Film Africa (5): ‘The Assassin’s Practice’

Somewhere in the opening shot of The Assassin’s Practice there is a woman crying alone in bed, tangled in a blue room. If the sound of her racking sobs is enough to turn your stomach, you won’t be able to handle all of the sudden hysterical plot twists or the unpredictable side stories that fuel Andrew Okoko’s latest thriller. The Assassin’s Practice runs the overwrought, low-budget excess of Nollywood off the rails.  Continue reading