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‘L.I.F.E’, ‘Hotel Lambama’, ‘On The Edge’ On Prime Video This Valentine

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Starting this Thursday, February 15th, 2024, three Nigerian movies will be available to watch on Prime Video! Get ready to enjoy “L.I.F.E.,” “Hotel Lambama,” and “On The Edge,” all joining the platform’s growing collection of films this month.

Prepare for a cinematic adventure with these latest additions to the streaming service. Whether you’re a fan of Nigerian cinema or simply looking for something new to watch, these movies are sure to entertain and engage you.

Let’s take a short look at them below:

In “L.I.F.E,” two women, played by Omowunmi Dada and Efe Irele, long for a change in their lives. But when their wishes unexpectedly come true, they might just learn a valuable lesson.

The film, directed by Uyoyou Adia, has gained international recognition, including Best Nigerian Film at the 2023 AMAA Awards, Best Sound Track at the 2023 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, and official selection at the 2023 Zanzibar International Film Festival.

You will be thrilled by the performances of a talented cast, including Olarotimi Fakunle, Eso Dike, Mr Macaroni, Tope Olowoniyan, Jay Paul, Kate Adepegba, Mena Sodje, and Fehintola Olalekan.

Watch the teaser below:

 

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“Hotel Lambama,” a hilarious whodunit directed by Biodun Stephen, is ready to bring its thrills and laughs to your screens.

Originally hitting cinemas in Nigeria on July 28, 2023, the film is now making its streaming debut on Prime Video. Written by Frances Okeke, the story unfolds within the walls of a mysterious hotel, where a popular social media influencer meets a shocking end. Suddenly, everyone staying there becomes a suspect.

Buckle up for a suspenseful ride with a talented cast, including Lateef Adedimeji, Bimbo Ademoye, Lilian Afegbai, Bolaji Ogunmola, Kachi Nnochiri, Blessing Jessica Obasi, Etinosa Idemudia, and Femi Adebayo.

Can you solve the mystery before the killer strikes again? Get ready to be hooked!

Watch the trailer below:

 

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It is a passionate tale of love, betrayal, power, and revenge with “On The Edge,” directed by Temitope Bolade-Akinbode.

This film weaves together a complex and thrilling narrative, keeping you on the edge of your seat. A talented ensemble cast brings the story to life, including Uzor Arukwe, Zainab Balogun, Olumide Owuru, Charles Born, Chimezie Imo, Femi Branch, Patrick Doyle, Fathia Williams, Adeolu Funsho, and Darasimi Nadi.

Prepare to be swept away by their performances and the film’s exploration of powerful emotions and their consequences. This is one you won’t want to miss!

Watch the trailer below:

Don’t miss out on the chance to experience these captivating stories from the comfort of your own home!

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A Recap Of “Aníkúlápó” Ahead Of The New TV Series Sequel In March

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The highly anticipated sequel to the 2022 Netflix film “Aníkúlápó,” titled “Aníkúlápó: Rise of the Spectre,” is now a six-part series. Picking up where the movie left off, the story follows Saro (Kunle Remi) in a relentless pursuit of his desires.

At the centre of the drama lies Saro’s forbidden love affair with Arolake (Bimbo Ademoye), the wife of the powerful Alaafin of Oyo (Taiwo Hassan). Their secret romance is exposed, forcing them to flee. However, Saro’s attempt to escape takes a drastic turn when he’s captured and nearly beaten to death.

In a surprising turn of events, Arolake intervenes, saving Saro’s life by confronting Akala, the mythical bird responsible for transporting souls to the afterlife. She steals Akala’s powerful gourd, granting Saro the ability to raise the dead.

This newfound power brings immense wealth to Saro, but it also unleashes his greed. Unfortunately, his insatiable desire ultimately leads him to a tragic downfall.

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The film ends with Akala, the mythical bird, furious about his missing gourd. Although Saro lies dead, Arolake has emptied the gourd, which still poses a risk to Akala’s power. Worse yet, Saro had already used the gourd to bring people back from the dead, dangerously disrupting the delicate balance between life and death.

As Saro’s greed and desire for more escalate, Queen Arolake reaches her breaking point. When Saro refuses to use the gourd unless given the king’s daughter in marriage, Arolake takes a decisive stance.

