The Set Up tells the story of a young woman,Chike (Adesuwa) who lives a life of crime . She however gets more than she bargains for and is drawn into a web of deceit when she is hired by a socialite, Eden ( Jim Iyke) to assist with his scheme to marry a wealthy heiress.
Directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, The set up is produced by Inkblot Productions in collaboration with Filmone Distribution and Anakle Films. The Set Up stars Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Jim Iyke, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Tina Mba, Joke Silva, Kehinde Bankole, and Ayolola Ayoola.This movie is a commendable effort and it is safe to say no stone was left unturned. From the intriguing story to the wonderful cast, The Set Up is an A- list movie any day.
The Set Up is a star-studded, crime intended movie. Blessed with an array of stars as cast this story of crime, love and deceit was well portrayed. With a combination of Tina Mba, Adesuwa, Jim Iyke, Dakore and Joke Silva, you definitely know you can’t be disappointed.
-Cinematography, Sound and Lightning
The Set Up has good picture quality, great Cinematography as well as appropriate sound and lightning. Niyi Akinmolayan never dissappoints when it comes to this.
Of course with that cast, one can only expect to see some good acting. Adesuwa Etomi isn’t Nollywood’s sweetheart for nothing, she delivered her role brilliantly, showing emotions were necessary and ruthlessness where necessary. Tina Mba is a bundle of talents, Joke Silva is a passionate actress and she never gives anything other than the best. Ayolola Ayoola is fast becoming the eye candy of Nollywood especially for the fact that he delivers his roles well.
There is almost nothing wrong with this movie,however as interesting and intriguing as the movie is there are a lot of twists and turns as well as lots of flashbacks. This makes the movie require serious paying attention to details while you watch. Of course this can be said to be one of those things that makes the movie awesome however, there are lots of twists.
Reviewed by Ponmile Shittu.