leave dat side. If we have inept producers, a silly storyline and actors who make no attempt to better their craft, nobody will invest in Nollywood. Some of the scripts are so ridiculous it is embarassing...and when the script is good, the props guy helps mess everything up.
Example: that beautiful script by Gift Asabuja (Too late to Cry). Empress Njamah's character (a big man's babe) - in a very spacious room placed her face cleanser on the TV set and stood beside it to cleanse her face.
Where does that happen. Money wasn't the problem here, the room was richly appointed.
Q: So what happened...why didn't she sit at a dressing table to cleanse her face?
Ans: so that when Ken Okonkwo entered the room, he could cuddle her from the back...
Once more, a to-have Home Video became a let's-borrow-and-return VCD. Why would I want to have it around?
Bros, no matter how much we have, until Nollywood excels at storytelling - from the props man to the actor, to the Wardrobe co-ordinator to the actors and actresses, we will still be singing the same 'OLD song'.
'STRONGER THAN PAIN' received rave reviews in Nigeria and the U.S. because serious attention was paid to detail. The same goes with Osuofia in London. Ogunde's films were a must watch and, Tade Ogidan has made consistent impact, because he went the extra mile.
If we think that Nollywood lacks the resources, then Nollywood should close shop. The American government is not funding its Film Industry, so there's no reason for Nollywood to be a Budget item on any Government's expenditure.