• Horror on a shoestring: the Blum Manifesto

    Veteran movie producer Jason Blum has turned filmmaking on its head -- delighting investors and annoying competitors -- with his innovative "micro-budget" approach to the craft.
  • Nollywood actor Mr Ibu plans film on xenophobia

    Popular Nollywood actor, Mr John Okafor, says he is planning to shoot a movie highlighting the evils of xenophobia.
  • ‘It,’ terrorizing box-office rivals, sets horror-flick record

    The new freaky-scary film by that title broke records over the weekend as the largest September opening and largest opening for an R-rated horror film in North American theaters, industry websites reported Sunday.
  • Ziad Doueiri faces Lebanon army tribunal ‘over film’

    French-Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri, whose most recent film won a prize at the Venice Film Festival, was briefly detained after arriving at Beirut airport and must appear at a military tribunal on Monday.
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  • ‘Sweet Country’: a look back to Australia’s future

    Indigenous Australian director Warwick Thornton hopes his look at one of the darkest periods in his country's past will help it make better decisions in the future.
  • Apple, Amazon reportedly in the running for James Bond movie rights

    Apple and Amazon have reportedly joined the bidding war for James Bond distribution rights, and the companies are willing to spend a lot of money.
  • Clooney puts poison in Anywhere USA’s peanut butter

    New father George Clooney was back in the Venice limelight Saturday with his new film, "Suburbicon," a toxic depiction of 1950s America competing for the film festival's Golden Lion.
  • Frank Edoho: TV presenter to be dropped as host of WWTBAM

    The game show is returning to air after two months break following withdrawal of sponsorship by MTN. Television presenter, Frank Edoho would no longer continue as host of popular game show, "Who wants to be a Millionaire".This is based on a mutual agreement with the organisers who have entered a partnership with Airopay, the new sponsor of the weekly programme. A representative from the organization who developed the show made this known in an interview with Punch News' Saturday Beats today
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  • Alter Ego, 10 Days in Sun City, others to screen in Toronto

    Blockbusters ‘Alter Ego’ and ’10 days in Suncity’ are amongst films selected to be screened at the Nollywood Travel Film Festival, Toronto scheduled for Sept 8 to Sept 10.
  • Pulse List: 6 new Nollywood movies you should see in September

    What movies are you anticipating? Check out six Nollywood movies you should look forward to in September. While there's still "Banana Island Ghost" and "My Wife and I" showing in cinemas, September is almost here with enough dose of entertainment.Pulse Movies has rounded up five new movies coming to the cinemas in September, including Kunle Afolayan's "The Tribunal" and Don Omope's "Tatu."Check out six Nollywood movies you should look forward to this September.1. "Tatu" Directed by Don Omop
  • #ThrowbackThursday: 10 things we remember about 2003 romance movie "Not Man Enough"

    What do you remember about "Not Man Enough," which starred Emeka Ike, Genevieve Nnaji and Lillian Bach?Watch full movie. Game of Thrones' Ser Jorah AKA Ser Jorah has nothing on Steve, a character in the popular 2003 romance movie "Not Man Enough."It's Thursday and Pulse Movies is sharing 10 things we remember about the movie.Here we go;1. The movie starred Andy Chukwu, Emeka Ike, Muna Obiekwe, Genevieve Nnaji,  Lasa Amoro, Amaka Aneke, Lilian Bach among others.2.
  • "Game of Thrones": 10 things we bet you didn't know about biggest TV show

    Who plays the Night King? Why has Cersei never shared a scene with Bronn? Who almost played Jon Snow? Here are 10 things you don't know about "Game of Thrones." "Game of Thrones" is arguably the greatest TV show and biggest pop-culture event of this century. How well do you the HBO show? Who plays the Night King? Why hasn't Cersei shared a scene with Bronn? Who once played Daenerys?Pulse Movies has put together 10 things we bet you don't know about your favourite
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  • Sisi Yemmie Vlog: Things you shouldn't share with anybody

    From pants to earphones, SisiYemmie shares the list of things she can't share with anyone, including family. What are yours? Are there things you can't share with anybody, including family members? In a new episode of her vlog, Sisi Yemmie makes a list of things she can't share with anyone, including family members. Some of the things she can't share include sponge, makeup brush, lipsticks, tooth brush, ear phones, towel and pants. What are some things you can't share with anyone? Watch
  • Cynthia Erivo: British Nigerian to star alongside Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Bridges in "Bad Times at the El Royale"

    Cynthia Erivo is set to star alongside Chris Hemsworth and Jeff Bridges in an upcoming film, "Bad Times at the El Royale." British Nigerian Cynthia Erivo has joined the cast of "Bad Times at the El Royale."The 30-year-old British Nigerian, who is already an Emmy, Grammy, and Tony winner, will sing and act in the upcoming film.The actress will star alongside Chris Hemsworth and Jeff Bridges in the thriller directed by Drew Goddard.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is
  • The Voice Nigeria: Vote now to keep your favourite contestants on the show!

