Comedian AY‘s sophomore movie, A Trip to Jamaica premiered at the cinemas across Nigeria on the 30th of September 2016 and although I wasn’t such a fan of his debut movie, 30 Days in Atlanta starring AY and Ramsey Nouah, I decided to see what this could be since Funke Akindele, the one we all too know as Jenifa was also co-starring.
Even though I didn’t get to see the movie from its very inception (got into it three minutes late), I began watching it with the hope that I would enjoy it. But did I?
As the minutes rolled by in the dark room of the cinema, I realised that I had been scammed with an overhyped movie production. I must give it to AY for a job well done in making us all feel that we would be missing big time if we didn’t see this movie. I would not totally make a joke of this work of art but rather encourage more creativity in the writing of not just the next movies’ scripts but for most Nollywood films.
When the actors in a comedy movie try too hard to amuse the audience, it usually does not end too well. This was not far from the case with A Trip to Jamaica. Also, the sound quality was quite wack. The effects sometimes were too loud that actual words were barely audible. At a point, I thought the movie was about two adults goofing around the world.
The movie would have been worth the while and money for me if it had a stronger plot. The great sides to ...