Snakes And Ladders In Deficit Of Realities Portrayed In Movies

A few weeks ago, I tossed a die on Snakes and Ladders hoping to spoil myself with the movie that features a balanced combination of geriatrics of the entertainment industry and newbies. Prominent among them is Marlon Changa Kalumba who appeared in City on Fire. Here is what I saw: A plain-clothed policeman nabs a […]

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Film Review: Ugandan ‘Hostel’ – Where Is Season One?

From Uganda comes Hostel, a 2011 Fast Track Production ‘dramedy about the endless struggles, frustrations and challenges that affect students at higher institutions of learning especially those who reside in hostels.’ It just beats my understanding why Multichoice must start a movie from season two. If ever season one was shown on Zambezi Magic, it […]

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Film Review: Actress Jessy Dingase Phiri’s Death Makes Sixth Zuba Exit

It’s yet another setback back for Zuba to permanently lose a character whose slot has been conspicuously vacant for some time now. The death, in real life, of Jessy Dingase Phiri who acted as Emelia, a maid in the Sosala family, is a big blow, not only to the viewers, but also to the casting […]

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Film Review: Staying Home Without Electricity And TV Is Not Easy

Due to COVID-19, people are being advised, in some countries ordered, to stay home. But to be lured to home and stay there willingly, one needs some form of entertainment. Nobody would be attracted to a home where they are just staring into each other’s eyes. I don’t know about others, but from my assessment, […]

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Contagion – A 2011 Film That Predicted The 2019 Coronavirus Disease

Out of the archives comes a 2011 American thriller, Contagion, with enough allure to attract, not only film lovers, but also epidemiologists and scientific researchers. It was already wallowing in oblivion when the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) came on the scene to create space for it among the world’s top movies. Contagion is, for […]

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Zambezi Magic: Elkanah Luam Exits Zuba, Gets A Replacement

Elkanah Luam and Sam Sakala a.k.a. Dope G Zuba suffers yet another blow as Elkanah Luam bids farewell to the cast. This is the third non-return exit of characters in season three alone. First, it was Shawn Millers, Franckie Versean Cox, and Francisca Muchangwe who disappeared just when the season started. This trio was acting […]

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Zambezi Magic Films Under Review: “Actors, Watch Your Backs!”

After missing some vital episodes on Zambezi Magic, I will need a lot of catching up before I can pen my next review. Meanwhile, I’m spending time on some groups on Facebook seeing how others review the same movies that I write about. In the process, I have come across some strange things viewers say […]

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