Monthly Archives: December 2015

Xplore Reviews: Fifty

Xplore Reviews: Fifty

By Tolu Kareem: Fifty speaks of four fifty-year-old African women at the peak of their careers, who at this phase of their lives go through various experiences with love and pain, motherhood and sexuality, religion and success, infidelity and acceptance. Something about the movie reminds me of the “Single Mom’s Club”, but it’s only a ... Read More
 
EbonyLife’s “FIFTY” – A Win for The Nigerian Film Industry

EbonyLife’s “FIFTY” – A Win for The Nigerian Film Industry

originalomawumi – Wednesday night, a couple of us went to see the first movie production of EbonyLife Films, the highly talked about Fifty at the cinema. A bunch of media enthusiasts and professionals who volunteer at the media department of Africa’s fastest growing church with arguably the most up-to date media equipment, exposure and team in Nigeria, we were not the average ... Read More
 
Review: The Africa Hollywood Doesn’t Want You to See Feasts in Biyi Bandele’s ‘Fifty’

Review: The Africa Hollywood Doesn’t Want You to See Feasts in Biyi Bandele’s ‘Fifty’

By Jilo Katter | Shadow and Act November 5, 2015  – “Fifty” follows four African female lead characters into a riveting exploration of life’s paradoxes; love and lust, faith and logic, power and vulnerability, wisdom and youth, all culminated against the tropically insatiable backdrop of Africa’s fastest growing city, Lagos, Nigeria. After being shortlisted in the ... Read More
 
Tunde Kelani, FilmMaker says ….

Tunde Kelani, FilmMaker says ….

“Nigerians can look forward to a big treat when FIFTY, a new film by EbonyLife Films hits the cinemas nationwide from December 18, 2015. We were all highly impressed and full of praises after the media screening yesterday evening in Lagos. Kudos to my sister Mo Abudu and the entire cast and crew of FIFTY”
 
Charlotte Moore, Controller BBC says…

Charlotte Moore, Controller BBC says…

“Thank you so much for inviting me to the Fifty premiere.  Really enjoyed it and it was great to watch it with such an enthusiastic audience.  It was funny, full of melodrama and disarmingly touching and courageous at the same time –  a side of Lagos you don’t often get to see and a really original ... Read More
 
Fifty: Sticking to new narratives

Fifty: Sticking to new narratives

PM by Joy Bewaji – Fifty is unafraid of the beauty of Lagos, a miserly truth surrounded by the mocking reality of sheer ugliness stretching to every nook of a city struggling with under-development; a contemptuous circumstance that accommodates faux peace that the rich needs to purchase as they too grapple with erratic electricity, gullies for roads, ... Read More