    Public voting opened immediately after what can only be described as a series of epic performances on last Sunday’s The Voice Nigeria show. Public voting opened immediately after what can only be described as a series of epic performances on last Sunday’s The Voice Nigeria show.#TeamPatoranking got the show rolling as Kessydriz performed Tina Turner’s What’s love got to with it, whilst Afolayan sang J Martin’s E No Easy. Hightee thrilled with Lauryn Hill&r
  • "My Pregnancy Diaries": Dolapo Oni shares 10 things she learnt during her pregnancy

    Dolapo Oni, who recently gave birth, has shared 10 things she learnt during her pregnancy in a new episode of "My Pregnancy Diaries." Dolapo Oni was pregnant and documented her experience in her vlog, "My Pregnancy Diaries."Her latest video was recorded a day after her due date. She revealed that she had wanted her baby to come before her birthday, which was on August 19. The TV host announced the arrival of her baby boy via her Instagram page on Saturday, August 26. In the new
  • Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: TV game show will return in September

    Who Wants to Be A Millionaire, which announced a temporary break in June, will return in September. After a two-month break, 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," a TV game show which has been a source of entertainment and knowledge for 13 years, is set to return on TV. The show will return on September 3, 2017, with new sponsors on board. “We are pleased to inform the general public that the popular family quiz program ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Nigeria’ will return to TV on S
  • Motion Pictures with Chidumga: Now that "Game of Thrones" is over

    Now that "Game of Thrones" is over, it's probably time to go back to your roots. After seven unforgettable episodes, the seventh season of "Game of Thrones" came to an end on Sunday, August 27, 2017. This means no new episodes on Sundays, no staying off social media because you're anti-spoilers, no Monday discussions about how awesome "GOT" writers are.And for those who don't watch the show, no social media epistles on how you think the greatest TV show and bigges
  • "Makate Must Sell": Toke Makinwa makes acting debut alongside Chigul, Toyin Aimakhu

    Toke Makinwa is making her major acting debut alongside Toyin Aimakhu, Chigurl and Charles Okocha in "Makate MustSell." Toke Makinwa is currently on set of her acting debut film titled, "Makate Must Sell."Directed by Don Omope, who produced the highest grossing Nollywood movie "The Wedding Party," "Makate Must Sell" assembles some popular comedy actors.The film features Makinwa alongside Toyin Aimakhu, Etim Effiong, Charles Okocha, Bisola Aiyeola, Nedu of Wazobia, Chigul among
  • "Game of Thrones": Watch cast react to Dany and Jon's sex scene in season 7 finale

    Dany, Jon Snow, Bran and Tyrion share their thoughts on that inevitable sex scene in "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale. The incest sex "Game of Thrones" fans desperately wanted finally happened in the seventh season finale. Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow finally consummated their attraction while on a boat sailing to the North.Tyrion, who was standing outside the door, had a concerned look on his face when he realized what was happening. In a behind-the-scenes video, Kit
  • 'The Grave Dust': This star-studded supernatural thriller was late Obi Madubogwu's last film

    Popular for "Battle of Musanga" and "Conspiracy," the late Obi Madubogwu made his last outing as a filmmaker with "The Grave Dust." Obi Madubogwu passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017, after a long battle with diabetes. An actor, writer and producer, the filmmaker had a career that spanned over two decades.  Obi Madubogwu’s last known work was the 2015 movie, ‘The Grave Dust,’ which premiered on May 29, 2015. A superna
  • "The Wedding Party 2": Sequel is aiming for release in 15 territories

    Distributors of the anticipated "The Wedding Party 2" are working towards releasing the movie in 15 countries. "The Wedding Party 2," a sequel to the highest grossing Nollywood movie, will probably debut in 15 territories. According to the Group Executive Director/COO FilmOne, Moses Babatope, the movie is aiming to be released in 15 territories when it makes its debut later this year. He said this while speaking to This Day about Nollywood movies getting an international t
  • Game of Thrones: The things I hate most about the fans of the TV series

