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John Dumelo making “Ghetto Queen” with Big Brother’s Zainab Sheriff in Sierra Leone

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Interview by Jaime Yaya Barry SS: Who is John Dumelo? JD: I am a Ghanaian film actor, a businessman and real estate developer SS: How did you get in the film business? JD: I don’t really know how it started, but I can remember well when I started acting 20 years ago in a movie called “Baby Thief” which I ...

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WATCH: Morris Sesay, Lydia Forson, Desmond Elliot in new ‘Kamara Tree’ film

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Shot on location in Sierra Leone last year Kamara Tree, is the latest film from actor, director Desmond Elliot. Kamara Tress is about the chaos and conflict that ensues after a family comes together for a wedding. The cast includes Elliot, Lydia Forson, Morris K Sesay, Ivie Okujaye, Dabota Lawson, Ginnefine Kanu, Bobby Obodo, Tessy Abubakar and Aisha Kamara. This is a truly ...

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African Film Review: HEART OF A FIGHTER – Ramsey Noah, Mercy Johnson, Chika Ike, Enebeli Elebuwa, Ruth Kadiri.

A belligerent village girl, who fights like a ferocious man sees her life transformed when she dares to challenge the prince of the land. STORY – (4.5 out of 5) Ruth Kadiri did an outstanding job with this script. I was blown away when I found out that one of Nollywood’s favourite supporting actress wrote this story and script. The story was ...

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African Film Review: BLACKBERRY BABES – Tonto Dikeh, Oge Okoye, Annie Macauley, Chogozie Atuanya, Eniola Badmus

The lives of a group of stylish girls on campus revolve around their Blackberry phones. Those that exist on the fringes of the popular group are willing to go to any length to gain acceptance. STORY – (3.5 out of 5) – Again I think the writer/writers should have worked a little harder on the script. A few of the ...

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African Film Review: DANIELLA – Mercy Johnson, Walter Anga, Angela Okorie

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A noble woman who in debt to a friend who selflessly donated a kidney to her, sacrifices her true love and marries a wealthy guy to fund her friend’s dreams of becoming a famous rapper. Years later, things start to fall apart as guilt and bitterness kick in. Story – ( 2 out of 5 ) – I spent the first ...

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African Film Review: THE BRIDE -Tonto Dikeh, Rita Dominic, Van Vicker, Ali Nuhu.

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A grieving sister seeks to avenge the death of her twin sister, who mysteriously dies after an argument with her lover. She is driven to search for this man to demand answers. STORY – (4 out of 5)  – It is quite different from what we have been getting from nollywood. The writer took the time with this script to ...

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Jackie Appiah in Sierra Leone to star in Desmond Elliot movie ‘Lets Meet in Freetown’

Since we broke the story on the government of Sierra Leone’s support of Desmond Elliot movie productions Elliot has since said that his ancestors though based in Nigeria had originally come from Salone. For his new movie Elliot has tapped Ghana’s Jackie Appiah. If you remember, she was interviewed in Accra on the Vickie Remoe Show in 2010. Appiah flew to Freetown to ...

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Nollywood’s Chidi Mokeme returns to TV for Ultimate Challenge with Gulder

Fact: Chidi Mokeme is the first and only Nollywood actor I ever had a crush on. Chidi who has been missing in action from the movies is returning to TV this year as host of Gulder Ultimate Challenge a survivor-like reality series that takes 12 contestants to a forest. Chidi hosted the show in its first two years until he ...

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Van Vicker spotted at Nollywood African Film Critics Awards in North Carolina

        The Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards took place over the weekend in North Carolina. This was the second time the awards were given out by US based organization founded by Nigerian film critic Dr. Victor Olatoye. On NAFCA’s website they say that they are “the official review organization for Nollywood and African movies to recognize excellence of ...

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Nollywood’s Omotola J. criticizes Hollywood for killing kids in Hunger Games movie

While visiting Jamaica last month  Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde gave her opinion on the ‘Hunger Games’ and it was quite damning. Seems a film that showed children killing each other was too much for the actress. She said that the Hunger Games is sign that Hollywood’s filmmakers have lost the plot. The Hunger Games is an American science fiction film ...

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