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I Honestly Fear For ‘The Wedding Party 2’

I fear for ‘The Wedding Party 2’ and it’s for a good cause. Expectations are here. People are too excited. December 15 seems so far. But, what if our systems have gotten too excited nothing can gauge it? What if the movie comes out and we feel it’s same as part one, only recycled and more foreigner? What if we get too vexed that we start to notice the flaws we purposely overlooked in the first installment? 

God forbid!

‘The Wedding Party 2’ official poster

​I enjoyed ‘The Wedding Party’ so much, that if a sequel would spoil the memory for me, I’d rather not watch.

A popular trend is that the second never gets to be quite as entertaining as the first, but that has never stopped studio execs from green lighting a sequel when the first gets so popular its now referred to as pop culture. ‘The Wedding Party’ is one of our own pop culture, original and Nigerian, something we seem to be lacking in the scene. Hopefully, it breaks the jinx of Hollywood, and starts something new and great for us here – the new Nollywood we call it – our new way of life. 

The teaser trailer released days ago has done exactly as intented – to get people pumped and tongues wagging – pockets also itching to spend enough money that another box office records is shattered. So many familiar faces, old and new to the franchise, a phenomenal way to build a brand that’ll last a lifetime. Ebony Life has got a goldmine in their hands.

The success of ‘The Wedding Party 2’ is crucial to the way the Nigerian cinematic movie culture improves, we may not know it until 2018 has aged properly, hopefully, gracefully too. Be thou as it may, I’m waiting for the day; that date; December 15, 2017. Mark your calendars, friends, Christmas this year just got litter.

– RR.

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9 Thoughts I Had After Watching ‘The Gifted’ Series Premiere!

1. The Xmen shows are on fire. First ‘Legion’, and now ‘The Gifted’, they’re killing it back to back.
2. The Gifted puts Marvel to shame by virtue of the critical flop that’s Inhumans.

3. Lauren Strucker’s ability looks like Jean Grey performing air bending. Her brother, Andy, reminds me of Lance from ‘Xmen:Evolution’.

4. Give me more Polaris and the spider-like Sentinels.

5. I want more shows based on the Xmen franchise. I WANT MORE!

6. With the success of this show, Marvel and Fox might be more unlikely to partner on the big screen due to envy.

7. I’ve missed Stephen Moyer so much. I wish his real life wife, Anna Paquin, can make an appearance as Rogue, on the show.

8. The Gifted tells a familiar story about family, only this time, there’s powers involved, which is a good thing. Family over everything.

9. The show having just ten episodes is good: a short and concise story, with action, intrigue, suspense, and more action.




How Is Gerald Argent Back On Teen Wolf?

For those fans of Teen Wolf who can’t rememeber how Gerald Argent got back on his feet and is wrecking havoc once again in Beacon Hills, Rinzy is here to help out.

Back in the early days of Teen Wold, when we met Gerald, season 2 to be exact, he was a ruthless, manipulative man. He wanted the bite of an alpha to defeat cancer, but was outsmarted by Scott McCall, which resulted in him having black blood ooze from all orifice of his body.

Gerard Argent

Gerald remained at a special home, up until season 5, when his son, Chris, provided him with a special plant, a yellow wolfsbane. This healed his cancer and restores him back to his human default. And after his assistance defeating the dread doctors, he fadd away, until this season.

There you have it. Hope this helped? Tell me in the comment box below.

Returning TV Shows Of September 2017.

​The 2017-2018 season is almost here. Many old shows would be returning, new ones would be added to augment the ones cancelled: This is the golden age of TV.

Below is RR’s list of shows expected to air his September.
September 1:

Narcos (Netflix, Season 3)

American )

September 5:

American Horror Story: Cult (FX, Season 7)
September 6:

You’re the Worst (FXX, Season 4)
September 8:

BoJack Horseman (Netflix, Season 4)

Spirit Riding Free (Netflix, Season 2)

Fire Chasers (Netflix, new docuseries)

One Mississippi (Amazon Prime, Season 2)

Con Man (Syfy, new shortform drama series)

September 10:

The Orville (Fox, new drama series; moves to regular time slot on September 21)

Outlander (Starz, Season 3)

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, Season 3B)

September 12:

The Mindy Project (Hulu, Season 6; final season)
September 13:

South Park (Comedy Central, Season 21; moved from August 23)
September 17:

Vice Principals (HBO, Season 2; final season)

69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (CBS, live awards special)
September 18:

Dancing with the Stars (ABC, Season 25)
September 21:

Gotham (Fox, Season 4; moved from September 28)
September 22:

Fuller House (Netflix, Season 3)
September 24:

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access, new sci-fi/drama series; premiere also on CBS)

