movie Archives - Elegancy 101

posted on 05/31/16

 Captain America Latest Movie Introduces African Superhero: Personally, I believe that Captain America is annoying and overrated but after I heard the movie’s present-day action opens in Nigeria with Captain America (Chris Evans) and his team of Avengers fighting bad guys in the sea of a busy Lagos market… I had to look twice. Captain […]

posted on 11/11/15

Will Smith Has Terrible Naija Accent In New Movie – Will Smith speaks with an African accent in his new movie Concussion. African accent? Is there a thing called an African accent? Hollywood created an accent for “Africans” which they use whether the person is Liberian, Nigerian or Rwandan. When I took a look at […]

posted on 09/23/15

How Viola Davis Broke The Internet & Stirred Up Hate – This 2015 Emmy Awards ceremony highlighted more Black actors and actresses than ever before! I watched with great pride as a joy-filled Viola Davis became the first black woman to win Outstanding Actress in a Drama for her role as Annalise Keating in How […]

posted on 09/08/15

Meet Africa’s First Superhero From Nigeria – Get ready for Nigeria’s first epic superhero! The graphic novel trilogy E.X.O: The Legend of Wale Williams, which had its official release last week, narrates the origin of a superhero from Nigeria (Africa). It is set in a futuristic 2025 Africa. E.X.O. Part One is a 130 page, […]

posted on 08/28/15

Did Black Women Invent The Feminist Movement? – The feminist movement has been around since the late 1700s and has resurfaced in waves over the years. With a push from pop culture and nudge forward by pop stars, Feminist is the word to say and the woman to be. Not so long ago, social activist, […]

posted on 08/25/15

Did You Know Betty Boop Was Actually Black? – Do you guys still remember Betty Boop? An animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer, with help from animators including Grim Natwick?  Betty Boop had a childish while sophisticated appearance. She had a large round baby face with big eyes and a nose like a button, […]

posted on 07/08/15

Art vs Entertainment – What is your preference? – I am a singer-songwriter who started writing poems and song lyrics since the age of thirteen. I wrote about love, dancing, flirting, sex and other themes usually used in the pop songs. Ever since I was a little boy I was huge fan of pop music. If […]

posted on 05/11/15

WATCH trailer – Desperate Housewives Africa – The desperate housewives are in Africa!! The “African version” of “Desperate Housewives” (the once comedy/drama series created by Marc Cherry, and broadcast on ABC from 2004 until 2012) has been finalized. It features a pan-African cast, and will be set in Lagos, Nigeria, where it’s apparently been shot. […]


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