I had decided to rest the case of Jim Iyke since I whined and nothing happened. (It’s not like I expected anything to happen but I don’t regret whining though). But I want to talk about it again. About a month ago I was so grateful when Kenya got 13 nominations for the AMAA Awards. And my best Kenyan Movie so far, Nairobi Half Life scooped 9 nominations. I even wrote an article about it. You can read it here I was eagerly waiting for the final awards and was confident enough that the movie would scoop not less than 5 awards. Yeah, don’t think I am stupid but that’s how strong my faith was.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
I am thrilled by the rate at which the Kenyan comedy sector is taking root. The days when Redykyulass were the only comedians in Kenya are gone. Churchill came and gave a platform to young and upcoming comedians. This saw other comedians come out of their shells and start programs like Kenya Kona, Comedy Club among others. Not forgetting Buni TV which airs XYZ and other comedy shows.
And now there is a new Comedy show on the block. Yeah! This is the newly started and the first one of its kind in Kenya. ‘In The Forest’ is the newest show in the Kenyan film industry. The Talk show which is a webisode (aired on the internet via youtube) airs on weekly basis and so far it is on its fourth episode. In the Forest is simply a talk show that features various Kenyan actors and actresses. The show is hosted by Gerald Langiri, an actor, casting
Friday, April 19, 2013
I love Jim Iyke. It goes without say that he is one of the best actors from Nigeria and from Africa. I would want to see him more often on the screen doing his thing. But truth be told, I don't understand why he has to be featured as the main character in a totally Kenyan Movie. if you are still in darkness, I'm talking about "My Life in Crime" by John Kiriamiti; very Kenyan. Its being filmed, as in turned into a movie. And Do you know who is acting as Jack Zollo, This dude down here in that picture. Jim Iyke. My view is, I think