Talking Trek (CBS All Access, new aftershow series)
September 25:

The Big Bang Theory (CBS, Season 11; moves to regular slot November 2)

Young Sheldon (CBS, new comedy series; moves to regular slot November 2).
September 26:

NCIS (CBS, Season 15)

NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, Season 4)

This Is Us (NBC, Season 2)

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC, new drama series)

Lethal Weapon (Fox, Season 2)

The Mick (Fox, Season 2)
September 27:

The Blacklist (NBC, Season 5)

Criminal Minds (CBS, Season 13)

Law & Order: SVU (NBC, Season 19)

Chicago P.D. (NBC, Season 5)

Modern Family (ABC, Season 9)

Designated Survivor (ABC, Season 2)

Empire (Fox, Season 4)

Star (Fox, Season 2)

Liar (SundanceTV, new drama series)

Rosehaven (SundanceTV, Season 1; U.S. premiere)
September 28:

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, Season 14)

How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, Season 4)

The Good Place (NBC, Season 2; time slot premiere)

Will & Grace (NBC, new comedy series revival)

Chicago Fire (NBC, Season 6)

Missions (Shudder, Season 1; U.S. premiere)
September 29:

Marvel’s Inhumans (ABC, new drama series)

MacGyver (CBS, Season 2)

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, Season 8)

Blue Bloods (CBS, Season 8)

Hell’s Kitchen (Fox, Season 19; first “all stars” edition)

The Exorcist (Fox, Season 2)

Z Nation (Syfy, Season 4)
September 30:

Saturday Night Live (NBC, Season 43)

What I Think Of Midnight Texas

I just started watching the new supernatural show from NBC – Midnight Texas – and I must confess, I like it. It vibes me into remembering a show I miss so much – True Blood.

Fantasy shows with strong ties into the supernatural are soon going to be rare; The Vampire Diaries, Teen Wolf, are no more, Teen Wolf is nearing completion, and long standing show, Supernatural, could be done any year from now.

Midnight Texas comes at a time when its genre is at risk. It boasts of notable stars from TV shows that have ended, such as, Dylan Bruce from Orphan Black, Arielle Kebbel from The Vampire Diaries, Peter Mensah from Spartacus, and many more.

Let me binge-watch up to where the show’s at, then I can return and give me full verdict. Until then… Midnight is the town to be.

Watch the trailer below.

What Happens When GOT Ends?

Few things have been able to unite people of different views and ideas successfully. Football has been universally acclaimed for the ease with which it achieved this feat; but there’s another hero – its name is Game of Thrones.

The hit show from HBO has been a force to reckon with ever since it first premiered in 2011. GOT, as it’s easily referred to, is the best show of the ’10s, and arguably the best TV show of all time. It has only grown in strength – popularity, piracy, hackers, viewers, merchandise sales, story and production quality. All these and many more bear testament to the fact that GOT is the real deal. A common saying nowadays is, if you’re not watching Game of Thrones, you haven’t started watching TV. And it is very true.

This is the reason many dread a world without GOT. And that world is fast approaching. The inevitable end is near.

GOT has done so much for us – It gave us a companion when we needed one the most. It gave us something great to talk about every week on social media. It raised the standard of TV productions, and made it a more profitable venture. It thought us to love, to not fear death and many other life lessons. These lessons are what we have to hold on to when the show is gone.

We have a season finale to worry about tonight, and one more season of captivating TV to look forward to. #GOTForever

 

Rinzy Reviews On The Real

I took a break from my routine to watch every episode of the first season of On The Real, the hit TV show produced by Temidayo Abudu for Ebony Life TV. It was supposed to be a one episode trial but I found myself binge-watching the entire season and remaining hopeful that I’ll find a way to watch every episode of the recently premiered second season.

On The Real takes us on a journey into the lives of stars of a fictional hit reality TV show, rightly titled, The Real – BJ, Wana, Farida, Amaka and Efosa are the lead characters and shoulder the bulk of the story, while minor characters like Lolu and Autu generate and balance the drama and many twists. Their lives in and out of the reality show makes for an interesting watch. At first, characters like Efosa and Lolu come across as impractical (especially in the pilot episode), but they soon grow on you and you can’t help but lookout for hem in every scene.

My favourite character has to be BJ – he’s so relatable. I believe it’s because of his effortless blend of pidgin with impeccable English and his hustler spirit which is glaring.

After watching the first season, I’ll say the weakest link is Autu – definitely not her fault because she was brought in late; I do hope her role is expanded in the second season.

On The Real is a beautiful show, one that tries to tell the Nigerian story of privileged youths and how much most would give to remain relevant in whatever assures them success in the society.

RR rates it a 3.5/5