    Some Game of Thrones fans need to shut up and enjoy the show. I love "Game of Thrones" but I hate its fans and I mean really hate. I am a fan of "Game of Thrones", a crazy one but I know when not to go overboard with things. The GOT fans I hate are the ones who cannot shut up about fan theories, spoilers and leaked scripts. There are fans who obsess over everything about "Game of Thrones" except the actual episodes. I can't stand fans who ruin the experience of watching a fresh episode of the sh
  • "Ojuloge Obirin": Watch Bobrisky's acting debut in 1st trailer for movie

    Bobrisky makes his major acting debut in "Oojuloge Obirin" as a crossdresser. Watch the first trailer. Olumo TV  released the first trailer for the indigenous movie "Ojuloge Obirin", featuring Bobrisky. The Internet sensation makes his major acting debut alongside Toyin Afolayan, Tayo Sobola and Lola Idije. "Ojuloge Obirin" tells the story of a mother, who wanted a female child but got a male child.She gets comfortable dressing up her son as a female until n
  • "Game of Thrones": Go behind the scenes of that dragonpit meeting in season 7 finale [Video]

    For the first time, all principal "Game of Thrones" characters shared a scene. Go behind the scenes to see the meeting at the dragonpit from all sides. For years, fans anticipated a meeting or reunion between some of "Game of Thrones" major characters.Despite having the shortest number of episodes so far, the seventh season still managed to bring together all principal characters of the show.  In its finale, almost every character you can think of was in King’s Landi
  • "The Accidental Spy": 5 things you should know about new movie featuring Ramsey Nouah, Rahama Sadau

    Rahama Sadau and Ramsey Nouah have teamed up for a new movie titled "The Accidental Spy." Here are 5 things you should know. Rahama Sadau is currently on the set of a new movie titled "The Accidental Spy," with Nollywood veteran, Ramsey Nouah. While their movies "Hakkunde" and "My Wife and I" are still showing in cinemas, the two are creating something new.  Pulse Movies has put together five things you should know about "The Accidental Spy."1. The movie is the first time
  • "Game of Thrones": Season 7 finale is the most watched episode ever

    "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale didn't only kill a much hated character, it also secured its spot as the biggest show on TV. "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale didn't not only see the death of Littlfinger and arrival of White Walkers to Westeros, it also set new ratings record.According to Nielsen Data, the season 7 finale drew 16.5 million viewers, making it the most watched episode in the series history.The episode titled "The Dragon and the Wolf" marked a 13 percen
  • Obi Madubogwu: Remembering late actor's most famous movie; "Conspiracy"

    Do you remember the classic Nollywood movie "Conspiracy?" It was written and produced by the late veteran, Obi Madubogwu, who also starred in it. Actor and filmmaker Obi Madubogwu, who died on Monday, August 28, 2017, had a career that spanned more than two decades.While some would remember the actor for his lead role in the 1996 film "Battle of Musanga," Madubogwu made an impact on popular culture with his role as James in "Conspiracy."A 1999 movie starred the late actor
  • Obi Madubogwu: Ailing Nollywood actor reported dead

    The actor reportedly died in the hospital on Monday, August 28, after he developed a fever. Ailing Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Obi Madubogwu is reportedly dead.The actor, who has been battling diabetes for years, was said to have been rushed to the hospital on Monday, August 28, after he developed a fever on Sunday.According to Linda Ikeji Blog, a family source said the veteran actor died in the hospital due to health complications.ALSO READ: Madubogwu thanks Nigerians, seeks more support for
  • Emeka Rollas: Actor becomes AGN President, calls for a united guild

    Emeka Rollas beats Emeka Ike to become the National Actors Guild of Nigeria President. On Tuesday, August 21, 2017, a Peace and Reconciliation Conference was held to end the existing enmity between Ibinabo Fiberesima and Emeka Ike. An open election was also conducting, electing Emeka Rollas as the new National Actor Guilds of Nigeria President after he polled 42 votes against Emeka Ike's 12. Determined to build a strong and united guild for Nigerian actors, Rollas said the first step is healing
  • "Game of Thrones": Jon Snow being a Targaryen complicates everything

    "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale confirmed Jon Snow as the right heir to the Iron throne. Watch show creators discuss what this means for the show. Jon Snow is not just a Targaryen, he is the right heir to the Iron Throne. While fans have known this since "Game of Thrones" season six finale, it was finally confirmed in the season seven finale. In one of Bran Stark’s visions, it is revealed that Rhaegar and Lyanna were legitimately married after the Ta
  • "Game of Thrones": Littlefinger talks character's fate in season 7 finale

