Nigerian filmmaker Kunle Afolayan is known for regularly casting non-actors and first-timers in key roles. Right from Demola Adedoyin’s performance…
Welcome to our ranking of the best performers in the Nollywood movies we watched this year. We reviewed quite a…
A list of Nollywood films adapted from books. We have also taken the liberty to add books by Nigerian Authors adapted on the international scene.
Beyond the regular cinephile, there are the readers who were eager to see Swallow because it’s an adaptation of a Sefi Atta novel. And while, even amongst them, the reaction to the film has been polemical, there is a general agreement that the film didn’t explore the entirety of the book.
There are countless successful films based on books all over, and to counterweight that, there are terrible ones as well.
The constant has been Kunle Afolayan’s dedication to presenting craft as excellently as possible. But there has to be some ranking for those works, excellently as some of them are. Which is ‘best’ and which sits below the ranking. Here is a list of Afolayan’s best ten films.