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3 Films Daniel Ehimen Wants You To Watch

Daniel Ehimen, DP, Director and Colorist, is one of the most exciting filmmakers working in the Nigerian film and television industry today. We get to take a look at his favourite movies and what filmmakers can learn from them Inglorious Basterds Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, this film is a revisionist take on the second world war. In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish US soldiers coincides with a theatre owner’s vengeful plans for the same. Laden with typical Tarantino moments: long, tense dialogues followed by brief, intense action, he also pays homage to the spaghetti western, with the score and operatic camera work.   Tip:  This film is an experiment in dramatic lighting says Daniel Ehimen, as the DP Robert Richardson teamed with Tarantino to formulate the unique look for this film, going for an epic look with high…

Opinion: Three Things Bling Lagosians Could Have Done Better by David Osarieme

“As each member of the Holloway family work to solve their problems, they prepare for Mopelola’s party, clearly to become the year’s biggest society event. But the buzz about the party compels the Asset Management Corporation to foreclose on ST. IVES, the family business, after the death of His godfather Baba Eko who had been protecting Akin Holloway. He must then fight a bigger battle – getting Mopelola to cancel her party and maintain a low profile to get them of the radar, while he tries to save the business” Munched from IMDB, the above paragraph concocts the plot summary of Bolanle Austen Peter’s 2019 box office smasher: Bling Lagosians. Peter’s directorial debut follows successes with numerous theatre productions and 93 days (2016), a feature film on the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, where she manned the Producer’s helm. In Bling Lagosians, acclaimed screenwriter Anthony K. Joseph skillfully reflects the glamour of Lagos…

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