African Cinema, Film Reviews

GOLD COAST LOUNGE offers fleeting pleasures despite an undercooked and bloated script

Is Afro-noir going to be a thing after ‘Gold Coast Lounge’, the latest cinematic offering from writer-director Pascal Aka? Film noir serves as the obvious inspiration for this post-independence crime flick which is rife with distracting anachronisms brought on by budget constraints and drab archetypes given life by an undercooked screenplay. Whilst the aesthetic and… Continue reading GOLD COAST LOUNGE offers fleeting pleasures despite an undercooked and bloated script