The Afrobeat star used music to promote and preserve his Yoruba culture - while entertaining diverse global influences.
In their press rounds, director Peter Jackson and Paul McCartney have been eager to recast the legacy of the band’s final years.
From the indie to the blockbuster, Halloween viewing recommendations whatever your taste.
A wave of new horror films leant into Tony Blair’s Asbo policy demonising young working class men, portraying them as the monsters that society should be scared of.
Streaming platforms have introduced to thousands of hyper-specific categories and genres that shape our tastes.
In a time of increasingly complex geopolitical entanglements and moral failings, these films articulate a yearning for unsullied heroism, effective leadership and appropriate responses to crises.
Climate disasters are drawing comparisons to apocalyptic films. Their happy endings may have given us a false sense of hope.
From The Drover’s Wife to a new Wes Anderson to the long-awaited Dune, it will be good to be back in cinemas again.
In Lagos, cinema audiences don’t go to the movies for the film alone. There’s more.
For a film that was destined to do so much wrong, this does a surprising amount right. And in an era of relentlessly ‘clever’ films and knowing reboots, Face the Music has a refreshingly light touch.
John Wyndham’s book The Midwich Cuckoos is set to be adapted for the screen for the third time. The tale of otherworldly children resonates with audiences today as much as it did in 1957.
The idea of isolation has inspired many great films over the years. Here are a few of the best.
Viewing Nigerian movies is seen as a trip down memory lane, a virtual journey back home and group therapy for Africans in the diaspora.
Invisibility has been used to indulge fantasies of good and evil, level social critiques or warn of the dangers of power in the wrong hands.
Films of the battle for Iwo Jima, being digitized 75 years after they were made, offer connections and lessons for Americans of today.
Does the new film misrepresent Harriet Tubman’s legacy as claimed by many Twitter users?
Pledges on gender parity are not worth the paper they are written on if selection processes remain secret.
How do you solve a problem like Godzilla? It’s not too tricky to work out if you are a mathematician…
When it was released 15 years ago, Mel Gibson’s ‘Passion of the Christ,’ was a box-office success. The theme of Jesus has been a successful one that many filmmakers around the globe have cashed in on.
Audio description began as an accessibility aid but has developed into an art form.