Nigerian Cinemas Agog For ‘Crushed’


“What a classic! Wished it never end.” Where some of the statements from viewers at Silverbird Cinema, Victoria Island, Lagos, yesterday when ‘Crushed’ made its entering into cinemas across Nigeria.

Crushed movie

The movie which was premiered at Kada Cinemas, Benin City, on Sunday February 25, 2018, is now becoming one of the highest grossing  cinemas in Nigeria for 2018 in its first 2 days in cinemas.

Now in over 15 cinema houses all across the country, ‘Crushed’ paraded some of the Nollywood’s finest in; Maltida Obaseki, Seun Akindele, Sambasa Nzeribe, Lilian Esoro and a host of other African bests.

A movie by African most consistent film maker, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, Crushed is now showing at Kada cinemas, Light House cinemas, Silverbird Festac and Ikeja, SEC Abuja.

Others include, Film House cinemas in Dugbe, Surulere, Akure and Benin, GDC in Owerri, Warri and Portharcourt, Marturion cinema, Magnificent and Meets Palace.

The carnival-like premiere pulled who is who in Edo politics as Comrade Shuaib in convoy of the State Executive members, led other politicians of note like; The Chairman of the House Committee on Culture and Tourism, and Member, Representing Oredo Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. (Engr.) Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero, State Commissioner for Environment and Sustainability, Hon. Reginald Okun, Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Employment and Cooperatives, Barrister Emmanuel Usoh and a host of other notable politicians and entertainers.