Chinwe Ononuju

Critic

Nigeria

Chinwe Ononuju is a writer and contributor for bonggis.com

Isoken

Date: 15 Jun 2017 Category: TV/Film
7.0 Rating
The movie, Isoken, jointly produced by Bose Oshin and Jadesola Osiberu, focuses on the societal pressure unmarried Nigerian women face despite their educational achievements or career successes. Starring Dakore Akande as the titular character, the movie centres on the 34-year-old single and successful Isoken, who has not only achieved academic accomplishment but has reached an enviable status in her career in advertising. These achievements wo ...

Alter Ego

Date: 21 Jul 2017 Category: TV/Film
6.0 Rating
Alter Ego was a movie I characterized as actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’s on screen come back because it had been awhile since I last saw her in action. I assumed she was taking her time to make the right project, given her status as a superstar. And so, when the movie premiered, I was in a haste to get to the cinema to see it. Never mind that a snapshot of the actress in lawyerly character had created on a furore on Instagram over the wrong ...

Banana Island Ghost

Date: 04 Aug 2017 Category: TV/Film
8.0 Rating
Banana Island Ghost was a highly talked about movie and I simply couldn’t wait to see it. The plotline that I’d heard about promised to be the kind of comedy that I was sure to enjoy. And then I saw it and I can honestly say that the movie is much of what it was described to be – HILARIOUS!! Directed by BB Sasore and produced by Biola Alabi, the romantic comedy tells the story of a ghost (Patrick Diabuah) who is reluctant to go onto the ...