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Why Marry

Discussion in 'AFRICAN MOVIE REVIEWS' started by NTB, Sep 29, 2011.

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  1. NTB

    NTB Well-Known Member

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    A two cast movie starring Majid Michel and Yvonne Okoro.

    Marriage is embedded with challenges and external factors which only few couples can withstand. The Williams family had the best of marriage until they encountered their first marital problem; ego was a factor for both of them. No one was ready to look vulnerable only to intensify their hilarious fight.

    Why did I marry? The only question they both cannot find an answer to.
     
  2. vince

    vince Well-Known Member

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    Just seen the trailer and just as i suspected, this is a Ghanian version of Saheed Balogun's two cast YMG flick, "Modupe Temi", in english.
     
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  3. NTB

    NTB Well-Known Member

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    :laugher:
     
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    i bin wan talk the same thing..... ghana version of a yoruba movie....hehehehe
     
  5. Field Marshal

    Field Marshal ABSOLUTE SUPREME RULER

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    I have noticed with great sadness that a lot of Nigerian movies always give their characters "Williams" as a last name. Are there no more natives names available for these movie makers to choose from? :(
     
  6. wendydoks

    wendydoks Chickala si odeshi

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    Yvonne Okoro is my new fav. leading lady. She is good.
     
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    Dis wan na ghana movie o, FM.
     
  8. NTB

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    Na rubbish trend. All my children will Igbo names (first, middle and last) with the same initials ACO
     
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    Na trend of the modern state of mind o, NTB. Adopting english names mean that you're a modern, educated african.Hahahaha! sweat:
    And the weirder and more exotic the english names are, the more modern and educated and less "bush" you will be to the outside english loving world. Hehehe!:laugh:
    Na so e be o, my sista. We are living in a world of twisted values.:confused:
     
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    Gen Sani Abacha SUPREME DICTATOR

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    Vince, for your next script, you should name the protagonist Algernon Farquhar-Grenville Esq from Mushinville...:D
     
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    Hahaha! Now, that is what i call being modern and very "unbush".
     
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    Just got my copy...... heard it is interesting....cannot wait to watch it.
     
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    then am going to name my villa bushville :laugher: That's some foolishness and my Igbo culture will not be lost.
     
  14. NTB

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    Looking forward to reading your take.
     
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    hmmmm, NTBdarling.....it was a nice movie although i was not feeling it as it is not really my kinda movies....maybe, i need to watch it again.....was watching it and also facebooking. there were some funny scenes here and there and the chemistry was cool between Yvonne and Masjid. Although some of the situations were true, i was not feeling it and could not really relate to it like i will as an African......too oyibo-ish for me
     
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    Beautiful_Soul I'm in my Own Group!

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    Here is my review:

    6/10

    This is Ghana's first two member cast movie and modelled upon Yoruba Movie Modupe Temi. We all know Frankie baby (and company) like to copy movies so this is no surprise, however I have not seen Modupe Temi so I couldn’t possibly tell you how close a copy it is. This two cast movie is a very risky concept to tackle because there are absolutely no distractions besides the two actors involved. Not only does the dialogue and story have to be tight, but so do the actors. If anyone has the chops to pull it off then it is surely Majid Michel and Yvonne Okoro? Both are charismatic and more than capable actors.

    I found the special effect noises used throughout the movie to be overkill. This was not a daffy duck cartoon and those special effect noises were positively CLOWNISH and veering on inappropriate. It all started in one of the first scenes where Majid was tasting food from the pots. It got to the stage where the heavy chords used were actually becoming very irritating.

    I would recommend this movie if only to see Yvonne and Majid act alongside each other. The movie was an interesting one and a brave concept to tackle. Majid and Yvonne truly gave great performances and there were some great comedic moments but for me there just wasn't enough meat in the storyline to hold my attention for the entire time. There was too much dialogue less space and I didn’t feel like the characters were fully developed. There were no real issues discussed in depth, which meant that there was no focus to the story, neither was there a big climax. It was steady but some parts dragged for me. Towards the end of the movie I was too ready for it to be done.

    Read the full review here:

    Why Marry? | Ghana Movie | Nollywood Forever Movie Reviews
     
  17. kolinzo

    kolinzo Oodua4life

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    That's a good thing, Vince.

     
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    For me, I think it's more like 4 OUT OF 10. There were times that I found it annoying or completely unrealistic.
     
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    I will check it out. I like Majid and Yvonne
     
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