Oga John is a short tense film drawn from our present-day encounter narrating the subject matter of “mental health” and colliding two worlds apart. It explores the use of cinematic storytelling, which is rarely employed in Nollywood movies.
“The strangeness of past is something we can’t escape from, so we might as well embrace and learn from it.” I’m obsessed with the old-fashioned way of doing things. Then, the culture and style was awfully awesome. Once, I told my mom that I wished we were still in the era when we wrote eachContinue reading “Vintage Phenomena: The Fad Fashion Style as a Reference from the Past to the ‘now’.”
Nothing excites me more than good music. My shrewd music taste can be traced back to my early exposure and appreciation of music as little as I was immersed in Yanni’s music . It was a very weird music choice for a little girl in the 2000s.
Between being outgoing and loquacious, or introverted and reticent, I’m mostly the latter. My childhood ripped me open to a world of books than people. I was tad awkward around people especially girls. But my social skills while relating to boys weren’t so bad neither was it that good.
One of things I clearly love in the movie “Lion Heart” is the way Genevieve Nnaji carries herself – the calm and grace. But the movie didn’t reach its potential – I have expected the story to have some depth – for a movie bought by Neflix and with the ‘hype’ surrounding it too.
Lagos: in the mornings, everyone wakes before the sun rises. Between 4am and 8am is rush hour. When there are long lines of cars and trucks and buses on the streets and highways. Often as kids, we would hear about “the Lagos” on radio and TV shows, read about it in magazines and newspapers, andContinue reading ” Lagos: The City Of Chaoticness and Rare Wonder”
Before I took writing serious, I used to scribble words and sentences from books I had read on paper- then it didn’t mean anything to me. My childhood was nothing if not imaginative, I read to escape something at that moment; I don’t know what it was, maybe my reality, it is all hazy now.Continue reading “What Creative Writing Means to Me?”