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  Check out these photos from the premiere of Shirley Frimpong Manso’s latest movie, ‘Devil In The Details’.  The cast present at the screening included Adjetey Anang, Ama Ampofo and Mawuli Gavor. I would describe the movie as a confusing romantic comedy mainly because of how the conflicts created in the plot were resolved. Shirley...

It appears that Ghana will soon have an addition to its growing stock of female film makers, which already include the likes of Leila Djansi and Shirley Frimpong-Manso. Evelyn Robinson hails from Osu but spent most of her youthful years in the United Kingdom. She attended the University of Exeter, UK, where she graduated with distinction in MSc Financial Analysis...

MOVIE productions in Ghana look like a lucrative venture now.  This is akin to what obtains  in Nigeria, where most of the actors and actresses are shifting into movie productions. Our Ghanaian movie stars are also doing same. First was Selasie Ibrahim with ‘The CEO’, ‘Shackles’ and ‘Secret Burden’. Then came  Lydia Forson with ‘The Masqueraders’...

Like the adage goes, too many cooks spoil the broth. This is so true of the new romantic comedy House of Gold, produced by Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson. There were many stars, but only a few were able to shine. ...

Actress, Yvonne Okoro’s self-produced movie ‘Contract’, was premiered at the National Theatre in Accra on Friday night with a massive turn out for what could be best described as the romantic comedy of the Christmas season. Present at the premiere were the cast of the movie including Yvonne Okoro herself, South African actor Homla Dandala and Nigeria’s...

Trust Ghanaian movie makers to capitalize on anything hot and happening! D-Black’s hit song, ‘Vera’ is the latest to suffer from the ‘innovation’ or the lack of it in the movie industry.  Already a movie titled ‘Oh Vera Part 1&2’ is out.  The rapper on discovering that his hook from the hit song had been turned into a movie shared the movie...

After seeing the premiere of the new Ghanaian comedy, ‘Wanna Be’, I surely don’t mind recommending it for people to see. It a nice comedy flick with plenty moments of laughs; something that has been missing in most ‘non-Agya Koo’ movies in recent times. ...

Leila Djansi’s anticipated new drama, ‘Ties That Bind’ will surely break some tears this festive season when it premieres in Ghana at the National Theatre on December 30. The movie is an emotionally captivating tale that takes viewers on a journey with three women from different walks of life bond together by a similar pain – the loss of a child. ...

After I saw Chapter 1 of Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s ‘Adams Apples’ I wrote in my little review that I felt the pace was rather slow. Well, the pace doesn’t get any better in the second chapter as it revolves around the Adams and their activities within a day. Nonetheless, judging from the little teaser from Chapter 3 that I saw at a recent screening, it is a good filler for what is yet to come in the series and quite frankly I can’t wait to see how the story unfolds. ...

In 2010, I rated Stene Production’s debut movie, ‘Summary’ as the worst movie I saw that year and with good reason. However after seeing the screening of their second production, ‘Behind the Heart’, I have hope that the production house headed by former model,  Efe Tamunor Stene will grow to make some good movies in the future. ...

There seems to be an emerging new way of telling stories in Ghanaian movies as two of Ghana’s acclaimed film makers, Kwaw Ansah and Shirley Frimpong-Manso go in for ‘serial’ movies.  Kwaw Ansah’s ‘Good Old Days’ is a 24 episode mini feature film revolving around a core family with different  titles, situations and stories in each episode.  While Shirley’s ‘Adams Apples’ is a miniseries made for the cinema, revolving around a core family but with one story that evolves along 10 chapters. ...

I can’t believe that in this era of good movies like ‘Sinking Sands’, ‘Good old days’, ‘6 Hours to Christmas’ and others, we still have movie makers churning out crappy movies hinged on lewdness and perversion. Throwing creativity into the gutters, some Ghanaian movie producers continue to sell sex to viewers, regardless of propriety or morality. Is this development as a result of the Ghanaian viewer (both home and away) not yearning for the best? Even more surprising is the fact that these outrageous fly on the wall...

After attending the press screening of some movies in the past few days, I am pleasantly observing an improvement in the storylines for Ghanaian movies. This improvement is not just in the storylines but the way the stories are told; I find that directors are exploiting more creative ways to use their cameras in telling these stories. I however feel that the concept of narration is being overstretched. Almost every movie nowadays begins with a voice of a character or a non-character, providing some sort of narrative either on past,...