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Dangerous Twins

Discussion in 'AFRICAN MOVIE REVIEWS' started by Sola, Feb 29, 2004.

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  1. bolanle

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    well i did not watch that movie o!
    But am gon drop some movies on sunday here as well!
    Have u seen Omolomo or Abela Pupa or ....cant count them cos am not at home but am gon bring some of them sha!
     
  2. vince

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    My final verdict on DT

    This movie is arguably the most talked about and most successful movie of the past year and it largely deserves that accolade because of it's daring and trailblazing concept.There is no doubt that the movie has raised the nolly standard another notch and that can only be good for nollywood us the viewing public.
    While this movie is way above the average nolly flick,it left that lingering feeling that it could've been way better than it actually turned out to be.The concept was brilliant,but the execution,in my opinion,fell victim of too much commercialization which is the bane of nollywood at the moment.
    This movie could have been so much better as a compact,two hour or two and a half hour movie,with fastpaced plotting that could've left the viewer breathless without giving them a chance for a breather anywhere in between.A thrill a minute from start to finish.But it wasn't to be with the triple splitting of the movie into three parts that sort of dampened the overall effect on the audience.
    The socalled "forward momentum" of the plot was totally marred by the frequent stopstart in the plotting dynamics,which i personally found disconcerting indeed.The scenes were way too long,leaning too heavily on unnecessary theatrics.
    Some of you guys might ask what the forward momentum of a plot is?This momentum gives the viewer the feeling that the plot is progressing continually and linearly without any break or pause.
    In the case of a lot of scenes in DT,although the plot did move on linearly,but not so continually.An example is in the scene where the two twins came in contact and the truth was revealed to the wife that she had been fooled.Up to the discovery,the plot was progressive and continually moving forward,but it came to a halt as the two twins came in contact and were made to keep on talking and talking and talking and just held the plot momentum and us the public hostage for minutes on end.
    Another example was the bank scene in the part 3,when Kehinde discovered that his account has been cleared by himself(the beat),his resulting reaction which should've been short but intense was made to run on like forever with unnecessary theatrics from the xter(i was actually sorry for Ramsey Noah here)and we were made to wait with our hands under our chins for the next action to be taken by this xter(which was going to the two ladies later for help)!
    There were a few other scenes like that in the movie that,on the whole, stopped this movie from being an absolute masterpiece.
    I think this is a very important area that Mr Tade Ogidan should really look into before doing his next project.Plot pacing is nothing to trifle with,be it for commercial purposes or otherwise.It is so so crucial in the overall effect of any movie.A top class and very experienced editor/director is always compressing a script in terms of time and space,and not expanding it.
    All in all,we want more of this sort of ambitious projects. grinning: :action-sm
     
  3. Simisola

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    Egbon Vince, next time could you pls summarize your whole comments. Pls remember dat we're all from a non-english speaking country and not everyone understands 'sophisticated english' like yours. Personally, I prefer to read and listen to plain english.

    Hope u don't mind pls, just an observation.
     
  4. Sola

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    Ah, walahitalahi!
     
  5. peculiar

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    Egbon vince no mind simi o. Very well said jare. I wish you had Tade OGD's email addy so you can mail this to him. Honestly they need to hear from people,im sure theyd appreciate it!

    Keep doing your thing anyhow! You cannot be stopped! :)
     
  6. Sola

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    Don't worry, Tade visits this site from his office.
     
  7. peculiar

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    Oh good to know! :heart

    Shey e wa pa uncle Sola?
     
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    :roll


    I go soon sue some of you for breaking my ribs with laughter today
     
  9. vince

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    Shoo! :shock Na true u talk o!I read that post again and i don dey gret headache myself!I no fit believe sey na me write that thing sef!Which kain spirit possessed the son of man wey make am write all dem grammars!
    Simi,if my post give u headache i will give u phensic and alabuku,no yawa. :)
     
  10. Simisola

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    LOL.....buaaaahahahah, u make me laugh atimes with your comments. No problems, i might even have some paracetamol ready and 'holy oil' to rub ma forehead next time. :D
     
  11. babytoks

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    This film has really been making waves.
     
  12. funmo

    funmo GOD pikin!

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    Okay o, I know say me I be late comer, but I just dey catch up on Naija moives, and I just watched dangerous twins today. I have work to do, so I was planning to watch each of the parts over the weekend. For where? Na so I watch part 1, watch part 2, watch part 3, all at a go. When I come finish, I come say Tade Ogidan, I :bow: :bow: .

    For Nollywood o, I can only say Fantastic!! :action-sm

    It was not perfect, but by far the best movie I have seen so far, with a complicated script which did not get lost in the process. Absolutely amazing.
    I was thoroughly impressed. Naijas dey do things o. Walahi talahi. In fact make I bow again :bow:
     
  13. peculiar

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    :shock U didnt think it was too long and could'a been cramped into 2 parts??


    I must agree tho that the concept was nice and ran thru nicely and plus our queen did her thing again especially at the beginning and when the kids were killed! luxlove:
     
  14. vince

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    DT is A-Levels nollywood,funmo!Not like Moment... :p
     
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    funmo GOD pikin!

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    Ehn, e rin yen wi o. Yes, you see dat one talk, but I must also add, not like Bridesmaid either. We cannot compare sleep to death na! smokin:
     
  16. vince

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    The Bridesmaid :- A-Levels nollywood
    Moment Of Truth :- O-Levels/second class upper nollywood. :)
     
  17. Ayesha

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    Abeg where can I find Part 2.. Someone gave us the three parts to watch.. I managed to get past Part 1, I say let me put in part 2. The cover said Dangerous Twins and the VCD was Emergency Wedding.. So now we have Part 3 and no Part 2.. nollywood lovers, where can I get Part 2
     
  18. Sola

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    Look around MD. You guys have more than enough pirates in that area jare.
     
  19. peculiar

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    pm me ur address and I will post it you later today. Hurry up cause I de go post office around 5pm

     
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