Knowing his dependence on the gourd, she cleverly empties it, rendering him powerless and trapped in the palace. Arolake, with her experience in escaping, gathers her belongings and flees the village. She leaves Saro with his newfound wives and the angered king.

Meanwhile, Alaafin Ademuyiwa, Arolake’s first husband, continues his relentless pursuit of her and Saro, seeking vengeance for their betrayal.

The film reaches a tragic conclusion with Saro’s demise. Blinded by greed, he demands the hand of a princess in exchange for resurrecting her brother, the prince. However, his empty promises and reliance on the stolen gourd backfired.

Unable to fulfil his side of the bargain, Saro faces the king’s wrath. The enraged villagers brutally attacked him and left him for dead outside the village.

In the final act, Akala, the mythical bird, retrieves his stolen gourd and carries Saro’s lifeless body to the afterlife, forever bound by the consequences of his actions.

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“Ebuka Turns Up Africa” Debuts On Prime Video In March

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Get ready to be thrilled with Ebuka’s exciting adventure across Africa! The travel-reality seriesEbuka Turns Up Africa,” a Prime Video original, premieres on March 1, 2024.

Hosted by the renowned Nigerian TV personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the series takes viewers on an unforgettable journey as he explores Africa with his celebrity friends: actors Timini Egbuson, Zubby Michael, Jimmie Akinsola, Onoja Adole, and Alistair Englebert Preston.

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This group of friends embarks on a luxurious VIP adventure across the continent, creating a captivating series that delves deeper than just the tourist experience. It not only showcases the diverse beauty of Africa but also reveals the personalities of these celebrities beyond their public personas.

While exploring the continent, the friends experience moments of joy, ignited by their shared spirit of adventure. However, the journey isn’t always smooth sailing, as the press release hints at personality clashes and occasional disagreements. Ultimately, the series aims to capture the magic of friendship and the unifying power of shared experiences.

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Produced by Rapid Blue Productions Nigeria and executive produced by Ziyanda Ngcaba and Erika Klopper, “Ebuka Turns Up Africa” promises to be an entertaining and insightful watch.

Mark your calendars for the premiere on March 1st, with the first two episodes dropping, followed by episodes three and four on March 8th.

Watch the trailer below:

 

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Grammy Winning Tyla Hits A Fashion Milestone

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When South Africa’s rising pop star, Tyla, chooses her clothes, there are two essential qualities she looks for: the ability to allow her to dance freely and the ability to move comfortably.

While describing her personal style, the young and talented artist who brought us the hit song “Water” emphasized the importance of feeling comfortable. However, her definition of comfort does not extend to casual attire like sweatpants and jerseys, particularly when she is in the public eye.

Additionally, the rise of her online presence on TikTok, which now boasts over 7.2 million followers, has seen “comfortable” translate to performing her own dance routines in unique outfits like macramé tube tops and very short miniskirts.

Just weeks ago, “comfortable” meant a glamorous, seafoam green Versace gown shimmering with fishnet overlays—a dazzling costume fit for a modern Venus. Tyla wore this as she proudly accepted the first-ever Grammy for Best African Music Performance for her chart-topping R&B hit, “Water.” Today, “comfortable” has a whole new meaning: a stylish linen set as she dances effortlessly in Gap’s Spring 2024 campaign, marking her debut with a major global fashion brand.

The video showcases Tyla and a group of dancers performing Shay Latukolan’s energetic choreography to “Back On 74,” a catchy, genre-blending song by the British group Jungle, which has amassed over one billion views on TikTok.

Each dancer is adorned in comfortable and flowing pieces from Gap’s spring collection, crafted from breathable linen fabric. Tyla’s outfit features a stylish cropped top and relaxed-fit cargo pants, accented by a swaying chain-link belt. The video not only highlights the comfortable nature of the clothing but also demonstrates how it can convey confidence and a touch of elegance, making it perfect for both movement and style.

“I love marrying my music and the way I look, I feel like it goes hand in hand,” Tyla explains. “I see that also sonically with my album that’s coming out, and with the Gap campaign.”

As Tyla embarks on her first major tour and showcases her characteristic drive and ambition, the artist is infusing her on-stage style with even more personal expression.

A passionate supporter of South African designers, such as the talented LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize winner Thebe Magugu, she proudly weaves elements of her heritage into her fashion choices.

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