Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 arrives in theatres on the back of the Nigerian Independence Day. Much like the day it is set aside to commemorate, October 1 also serves us a paradox of how far we have come but, tellingly, how rooted we are in the murky waters of colonialism. Afolayan’s film uses a latter-day colonialContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; OCTOBER 1”


So cinephiles will be well aware of film sub-genres like the 90s weaponry porn, the more contemporary disaster porn, grisly torture porn and indeed regular old porn porn. Well in light of Ridley Scott’s The Martian, I present to you improvisation porn. I recall the most impressive bits of Apollo 13 being the sequences thatContinue reading “FILM REVIEW; THE MARTIAN”