Princess Irede Abumere

Critic

Nigeria

Princess Irede Abumere is an Editor at Pulse. A multimedia journalist, social media enthusiast and a storyteller.

Dry

Date: 14 Aug 2015 Category: TV/Film
9.0 Rating
Halima (played by Zubaida Ibrahim Fagge) is a teenager who has been betrothed to a man four times her age. Zara played by Stephanie Linus is a doctor who is trying to live her life like normal but is constantly haunted by her past. I’ve never cried for a Nigerian movie, but Stephanie Linus made me cry! (And I’m not ashamed to admit it). “Dry” is an emotional social conscious drama. In essence, it’s based on a real life story surround ...

Fifty

Date: 18 Oct 2015 Category: TV/Film
8.0 Rating
Several high budget Nollywood films have been released this year and ‘Fifty’ could just be the ‘drama of the year’. The EbonyLife Film directed by Biyi Bandele stars A-list actresses namely Ireti Doyle, Dakore Akande, Nse Ikpe Etim and Omoni Oboli. ‘Fifty’ encapsulates reality, lifestyle and womanhood.
The film set in Lagos is about four women: Elizabeth, Kate, Maria and Tola, who have all reached the midlife belt of the ...

93 Days

Date: 24 Apr 2016 Category: TV/Film
8.0 Rating
‘Ebola’ - a virus that instilled fear in grown men, women and a whole nation.
“93 Days” is a historic gripping documentation of the deadly disease starting from the day the day the Ebola virus came into Nigeria to the day the country was declared Ebola-free. After watching two hours of the movie with my eyes welled up with tears, my mind immediately went to what could have been if this plague was not quickly diagno ...