Feb 10th, Fifty Shades Darker made its cinematic debut in LA at a private screening, two days later it was open to the general public and the United States as a whole, thereafter it started crossing borders into neighboring countries.
But why this movie is yet to make it to the Nigeria soil is what is beyond me.
The valentine themed BDSM movie left a lot of Nigerian lovers stranded this past seven days.
Personally I know of a couple of guys who made plans to take their girlfriends out to see the movie to celebrate the season only to get to the cinemas and end up watching some other movie because of the unavailability of Fifty Shades Darker.
It certainly can’t be the lack of high box office earnings from our end because before the coming of 30 days in Atlanta, Sky fall held the record for Nollywood’s highest grossing movie; that is the extent of love Nigerians have for foreign movies.
And I doubt it is because of the issue of piracy in the country because most of us this days prefer to go to the cinemas to see a movie than buy a pirated copy in the hectic hold up of traffic.
Abi the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board has secretly banned the movie without telling us? Somebody should please speak so that we can roast them because they were the same board that allowed Addicted to show back in 2014 without any restrictions.
I cannot wait for aunty Linda to carry another news of a forgotten wet panties in the cinemas the morning after a Fifty Shades movie.
Please if you have answers to this question kindly tweet it to me @abspad or drop them off in the comments section below.