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I didn’t feel bad losing the Oscars — Chiwetel Ejiofor

Celebrated Nigerian-British actor, Chiwetel
Ejiofor was in the country last weekend
for the premiere of the blockbuster movie,
adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s Half
of a Yellow Sun. 1,408 more words


My Thoughts on 'Half of a Yellow Sun'

My Thoughts on ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’

By Veronica Nkwocha

‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, the movie directed by Biyi Bandele and adapted from the book by the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a story of two lovers who find themselves caught up in more than the regular mundane trifles that would otherwise concern those in their same situation. 605 more words


Dirty Pretty Things (2003) - Review

Stephen Frears offers more than a typical thriller and more than a typical survival story. Frears offers an invisible and anonymous London hiding away from mainstream society. 322 more words

FilmFestDC 2014: Half of a Yellow Sun

Olanna (Thandie Newton) and Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Upon returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. 123 more words


"12 Years a Slave" - Film Review (A+)

I was warned before watching 12 Years a Slave that it would be graphic and painful to watch.  It was.  I was told Chiwetel Ejiofor was equally worthy as Matthew McConaughey for his Best Actor Oscar in… 1,038 more words


¿Penélope Cruz como la nueva chica Bond?

¿Se imaginan a la bella Penélope Cruz como la nueva compañera de James Bond?

Si los rumores son ciertos, la actriz española podría acompañar a Daniel Craig en la nueva entrega de la franquicia de James Bond. 327 more words


"It had been my mother who introduced me to the Chimamanda Adichie book in 2007" Chiwetel Ejiofor Says As He Embarks On A New Film 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Oscar-nominated performance in 12 Years a Slave projected his film career to a new level. His next film Half of a Yellow Sun, set in the violent struggles of 1960s Nigeria, is a long way from Hollywood but the actor insists stardom won’t mean leaving low-budget projects behind. 926 more words

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