian Idol contestant Constance Olatunde, and British singer, Seal. Created by Mo Abudu, and written and directed by Elba, Mo Abudu will serve as both executive producer and producer, with…

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“Where The Heck Is My Period?” is a powerful and poignant exploration of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), produced by Stephanie Coker Aderinokun, a multi talented visionary woman determined to make a difference. As a seasoned TV host and acclaimed actress, Stephanie Coker Aderinokun has captivated audiences with her talent and charisma for years. Now, she is leveraging her platform to raise awareness about PCOS and advocate for women’s health through her nonprofit organization, The Future Is Her. An organization she has dedicated to the education and early diagnosis of people living with PCOS.  Driven by a mission to increase awareness,…

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Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated film ‘Oppenheimer’ has made history at the 96th Academy Awards, joining movies like “Titanic,” (1997) – 11 awards, “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” (2003) — 11 Awards, “West Side Story,” (1961) — 10 Awards, “Gone with the Wind,” (1939) — 8 Awards,  “My Fair Lady,” (1964) — 8 Awards, “Slumdog Millionaire,” (2008) — 8 Awards with the most Oscar wins. The epic war drama, which explores the life of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb, swept the awards ceremony, taking home an impressive…

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The 2024 Oscars red carpet was not just a runway, but a canvas of colors, as celebrities stepped out in a dazzling array of outfits that ranged from the classic to the bold. The stars brought their A-game, showcasing a mix of elegance, glamour, and daring fashion choices that captivated audiences around the world. Here are our top 15: All images curated from The Hollywood Reporter.

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Are you looking for the best movies to keep you entertained this March? Look no further than Africa Magic, where you can catch some of the best films and series from all over Africa. From forever classic movies to the latest drama or series, Africa Magic has got you covered with 300 blockbusters on Showcase (Ch151), Epic (CH. 152), Urban (Ch. 153), and indigenous channels (Ch. 156, 157 and 159) this March, creating an exhilarating entertainment adventure for you. This month, Africa Magic will premiere 58 movies on AM Yoruba, 41 movies on AM Hausa, 47 movies on AM Igbo,…

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The 96th Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, dazzled audiences worldwide with a celebration of cinematic excellence. Held at the iconic Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the ceremony honored the best in film from the past year, highlighting the talent and creativity of filmmakers and artists from around the globe. Here’s a glimpse at some of the winners who took home the coveted golden statuettes. Best Picture American Fiction (Ben LeClair, Nikos Karamigios, Cord Jefferson and Jermaine Johnson, Producers) Anatomy of a Fall (Marie-Ange Luciani and David Thion, Producers) Barbie (David Heyman, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley and Robbie Brenner, Producers)…

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