    Littlefinger spent most of season 7 loitering Winterfell. Here's what the actor thinks about his character's not-so-shocking fate on "Game of Thrones." To the shock of no one, Lord Petyr Baelish AKA Littlefinger, finally met his end on "Game of Thrones."After seven seasons of manipulating and orchestrating chaos in Westeros, the character was killed in the season 7 finale by Arya Stark.Aidan Gillen, who played the character for seven years spoke with EW about
  • Omoni Oboli: Filmmaker talks "My Wife and I," success of comedy films, authenticity of box office figures [Video]

    Omoni Oboli talks about "My Wife and I," "success of the comedy genre in Nollywood, authenticity of box office numbers, "Wives on Strike" and more. Omoni Oboli was recently a guest at Pulse Nigeria.Her latest movie "My Wife and I" made its debut on Friday, August 25, 2017. The actress shared five reasons why Nigerians should see the movie.With two of her movies on the highest grossing movies list, the filmmaker has had her fair share of bad experience
  • The Voice Nigeria: 5 things that happened during the 1st Live Show

    From Team Timi's A-game performances to numerous wrong song choices, check out 5 things that happened on The Voice Nigeria 1st Live Show. After the blind auditions and then the battle rounds, contestants who make it through will perform on the live shows, and the viewers are expected to save their favourite. Watching The Voice Nigeria with a group of strangers or friends is way more interesting than sitting on a coach with just Twitter reactions as your companion.I would discover this d
  • Game of Thrones: Which character would you be in the epic TV series?

    Who would you be on Game of Thrones if you had the chance? The finale of season 7 of "Game of Thrones" has just wrapped up. It was everything we expected and more. Season 8 of the hit TV series will be insane, nerve wracking and intense. What makes the HBO produced show the best TV series on earth is because of the characters- we either hate them or love them. Even those these characters are in a time many centuries ago, it feels as if we know them. In some cases we want to be them or worse- we
  • "Game of Thrones": Check out best Twitter reactions to season 7 finale

    A popular character met his end and an anticipated reunion happened in the "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale. Here's how Twitter reacted to the epic episode. The Night  King rode an undead dragon, and Jon Snow had sex with his aunt in the "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale. Of course, the Internet has hilarious reactions to several epic scenes in the episode titled "The Dragon and the Wolf." Pulse Movies has put together most hilarious reactions to the episode.&nbs
  • The Voice Nigeria: Live Shows kick off with outstanding performances [Recap]

    Only four talents are safe this week. This means 12 talents need public votes to remain on The Voice Nigeria reality show. Following an intense session of battles, The Voice Nigeria has kicked off its Live Shows.On Sunday, August 27, 2017, the 1st Live Shows saw four contestants from each team perform a song of their choice. Only four talents are safe this week.This means that the remaining 12 talents need public votes to remain on The Voice Nigeria reality show.What do you think of the judges'
  • The Voice Nigeria: Watch performances from 1st Live shows [Videos]

    Only four talents are safe this week. This means 12 talents need public votes to remain on The Voice Nigeria reality show. Following an intense session of battles, The Voice Nigeria has kicked off its Live Shows.On Sunday, August 27, 2017, the 1st Live Shows saw four contestants from each team perform a song of their choice. Only four talents are safe this week.This means that the remaining 12 talents need public votes to remain on The Voice Nigeria reality show.What do you think of the judges'
  • WWE: Raw, Smackdown now available on DStv

    DStv is the home of WWE, so stay connected to any DStv package to enjoy the best of WWE. DStv customers will now have access to the world’s biggest WWE entertainment with flagship shows Raw and SmackDown as well as WWE specials, including WrestleMania and SummerSlam. DStv Premium, Compact+ and Compact customers will enjoy their WWE drama live while DStv Family and Access will also enjoy same-day rebroadcast of the events which will be available on SuperSport channels S7 (227), S9 (229
  • "Game of Thrones": 7 best moments from season 7 finale [Spoilers]

    Does the Night King fly an undead dragon? Does Jon and Dany finally have sex? Check out 7 best moments from "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale. Does the Night King fly an undead dragon? Does Jon and Dany finally have have sex?These were some of the questions fans wanted answers to in "Game of Thrones" season 7 finale, titled "The Dragon and the Wolf." The episode paved way for the epic beginning of the end, and at this point, the only safe character might just be Littlefinger. P
  • Game Of Thrones: Season 7 Finale is the beginning of the end

    If you haven't watched it, there are major spoilers ahead!  The Game of Thrones Season 7 finale aired yesterday, Sunday, August 27, 2017. It was an intense affair as usual with all things GOT. Where do we start from? If you haven't watched it, there are major spoilers ahead! First of all, Khaleesi and Jon Snow finally had sex. Yes, our favourite incesexual couple finally did it after so much teasing within the last couple of episodes.ALSO READ: The Mountain talks anticipa
  • BK Chat: New York version of talk show to start in September

