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Not a Freak Synopsis

POSTED ON September 11th  - POSTED IN Entertainment, Motion Picture, News
This short film streams the life of Tunji Bankole a young boy with learning difficulty. His parents, Femi and Peju are at odds about the best route to tackle his peculiar needs.
Despite their ideological differences, Femi is determined to preserve the sanctity of his family but Peju isn’t as keen about a good natured resolution for the sake of their marriage or the cohesion of the family unit.
A typical of a 9 year old boy, Tunji is constrained in his performance of some elementary tasks, but he can solve advance mental maths in milliseconds, sometimes faster than a calculator. Whereas his unique skills win him admiration in some circles, he incurs the wrath of others who see him as ‘a cheating freak’.

 

Beach 24 Trailer

POSTED ON September 11th  - POSTED IN Entertainment, Motion Picture, News

WARNING: The following trailer contains bloody scenes and sexually explicit contents. This content is not suitable for people under the age of 18.

Synopsis: Brandon (Junior Pope) an undergraduate of a University decided to mark his birthday with his friends at the BEACH. 10 of them (5 guys, 5 girls) set out to the beach. It was meant to be a harmless fun party… until something went wrong. Something or someone at the beach took their lives one at a time. Who or what is responsible for their death? Let the mystery unfold in the drama….

Half of A Yellow Sun Trailer

POSTED ON September 11th  - POSTED IN Motion Picture, News

Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.

 

12 Years a Slave’s Oscar win unpopular with US Republicans

POSTED ON March 28th  - POSTED IN Entertainment, Motion Picture, News

The decision to award race drama 12 Years a Slave the 2014 Oscar for best film was unpopular among supporters of America’s Republican party,according to a new study.

12 Years A Slave
Only 15% of participants who identified as Republican voters said they felt the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had made the right choice for the annual awards ceremony’s top prize. The figure compared to 53% of Democratic party supporters who said Steve McQueen‘s slavery biopic, which also won best adapted screenplay (for John Ridley) and best supporting actress (for Lupita Nyong’o), deserved its success. Overall, 52% of respondents told Public Policy Polling they were not sure which film should have won.

The survey of 1,152 registered voters, which was carried out online and via the telephone, suggests attitudes towards 12 Years a Slave’s harrowing depiction of the realities of slavery in the antebellum deep south are divided sharply on political lines.

12 Years a Slave was not feted by the Obama administration in the run up to the Oscars. The president chose instead to praise another film with a civil rights theme, Lee Daniels’ The ButlerA White House screening was also staged for the Nelson Mandela biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Curled from: www.theguardian.com