Gig economy hijinks Uber inspires buddy action comedy ‘Stuber’
14 July 2019 | 11:39 am
Uber is already known for its global ride-hailing service, food delivery arm, and electric bike rentals. Now it has inspired a comedy action movie.
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Keke Palmer joins Jordan Peele's new horror movie
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Chadwick Boseman was named best movie actor at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday (February 28), six months after his death at age 43 shocked fans around the world. Boseman, best known for the superhero movie "Black Panther," was awarded the Golden Globe for lead actor in a movie drama for his role as an ambitious trumpet player in 1920s jazz drama "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."
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The grand home premiere of The GDN Studios latest movie release, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) was welcomed with a global reception at the Ebony Life Place Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday, April 18th, 2021. The most anticipated event, which came ahead of the movie's cinematic release on April 23rd, started with a large group of celebrities, fashionistas, Nollywood actors, and dignitaries striking poses on the red carpet.
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FRANCE 24's film critic Lisa Nesselson shares her thoughts on "Nomadland" and why it wouldn't have been one of her top choices for the Academy Awards. Frances McDormand plays the lead role in Chloé Zhao's feature film. It won the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Female Lead gongs at the 2021 Oscars. McDormand portrays a widow who leaves a now-desolate former company town in Nevada and takes up life as a modern-day nomad.
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Renowned writer, producer, film director and trainer, Tunde Kelani has premiered his new movie 'Ayinla The Movie' in Lagos.
23 Jul 2021
Emily Blunt accidentally "ghosted" Dwayne Johnson when he tried to charm her into signing on for the new Disney adventure movie Jungle Cruise with a heartfelt video plea.
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Kunle Afolayan's latest production 'Swallow' premiered on the 30th of September ahead of its October 1, 2021, global Netflix premiere. The feature film is based on Sefi Atta's 2010 novel 'Swallow'. Many know Kunle Afolayan as a skilled storyteller who has successfully captured the historical and cultural essence of Nigeria. ‘Swallow’ is no different. His penchant for telling stories that explore the historical and cultural context in Nigeria stems from his love for the culture, a representation of who we are as a country.
19 Oct 2021
A Russian film crew has landed on Earth after filming scenes for the world's first feature movie shot in space.
27 Oct 2021
Dozens of Netflix employees joined protests outside the company's Los Angeles office. Counterprotesters soon showed up to pushback against the rally.
24 Nov 2021
A new movie exploring the impact of rogue law enforcement officers on Nigerian society and inspired by last year's anti-police brutality protests was premiered at one of Africa's foremost film festivals in Lagos. The movie, Collision Course, tells the story of a law enforcement officer struggling to make ends meet and an aspiring musician whose worlds collide.
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As COVID restrictions are eased, small clubs are bringing people back for stand-up comedy shows. Some producers are using this opportunity to fix the skewed gender ratio in lineups as well as audiences.
14 Jan 2022
It’s been 26 years since the original film was released. Now, after three sequels, the ultimate horror pastiche "Scream" returns for a fifth instalment. We hear from cast members Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette about coming back to the format following the death of director Wes Craven.
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