    BK Chat New York aims to emulate the success of BK Chat London. BK Chat London, the talk/reality show that has taken Britain by storm is about to air its New York version. The creator of the show Andy Amadi tweeted on May 1, 2017, that BK Chat was hitting America. He has kept his promise after holding auditions in New York City. The teaser of BK Chat New York was released on YouTube on August 23, 2017. From the 2-minute long clip, this talk show is about to have a lot of drama like its Lond
  • "On Time": Watch Maryam Charles, Jibola Debo, Emma Efordi in movie trailer

    Produced by fast-rising actress, Maryam Charles, the new movies stars Jibola Debo, Loveth Efenudu, Emma Efordi amongst others. "On Time" tells the story of a disabled woman who overcomes serious family challenges to find the love of her life.Produced by fast-rising actress, Maryam Charles, the new movies stars Jibola Debo, Loveth Efenudu, Emma Efordi amongst others.The movie promises to be emotional and fulfilling.Watch official trailer above.
  • Ibinabo Fiberesima: Actress buries the hatchet with Emeka Ike

    The colleagues, who were both laying claims to the presidency of the Guild, have had their differences, going as far as to drag each other on social media. At long last, Ibinabo Fiberesima and Emeka Ike have finally reconciled.The pair were pictured together on social media, with the former president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, stating that the reconciliation was in the best interest of the Nigerian film industry.ALSO READ: 'Ibinabo Fiberesima is behind my divorce tale,' actor allegesWhile a
  • Showing At The Cinemas: "My Wife and I," "Girls Trip," "Lady Macbeth"

    From "My Wife and I," "Girls Trip" to"Lady Macbeth," check out movies showing in the cinemas this week. It's the start of another  cinema week and as usual, we good folks at Pulse bring you great ways to spend the time.What better way to ease off the stress of the week than watch a good movie.With that in mind, check out our list of movies currently showing in cinemas across Lagos and Abuja. 1. "Hakkunde"Starring: Toyin Aimakhu-John
  • Battleground: The Bhadmus ladies define style on a whole new level #SneakPeek

    Take a look at the wardrobe of the leading ladies of "Battleground".
    It's no secret that the ladies on "Battleground" slay effortlessly at
    all times on Africa Magic's newest drama series. From stunning
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    beautiful Ini Dima Okojie and the ageless and stunning Shaffy Bello
    as they both take you on a tour round their closets.  Be sure to
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  • "Lagos Big Boy": Watch episode 9 of web series: "Where's My Money"

    On episode 9 of "Lagos Big Boy," Shayo and Tunji tell BJ the truth about Eniola; the boys decide to recover all that BJ had spent on her, but they get more than they bargained for. NdaniTV has released the ninth episode of the web series, "Lagos Big Boy."On episode nine of "Lagos Big Boy," Shayo and Tunji tell BJ the truth about Eniola. The boys decide to recover all that BJ had spent on her. Unfortunately, they get more than they bargained for, as their plan goes awry.  L
  • "Game of Thrones": This is how much cast are paid per episode

    It costs HBO more than you can imagine to keep the cast of "Game of Thrones" happy enough to entertain the world. "Game of Thrones" is arguably the biggest show of the last decade, and so are its cast. According to a data published by Variety, the shows main characters currently receive a big chunk of $500,000 per episode. That is over 180 million naira per episode.  This report means each of them was paid roughly $3.5 million for the ongoing seven-episode season. These ma
  • "Wonder Woman": "Titanic" director says movie is 'a step backwards'

    James Cameron, who directed "Avatar" and "Titanic" says "Wonder Woman" is 'a step backwards, and hype misguided. "Wonder Woman" is currently the third biggest Warner Bros. movie of all time with $800 million at the worldwide box office,  only after "The Dark Knight" and "The Dark Knight Rises."Directed by Patty Jenkins, "Wonder Woman" is also the highest-grossing live action film by a female director.However,
  • "Game of Thrones": The Mountain talks anticipated fight with The Hound

    The duel "Game of Thrones" fans have been waiting for is happening, and The Mountain is sure he will beat his brother, The Hound. The Hound and The Mountain haven't shared a scene since the first season of "Game of Thrones," however, one of the most popular GOT theories is about a duel between the brothers. According to this theory, the brothers will eventually fight to death. This fight is expected to happen soon, as the two are most likely to meet in this season's final episo