Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The Hype: Mind Game

Edit: This movie has now been reviewed here

So, although Van Vicker from Ghana is the hottest thing in Nollywood at the moment, no movie of his has ever made it to this blog, mostly because I am not enamored of his acting, producing or directing (yes, he does the last two!!) And I doubt that any movie of his that I have ever seen will - well there is one exception (Reloaded) but that contained a stellar cast. However, I have chosen to "tentatively" plug this movie, mostly because I am totally in love with the leading lady - the queen herself Omotola! In addition, I am curious as to what a Ghanaian, Nigerian, Haitian combo will look like.

The movie is Mind Game, directed by Nigerian director, John Uche.

Story:
In this heart racing, conflict stricken, suspense cut drama, Betty (Omotola Jalade Ekeinde) gets entangled in her worst nightmare and all hell breaks loose one holy afternoon when she returns home from work unexpectedly to find her husband Richard (Van Vicker) in a compromising position with a friend of his in their study only four months after their wedding, during which he deliberately avoids consummating their marriage...
Shocked beyond comprehension, she is torn between divorcing him, and staying in the marriage...


Trailer:


The movie stars Nigeria's sweetheart Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Ghanaian heartthrob VanVicker, and Haitian movie stars Reginald Lubin and Carlin Kenol.

Fun trivia: The Haitian movie industry is called Bellywood!

Hope its as good as it looks.

Will review it once it comes out.

Ciao.

3 comments:

nollywoodforever said...

Uh Oh I don't want to be the one to say it but I will this looks totally rubbish to me... If a two minute trailer can't even excite me AND I can see bad acting then it just cannot be any good as far as I am concerned. They will play up the Naija/Ghana/Hatian combo to get sales...

movielover said...

Weeellll, the first half of the trailer looked okay. Its the second half that is worrisome. Omot looks hot in it too.

Let us keep our fingers crossed and hope it is better than it looks.

Thanks for stopping by!

nollywoodforever said...

My fingers are trying ooo LOL

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